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Interested in serving on a Library Board Advisory Committee?

Want to help?
District residents may apply to serve on the following:
  • Building and Grounds
  • Community Relations
  • Policy & Bylaws

Click here for application and more information

Upcoming Adult Programs

Summer Reading Winners for 2015 have been posted!

One-on-One SHIP Counseling

Register now for September 8!

A Senior Health Insurance Plan (SHIP) Counselor will be here to: provide information and answer questions about Medicare, Medicare Supplement, long term care insurance, Medicare HMOs, private fee-for-service and other health insurance; assist in filing Medicare and Medicare Supplement claims; and analyze Medicare Supplement and long term care policies. (SHIP) is a free counseling service provided by the Illinois Department on Aging. For more information visit: Call Adult Services at 630-627-0316 to schedule your 30-minute appointment. Only those who have made appointments will be seen. Counseling is provided through a partnership between HPL and AIM Center for Independent Living.

Job Seekers - Returns on September 10! with Networking 101

September 10, 2015, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Networking is one of the most important aspects of your job search.
This presentation will cover:
•How to warm up contacts in the networks they already have
•Finding people who can help them and establishing relationships
•What do you say next and maintaining those relationships

ESL Classes with College of DuPage

ESL classes

Computer Classes at Helen Plum

CLICK HERE to check out which class is right for you!

Curious about using an eReader?

Have you ever wondered if you would enjoy reading books electronically? Are you traveling and don’t want to pack a pile of books to read? We have the solution!

The Library has eReaders (three Kindle Paperwhites, one Kindle Keyboard, and three Nook Simple Touch eReaders) available for checkout for adult cardholders. These devices are pre-loaded with current fiction and nonfiction bestsellers. Check them out to discover if you like this type of reading format or simply want a reading change of pace!

eReaders may be checked out by Helen Plum Library patrons over the age of 18 with a valid HPL library card.

Checkout time is three weeks and eReaders are not renewable. There is no grace period for returning eReaders to the Library.

Come in and try them out!

Book Recommendations in Our Library Catalog

Wondering what to read next, but the Library isn't open to ask your favorite Helen Plum Librarian?

Our library catalog has been enhanced with information from NoveList Select and Goodreads to include other titles and authors you might like, along with a link to tell you why.

So if you liked Congratulations, by the way: Some Thoughts on Kindness, just enter that title in the catalog search box. Look at the result, scroll down and you will find:

Congratulations Suggestions

Want to know more about what the catalog offers? Just take a look here.

Never stop learning with our new Gale Courses!

Whether you are looking for college-level professional development or personal enrichment, we offer a wide range of highly interactive, instructor led courses that you can take entirely online. As a library card holder in good standing, you are entitled to these courses at no cost. Courses run for six weeks and new sessions begin every month.

Take a look at this new service on the “Careers & Education” section on our Research page or call the Adult Services Desk for more information.
Check them out HERE

Contact Us

Tel (630) 627-0316
Fax (630) 627-0336

110 W. Maple Street
Lombard, IL 60148

Monday - Friday 9:00 - 9:00
Saturday 9:00 - 5:00
Sunday 1:00 - 5:00

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