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.


Using the Library FAQs

Click here to sign up for a new library card, or just find out more information!

Click here to renew your card online.

You may access your account on the homepage or from the catalog. In your account, you may view your holds, reserves, pay fines, or renew materials.

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 OverdriveAxis 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.

Interlibrary Loan

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. 

You can renew materials in person, during business hours over the phone at (630) 627-0316, via Text Message or by using your My Library Account.

PLEASE NOTE: If your materials are overdue, they cannot be renewed online.