Explore More Illinois is a cultural pass program that allows Illinois public library cardholders access discounts at museums, park districts, historical societies, zoos, arts centers, recreational facilities, and other attractions.
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Preserve old family events, recitals and memories with the Library's VHS to DVD conversion equipment! With helpful training from our Adult Services staff, you can use it to convert homemade VHS to DVDs.
The equipment is available to Helen Plum Library cardholders 18 years of age and older. While the equipment is available on a walk-in basis, reservations may be made up to one week in advance by visiting us at the reference desk or calling the Adult Services Department at (630) 627-0316.
With the increase in online education and homeschooling, this important service is available by appointment for Helen Plum Library cardholders. Call the Adult Services department at (630) 627-0316 to schedule your exam.
Register online at Helen Plum Library
Visit any public computer at Helen Plum Library to register to vote online! Keep in mind: you must be a U.S. citizen, at least 18 years old by the general election, and a resident of your precinct for at least 30 days prior to election day.
To apply electronically you must input:
eBooks and eAudiobooks are available for checkout 24/7 and are compatible with several different devices.
The Museum Adventure Pass program allows Helen Plum Library members to check out one pass per 7 days per family. For lending guidelines and to view a list of participating museums, please visit Museumadventure.org. Some museums use the pass for buy-one-get-one admission or completely free admission into the facility.
Shoutbomb text message service allows you to use your mobile phone to receive text notices about:
- Holds that are available
- Items that are due soon, overdue, or renewable
The Library does not charge a fee for this service, but your mobile phone plan’s regular text messaging rates apply.
A text will be sent only when activity on your account triggers a message.