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.

Passport Services

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Apply for a Passport Today!

U.S. citizens may apply for their passport at Helen Plum Library. 

If you already have a passport, be sure to see how much longer it’s valid. Your passport is valid for 10 years, but remember that your children's passports are only valid for 5 years. Many countries require that your passport have 6 months of validity on it when you enter the country.

If you are applying for the first time or are under 16 years old, you must appear in person at a passport acceptance facility like Helen Plum Library.

For application forms, information on documentation required, fees, and a wealth of other passport and international travel information, visit the only official website for passport information travel.state.gov. Also feel free to contact the Patron Services Desk at (630) 627-0316.

Currently the Library does not offer passport photos as a service, but there are multiple places locally where passport photos can be obtained.

Contact Us

Patron Services


(630) 627-0316

Passport Hours

By Appointment Only.

Ready, Set, Go!

Ready to go but not sure where to begin? Helen Plum Library has a collection of resources featuring travel information on many different countries, travel guides, and more!

Visit the catalog for travel guides or try our language-learning resource, Mango Languages!