Why isn’t the Helen Plum Library considering other locations for the new building? Preserving our significant, unique historical link to both Lilacia Park and the Plum family is important to us as well as the history of Lombard. The Library currently has more than 255,000 visitors each year. Moving the library to another location would … More What about other locations?
The additional revenue received from the .216 tax increase voters approved in November, 2017 is currently being held in an interest earning Capital Projects fund. The interest on that fund will be added to help reduce the eventual borrowing costs. Once the building plans are approved, the funds will be spent on bond payments for … More Where is the Money Going?
I have been asked by many residents during our new library building negotiations with the Park District why the Library Board does not consider another location for the library. The Library Board has prioritized staying at the current location for several reasons. The land that the Helen Plum Memorial Library and Lilacia Park reside on … More A Note from our Board President