The Library will be closed on Sunday, May 26 and Monday, May 27 in observance of Memorial Day. No materials are due on these dates.
We deliver books to your door! If you are physically unable to visit the library due to temporary or permanent illness, injury or mobility issues, the Library can come to you.
Call Circulation Services at 630.986.1976 to make arrangements.
High School Finals Service
Use the Library to meet with a study group, find a quiet place to focus or to ask a librarian your last minute questions. Study rooms and group study areas are available during regular Library hours. Water, snacks, and supplies will be available during specified times.
Saturday, June 1 through Wednesday, June 5
Open late on Sunday, June 2 until 9 p.m.
Summer Art Exhibit: Expressions in Color
Expressions in Color is a collection of watercolors that capture the ambiance, vistas, and details of cityscapes, landscapes, and portraits. The artist works from his own photography and lets his creative energy explore the patterning and transparent layering of watercolors.
Bret Steinhaus is a Midwestern, impressionist watercolor artist born and raised in Illinois, with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Design from Northern Illinois University. Over the past few years, he has exhibited work at the Union League Club of Chicago, Hinsdale Center for the Arts and the Elmhurst Art Museum.
June 1-August 31
Open during regular library hours
New Services at HPL!
Text a Librarian & Zinio: Digital Magazine Subscriptions for your Tablet
Text a Librarian: The Library is excited to offer a new way to connect with you! You can now text your questions to a librarian. Text Hinsdale to 66746. You will receive an automatic response with directions on how to proceed. Message and data rates apply.
Zinio is a mobile reading application that offers some of your favorite magazines digitally. Your Hinsdale Library card will give you access to 22 magazine titles on your tablet, smartphone or computer. Visit Hinsdale Public Library’s Research Resources, enter your Hinsdale Library card number and click on the Zinio icon. After you create a Zinio account, you will be sent a confirmation email with directions.
Borrow a MacBook Pro Laptop at the Library!
Four laptops are available for in-house checkout at the Reference and Adult Services Desk. Two more Macbooks are installed in Youth Services for children’s use. All six laptops are loaded with iWork and Office for Mac software.
Contact Reference and Adult Services at 630.986.1982 or email@example.com.
Library Mobile App
Search the Hinsdale Public Library from your phone or mobile device. Visit hpl.boopsie.com on your mobile device, search Hinsdale Public Library in your app store or scan the QR code to download the app.
Use the catalog:
* Search for books, movies and music
* See what’s on shelf
* Reserve items
Manage your account:
* Renew items
* Check reserve status
* Double-check due dates
Get Library information:
* Library hours
* Upcoming programs
* Contact us
* Checkout HPL items with BookCheck
Enjoy your eReader with FREE eBooks from the Library!
Did you know that your Hinsdale library card gives you free access to a growing collection of eBooks? Visit our eBook catalog to start searching. Need help? Select the OverDrive Help button for detailed instructions for your particular device. Need more hands-on assistance? Call the Adult Services department at 630.986.1982 to schedule a one-on-one instruction session.
Borrow a Nook or Kindle
Barnes & Noble Nook and Amazon Kindle eReaders are available for checkout ! The eReaders come with preloaded content. Search the catalog by title to see if a particular one is available on the eReaders.
- 6 Nooks available
- 3 Kindle Fires and 1 Kindle Touch available
- 2 week checkout (no renewals)
- Available for Hinsdale card holders 18+
Thank you for making the Library your community destination,
Karen Kleckner Keefe, Executive Director
|Hinsdale Public Library
20 East Maple Street
Hinsdale, IL 60521
Map & Directions
|P: (630) 986-1976
F: (630) 986-9654
Text ”hinsdale” to 66746
For deaf and speech
over the telephone, dial
711 for Illinois Relay services.
9:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
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