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Our building is open to visitors!

We are open for Grab & Go service Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m, plus special hours for seniors and people at high risk. The Computer Lab remains closed. Click here for details. Curbside Pickup is available during all open hours. Click here for information about Curbside Pickup. 

Getting a library card

Carol Stream residents aged 13+ can register online for a library card by clicking here.

When the Library building re-opens, if you are a resident of Carol Stream and you want to open a new account or need a replacement card, you can bring in a current government-issued photo identification and a document that verifies residency.

Forms of identification include current:

  • Driver's License
  • State ID
  • Student ID
  • Military ID
  • Passport

Residency verification documents must be issued within the current year and have applicant’s name on one of the following:

  • Driver’s License with Carol Stream address
  • Current rent receipt or property tax bill
  • Vehicle registration
  • Current (30 days) imprinted statement or bill such as credit card, bank statement, utility bill, pay stub.

Your Carol Stream Library account will be registered at the following public libraries:

  • Batavia
  • Bensenville
  • Bloomingdale
  • Geneva
  • Glen Ellyn
  • Glenside (Glendale Heights)
  • Itasca
  • Messenger (North Aurora)
  • Oak Brook
  • Roselle
  • St. Charles
  • Villa Park
  • Warrenville
  • West Chicago
  • Wood Dale
  • Many more (click here for a full list)

Resident accounts are automatically renewed after a period of three (3) years or until a minor’s 18th birthday.