Independence Day Closure

We will be closed on Sun, Jul 3, and Mon, Jul 4 for Independence Day. We'll reopen at 9am on Tue, Jul 5.

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.

Upcoming Events

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This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Families – All Ages" group.
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Age Group: Youth, Families – All Ages
Event Details:
Weekly trivia for families with children of all ages Answer trivia questions each week! New quizzes are posted in the library every Monday from June 6 through July 29. We’ll draw 5 prize winners per week. ...
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Birth to Preschool" group.

Family Storytime

9:30am - 10:00am
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Youth, Birth to Preschool
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Details:
Registered storytime, recommended for families with children 5 years and younger.  With stories, songs, and rhymes suited for all ages, this storytime is perfect for the whole family! ...
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Birth to Preschool" group.

Family Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Youth, Birth to Preschool
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
Registered storytime, recommended for families with children 5 years and younger.  With stories, songs, and rhymes suited for all ages, this storytime is perfect for the whole family! ...
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Birth to Preschool" group.

Baby Storytime

9:30am - 10:00am
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Youth, Birth to Preschool
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Event Details:
Registered storytime, recommended for babies birth - 18 months with participating caregiver Welcome baby to the Library! Join us for stories, learn fingerplays and rhymes and meet other families.  ...
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Grade School" group.

Road to Kindergarten (Kit PickUp)

10:30am - 11:30am
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Youth Services
Age Group: Youth, Grade School
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Details:
Registered kit pickup for children entering kindergarten The countdown to Kindergarten has begun! Join us this summer as we share resources and put together fun activities to build your child’s skills and confidence before their first day of Kinderg...
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Birth to Preschool" group.

Drop-In Family Storytime

9:30am - 10:00am
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Library Lawn
Age Group: Youth, Birth to Preschool
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:
Drop-in storytime, recommended for families with children 5 years and younger.  With stories, songs, and rhymes suited for all ages, this storytime is perfect for the whole family! Don't forget a blanket and sunscreen!  These story...
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Birth to Preschool" group.

Drop-In Family Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Library Lawn
Age Group: Youth, Birth to Preschool
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:
Drop-in storytime, recommended for families with children 5 years and younger.  With stories, songs, and rhymes suited for all ages, this storytime is perfect for the whole family! Don't forget a blanket and sunscreen!  These story...
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Families – All Ages" group.
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Library Lawn
Age Group: Youth, Families – All Ages
Event Details:
Recommended for families with children in grade 1 and older  We’re recreating your favorite family games in a large way to be played on the library lawn! Today's game: Simon Says Showdown Games will be played in 30-minute chunks. Early bird...
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Grade School" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Age Group: Youth, Grade School
Program Type: S.T.E.A.M.
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:
By registering, you are reserving materials and instructions to pick up during the week of Mon, July 11. This kit can be completed at home. Grades K–3. Wonder in the many connections between art and science and create projects that link both. ...
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Families – All Ages" group.
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Age Group: Youth, Families – All Ages
Event Details:
Weekly trivia for families with children of all ages Answer trivia questions each week! New quizzes are posted in the library every Monday from June 6 through July 29. We’ll draw 5 prize winners per week. ...
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Families – All Ages" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Youth, Families – All Ages
Program Type: Performance
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 37
Event Details:
Registered event for families with children of all ages It is an ordinary summer’s day in the town of Oceanside.  The members of the Beach Bums Investigation Team are planning a trip to the town shoreline when a mysterious phone call to the tea...
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Birth to Preschool" group.

Family Storytime

9:30am - 10:00am
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Youth, Birth to Preschool
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Details:
Registered storytime, recommended for families with children 5 years and younger.  With stories, songs, and rhymes suited for all ages, this storytime is perfect for the whole family! ...
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Birth to Preschool" group.

Family Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Youth, Birth to Preschool
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
Registered storytime, recommended for families with children 5 years and younger.  With stories, songs, and rhymes suited for all ages, this storytime is perfect for the whole family! ...
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Birth to Preschool" group.

Baby Storytime

9:30am - 10:00am
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Youth, Birth to Preschool
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Event Details:
Registered storytime, recommended for babies birth - 18 months with participating caregiver Welcome baby to the Library! Join us for stories, learn fingerplays and rhymes and meet other families.  ...
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Grade School" group.

Road to Kindergarten

10:30am - 11:30am
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Youth Services
Age Group: Youth, Grade School
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Details:
Registered kit pickup for children entering kindergarten The countdown to Kindergarten has begun! Join us this summer as we share resources and put together fun activities to build your child’s skills and confidence before their first day of Kinderg...
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Grade School" group.

Art + Science: Wind (In Person)

4:15pm - 4:45pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Youth, Grade School
Program Type: S.T.E.A.M.
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:
This is an in-person event. If you you would prefer to pick up a kit to complete at home, please register here.  Grades K–3. Wonder in the many connections between art and science and create projects that link both. All in-person programs a...
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Birth to Preschool" group.

Drop-In Family Storytime

9:30am - 10:00am
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Library Lawn
Age Group: Youth, Birth to Preschool
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:
Drop-in storytime, recommended for families with children 5 years and younger.  With stories, songs, and rhymes suited for all ages, this storytime is perfect for the whole family! Don't forget a blanket and sunscreen!  These story...
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Birth to Preschool" group.

Drop-In Family Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Library Lawn
Age Group: Youth, Birth to Preschool
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:
Drop-in storytime, recommended for families with children 5 years and younger.  With stories, songs, and rhymes suited for all ages, this storytime is perfect for the whole family! Don't forget a blanket and sunscreen!  These story...
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Birth to Preschool" group.

Saturday Family Storytime

10:00am - 10:45am
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Library Lawn
Age Group: Youth, Birth to Preschool
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:
Drop-in storytime, recommended for families with children 5 years and younger.  With stories, songs, and rhymes suited for all ages, this storytime is perfect for the whole family! Don't forget a blanket and sunscreen!  This storyt...
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Families – All Ages" group.
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Age Group: Youth, Families – All Ages
Event Details:
Weekly trivia for families with children of all ages Answer trivia questions each week! New quizzes are posted in the library every Monday from June 6 through July 29. We’ll draw 5 prize winners per week. ...
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Grade School" group.
This event is in the "Middle School" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Age Group: Youth, Grade School, Middle School
Program Type: S.T.E.A.M.
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
By registering, you are reserving materials and instructions to pick up during the week of Mon, July 18. This kit can be completed at home. Grades 4–8. With an open mind and a hands-on approach, delight in experimentation! ...
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Birth to Preschool" group.

Family Storytime

9:30am - 10:00am
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Youth, Birth to Preschool
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Details:
Registered storytime, recommended for families with children 5 years and younger.  With stories, songs, and rhymes suited for all ages, this storytime is perfect for the whole family! ...
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Birth to Preschool" group.

Family Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Youth, Birth to Preschool
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Event Details:
Registered storytime, recommended for families with children 5 years and younger.  With stories, songs, and rhymes suited for all ages, this storytime is perfect for the whole family! ...
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Birth to Preschool" group.

Baby Storytime

9:30am - 10:00am
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Youth, Birth to Preschool
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
Registered storytime, recommended for babies birth - 18 months with participating caregiver Welcome baby to the Library! Join us for stories, learn fingerplays and rhymes and meet other families.  ...