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  • Streamwood police continue at library Aug 25, 2014 9:37 AM
    Streamwood police will continue to provide security services to the Poplar Creek Library's main branch at a rate of about $5,000 a month, officials said. Their presence puts library patrons at ease after concerns with a handful of unruly visitors, Administrative Librarian Pat Hogan said.

  • Join library’s book discussion group from home Feb 25, 2014 1:01 AM
    Ever wish you could attend a book discussion meeting, but you’re unable to get to the library for the meeting? Join one at home with the Poplar Creek Public Library.

  • Hanover Park library debuts $1 million facelift Jan 30, 2014 12:11 AM
    After shutting down for six months, the Poplar Creek Public Library District’s Sonya Crawshaw branch is showing off a $1 million makeover. The Hanover Park facility has been kept under wraps while crews worked on a long-overdue project at the 22-year-old building at 4300 Audrey Lane. “It feels happy and attractive,” board President Susan Spooner said Wednesday. “It used to feel kind of dark and sad.”

  • HanDi to host forum on legislative redistricting Jul 23, 2013 10:58 AM
    HanDI (Hanover Township Democrats and Independents) will host a discussion on redistricting from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, Aug. 12, at the Poplar Creek Library, 1405 S. Park Ave., Streamwood.

  • Poplar Creek Library hosts ‘America’s Music’ May 20, 2013 11:39 AM
    Poplar Creek Public Library in Streamwood is hosting a six-week program starting Wednesday, May 22, featuring documentary films and scholar-led discussions of 20th century American popular music.

  • Renovations begin Thursday at Hanover Park library May 14, 2013 6:21 PM
    A groundbreaking will take place Thursday to mark the beginning of $1.1 million in renovations at the Poplar Creek Public Library District's Sonya Crawshaw Branch in Hanover Park. The branch, which opened in 2001, is in need of updates and additions, such as a new staff room and better accessibility for disabled patrons.

  • Hanover Township candidates forum March 11 Feb 26, 2013 2:47 PM
    Candidates for Streamwood village president, Streamwood trustee and Hanover Township trustee will appear at a public forum from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, March 11 at the Poplar Creek Public Library, 1405 S. Park Blvd. in Streamwood.

  • Poplar Creek set to appoint new library board trustee Feb 22, 2013 4:35 PM
    Mary Prosser, who is running unopposed for a seat on the Poplar Creek Public Library District Board, could get an early start on the role next month. Prosser is expected to be appointed March 21 to fill a spot left vacant by Amy Ellis, who resigned in January.

  • Mary Prosser: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:06 PM
    Candidate information for Mary Prosser, running for Poplar Creek Library Board (6-year Terms)

  • Susan Spooner: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:06 PM
    Candidate information for Susan Spooner, running for Poplar Creek Library Board (6-year Terms)

  • Sen. Nolan to speak at Hanover Twp. group health care forum Feb 1, 2013 6:34 PM
    The Hanover Township Democrats and Independents, or HanDI, will host an informational event on the Affordable Care Act from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19 at the Poplar Creek Public Library, 1405 S. Park Ave., Streamwood.

  • Hanover Park library branch to undergo renovation Nov 23, 2012 5:30 AM
    For the first time since opening its doors in 1991, the Sonya Crawshaw Library branch in Hanover Park will undergo a renovation. The Poplar Creek Public Library District board recently hired PHN Architects of Aurora to come up with a design for the nearly 3,000-square-foot facility at 4300 Audrey Lane.

  • Poplar Creek library invites adults to join summer reading program Jun 12, 2012 10:35 AM
    Adult library customers are invited to read books, earn prizes, and have fun as they partake in the Poplar Creek Public Library's annual Summer Reading Program.

  • Streamwood celebrates its diversity Dec 28, 2011 4:07 PM
    A record crowd of enthusiastic visitors attended “Cultures of Our Community” at Poplar Creek Public Library in Streamwood on Saturday, Nov. 5. The multicultural event featured live performances from the Caribbean, Colombia, India, Iran, Mexico, Pakistan and the United States.

  • Library, U-46 tag team on reading skills Nov 8, 2011 2:25 PM
    Students in Elgin Area Unit District 46 now have another way to improve their reading skills. A trip to the Poplar Creek Library will not only provide them with access to the books and activities that spark their interest, but a learning tool they are familiar with, a reading program called LEXIA.

  • Poplar Creek Library wins design award Jul 27, 2011 9:00 AM
    The $23 million modernization and expansion of the Poplar Creek Library’s main branch in Streamwood, which reopened in June 2009 with twice the space, has received the No. 1 ranking among new libraries from The Library Journal, a well recognized national library publication.

  • Hanover Park library branch gets more space Jul 13, 2011 5:27 PM
    Hanover Park officials agreed to give up their dedicated meeting room at the Poplar Creek Public Library District's Sonya Crawshaw branch to give it more space to serve patrons.

  • Hanover Twp. to discuss mental health grants Jul 12, 2011 5:24 PM
    The Hanover Township Mental Health Board will hold an informational meeting regarding fiscal year 2013 mental health grants Tuesday, July 19 at the Poplar Creek Public Library in Streamwood. Agencies that provide services to residents with developmental disabilities can learn about the grant process, funding and application.

  • Hulke, Carl win Poplar Creek library seats Apr 5, 2011 11:44 PM
    Challenger Bonnie Hulke beat out incumbent Cheryl Domokos for a seat on the Poplar Creek Library Board, unofficial results show. With 44 of 45 precincts reporting, incumbent Patricia Carl had the lead with 38 percent, and Hulke came in with 33 percent of the vote. Incumbent Domokos trailed Hulke by more than 3 percentage points.

  • Hanover Township holds candidate forum Feb 22, 2011 2:43 PM
    Candidates from Streamwood and Poplar Creek Library will headline a March 14 candidates forum at the Poplar Creek Public Library.

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