1st & 3rd Tuesday of the month, 1pm to 3pm
The Scrabble Club will meet the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month from 1pm to 3pm. Join others who love the game! New players always welcome.
On select Thursdays, the Library shows a movie at 10am (with subtitles), 2pm & 6:30pm.
Books available one month in advance.
Monday Lunch Bunch - 12pm
November 11 – Hershey: Milton S. Hershey’s Extraordinary Life of Wealth, Empire and Utopian Dreams by Michael D’Antonio
December 9 – How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie
Tuesday Evening - 7pm
November 19 – Defending Jacob by William Landay
December 17 – Burgess Boys by Elizabeth Strout
Palos Heights residents are given preference for all programs. Registration for Palos Heights residents will begin on issuance of the newsletter. Non-residents may register one week before date of program, if space is available. Please register for all programs at the Adult Services desk or by calling (708) 448-1473.
The Needle Club meets every Tuesday from 10am to 12pm. Come join other who enjoy doing needlework and share ideas.
Movies to Make You Laugh
All will be shown at 2pm.
December 1 at 2pm, Stories We Tell
Family Christmas Photo Shoot - Sunday, November 3
Need a beautiful backdrop for your Christmas Photo? Our Reading Room Fireplace & Tree will be decorated just for you. Bring your camera and your loved ones for a photo shoot.
Food Enzyme Deficiencies: The Hidden Causes - Tuesday, November 5 at 7pm
Do you suffer from one or more of the following conditions: back pain, sprains/strains, headaches, digestive disorders, allergies, immune problems, arthritis, hypertension/high blood pressure, insomnia, blood sugar issues or cholesterol problems? Food enzyme deficiencies could be the cause. Come to our free presentation and find out how Lucas Chiropractic Center can help.
iPad/iPhone User Group - Wednesday, November 6 at 2pm
Are you new to the Apple world and anxious to learn how to use your new device? It seems the best apps are the ones that are recommended by others! Come share what you know and learn new tips/tricks from others. Each person should come prepared to share their favorite short cut or app. Bring your device so we can project your favorite app on the overhead if possible. If there is interest, this group will continue to meet on a monthly basis.
Illinois Secretary of State’s Organ and Tissue Donor Program - Friday, November 8, 1pm to 4pm
As you probably already know there is a critical shortage of donated organs. Stop by the Library and talk to a representative from the Illinois Secretary of State’s Office about what you need to do to become part of the organ and tissue donor registry.
Veterans Reception - Monday, November 11 at 11:30am
The Library invites all veterans and members of the community back for our 5th Annual Veterans Day Reception, immediately following the Veterans Day Program being held at City Hall, Monday, November 11th at 11am. Meet our local veterans at this informal gathering. Light refreshments will be served. In addition, the Library will have a special box available during the month of November to collect worn or tattered flags. They will be taken to the American Legion Hall for proper handling.
The Financial Aid Process- Tuesday, November 12 at 7pm
This presentation is an introduction to the financial aid process. ISACorps members are experts at simplifying the often confusing world of financial aid. Grants, scholarships and student loans are included and FASFA will be covered at length.
Library Blood Drive - Tuesday, November 12, 10am to 2pm
Help save a life! Donate blood at the Library’s blood drive on Tuesday, November 12th from 10am to 2pm. Walk-ins are welcome, or schedule an appointment by calling the library, or visit https://ht.heartlandbc.org/donor/schedules/drive_schedule/2022702. Heartland Blood Centers’ first commitment is to meet local blood needs first, so please donate!
Make and Give the Gift of Chocolate - Wednesday, November 13 at 6:30pm
Sue Peltzer of Delicious Creations will show you how to make fabulous chocolate treats to give as gifts. Attendees will take home what they make! Please register for this program, there is a $3.00 charge. Sorry, so refunds.
Singing the Standards - Sunday, November 17 at 2pm
Kym Frankovelgia, who performed over 400 shows last year will be on hand to sing your favorite hits from the 20s, 30s and 40s including a selection of Broadway hits.
Memory: Remember More, Forget Less! - Wednesday, November 20 at 6:30pm
Do you have trouble remembering names? Would you like to remember more of what you read? This workshop is specifically geared to help you improve your memory. You’ll learn how your memory works and how you can use simple strategies, like mnemonic devices, to remember things more easily. This program is being presented by Iris Reading.
When Football Was Football - Tuesday, December 3 at 7pm
Join author Joe Ziemba for a humorous look at the wacky early days of professional football, focusing on the NFL’s oldest franchise, the Chicago (now Arizona) Cardinals. Relive the rowdy, formative years of football through audience interaction, rare archival photos and surprising insight into local historical figures such as Red Grange, Jim Thorpe, George Halas and Al Capone.
Bingo for Big Kids - Thursday, December 12 at 1pm
Tired of thinking about the holidays? Come to the Library and enjoy an hour of Bingo fun with a twist. Wrap up a white elephant item (knickknack, costume jewelry, book, etc.) and bring it along. If you win, you’ll get to choose one of the white elephant items! Bring your friends along, too!
Winners Announced December 9th at 5pm
Bells are the theme for the Library this year, so we are having a bell decorating contest! Beginning November 1st, patrons may pick a up a bell pattern at the Library or download.
Judging will be done by library patrons on Saturday December 7th and Sunday December 8th. You must have a library card number to vote. Winners will be posted in the Library at 5pm on Monday, December 9th. The bells will decorate the Library during the month of December, but may be picked up beginning December 20th for the entrant’s holiday enjoyment. The Library cannot be held responsible for any harm that may be done to the bell.