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The Carol Stream Public Library provides a wide variety of programs for all age groups—from Lap-Sits for toddlers and their parents and School’s Out Specials for school-age children to monthly adult programs. The library’s website (cslibrary.org) provides access to the online catalog plus other news and events at the library. (630) 653-0755.

The national award-winning Carol Stream Park District offers a wealth of parks and recreational activities that you’d only expect to find in much larger communities. Explore and enjoy 440 acres of parks and open space with miles of walking/biking trails, playgrounds, ponds, streams and picnic groves. No matter where you are in Carol Stream, you’re within a five-minute walk of a public park. Our 38 neighborhood parks are just one of the reasons people choose to live in the Carol Stream area. Connecting many of these parks is an extensive and expanding system of trails. In 2012, the entire community north of Illinois Route 64 will be connected by a safe trail to the Illinois Prairie Path system through O’Rahilly and Red Hawk Parks.

Glenbard North is a school of 2,600 students and nearly 300 certified and classified staff members. North students enjoy a dedicated faculty, superb facilities and myriad opportunities to participate in extracurricular and athletic events. Excellent music and theater programs inspire our students and awe our audiences.

Glenbard North

Glenbard North’s comprehensive curriculum includes regular, honors, Advanced Placement and special education courses. Cooperative education and programs offered through the Technology Center of DuPage also are available to students. Glenbard is a member of the Cooperative Association for Special Education (CASE).

Community Consolidated School District 93 (CCSD93) is an elementary school district that strives to maximize the academic, social and emotional potential of each student by utilizing world-class educational practices in partnership with parents, staff and community.

District 93 serves 3,900 students in grades PreK-8 throughout major portions of Carol Stream, Bloomingdale and Hanover Park, as well as small sections of Bartlett and Roselle. It has six elementary schools, two middle schools and a new state-of-the-art early childhood center opening in 2013.

For more information regarding CCSD93 and its schools, visit www.ccsd93.com.

The College of DuPage Carol Stream Community Education Center features training for career advancement, technology, ESL, GED, credit and non-credit classes. Located on the northwest side of the Village of Carol Stream, at 500 N. Kuhn Road, the center can be reached at (630) 942-4888. Office hours are Monday-Thursday, 8:30 a.m.-10 p.m.; Friday, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturday, 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m; closed Sunday.

The Carol Stream Fire Protection District is anentity separate and apart from the Village that provides fire prevention, suppression and emergency medical services. The fire district’s Fire Prevention Bureau offers fire and safety programs geared toward children, adults, senior citizens and business owners and employees. Some courses include home hazard safety, seniors education, fire extinguisher training, CPR, car seat safety, fire safety in the workplace, plan reviews, fire drills and juvenile fire setter education. If interested in learning more, please visit carolstreamfire.org or call (630) 668-4836.

Adventist GlenOaks Hospital is an award-winning, 186-bed hospital with more than 300 board-certified physicians, an Accredited Chest Pain Center and the exclusive hospital in Illinois with “NO ER WAITING ROOM.” The hospital is located just east of Glen Ellyn Road, between North Avenue and Army Trail Road on Winthrop Avenue in Glendale Heights. For more information or to find a physician, call (630) 856-7525 or log on to ww.keepingyouwell.com/agh.

Cadence Health, formerly Central DuPage Hospital, is a nationally recognized, 313-bed facility located in Winfield, a suburb west of Chicago. CH is a leading center for medical technology and one of the busiest surgical centers in Illinois. The hospital is part of an interdependent network of healthcare organizations and services, including convenient care centers, occupational health services and a full range of options for senior living, home health and hospice care. For more information or to find a doctor on the medical staff of CH, visit ch.org or call (630) 933-4CH (4234)/TTY (630) 933-4833 for the hearing impaired.

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