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jamiebukovacJamie Bukovac

Library Director

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630-887-0674

 

laurabirminghamLaura Birmingham

Assistant Director

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630-884-8010


Department Heads

tonylTony Lucarelli

Head of Adult Services

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630-884-8031

debbiesheehanDebbie Sheehan

Head of Circulation Services

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630-884-8027

nataliewilliamsNatalie Williams

Head of Kids & Teens Services

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630-884-8028

annstovall2Ann Stovall

Head of Technology & Technical Services

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630-884-8007

Where is the nearest post office?

  1. Westmont Post Office: 630/968-0855, 5707 S. Cass Ave., Westmont, IL 60559-9998, Mon.-Fri. 8:30 a.m.-7 p.m., Sat. 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Sun. Closed.
  2. Clarendon Hills Post Office: 630/323-0309, 312 Park Ave., Clarendon Hills, IL 60514-9998, Mon.-Fri. 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Sat. 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Sun. Closed.
  3. Hinsdale Post Office: 630/323-1490, 109 Symonds Dr., Hinsdale, IL 60521-3763, Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Sat. 8 a.m.-3 p.m., Sun. Closed.

Where is the nearest Driver's License facility?

  1. Lombard: 630/629-8305, 837 S. Westmore B27, Lombard, IL 60148, Sun.-Mon. Closed, Tues.-Fri. 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Sat. 7:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
  2. Naperville: 630/355-9815, 931 W. 75th St., Ste. 161, Naperville, IL 60565, Sun.-Mon. Closed, Tues.-Fri. 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Sat. 7:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
  3. Bridgeview: 708/598-9265, 7358 W. 87th St., Bridgeview, IL 60455, Sun. Closed, Mon.-Fri. 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat. Closed.

Who are my elected government officials?

To search for all your elected officials, visit the DuPage County Election Commission and search by name or address.

Where is the nearest bookstore?

Amazing Grace Bookstore: 16 S Prospect Ave., Clarendon Hills, IL 60514 630/323-4673
Anderson's Bookshops: 5112 Main St., Downers Grove, IL 60515 630/963-2665
Barbara's Bookstore: 810 Village Center Dr., Burr Ridge, IL 60527 630/920-1500
Barnes & Noble: 631 E. Boughton Rd. #100, Bolingbrook, IL 60440 630/783-0009
Barnes & Noble: 297 Oakbrook Ctr., Oak Brook, IL 60523 630/684-0586
Brain Snacks: 5239 Carpenter St., Downers Grove, IL 60515 630/241-1040
Frugal Muse Books: 7511 Lemont Rd. #146, Darien, IL 60561 630/427-1140
Half Price Books: 14 Countryside Plz., Countryside, IL 60525 708/579-1770
A Novel Experience: 8 N. Cass Ave., Westmont, IL 60559 630/968-2225

Where can I get help with filling out the Benefit Access application (formerly Circuit Breaker)?

The Illinois Circuit Breaker form has been replaced by a program called Benefit Access. Changes include the termination of Illinois Care RX and Circuit Breaker Property Tax Relief. Senior Free Transit and the License Plate discount are still available online as Benefit Access. The following locations can assist with filling out the application:

Hanna Benioff of Downers Grove Township will help people fill out this application. People must make an appointment by calling 630/719-6682. She only works Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday. The Senior Homestead Exemption is still available through Downers Grove Township.

Another source of help is the Downers Grove Park District Active Adult Center (SHIP volunteers) at 935 Maple Avenue, Lincoln Center, Downers Grove IL 60515. Phone: 630/963-1314.

The Westmont Park District 630/969-8080 and Hinsdale Community House 630/323-7500 offer assistance as well.

 

Where can I get help with paying my utility bill?

LIHEAP (Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program) is administered through Downers Grove Township at 630/719-6610

Where can I get food stamps or information on SNAP?


The Illinois Department of Human Services administers the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (formerly called food stamps) in which recipients are issued a Link card for food purchases. Assistance ranges from $200 a month to more than $1,000.
DHS Family Community Resource Center in DuPage County
Family Community Resource Center
146 W Roosevelt Rd, Suite 2
Villa Park, IL 60181
Phone: 630/530-1120
TTY: 866/322-3092
Fax: 630/834-5947
Hours: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday (except state holidays)

 

Where can I get help for citizenship?

Citizenship help.

 

Where can I get reviews of local businesses or services (e.g. plumbers, electricians, etc.)?


The library has a magazine and database called Chicago Consumers' Checkbook which reviews Chicago-area businesses.

Where can I get product reviews?


With your Indian Prairie Library card, you can access Consumer Reports, or try a free databse called Consumer Search for most products, or use CNET.com for many electronics.

Where are nearby swimming pools?

  1. Woods Pool (Burr Ridge Park District), 711 Tomlin Drive, Burr Ridge, IL 630/920-1969
  2. Cypress Cove Family Aquatic Park (a facility of the Woodridge Park District) 8301 S. Janes Ave., Woodridge, IL 60517
    Sunday-Saturday: 11:30 a.m.-8 p.m.
    630/985-5620 (in-season) 630/353-3300 (off-season)
  3. Oak Brook Park District Indoor/Outdoor Family Aquatics Center
    1450 Forest Gate Road, Oak Brook, IL 60523
    630/990-4233
  4. Pelican Harbor Indoor/Outdoor Aquatic Park
    200 S. Lindsey Ln., Bolingbrook, IL 60440
    630/739-1705

 

Where are nearby spray parks for young kids?

  1. Ty Warner Park Spray Park
    801 Blackhawk Drive, Westmont
  2. Soehrman Park
    Located on Willow Springs Road and Hillsdale Road, Countryside

 

Where is the closest Senior Health Insurance Program (SHIP) counseling site?

Downers Grove Park District--Lincoln Center
935 Maple Avenue
Downers Grove, IL 60515
630/963-1314

Peace Memorial Manor
3737 Highland Ave.
Downers Grove, IL 60515
630/960-5848

Other Sites

 

Where can I get help preparing for the GED?

  1. College of DuPage Adult Education and ESL Office 425 Fawell Blvd. Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 Student Resource Center (SRC), Room 1110, (630) 942-3697 Fax: (630) 942-3804
  2. People's Resource Center with locations in Westmont and Wheaton (630) 682-5402

 

How can I find the local sales tax rates?

Enter city or zip code in the top right corner of sales-tax.com.

 

 

For all other questions, please contact the Adult Ask Us Desk at 630/887-8760 ext. 241 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Building, Plumbing, Electrical Codes:

Most codes are available in print in the library's Reference collection at Reference/692.3. Many of the Illinois codes are available online at the links below. The National Electrical Code is availabe in print and online.

  1. Burr Ridge
  2. Darien
  3. Willowbrook
  4. DuPage County

Burr Ridge:

Darien:

Willowbrook:

COMMERCIAL:

  • 2009 International Building Code (w/Local Amendments)
  • 2008 National Electric Code (NEC) (w/ Local Amendments) (Free access at this link by registering)
  • Plumbing Codes:
  • 2009 International Mechanical Code (w/ Local Amendments)
  • 2009 International Fire Code (w/ Local Amendments)
  • 2012 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) (w/ Local Amendments)
  • 2009 International Fuel Gas Code (w/ Local Amendments)
  • 2009 International Property Maintenance Code (w/ Local Amendments)
  • 1997 Illinois Accessibility Code

RESIDENTIAL:

  • 2009 International Residental Code (w/ Local Amendments)
  • 2008 National Electric Code (NEC) (w/ Local Amendments) (Free access at this link by registering)
  • 2014 Illinois State Plumbing Code (w/ Local Amendments)
  • 2009 International Mechanical Code (w/ Local Amendments)
  • 2012 International Energy Conservation Code (w/ Local Amendments)
  • 2009 International Fuel Gas Code (w/ Local Amendments)
  • 2009 International Property Maintenance Code (w/ Local Amendments)

VILLAGE WIDE:

DuPage County:

  • 2004 Illinois Plumbing Code (as amended)
  • 2008 National Electrical Code (as amended) (Free access at this link by registering)
  • 2009 International Building Code (as amended)
  • 2009 International Mechanical Code (as amended)
  • 2009 International Property Maintenance Code (as amended)
  • 2009 International Fuel Gas Code
  • 2009 International Fire Code