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.

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April 2021 Building Presentation

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We are excited to share the recent building design updates presented to at the April 2021 Board meeting:


Earth Day

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Here are some titles for all ages to read to celebrate our planet and inspire action to protect it. 

Coloring Book

Participants who register early for Summer Reading, starting May 1st, can choose between either a custom Helen Plum Library coloring book or a color-able tote bag (one per person). Quantities are limited and only available while supplies last!

If you were unable to register for Summer Reading in time to receiving a coloring book, or prefer to print a copy at home, you can download the pdf here!

411 Main Retrospective

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We've partnered with Lombard Historical Society to take a look back at the history of the Mr. Z's property. Find the full timeline, including historical photos and property map in the featured items below!

Legal Notice: Request for Bids on Structural Steel

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Helen M. Plum Memorial Public Library District (HPL) is looking for prospective bidders interested in bidding on the upcoming project for the New Helen Plum Public Library (HPL), Lombard IL.

Building Update as of April 8

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This week, contractors started abatement work on both the 401 and 425 S. Main Street buildings.

Apply to be a Volunteen!

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***Update: The deadline for this opportunity has passed. We are looking for enthusiastic, responsible, and organized teen volunteers to assist with this year’s summer reading program— Reading Colors Your World.

Antiracism Recommended Reads with an AAPI Focus

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Hate has no place at Helen Plum Library. Our organization stands with Asian American & Pacific Islander communities and condemns all acts of violence, hatred, and racism.

Reads for Women's History Month

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Our expert curators from Youth, Teen and, Adult Services have created a recommended Women's History Month reading list for young kids, older kids, teens, and adults.