Current Service Update

Helen Plum Library is pleased to further expand our service hours!
We are now open: Mon–Fri: 9am–9pm, Sat: 9am–5pm; Sun: 1pm–5pm

Click here for more information on all of our currently available services.

Click here for Plum Pickup Service.

Accessibility

We make every effort to ensure our programs and materials can be enjoyed by the whole community. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library at (630) 627-0316. We ask for at least five days' notice for accommodations relating to scheduled programs.

Home Delivery

Residents of Lombard who are unable to come to the Library due to permanent or temporary disabilities are eligible for Home Delivery services. Visit our Home Delivery page for more information.

Our Collections

Large Print 

Many of your favorite authors and topics are included in our Large Print collection. Find these materials just south of the front entrance along the windows.  

EBooks and Audiobooks 

Enjoy audiobooks and readable books on your computer, digital music player, or audio-enabled device through the Library’s Overdrive and Axis 360 (link to ebooks page) collection of digital materials. These are customizable for people with disabilities, including the text size and screen contrast. 

Books on CD and Playaways 

We also have a great collection of audiobooks on CD, which you can find in the Books on CD section past the computer area. Playaways are self-contained audiobooks—just pop in some batteries and plug in your headphones! These are located with the Books on CD. 

Assistive Devices

These devices are available for your use in the Library by request. Please check with Adult Services regarding at-home use. 

  • ZoomText Reader – Located in the Adult Quiet Reading Room, this tool helps read printed materials more clearly. 
  • Oversized computer mouse 
  • Lighted table-top or around-the-neck magnifier 
  • Desktop magnifier 
  • LED 3X lighted desk magnifier 
  • Stylus for use with touch-screen devices 
  • Looky Plus handheld electronic magnifier 

Talking Book and Braille Service

Sponsored by the Illinois State Library, this resource offers playback equipment and talking books through the mail free of charge. Find out more about this low vision program by calling 1(800) 665-5576 Ext. 1 or by visiting their website.

Request Home Delivery

Lombard residents of any age confined to their home, either permanently or temporarily, may receive Home Delivery Services. Your Library card gives you complete access to Helen Plum Library's collection.

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