Library Updates

Updated April 12, 2021

Library Closings
During our renovation, the Library is offering virtual and drive-up service until the renovation work is complete in Spring of 2021.

Library Hours

  • Monday through Friday 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
  • Saturday 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
  • Closed on Sunday

Staff Will Be Available

You can reach staff during drive-up service hours via telephone, email, and chat. We are always happy to place item requests, answer questions or assist with any of our digital resources.

Library Services Continue

You will still be able to:

More Library Services

Drive-Up Service
The Library is pleased to now offer drive-up service. The drive-up service window is adjacent to the book drop and is available during the Library's service hours.

Item holds must be requested in advance. You will be notified by email, text, or phone when they are ready. After you have been notified, call the Library to arrange a time to pick up your holds.
Please follow these steps when you arrive:

  1. Please go to the drive-up service window call us at 847-259-3500
  2. Wait for Library staff to open the drawer and then place your library card inside
  3. Retrieve your items from the drawer

No returns will be accepted through the drive-up service drawer. Please continue to use the drop box adjacent to the drawer for all returns.


Placing Your Holds

You may place holds using our online catalog, by calling the library at 847-259-3500 or by using our chat line. You may also send your hold request via email to the Youth Services Department at ysdept@phpl.info or the Adult services Department at asdept@phpl.info. When your holds become available, you will be notified by email, text, or phone. You may then call us during service hours to arrange for drive-up service.

Returns

The book drop at the back of the building is open for returns. Please call the Library during service hours if you have an item that will not fit in the drop box.

We are not accepting donations.

Library Renovation Work

Follow our progress by visiting our renovation updates page.