New Storytime Blog!


Are you a fan of Helen Plum Library storytimes?

Check out our new storytime blog at: www.hplstorytime.wordpress.com.

We will be updating the blog every week with a selection of books shared in storytimes, early literacy tips, songs, and more!

Summer Volunteens Needed

Students entering grades 8 - 12

Applications available beginning:
Saturday, April 19

Applications accepted through:
Monday, May 12

We are looking for dedicated teen volunteers to assist with the 2014 Summer Reading Program: Fizz Boom Read. VolunTeens work 2 hours each week in June, July, and early August at the Youth Services summer reading registration table. Applications for the Volunteen program will be available at the Youth Services desk and online at helenplum.org/youth-services. VolunTeens selected to participate must attend an orientation session on: Thursday, May 29 at 7:00 p.m. or Saturday, May 31 at 10:00 a.m.

Join the Club

Reading program for babies - grade 8

Rewards can be earned through Sunday, April 27.

If you’ve finished your Join the Club reading log, be sure to reap the rewards of all your hard work! With each completed log, you will earn a book and prize. Our reading program is self-paced and independent. Stop by Youth Services for more details, to register, or to redeem your reading log. Registration required.

Design a Mouse Pad

All ages through grade 8

April 1 - 30

Contest Rules

Fizz Boom Read is our 2014 Summer Reading theme and we are looking for some original book and science themed artwork. The winning entries will be used for new mouse pad designs in Youth Services. You can create your entry at home or use supplies we provide in Youth Services. Winning designs will be announced during Children’s Book Week, May 12 - 18. Winning designers will receive a mouse pad, too!

ScribbleMonster Presents: Creative Musical Playtime!


Families with children of all ages

Friday, April 25
7:00 p.m.

Tickets are sold out for this event

Sing, play and dance with ScribbleJim and ScribbleJayne! ScribbleMonster’s award-winning approach to music, movement and other activities encourages each child’s own unique and creative participation. ScribbleMonster is acclaimed by Parenting Magazine and NPR. Tickets required.

Lego Club

For children ages 5 and up with a participating adult

Saturday, April 26
10:00 a.m.
Registration is full for April 26

Saturday, May 24
10:00 a.m.
Registration begins April 19
Click here to register.

Families can build skyscrapers, vehicles, and other awe-inspiring creations with our collection of Legos! Once your project is complete, we’ll take a photo of you and your Lego® creation to proudly display in Youth Services. If you can’t make it this month, don’t worry - Lego® Club will be held monthly on the fourth Saturday. Children attend with a participating adult. Younger siblings are welcome - Duplo bricks are available for siblings under 5 years old. Registration required.

iPads now available in Youth Services!


iPads are now available for in-house use in the Youth Services Department. The iPads are pre-loaded with kid-friendly apps. Stop by the Youth Services desk for more information. The iPads are available courtesy of the Edgar Robbins Fund, established due to the generosity of Carol Anne Robbins.

Click here to see the apps on our iPads!

Contact Us

Tel (630) 627-0316
Fax (630) 627-0336

110 W. Maple Street
Lombard, IL 60148

Hours:
Monday - Friday 9:00 - 9:00
Saturday 9:00 - 5:00
Sunday 1:00 - 5:00

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