What's Happening at HPL?
Beanstack Reading Challenges
Library Services Hours
Drive Thru Pick-Up
1) Upcoming Events
Check out our events by using the links below!
2) COMPUTER POLICY
Homewood Patrons with Library Card: Computers are available for 45 min time limits, need library card to log on.
Homewood Residents without Library Card: Free 45-minute pass available by showing a valid Homewood ID (Driver’s License or State ID with Homewood address).
Non-Homewood Residents: Must purchase a 45-minute pass for $1.00.
15-minute Express passes are free for use only at the downstairs Express computer. These passes are suitable for independent users, especially those who wish to “print and go”. 15-minute passes are restricted to one pass per patron per day and cannot be extended.
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BEANSTACK READING CHALLENGES
HPL has a new digital platform called Beanstack! You can use Beanstack on your phone (both android & iOS), mobile device, or computer. Through Beanstack you can log your reading and join HPL's Reading Challenges--allowing you a chance to win prizes! There are challenges available for ALL AGES.
Interested? Register for a Beanstack account by clicking HERE.
LIBRARY SERVICES HOURS
HPL OPEN REGULAR HOURS
*2023 Update: The library will lock doors 15 minutes prior to close time. Patrons already in the building are welcome to stay until closing. The drive-thru will be open for drop offs and pick ups.
- Monday - Thursday: 9 am - 9 pm
- Doors lock at 8:45pm, drive thru open until 9pm
- Friday & Saturday: 9 am - 5 pm
- Doors lock at 4:45pm, drive thru open until 5pm
- Sunday: Closed Memorial Day to Labor Day
- Drive-Thru: Open all Library Hours
- Book Returns: Open 24/7
- Friends book Sale Open all Library Hours
THE FORT HOURS
- Monday - Thursday: 3 pm - 9 pm
- Friday: 3 pm - 5 pm
- Saturday: 1 pm - 5 pm
Masks recommended, but not required. Ask staff to browse the collection.
Need to place a hold? CLICK HERE to sign into your library account.
HOW DO I PLACE A HOLD?
Browse through our online catalog and find the item you want to put a hold on
Click onto the Place Hold button next to the item you want to place a hold on
A window will pop up asking you to log into your Library Account
Enter the barcode on the back of your library card (that is your library card number) and enter your PIN
Your default PIN is the last four digits of your primary phone number on your library account.
A window will appear for you to specify the library where you want to pick-up your item when ready. Once you have selected the pick-up library, click Place Hold. The system will tell you if the hold was successfully placed or not.
Once you have placed a hold on an item, you will be able to see it when you are logged into your library account. It will show under the Holds tab.
If you have multiple holds and don't want to receive them all at once for pick-up, you can manage your holds in your library account by clicking on the ones you want to suspend until you are ready to pick them up.
HAVING TROUBLE WITH YOUR PIN?
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DRIVE-THRU PICK UP
Drive-Thru PickUp is be available all the hours the library is open and is open to both Homewood and Non-Homewood Residents.
HOW DOES DRIVE-THRU PICK-UP WORK?
Place a hold in our online catalog. If you need assistance, call the library at 708-798-0121 x. 216 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Come to the library and go to the Drive-Thru to receive your holds.