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March Programs

Improv Basics

Sunday, March 26 at 2 pm
Need a good laugh? Want to improve your speaking and presentation skills? Learn how with the basics of improv from Second City alumn Maureen Kelly.
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Chicago Mafia History

Tuesday, March 28 at 6:30pm
Tim Wilsey presents a program on some of the most feared men who ran Chicago with an iron fist and will discuss the mobsters and their operations from various eras of organized crime. Learn how the mafia controlled the city, the state, the Midwest and Las Vegas from Al Capone and Tony Accardo to Sam Giancana, Anthony Spilotro and The Family Secrets Trial.
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Nature by the Book: "H" is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald

Wednesday, March 29 at 6:30pm
Lake Katherine and the Palos Heights Library team up to bring a new nature-based panel book discussion to be held at the library. The book will be available at the Front Desk.
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Mussels, Moonshine, Music: Mississippi Valley Migrants in the 20th Century

Thursday, March 30 at 6:30pm
In a time almost forgotten, the Midwest and upper South were once home to thousands of Americans who lived and worked on the rivers as share croppers, fishermen, mussel shellers, button cutters, traveling minstrels, and even moonshiners. Fiddler and historian Dennis Stroughmatt brings this program of music, storytelling, and a fabulous collection of artifacts to tell their stories and play the music of the Mississippi Valley migrants.
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April Programs

Creative Coloring for Grownups

Sunday, April 2 at 2pm
Explore your creativity and let your inner artist reign in this stress-free and relaxing hour of coloring designs from the popular coloring books for grown-ups. All materials supplied.
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The 1967 Tornado

Tuesday, April 4 at 6:30pm
Oak Lawn Public Library Local History Manager Kevin Korst will discuss his book Images of America: Oak Lawn Tornado of 1967 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the devastating event.
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Vivian Maier: Out of the Shadows

Tuesday, April 11 at 6:30pm
Actress Jenny Riddle portrays Chicago street photographer, Vivian Maier, and shares the story of one woman's private passion and genius for photography.
This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
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Trivia Night @ Jullianni’s

Wednesday, April 12 at 6:30pm
Join us for two hours of trivia and prizes at Jullianni’s Pizzeria & Pub located at 7239 W. College Drive in Palos Heights. Come on your own or in groups of up to five. Call Jullianni’s to reserve your seat at (708) 361-4222.

NLW: Digital Test Drive Expo

Thursday, April 13, 10am & 6:30pm
Check our tech out and get a hands-on introduction to the library app, downloadable books, digital newspapers and magazines, kid’s resources, genealogy, homework helpers, foreign language/ESL learning, tools for choosing your next best read and learn how to access them all free from home. Take a tour of the Media Lab and Mediascape to learn how to create photos and movies with our green screen and iMovie equipment. All participants will be entered into a drawing for Amazon Echo Dot.

Updates on Eyecare

Tuesday, April 18 at 6:30pm
Dr. Michelle Man of Palos Eye Professionals and Dr. Nicolas Beaupre of Midwest Eye Professionals will discuss advanced technologies used to diagnose and treat dry eye and cataracts with an interactive demonstration.
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The Changing Chicago Accent

Wednesday, April 19 at 6:30pm
Edward McClelland, author of "How to Speak Midwestern", will discuss how the Chicago accent is changing from "dese, dem and dose," and how the sound of a Chicago accent will change in the future.
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Alexander Hamilton

Thursday, April 20 at 6:30pm
Discover the story behind the man who inspired the hit Broadway musical! Terrence Lynch will portray Alexander Hamilton.
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Getting Ready for Estate Planning

Saturday, April 22 at 11am
Smart Money Week Program — Learn to initiate the discussion about estate planning, how to take stock of your possessions and determine your objective for your estate plan.
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Antique Appraisals with Rex Newell

Tuesday, April 25 at 6:30pm
Is it trash or treasure? Antiques appraiser Rex Newell will share his expertise and offer an assessment of the different antiques (with the exception of Oriental or Native American objects) and collectables brought to the program. Please note: this program is limited to ONE ITEM PER PERSON and limited to 40 items total.
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Illinois State Treasurer’s I-Cash Program

Wednesday, April 26 at 6:30pm
Smart Money Week Program — A representative from the Illinois State Treasurer's I-Cash program will be available to assist patrons in connecting with unclaimed cash and other assets.
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Creating a Backyard Bird Oasis

Thursday, April 27 at 6:30pm
Mel Tracy, owner of Wild Birds Unlimited, will discuss the different ways to attract the greatest variety of birds to your backyard including Orioles and hummingbirds and how to care for them.
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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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