Schaumburg Township District Library serves around 130,000 residents in Schaumburg Township, including portions of Elk Grove Village, Hanover Park, Hoffman Estates, Schaumburg and Streamwood. Each year, more than 1 million visitors come through the doors of our three branches.
A Bridge to Your Future.
We are committed to providing relevant information, books, media, technology and programs for all ages in a safe and friendly environment through the service of well-trained staff.
We are passionate about service and treat all people with courtesy and respect by:
- Providing timely and accurate information
- Being responsive to user needs
- Maintaining safe, comfortable and appealing state-of-the-art facilities
- Being accessible to all and easy to use
- Maintaining a convenient, 24-hour Virtual Library Branch of information, collections and services
We provide high-quality resources, programs and services to meet the needs of our community through responsible financial stewardship.
We are committed to and connected to our community. We open doors to learning, fun, curiosity, culture, economic development and personal growth. We support the freedom to explore, hold and express ideas and information.
We are a leader in our community and libraries nationwide. We promote innovation and creativity and foster strong community partnerships.
|1960||Fox River Valley Regional Library Association starts bookmobile service to Schaumburg Township.|
|1962||Voters approve the formation of a tax-supported Schaumburg Township Public Library.|
|1963||The Library opens in a house near the corner of Roselle and Schaumburg roads.|
|1963||Colleen Amundsen is named the first library director.|
|1965||A new Library building is constructed and opened.|
|1967||Michael Madden is named library director.|
|1968||The lower level of the Library is finished and the Children's Department opens.|
|1970||A referendum for a new, larger Library passes.|
|1987||An addition to the Central Library building is completed.|
|1992||The Hoffman Estates Branch Library moves into a new facility in the Hoffman Estates Village Hall.|
|1993||The Hanover Park Branch Library opens.|
|1995||A referendum approving the new Central Library passes.|
|1997||Ground breaks for a new Central Library building in Town Square.|
|1998||The new 166,500 square foot Central Library opens.|
|2002||The new 9,700 square foot Hoffman Estates Branch Library is rebuilt at 1550 Hassell Road.|
|2006||The new 9,000 square foot Hanover Park Branch Library opens on Aug. 24.|
|2009||Stephanie Sarnoff is named executive director.|
|2012||The Library celebrates 50 years of service to the community.|
|2012||The Teen Place opens in November.|
|2016||On Dec. 28, the Library opens "The Commons," remodeled from the lobby and audiovisual department.|
|2017||Monica Harris is named executive director.|