Current Service Update

By state mandate, face masks are required 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

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Museum Passes

Museum Adventure Pass

Museum Adventure Pass

Museum Adventure Pass gives Helen Plum Library cardholders admission or a special discount at participating Chicago area cultural destinations! The program allows HPL cardholders to check out one pass per 7 days per family.

To get a pass, stop into the Library with your Helen Plum Library card and visit the Youth Services desk to check out the pass of your choice. Availability is limited, be sure to check the Museum Adventure Pass website to see what passes are available before stopping in.

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Explore More Illinois

A cultural pass program that allows HPL cardholders to get free and discounted admission to museums, park districts, historical societies, performing and visual arts centers, and other attractions.

Visit the Explore More Illinois website, log in with your library card credentials, and browse for passes by date or attractions. Make your reservation and print or download your pass shortly before your visit.

Featured Locations

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Brookfield Zoo

World-renowned, Brookfield Zoo inspires guests through extraordinary connections with animals, nature and each other. Set within a 216-acre nature park, the zoo has captivated and educated visitors since 1934. Admits 2. Reserved time slots are required. Brookfield, IL

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Cantigny Park

With gardens, museums, dining options, picnic areas, hiking trails, educational opportunities and more, Cantigny Park offers something for everyone. Admits 1 vehicle - Limited to one car per use. Wheaton, IL

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Chicago Botanic Garden

With 27 spectacular gardens on 385 acres, the garden is a strollable place of ever-changing beauty. Admits 1 car at 50% off per pass. Glencoe, IL

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Legoland Discovery Center

Fun, colorful, and inspirational, LEGOLAND® is where awesome awaits for families looking for a great day out, or the ultimate vacation experience. Admits one person free with one paid admission at the door. Schaumburg, IL

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