Current COVID-19 Update

The library building is open for limited in-person services. Patrons can pick up holds, visit our service desks for quick reference and reader’s advisory services, access the self-serve copy machine located at the front of the building, browse and check out materials. Masks are required for all visitors over the age of two years. Computer usage and research are suspended until further notice. Click here for more information on currently available services.

Click here for Plum Pickup Service.

Genealogy

Piece together your family puzzle with help from Helen Plum Library.

Our Collection

Helen Plum Library's Genealogy Collection includes local newspapers on microfilm, books, periodicals, passenger lists and other directories and indexes. Our Local History Collection contains items of interest to Lombard area genealogists.

Genealogy Club

The Helen Plum Library Genealogy Club meets on the fourth Tuesday of every month at 7pm. Our meetings are held in the Library's Auditorium and are open to everyone. Please visit our calendar to see upcoming programs.

Contact Us

David Gogo,
Genealogy Librarian

dgogo@helenplum.org

(630) 627-0316 ext. 226

Online Resources

American Ancestors logo

In-library use only.

A New England Historic Genealogical Society’s award-winning website, this is the online repository for 1 billion + searchable names from America and beyond.

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HeritageQuest logo

An essential collection of sources with coverage dating back to the 1700s, that can help people find their ancestors and discover a place’s past.

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