November Programs

Joint Replacement – Is it Time?

Wednesday, November 1, 6:30 pm
Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and Co-Medical Director of the Bone and Joint Institute at Advocate Christ Medical Center, Dr. Kevin Luke, will discuss the issues and options of joint replacement.
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American Doughboys in World War 1

Saturday, November 4, 11 am
Commemorate the 100th anniversary of World War 1 with award-winning author Robert Mueller who will discuss the reasons for WW1 and the consequences of this devastating conflict.
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Beyond Pumpkin Pie: Non-traditional Pumpkin Desserts for the Holidays

Tuesday, November 7, 6:30 pm
Pastry Chef Rose Deneen will demonstrate how to make a Pumpkin Maple Mousse Trifle, Pumpkin Apple Pancakes, and Pumpkin Bread Pudding. Recipes and samples included. Seating is limited.
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Planning Your Pollinator Garden

Wednesday, November 8, 6:30 pm
Protect and restore the environment for bees, butterflies, and other pollinators by planting a pollinator garden. Gareth Blakesley, Operations Manager of Lake Katherine Nature Center and Botanic Gardens, will discuss how to install, plant, and care for a pollinator garden. A resource sheet will be made available at the workshop.
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Tea Tasting 101

Thursday, November 9, 6:30 pm
Tea expert and co-owner of Harvest Room, Carri Sirigas, will discuss the different types of tea and what it takes to brew the perfect cup. A tasting of different teas will be offered.
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Veterans Day Reception

Friday, November 10, 12 pm*
The Library invites all veterans, family members, and patrons to the library for the Annual Veterans Day Reception. *This reception will be held immediately following the program held at City Hall. Meet our local veterans at this informal gathering. Light refreshments will be served.
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Healthy Eating During the Holidays

Tuesday, November 14, 6:30 pm
The holiday season is a time to celebrate with family and friends. Unfortunately, for many it can become a stressful time of year and cause us to over eat or chose too many of the wrong foods. Nutrition educator Chris Rosandich, MS, will share tips on 10 healthy holiday-eating strategies to help you and your family navigate the holiday season in a healthy way.
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De-stress Your Holidays With Essentials Oils

Wednesday, November 15, 6:30 pm
Shopping, wrapping, cooking, hosting, the holidays can get busy and hectic. Learn how to use essential oils to reduce stress and support good health during the holiday season. All participants will receive an essential oils infused soap with a fun holiday scent.
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Holiday Card Making

Thursday, November 16, 6:30 pm
Craft master Mary Beth Sexton will show how to create four special custom made holiday cards. No experience needed. All materials will be provided. Seating is limited.
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Christmas Tree Ship

Thursday, November 30, 6:30 pm
Rochelle Pennington, author of “The Christmas Tree Ship”, will share stories about the ship which delivered holiday evergreens from Michigan to the citizens of Chicago each Christmas season before it was caught and lost in the "Great Storm of 1912".
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Weekly Clubs

Needle Club

Tuesdays from 10am to 2pm

Scrabble Club

Tuesdays from 1pm to 3pm

Mah Jongg

Tuesdays from 1pm to 4pm



Palos Heights residents are given preference when registering 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 by clicking the registration links above, in person at the Adult Services desk, or by calling (708) 448-1473.

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