Library Updates & Library Services Hours

 

 

 

 

What's Happening at HPL?

Library Updates

Beanstack Reading Challenges

Library Services Hours

Placing Holds

Drive Thru Pick-Up

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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LIBRARY UPDATES

COOKIES & COMICS - AUTHOR VISIT - DECEMBER 16

December's Cookies & Comics will feature SOULSTREAM by Saida Woolf. Saida Woolf will join us for this event! Interested? REGISTER HERE. 

 

DECEMBER 3

The library will be closed for an staff in-service day. 

 

DONATIONS

THANK YOU for thinking of us, but at this time the library is not able to accept donations - though hopes to in the near future. Watch the web site for more information. In the meantime, the places listed below are open, willing and able to accept your donations:

Good Will
7400 W 159th St, Orland Park
 
Acorn Public Library
15624 Central Ave, Oak Forest
 
Tinley Park Public Library
7851 Timber Dr., Tinley Park
 
Flossmoor Public Library
1000 Sterling Ave, Flossmoor
(hard & softcover books, current CDs & DVDS)
 
Grande Prairie Public Library
3479 183rd St, Hazel Crest
(you must call and make an appointment)

 

 

LIBRARY OPEN - MASKS REQUIRED

We are open full business hours with no limits on length of time in the building. Computers are still available for 45min time limits. Due to the Illinois State Mandate requiring masks, masks are required for all in the library regardless of vaccine status. 

 

PRINTING AT HPL

Need to print something but don't have a printer? Check out our print services! CLICK HERE to learn more. 

 

 

KEEP CONNECTED

Haven't signed up for the HPL eNewsletter? CLICK HERE

Don't know about our Facebook page? CLICK HERE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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BEANSTACK READING CHALLENGES

 

Reading Challenge

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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LIBRARY SERVICES HOURS

 

LIBRARY HOURS

Monday - Thursday @ 9am - 9pm

Friday & Saturday @ 9am - 5pm

Sunday @ 1pm - 5pm

 

BOOK RETURNS 

Open 24/7

 

 

DRIVE THRU PICK-UP

Drive Thru Pick-Up is available all the hours the library is open and is open to both Homewood and Non-Homewood Residents. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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PLACING HOLDS

  • Need to place a hold? CLICK HERE to sign into your library account. 

 

HOW DO I PLACE A HOLD?

  1. Browse through our online catalog and find the item you want to put a hold on

  2. Click onto the Place Hold button next to the item you want to place a hold on

  3. A window will pop up asking you to log into your Library Account 

  4. Enter the barcode on the back of your library card (that is your library card number) and enter your PIN

    1. Your default PIN is the last four digits of your primary phone number on your library account.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

    1. 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?

Call us or Email us:

hplhelp@homewoodlibrary.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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DRIVE THRU PICK-UP

Drive Thru Pick-Up 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?

  1. Place a hold in our online catalog. If you need assistance, call the library at 708-798-0121 x. 216 or email us at hplhelp@homewoodlibrary.org.

  2. Come to the library and go to the Drive-Thru to receive your holds.