The library building is now open to the public with modified hours and limited capacity and services. 

Library hours are:

Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays:  11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Wednesdays and Fridays:              11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Saturdays:                                          11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.


Contactless Holds Pickup has ended. You can now enter the library building to pick up your holds.
For the health and safety of library staff and users:
  • There will be limits on how many people can be in the building at one time.
  • Seating and tables have been removed to help maintain social distancing.
  • Only two public Internet stations will be available for use by CHPL card holders only. These computers will be available for use one hour per day per person by appointment only.
  • The meeting rooms will not be available for groups to rent.
  • The Youth Department’s iPads and toys will be unavailable for use.
  • Newspapers will be inaccessible.
  • The drinking fountain will be turned off and there will be no complimentary coffee served.
  • The elevator is limited to one person/family at a time.
  • Patrons will not be allowed to study or hang out in the library for prolonged periods in order to limit exposure and contact.

When you visit the library, we ask that you follow these guidelines:
  • Wear a face covering or mask at all times. If you cannot medically wear a mask, reasonable accommodations can be arranged with notice.
  • Maintain social distancing of at least six feet apart.
  • Wash your hands and/or use hand sanitizer often.
  • Children under age 13 must be directly supervised by an adult.
  • If you feel unwell, or are consistently coughing or sneezing, please stay at home.
  • You are encouraged to keep your visit to 30 minutes or less (unless using an Internet station).

These are challenging times and we must work together to keep our community safe and healthy. We look forward to seeing you again!

 Additional Library Information:
  • Call us at 630-323-8188 to answer reference questions.

  • Check out our program calendar to see what fun and informative virtual programs we are offering.

  • Continue to use the library digitally by downloading eBooks; listening to downloadable and streaming audiobooks; streaming movies and TV shows; streaming music; reading digital comics and magazines; taking online classes; and much more.

  • The book drop is open. Feel free to return library items. Due to an abundance of caution, returned items will be quarantined for 5 days before being checked in. 

  • All materials checked out during the Limited Walk-In Services Phase of Reopening will have a 3 week loan period.

  • WE ARE NOT ACCEPTING BOOK DONATIONS AT THIS TIME.


The following are reliable sources of information about COVID-19 and helpful tools to help you stay informed:

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention

World Health Organization

Illinois Department of Public Health

DuPage County Health Department

Information for Communities

Preventative Actions

Stay well!