Adult Services Department

Visit the Adult Services Desk on the 2nd floor of the Library.  Our staff members are more than happy to assist you.  We offer a wide variety of services, including:

  • Research assistance
  • Readers advisory
  • Electronic resources
  • Information about volunteer programs
  • Locating materials on shelves
  • Title requests
  • Entertaining, enlightening, and relevant programs/events
  • Homebound delivery
  • Summer and Winter Reading Programs
  • Study Rooms
  • General information requests

GHPLD Book Match

GHPLD Book Match connects you with personalized titles based on your preferences. Fill out the questionnaire and within a week, our professional title matchmakers will provide you with a list of unique materials handpicked just for you.

Craft Kits

Adult Services has developed craft kits that adults can take and make at home.  The kits contain all the supplies and directions needed to complete the project.  Each month, we’ll offer a new kit.  These kits are available on a first-come, first-served basis, and there is a limit of two kits per person.

If you have questions regarding the featured monthly craft kit and availability, please contact Adult Services at 708-598-8446 ext. 120.

Career Online High School

Looking to advance your career, prepare for workforce entry, and/or continue your education?  Find out more about Career Online High School, a new program from GHPLD that offers adults the opportunity to earn an accredited high school diploma and career certificate.

Event Proposals

Are you a programmer that wants to offer a lecture, demonstration, performance, or other event at the Library?  Proposals may be sent to  Please note that due to the volume of inquiries we receive, we are not able to individually respond to each submission.

Community Resources

Community members have access to many organizations available to provide assistance in times of need.  The Library has compiled a list of community resources to provide more information about services available locally.

Questions?  Let us know!

Call 708-598-8446 ext. 120 or email