Poplar Creek Public Library District


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
Wednesday, October 1st
Family Storytime (Ages 3-6)
Thursday, October 2nd
Baby Storytime (0-18 mos)
Thursday, October 2nd
Storytime! (Ages 3-6)
Thursday, October 2nd
Toddler Time (Ages 18-35 mos)
Friday, October 3rd
Storytime! (Ages 3-6)
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Welcome to Poplar Creek Public Library District

Caseworker Availability

A Social Services caseworker will be available to assist residents with new applications only on October 25, Saturday from 9:30am to Noon. Existing applications and cases are not going to be assisted. This is for new applications for medical assistance, SNAP, AABD and TANF programs. If you do not speak English, bring a translator but the translator must 16 years old or older, children cannot translate. Bring documents with you, i.e. permanent resident cards, Social Security cards for all in the family and recent pay stubs (Sept 25-Oct 25, 2014). Call (630) 837-6800 for a scheduled appointment.


Library Card Sign-up Month




Summer Reading Program Success!

Our summer reading program was a great success!  Thank you to everyone who participated and thank you to our local businesses that donated some great prizes for our raffle:

Buffalo Wild Wings
2540 N. Sutton Rd., Hoffman Estates

Burger King
111 E. Irving Park Rd., Streamwood

Chicago Loop Sports Bar & Grill
7 W. Streamwood Blvd., Streamwood

Cinemark Movie Theaters
840 Stratford Square, Bloomingdale

Danny's Pizza
227 W. Irving Park Rd., Streamwood

217 E. Irving Park Rd., Streamwood

Lord's Auto Care
265 E. Irving Park Rd., Streamwood

647 S. Sutton Rd., Streamwood

T.G.I. Fridays
1695 E. Golf Rd., Schaumburg


Summer Celebration Parade



The Village of Streamwood held its Annual Summer Celebration July 25, 26 and 27. This year’s theme was “roar” to highlight all the wonderful accomplishments of the Village and community members.  This was the 20th anniversary for this event which features food, music, a carnival, and an afternoon parade.  The various parade entries are judged and awards given.  For the third year in a row, the Poplar Creek Public Library has the honor of being awarded the Best Theme Float designation.


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




The monarchs are back in Children's Services!





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.


The Edge Initiative



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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.



Wireless Printing




3M Cloud Library





Library Catalog


The Illinois Funds e-pay

Download Audiobooks and eBooks

Live Homework Help


Federal Depository Library

Mango Languages