The Poplar Creek Public Library District Local History Digital Collection is comprised of digitized photographs, newspapers, oral histories, scrapbooks, yearbooks, and other records pertaining to the history of the communities that Poplar Creek Public Library District represents; chiefly, Streamwood and Hanover Park.

The local history room was dedicated as the Candace McCreary Local History Room on May 13th, 2021. Candace McCreary served two terms as Library Board President: 2015-2017 and 2019-2021. She served as a Library Trustee from 2009-2021.

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Aerial Photo of Dolphin Park in Streamwood Circa 1970

Aerial Photo of Dolphin Park in Streamwood Circa 1970

An aerial photograph of Dolphin Park in Streamwood and the surrounding area in November 1970. According to Everett Church's Historical Chronology of…

Photo of a Police Squad Car in Streamwood Circa 1959

Photo of a Police Squad Car in Streamwood Circa 1959

A photograph of a Streamwood Police Department squad car circa 1959. A history published on the Streamwood Police Department's village webpage says…

Photograph of the Jaycees Presenting Equipment To the Streamwood Fire Department in the 1960s

Photograph of the Jaycees Presenting Equipment To the Streamwood Fire Department in the 1960s

A photograph of the Jaycees presenting equipment to the Streamwood Fire Department in the 1960s.According to the caption on the back, fourth from the…