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Memorial Day Closure

The Library will be closed on Sun, May 26, and Mon, May 27 for Memorial Day. We will reopen at 9am on Tue, May 28.

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Plum Pokémon League

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Youth Large Program Room (Combined)
Age Group: Youth, Grade School, Middle School, Families – All Ages
Event Details:

Drop-in event recommended for children in grades K-8
Using your own cards and Pokémon handheld video games, you can play and trade while meeting other Pokémon fans.

This event is in the "Adult" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Technology Classes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Details:

Using Pixlr, we’ll look at tools that will help boost your photo restoration and color correction projects.

Previous experience with Pixlr is recommended.  

This event is in the "Adult" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Plum Meeting Rooms (Combined)
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Genealogy
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 68
Event Details:

Janis Forte will teach you how to follow a research path to uncover new record sets. Learn to access abstracted individual pension files and certify the formerly enslaved ancestor, their family, and their enslaver(s).

This event is in the "Adult" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Technology Classes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:

Learn how to set up and navigate an Adobe Video Express account and upload video content to edit.

This event is in the "Adult" group.
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Plum Meeting Rooms (Combined)
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: ESL ELL ELA
Event Details:

The College of DuPage is offering free English language learning classes at the Library. Develop your reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills for work, education, and everyday communication.

This event is in the "Adult" group.

Drop-In Cricut Craft

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Studio 411
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Craft & Maker
Event Details:

Stop by Studio 411 to check out the Cricut machines and make a beginner-level project! A library staffer will be available to answer questions related to the Library’s Cricut machines.

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Grade School" group.
This event is in the "Middle School" group.
This event is in the "Families – All Ages" group.

LEGO® Club

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Youth Large Program Room (Combined)
Age Group: Youth, Grade School, Middle School, Families – All Ages
Program Type: STEAM
Event Details:

Drop-in event recommended for children in grades K-8
Join other enthusiasts as you free build with the Library’s large collection of LEGO® bricks.

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Birth to Preschool" group.

Plum Dance Party

10:00am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Youth Large Program Room (Combined)
Age Group: Youth, Birth to Preschool
Event Details:

Drop-in event recommended for ages 1-6, with participating adult 
Little movers and shakers are invited to dance the morning away at the Library. 

This event is in the "Adult" group.

Computer Basics

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Technology Classes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Details:

Learn to navigate, use, and incorporate terminology and keyboard shortcuts into your computer literacy.

This event is in the "Adult" group.
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Conference Room
Age Group: Adult
Event Details:

A licensed notary will be available on a drop-in basis. 

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Birth to Preschool" group.
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Youth Large Program Room (Combined)
Age Group: Youth, Birth to Preschool
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:

Drop-in storytime for families with children of all ages
Twinkle, twinkle, storytime! End your day with books and rhymes.

This event is in the "Adult" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Plum Meeting Rooms (Combined)
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Performance
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 38
Event Details:

Helen Plum Library welcomes the return of Petra van Nuis and Dennis Luxion! Listeners will enjoy Great American Songbook classics from the ‘20s through the ‘70s, both familiar and obscure!

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Birth to Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Families – All Ages" group.

Family Storytime

9:30am - 10:00am
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Youth Large Program Room (Combined)
Age Group: Youth, Birth to Preschool, Families – All Ages
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:

Drop-in storytime for families with children of all ages
With playful books, songs, and movement, this storytime will be enjoyed by the whole family.

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Birth to Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Families – All Ages" group.

Family Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Youth Large Program Room (Combined)
Age Group: Youth, Birth to Preschool, Families – All Ages
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:

Drop-in storytime for families with children of all ages
With playful books, songs, and movement, this storytime will be enjoyed by the whole family.

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Grade School" group.

Art Studio: Mosaics

3:00pm - 3:45pm
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Registration
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Youth Large Program Room (Combined)
Age Group: Youth, Grade School
Program Type: Craft
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Registered event for children in grades 1-5
Explore a different style of art each month and create a masterpiece.

Mosaics
Transform small pieces into a magical mosaic design.

This event is in the "Adult" group.
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Plum Meeting Rooms (Combined)
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: ESL ELL ELA
Event Details:

The College of DuPage is offering free English language learning classes at the Library. Develop your reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills for work, education, and everyday communication.

This event is in the "Adult" group.
Virtual Event
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Virtual Program
Event Details:

*Note: this event has been rescheduled.

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.

Library Lounge

7:30pm - 8:30pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Conference Room
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Birth to Preschool" group.
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Youth Large Program Room (Combined)
Age Group: Youth, Birth to Preschool
Event Details:

Drop-in activities recommended for ages 3 months-2 years, with a participating adult

This event is in the "Adult" group.

Internet and Email Basics

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Computer Lab
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Technology Classes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Details:

Learn to navigate, use, and incorporate terminology and keyboard shortcuts into your internet and email literacy.

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Middle School" group.

Bug Escape Room

5:00pm - 5:45pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Youth Large Program Room (Combined)
Age Group: Youth, Middle School
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:

Registered event for 6-8
Bugs are everywhere! Can you work together to solve puzzles and escape the bugs before time runs out?

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Birth to Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Families – All Ages" group.

Family Storytime

9:30am - 10:00am
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Youth Large Program Room (Combined)
Age Group: Youth, Birth to Preschool, Families – All Ages
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:

Drop-in storytime for families with children of all ages
With playful books, songs, and movement, this storytime will be enjoyed by the whole family.

This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Birth to Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Families – All Ages" group.

Family Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Youth Large Program Room (Combined)
Age Group: Youth, Birth to Preschool, Families – All Ages
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:

Drop-in storytime for families with children of all ages
With playful books, songs, and movement, this storytime will be enjoyed by the whole family.