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Services for Adults

We are here to help you with your reading, reference, and resource needs! We offer book recommendations, one-on-one tech help, referrals for social services, and more. Learn more about all our different services below. 

Upcoming Events for Adults

Need One-on-One Help

Request an Appointment

We can help you research, locate legal and medical forms, find your ancestors, and so much more. Some popular appointment topics include:

  • Technology Help
  • Help downloading eBooks
  • Tutorials using Ancestry and other databases
  • Resume and job help
  • Referrals for social services
  • Creative and Sound Studio help
  • and more!

Appointments are also available to Teens and Children for homework help and early literacy guidance. 

Request an Appointment


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Yesenia Benavidez is the Library’s Social Services Coordinator. She works directly with patrons, listening to their needs, referring them to community and legal resources, and helping them connect the dots. Her services are available for free by appointment in English and Spanish. | 630.458.3306

Request an Appointment


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The Addison Resources Connect (ARC) have created this easy to use guide for local free and low cost services. Find housing, food, legal help, medical care, counseling, degrees and training, and more by browsing "I need..." . Or find resources for seniors, veterans, people with disabilities, LGBTQ+ and other categories by browsing "I am..."


Community Resource Guide

Immigration Services

The Addison Public Library’s Department of Justice Recognition is inactive. While our status is inactive, we cannot give any legal immigration advice. If you are in need of legal immigration advice, we can help you locate an Accredited Representative at another organization.

Learn more about our Immigration Services

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Matt Williams is our Business Services Specialist. He connects business owners and job seekers with resources and recommendations to help them succeed. | 630.458.3304

Learn more about our Business and Job Seeker Services

Lifelong Learning

Exam Proctoring

As part of our mission to promote lifelong learning, the library offers exam proctoring to Addison Public Library cardholders. Exams are administered by appointment only and applications for proctoring must be submitted at least seven days in advance. 

Read our policy and request a proctored exam

Earn your High School Diploma

Career Online High School (COHS) offers adults the opportunity to complete their high school education and earn a diploma from home. The Addison Public Library has purchased a limited number of scholarships for adults who are looking to advance their careers, prepare for workforce entry, or continue their education at no cost.  

Learn more about Career Online High School


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We provide the full range of notary services. Please bring a photo ID and your document to be signed in front of the notary. Before your visit, please call 630.458.3320 to see if a notary is available.

Read our Notary Policy


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The library has voter registrars on staff! Whenever possible, our staff will register any qualified DuPage County resident who can provide two forms of ID (at least one should contain a current address). Call 630.458.3322 for more information or register online at

Voter Information and Resources


Reader's Advisory

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Prepare to be delighted by your next read! When you sign up to receive a Book Box, you’ll be surprised with a book selected especially for you, along with goodies based on the box’s theme. 

Register for a Book Box


Addison Public Library offers a variety of technology equipment and services to the public. Public computers for adult users are on the 2nd Floor. All computers have Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher. Printing and copying is $0.10/page for black and white, and $0.25/page for color. Faxing is free. Scanning to email or USB is free. 

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Creative and Sound Studios

The Creative & Sound Studios are a do-it-yourself creative space for music production, digitization, crafting, digital art, and other maker projects! The Studios feature technology and equipment, such as a 3D printer, electronic cutters, recording space, and more to inspire and educate a community of makers and creators.

Learn more about our Creative and Sound Studios