Current Service Update

Face masks are strongly recommended for everyone in the Library ages two and older, regardless of vaccination status.

We are 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.

Adults Over 50

The Library offers a number of services for its members that are of special benefit to residents 50 and older.

Programs

Helen Plum offers a variety of programs targeting Seniors, please see our event calendar for more information on:

Senior Socials

SHIP Counseling

Home Delivery

Are you unable to get to the Library?
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 books (new releases and old favorites), large print books, books on CD and DVDs. All materials are delivered to your door and picked up again when they are due, and volunteers can help you make selections. If you or someone you know could use this service please click here

Need one-on-one help?

Ask a Librarian offers 1-hour instructional sessions. Bring your device, passwords, and questions! Because of its popularity, this service is available for high school-aged students and adults with Helen Plum Library cards. We can assist with accessing eBooks and digital magazines, connecting to our Online Resources, or utilizing a Library service.

Medigap Insurance Tool

Find step-by-step guidance on how to select a Medigap insurance plan, which plans are right for you, and which insurance company has the lowest rates. Access the MediGap tool here, or View Medigap Tutorial

Accessibility

Find information about what the Library offers to ensure access for all patrons by clicking here.

Upcoming Events

This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Zoom
Age Group: Adult, Seniors
Program Type: Senior Socials, Virtual Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 84
Event Details:
Art historian Jeff Mishur discusses the famed terracotta sculptures found in the tomb complex of China’s first emperor. This program unveils the process used to create them, details about specific figures, and information about other ancient Chinese ...

Disclaimer(s)

Zoom Webinar

As an attendee at this webinar, you will be in ‘view and listen only’ mode, so you will not be seen or heard. The presenter will have video and audio, and there will be a chat function where attendees can type questions or comments.

We reserve the right to remove or mute any attendee at our discretion.

This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Bette Davis: A Living History

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Zoom
Age Group: Adult, Seniors
Program Type: Senior Socials, Virtual Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 88
Event Details:
Join Leslie Goddard as she portrays the ultimate star from the golden age of Hollywood—Bette Davis. In classic films such as Jezebel, Dark Victory, and All About Eve, Bette Davis created a new kind of film heroine: strong, outspoken, luxurious, and e...

Disclaimer(s)

Zoom Webinar

As an attendee at this webinar, you will be in ‘view and listen only’ mode, so you will not be seen or heard. The presenter will have video and audio, and there will be a chat function where attendees can type questions or comments.

We reserve the right to remove or mute any attendee at our discretion.

This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Two Person Study Room
Age Group: Adult, Seniors
Program Type: Other
Event Details:
Help with Medicare or Medicare supplements is available in person! Get free one-on-one Medicare counseling with a Senior Health Insurance Program (SHIP) counselor provided by the Illinois Department on Aging and the Illinois Department of F...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Small Conference Room
Age Group: Adult, Seniors
Program Type: Other
Event Details:
Help with Medicare or Medicare supplements is available in person! Get free one-on-one Medicare counseling with a Senior Health Insurance Program (SHIP) counselor provided by the Illinois Department on Aging and the Illinois Department of F...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Zoom
Age Group: Adult, Seniors
Program Type: Senior Socials, Virtual Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 96
Event Details:
Clarence Goodman presents a multimedia performance showcasing Chicago and how the city has inspired an incredible array of songs. From prohibition to the weather, the subjects have been wide-ranging, weird, and wonderful! All you'll need is a...

Disclaimer(s)

Zoom Webinar

As an attendee at this webinar, you will be in ‘view and listen only’ mode, so you will not be seen or heard. The presenter will have video and audio, and there will be a chat function where attendees can type questions or comments.

We reserve the right to remove or mute any attendee at our discretion.

This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Small Conference Room
Age Group: Adult, Seniors
Program Type: Other
Event Details:
Help with Medicare or Medicare supplements is available in person! Get free one-on-one Medicare counseling with a Senior Health Insurance Program (SHIP) counselor provided by the Illinois Department on Aging and the Illinois Department of F...
This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Small Conference Room
Age Group: Adult, Seniors
Program Type: Other
Event Details:
Help with Medicare or Medicare supplements is available in person! Get free one-on-one Medicare counseling with a Senior Health Insurance Program (SHIP) counselor provided by the Illinois Department on Aging and the Illinois Department of F...