Poplar Creek Public Library District

The library will be closed on Friday, August 15th for staff in-service day.

Main Library
1405 S. Park Avenue
Streamwood, IL 60107
Phone: (630) 837-6800 (Option 1)
Map and Directions

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
Thursday, July 31st
Moonscape Origami
Tuesday, August 5th
Polish Storytime
Wednesday, August 6th
Kindergarten, Here I Come!
Thursday, August 7th
Drop-In Storytime (Ages 3-6)
Thursday, August 7th
Bookies Book Discussion
Library Interior
Welcome to Poplar Creek Public Library District

The monarchs are back in Children's Services!




Check out the new Kindles in the Children's Department!





Streamwood resident and Poplar Creek Library member Mary Baron won the distinction of being the 500th person to sign up for Shoutbomb. Congratulations Mary!

shoutbombShoutbomb is a text messaging service which allows you to use your cell phone to receive text notices about available holds, items coming due soon, overdue items, and renewable items that you can renew from your phone. Read More.


Ravinia Tickets are Here!


Poplar Creek Library is happy to announce that Ravinia Lawn tickets have arrived. These are VERY limited in number and are for Classical Music events ONLY. They are first come, first served. Please see the Readers’ Advisory Desk for tickets. 

Click here for a listing of dates and events!


Adult Summer Reading Program



Registering for the Adult Summer Reading program starts on Monday, June 2nd and logging starts one week later on Monday, June 9th. Earn eligibility for great prizes from local merchants and get the early scoop on this summer's best books!  

Click here to register starting on Monday, June 2nd


Read 6 books to enter a drawing for a

Starbucks Coffee basket and other great prizes!



Matinee Movie of the Month


A Hard Day's Night (1964)

Sunday, July 27th at 2:00 pm in Meeting Room 1


For more details, including future dates and movie titles, please contact the Media Desk at 630-483-4926.


New scanning station!


Have something you need to scan and email?

Or scan to a flash drive?

Try the new scanning station!



How to find the Perfect Book?



Having trouble finding “that perfect book” to read? Check out the recently compiled list of Notable Books of 2013. In addition to the list, there is a display of these books in the Fiction Department at the main library (1405 S. Park Ave., Streamwood). HAPPY READING! 



Polish Language Collection

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. 


Safari Books Online



The Safari Books Online Public Library Series offers digital books and training videos in technology. The first of the three modules, Personal and Professional Development Library, covers business skills, leadership, entrepreneurship, communications, finance, and career development. The second module covers Microsoft office products, digital photography, social media, and PC maintenance. The third module offers Beginning Programming, Java, C#, ASP.NET, MySQL, Ruby, Web development, gaming and more.


GED Testing Resources



The GED testing resources link (http//:www.gedtestingservice.com/assessment) will provide information on the changes on testing beginning January 1, 2014.  After this date the tests will be revised to prepare students for Workforce and for College Preparation.


Tuition Funding Sources

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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