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New Helen Plum Library Building Bonds Assigned 'AA+' Rating

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We are pleased to share that S&P Global Ratings assigned its 'AA+' long-term rating to Helen M. Plum Memorial Library District, Ill.'s series 2021 general obligation (GO) alternate revenue source bonds. Our Board of Trustees will be able to set the bond amount based on the parameters resolution ordinance when it is approved at the May 2021 Board meeting. The bond proceeds will partially pay for the construction of a new library building. 

Building Activity Update for May 10th

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Now that the abatement process has been completed, we are able to move into the demolition phase of the building project. The demo contractors will be salvaging materials on the inside of the building this week, the week of May 10.

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:


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.

Planning and Zoning Presentation

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On December 21, 2020, the Library building planning team presented plans to the Village of Lombard's Zoning and Planning Commission.

December 9, 2020 Presentation

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The following was presented by the Engberg Anderson architect team to the Library’s Trustees during their Wed, Dec 9, 2020 board meeting.