Tuesday, June 18, 7 PM
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Tuesday, June 18, 7:30 PM at The Corner House
Designed with library lovers in their 20s through 40s in mind, Library Lounge is a monthly meetup at varying locations in the Lombard area. At meetings, which are usually the third Tuesday of the month, we hang out, support the establishment hosting us, and discuss a new book.
On Tuesday, June 18, join us to discuss The Casual Vacancy by J.K. Rowling, the first novel for adults from the author of Harry Potter.
No registration required. Additional copies of the book are available upon request for Lombard Library cardholders at HPL.
Wednesday, June 19, 6:30–8 PM
Get expert advice and information from a University of Illinois Extension Master Gardener. No registration necessary for this drop-in program on Wednesday evenings.
Sunday, June 23, 2-4 PM
The story of Oakland A's general manager Billy Beane's successful attempt to put together a baseball club on a budget by employing computer-generated analysis to draft his players.
This summer's reading program, Have Book, Will Travel, offers you a passport to any place and any time through the magic of reading. From Saturday, June 1st, to Sunday, August 4th, earn a chance at a Grand Prize with each 5 books you read. Some restrictions apply; contact Adult Services at 630-627-0316 or stop by the Adult Services Desk for more information.
The big news for Helen Plum this month is the addition of a new eMagazine service called Zinio. Zinio is an online digital magazine service with simultaneous access for HPL patrons. Digital magazines are the exact same material found in print magazines with additional features such as video, audio and live links. These magazines can be downloaded to your iPad, iPhone, Android phone, Kindle Fire, Nook HD+, laptop, or computer desktops. To start reading digital magazines, click on the Zinio logo to the left or on the new e-library tab near the top of the page!
Click the blue button to be taken to our programs page. We have lots of great offerings for adults of all ages and interests. Check back often because we are always adding new things! Patrons must register for programs unless otherwise noted. Register for programs by calling the Adult Services Department at 630-627-0316 or stopping by the Helen Plum Library.
The Museum Adventure Pass Program continues! Stop by the Adult Services or Youth Services desk to request a Brookfield Zoo or museum pass. For more details, see: www.museumadventure.org
Looking for fun, low cost activities? Stop by the Adult Services Department to pick up our brochure of delightful, family friendly ideas.
The Helen Plum Library is pleased to announce the Adult Services Department now provides extended internet use to HPL cardholders.
Cardholders may use the internet up to four hours per day, unless others are waiting. This extended service was made possible due to our recent expansion to twenty-four internet terminals.
Not sure which electronic devices to choose for your holiday shopping list? The array of gadgets can be mind-boggling! This program will give you the chance to get your hands on e-readers, tablets (think iPad), netbooks and other electronic devices. A PowerPoint presentation will also give an overview of devices and their capabilities.
Tel (630) 627-0316
110 W. Maple Street