Poplar Creek Public Library District

The library will be closed on Monday, May 25th for the Memorial Day holiday.

Main Library
1405 S. Park Avenue
Streamwood, IL 60107
Phone: (630) 837-6800 (Option 1)
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Hours of Operation

Mon - Thur: 9:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday: Noon - 5:00 pm

Sonya Crawshaw Branch
4300 Audrey Lane
Hanover Park, IL 60133
Phone: (630) 837-6800 (Option 2)
Map and Directions

Hours of Operation 

Mon - Thur: Noon - 9:00 pm
Friday: Noon - 5:00 pm
Saturday: Noon - 5:00 pm
Sunday: Noon - 5:00 pm

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Upcoming Events
Tuesday, April 28th
Summer Teen Volunteer Orientation
Tuesday, April 28th
Hooray for Hedgehogs! Story Time
Wednesday, April 29th
Family Storytime (Ages 3-6)
Thursday, April 30th
Storytime! (Ages 3-6)
Thursday, April 30th
Baby Storytime (0-18 mos)
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Welcome to Poplar Creek Public Library District

 

Please join us in congratulating Candace McCreary on her re-election as board trustee and welcoming Khaja Moinuddin as our newest board trustee.

 

The Poplar Creek Public Library District has an opening on its Board of Trustees. If you love the library and want to be considered for appointment to the Board, please send a letter describing your interest and background to the Board of Trustees, Poplar Creek Public Library District, 1405 S. Park Ave, Streamwood, IL 60107.

The successful applicant will need to run in the 2017 election to complete the six year term. Duties include monthly Board meetings; and work on the budget and the policies for the library. You must be a resident of the Library District and a registered voter to be appointed. If you have any questions please contact the Administrative Librarian Patricia M. Hogan at 630-489-4719 or President Susan Spooner at 630-289-5620.

 

 

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To learn about upcoming programs and events at the library, please visit the Programs and Events calendar. 

 

 

 

 

now showing

May the Fourth Be With You
Monday, May 4th 2:30-9:30pm

A New Hope 2:30-4:30pm
The Empire Strikes Back 4:45-6:45pm
Return of the Jedi 7:00-9:30pm

Revenge of the Sixth
Wednesday, May 6th 2:00-9:30pm

Phantom Menace 2:00-4:15pm
Attack of the Clones 4:30-6:45pm
Revenge of the Sith 7:00-9:30pm

Meeting Room 1
No registration required

 

 

money week

Money Smart Week® is a public awareness campaign designed to help consumers better manage their personal finances. It includes topics such as saving, using credit wisely, and financial education for youths. This is achieved through the collaboration and coordination effort of organizations across the country including businesses, financial institutions, schools, libraries, not-for-profits, government agencies and the media. These groups come together once a year to stress the importance of financial literacy, inform consumers about where they can get help and provide free educational seminars and activities throughout the week.  Created by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago in 2002, this year MSW celebration is April 18 - 25, 2015.

The Poplar Creek Public Main and Branch Libraries will be participating this year with financial displays and educational handouts.  We are also participating in the DASH for the STASH contest open from April 15-May 15.  For details and rules, go to http://www.iinvest.org/news/five-states-and-district-of-columbia-to-offer-1000-prizes-in-dash-for-the-stash-financial-literacy-push-in-libraries/

To find more events in Illinois, check out this internet link: https://chicagofed.org/applications/msw_calendar/public.htm?campaign=3

 

 

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Having trouble finding "that perfect book" to read? Check out the recently compiled list of Award Winning Books of 2014.

In addition to the list, we have a database available to patrons, NoveList, that can give great recommendations.

NoveList is a comprehensive source of information about fiction reading. This is an online database that patrons can access from home (with a library card) or at the library. This database provides:

          • reading recommendations
          • reading lists
          • book awards
          • read-alikes
          • book discussion guides
          • plus much more!

Ask for help at the Readers Advisory desk.

 

 

 

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The Poplar Creek Public Library has recently added twenty-five Polish language fiction titles to our collection.  The new titles are shelved next to our Spanish Adult collection on the lower level.  If you need assistance, please check with the Reference Desk. 

 

Tuition Funding Sources is now available as a free Internet resource. The website represents 24 years of scholarship research that has produced the largest source of scholarships in the world. Please visit the TFS website for more information.

 

 

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