2023 Trustee Election Information

Elections for Library Board of Trustee will take place on Tuesday, April 4, 2023 during the Consolidated Elections. There will be three seats on the ballot for this election cycle. For more information on eligibility and how to obtain a candidate packet, please click here.

Upcoming Events

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Introduction to Google Drive

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Technology Classes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Details:
Explore beyond your Gmail inbox and discover the power of Drive! We highly recommend creating a Gmail account prior to attending this program. Registration required and open to Helen Plum Library cardholders. ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Introduction to Google Docs

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Technology Classes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Details:
Masks are strongly recommended for all attendees. Expand your knowledge of Google Drive by learning to navigate Google Docs. Learn how to create, save, download, share and set permissions, and upload documents in your Google Drive.  We hig...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Excel Basics

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Technology Classes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Details:
Learn terminology, placement of tabs and key commands, how to create spreadsheets using templates, and how to turn data into charts with Excel 2013. Registration required and open to Helen Plum Library cardholders. ...
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: 14
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...

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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.

Introduction to Google Sheets

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Technology Classes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Details:
Expand your knowledge of Google Drive and Excel by learning to navigate Google Sheets. Learn how to create, save, download, share and set permissions, and upload spreadsheets in your Google Drive.  We highly recommend creating a Gmail ac...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Helen Plum Library Book Club

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Details:
The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafón Daniel, who mourns the loss of his mother, finds solace in a mysterious book entitled The Shadow of the Wind by Julián Carax. He searches for the rest of the author’s works, only to discover that som...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Helen Plum Library Book Club

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Event Details:
The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafón Daniel, who mourns the loss of his mother, finds solace in a mysterious book entitled The Shadow of the Wind by Julián Carax. He searches for the rest of the author’s works, only to discover that som...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Introduction to PowerPoint

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Technology Classes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
Discover the basics for constructing a PowerPoint presentation by using themes and creating fun transitions for slides. Registration required and open to Helen Plum Library cardholders. ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Introduction to Google Slides

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Technology Classes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:
Expand your knowledge of Google Drive and PowerPoint by learning to navigate Google Slides. You’ll learn how to create, save, download, share and set permissions, and upload presentations in your Google Drive.  We highly recommend c...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Genealogy Club

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Adult
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Details:
Registration required.  Our genealogy roundtable discussion is back live and in person! You’re invited to share your research findings, hear success stories from other members, and seek solutions to brick walls. ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Hand Lettering

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Craft
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Limit 25 registrants.  Jez Layman is back to teach the basics of hand lettering to create beautiful custom cards, signs, and gifts. We’ll go over a variety of techniques for modern and classic styles, the tools of the trade, and DIY methods t...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Virtual Book Club

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Zoom
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Book Clubs, Virtual Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Details:
Join us for the October meeting of our Virtual Book Club! This month's theme is Gothic Fiction.* Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier The tale of the second Mrs. Maxim de Winter, who enters the home of her mysterious and enigmatic new husband and learns...

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Zoom Attendance

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

This event is in the "Adult" group.

Virtual Library Lounge

7:30pm - 8:30pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Zoom
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Book Clubs, Virtual Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Details:
Join us for the November meeting of our Virtual Library Lounge!  18 Tiny Deaths by Bruce Goldfarb The story of the Chicago heiress, Frances Glessner Lee, who revolutionized forensic death investigation. Long overlooked in the history books,...

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Zoom Attendance

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

This event is in the "Adult" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Technology Classes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Details:
Add fun effects to your photos and correct redeye with this Adobe photo editing software. Registration required and open to Helen Plum Library cardholders. ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Intermediate Photoshop Elements

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Technology Classes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
Improve your photo editing skills with Adobe Elements! Registration required and open to Helen Plum Library cardholders. ...
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.

Excel Basics

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Technology Classes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
Learn terminology, placement of tabs and key commands, how to create spreadsheets using templates, and how to turn data into charts with Excel 2013. Registration required and open to Helen Plum Library cardholders. ...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Both Sides Now

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Performance
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
Registration required.  Join musicians Pat Gaughan and Nancy Maio on a musical journey to the ’60s and ’70s when female folk musicians were coming to the forefront of American culture. Hear music from artists such as Joni Mitchell, Mary Trave...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Intermediate Excel

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Technology Classes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
Learn the ins and outs of creating pivot tables, sorting files, and filtering Excel spreadsheets. Registration required and open to Helen Plum Library cardholders. ...
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.

Helen Plum Library Book Club

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
The Gown by Jennifer Robson Yearning to know more about her grandmother’s past, Heather travels to London to unravel the mystery of a set of embroidered flowers, a legacy from her late grandmother, that closely resembles the motifs on Queen Elizabe...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Helen Plum Library Book Club

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
The Gown by Jennifer Robson Yearning to know more about her grandmother’s past, Heather travels to London to unravel the mystery of a set of embroidered flowers, a legacy from her late grandmother, that closely resembles the motifs on Queen Elizabe...
This event is in the "Adult" group.

Advanced Excel

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration
Library Branch: Helen Plum Library
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Technology Classes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
Practice your learned skills and take them to the next level with absolute references, advanced formulas, and macros! Registration required and open to Helen Plum Library cardholders. ...
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: 83
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...

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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.