Using the Library FAQs
Use the search box at the top of our website to search for books, DVDs, CDs, and more. You can search for the title, author, subject, call number, or ISBN. This will search all fields in library records for your entered search terms.
Search the catalog, and find the item that you would like to place a hold on. Select the “Request it” button by the item in your search results or on the item record page. Log in, if prompted, with your library card number and PIN. Choose submit to finish requesting the hold.
eBooks and eAudiobooks are available for checkout 24/7 and are compatible with several different devices. Start your digital journey by searching our catalog or by visiting our eBook page. Browse the Overdrive, Axis 360 and hoopla collections, and follow the prompts to download the materials to your favorite device.
You can place requests on materials both checked out and currently available in the library. Please call (630) 627-0316, visit a reference desk at the Library, or use your online Library Account.
If you need an item Helen Plum Library doesn’t own, we will try to get it for you from another library. All you need is a current Helen Plum Library card. For instructions, click here.
To visit the Worldcat Interlibrary Loan catalog directly, click here.
To suggest an item be added to our collection:
We are constantly adding to our collection, please let us know if there’s a specific title or format you’d like to see. Suggest a Title here.