As part of the library’s continuous effort to improve services to the community, we are undergoing a renovation to the Youth Services Department as well as some changes to the front lobby area. We are finishing up a large shifting of the collection as well.
Check out our What's New For Helen Plum page for updates.
Every Hero Has a Story
Babies through grade 8
Registration begins Monday, May 11 in Youth Services.
Track your progress and earn rewards! Even little ones who aren’t reading on their own can participate in Every Hero Has a Story! When you reach your goal, you’ll earn a book and a free kids meal from Weber Grill. You'll also get the opportunity to keep reading for credit with a bonus log! Reading Rewards are available Saturday, June 6 through Sunday, August 9.
Drop-in program for all ages
Saturday, April 18
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Let's celebrate our new early literacy playspace, the Robin's Nest! We'll have special activities and Jason Kollum, a high-energy juggler who will astound with his skills! He'll even give you a chance to be a juggler!
Families with children of all ages
Friday, April 17 at 7:00 p.m.
Free tickets are available in Youth Services
Wendy & DB's original songs encourage children to use their imaginations, teach musical basics like melody and rhythm, and show kids how to have fun with words. They’ll also introduce a variety of instruments like maracas, bells and much more!
April 21 is Money Smart Day at HPL!
We’ll host Two Special Money Smart Week Presentations:
Cybersecurity and Intellectual Property Theft
Business Lunch & Learn, April 21, Noon – 1 pm.
Snacks will be served
With cybercrimes in the news, and hackers becoming increasingly sophisticated, it is important to keep up to date with the latest information about how to protect your business and your customers. Eric Thompson, Associate Professor of Criminal Justice at the College of DuPage has a background in intellectual property theft.
Savvy Women Invest with Purpose April 21, 7:00 pm.
Why doesn't the standard investment paradigm work for women?
• Women’s needs are not being met
• Women are made to feel less confident
• Women have different concerns
• Women value money differently
• Women have different priorities
Why women think differently about their wealth
The six strengths women already possess
How to empower and take control of your life
Computer Classes at Helen Plum
Helen Plum Library celebrates National Library Week with Food for Fines - April 12th through April 18th, 2015
All food will be donated to the LOMBARD-VILLA PARK FOOD PANTRY
Have you ever wondered if you would enjoy reading books electronically? Are you traveling and don’t want to pack a pile of books to read? We have the solution!
The Library has eReaders (three Kindle Paperwhites, one Kindle Keyboard, and three Nook Simple Touch eReaders) available for checkout for adult cardholders. These devices are pre-loaded with current fiction and nonfiction bestsellers. Check them out to discover if you like this type of reading format or simply want a reading change of pace!
eReaders may be checked out by Helen Plum Library patrons over the age of 18 with a valid HPL library card.
Checkout time is three weeks and eReaders are not renewable. There is no grace period for returning eReaders to the Library.
Come in and try them out!