On July 20th, 1969, astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin took the first steps on the moon. This week, we are celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 landing by featuring books and movies on space exploration from our collection.
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These hot and humid days ahead are the perfect excuse to get lost in some beach reads and poolside page-turners.
In line with our 2019 Summer Reading theme Universe of Stories, these fiction books allow you to explore places and planets vastly different from the one you're reading on.
We're over the moon about our 2019 Summer Reading Program: Universe of Stories! Join us for *blast off* with early sign ups starting Wed, May 1.
Greetings from Helen Plum Library! Our calendars say August... Where has the time gone?! We are sad to say goodbye to summer, but have had a wonderful 2018 summer reading program, Libraries Rock!
Drop-in event for families with children of all ages. No registration required. Join us on the Library’s Plaza to celebrate the last day of the Summer Reading Program with frozen treats, a picnic lunch and outdoor fun! Lombard’s Dairy Queen is treating us to yummy ice cream. Weber Grill Restaurant is grilling up delicious hot dogs and crunchy chips! Be sure to come early as supplies are limited — and just might melt! We'll also have lots of fun summer activities, including:
Lombard, are you ready to rock? Join us as we kick off our 2018 Summer Reading Program: Libraries Rock! This year we are celebrating music and libraries and we encourage readers of all ages and abilities to "join the band!"
We are looking for enthusiastic, responsible and organized teen volunteers to assist with this year’s summer reading program— Libraries Rock. Interested? Download the details and an application form here! Applications are due by Tue, May 1.
Requirements to Volunteer:
We're wrapping up a week of reader recommendations with a little bit of mystery! Check out some of these titles, read and recommended by Helen Plum Library patrons... and if you need more reading inspiration, stop in to the Adult Services desk today!
We had so many great recommendations from the Adult Summer Reading program this year! Including several of them below for everyone who needs some 'What do I read next?' inspiration!