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We Can't Wait To Open Our Doors.
Until Then, Here’s The Story.

Beginning Monday, June 8, returns will be accepted.

Please place your items (while wearing a mask) in the special bins located in the Library's parking lot during the following hours:

  • Monday, June 8, Tuesday, June 9, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Wednesday, June 10, Thursday, June 11, 2 – 4 p.m.
  • Friday, June 12, Saturday, June 13, 5 – 7 p.m.

Beginning Monday, June 15, the book drop will be open.

All materials currently checked out are due July 1 if you don’t wish to return them yet.

Upon return, materials will be quarantined for seven days based on recommendations of the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

Grab & Go

Beginning Monday, June 15, pick up new library materials using Grab & Go!

Here’s how to use the Library’s contact-free pickup service:

Request materials at hplibrary.org or by calling 847-432-0216.

You will be notified when materials are available and have been checked out to your account.

Look for the bag with your name on it in the vestibule on the Library’s lower level.

Follow the directional signage and enter one at a time. 

Materials can be picked up from 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Upon return, materials will be quarantined for seven days.

Perfect Picks

Fill out either one of these online forms with your preferences and we will build you a customized list of suggested book, film, or TV titles compiled by our librarians!

Find Your Next Book Here

 

The questions below were selected with the aim of receiving enough of a patron's reading history and tastes to provide a customized book list of at least five prospective titles and/or authors for patron enjoyment!

You can expect your personalized book-list within 3-5 business days.

Your Library Card Number is on the back of your Library Card! It begins with 100010...
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Find Your Next Film or TV Series Here

Perfect Picks: Movies, TV series, Documentaries is geared towards both creating personalized viewing lists and the Library's goal of being digitally accessible during this extraordinary time - meaning you can get your next great streaming recommendations sent directly to your email!

The questions below were selected with the aim of receiving enough of a patron's viewing history and tastes to provide a customized film list of at least five prospective titles. You can expect your personalized film list within 3-5 business days.

(e.g. violence, profanity, nudity, terminal illness,...)

Access The Library From Home 24/7 For Books, Movies, Music, And More!

Check out ebooks or eaudiobooks. Stream or download movies, TV shows, and music. Digital magazines, online courses, and more are also available. For children, Tumble Book Library offers talking books, puzzles, and games. Start Here

Here is a guide to help find:

Exploring the World from Home

Looking for things to do while self-isolating? Your Library has some suggestions! MORE

Don’t have a library card?

The Library's physical doors may be closed, but you can still get a library card online. Click on the button below to receive a temporary library card and start enjoying our digital collections from home.


get a temporary library card