Summer Reading 2015!

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.

Adult and Teen Summer Reading

Teen Summer Reading starts on May 11th
Adult Summer Reading starts on June 6th

The Teen Program for 2015 is "Unmasked" and the Adult Program is "Escape the Ordinary!"

Adult prizes include:

  • Amazon Kindle e-Readers
  • Char-Broil Grill
  • Chicago 360º Tilt Tickets at the John Hancock Building
  • Salt Spa Package from Timeless Spa and Salt Cave
  • Alien Entertainment,, Dick’s Sporting Goods Gift Cards
  • Claim Jumper, Greek Islands, and Harry Caray’s Restaurant Gift Cards

Teen prizes include:

  • Apple iPod
  • Kindle Fire HDX
  • Gift cards

  • Amazon
  • Barnes and Noble
  • Apple
  • iTunes
  • Yorktown mall
  • Kohls
  • Target

Upcoming Adult Programs

Job Seekers - Job Search Perspective, Strategy, & Goals

Thursday, June 11, 2015
7PM - 8PM
Develop a strategic plan for your job search!

Register Here

Computer Classes at Helen Plum

CLICK HERE to check out which class is right for you!

Curious about using an eReader?

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!

1000 Books Before Kindergarten

Birth - preschool

Register in Youth Services.

We have a new ongoing reading program! Challenge yourself to share 1000 books with your child before he or she reaches kindergarten. For every 100 books you share, your child will earn a free book or an exciting incentive!

New Feature in Our Library Catalog

Wondering what to read next but the Library isn't open to ask your favorite Helen Plum Librarian?

Our library catalog has been enhanced with information from NoveList Select and Goodreads to include other titles and authors you might like, along with a link to tell you why.

So if you liked Congratulations, by the way: Some Thoughts on Kindness, just enter that title in the catalog search box. Look at the result, scroll down and you will find:

Congratulations Suggestions

Want to know more about what the catalog offers? Just take a look here.

Contact Us

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Lombard, IL 60148

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Saturday 9:00 - 5:00
Sunday 1:00 - 5:00

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