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Monday Book Discussions

partly cloudy patriotBooks available one month in advance.

Monday Lunch Bunch - 12pm

July 11 - The Partly Cloudy Patriot by Sarah Vowell

Tuesday Book Discussions

in a dark dark woodBooks available one month in advance.

June 21 at 7pm
Gold by Chris Cleavet 7pm
Girl Waits With Gun by Amy Stewart



Book & Film Series

the 333rd Thursday of the month at 2 pm

Join us for a brief discussion and then watch the movie based on the book. All participants will be entered into a raffle to win a paperback copy of the book.

July 21 - The 33 based on the book Deep, Down, Dark by Hector Tobar
  (starring Antonia Banderas and Rodrigo Santoro, rated PG-13, runtime 127 minutes)

Book Discussions

Books will be available one month in advance. New members are always welcome!

goldTuesday Evening Book Discussion, 7 pm
June 21 - Gold by Chris Cleave
July 19 - China Dolls by Lisa See

Monday Lunch Bunch Book Discussion, 12 pm
July 11 - The Partly Cloudy Patriot by Sarah Vowell

Adult Summer Reading Program

Get in the Game, READ!

June 13 - July 30

Read for a chance to win prizes all summer long! Get a free raffle ticket for signing up for Summer Reading, and earn a raffle ticket for every 5 books read. Summer reading participants may also earn extra points by moving through the “game board,” attending library programs and participating in the Read Around Town-Get Caught Reading photo contest. Prizes for Summer Reading and the photo contest will be awarded at The Music & Influence of Hank Williams program on August 9. For more information, contact the library.

Read Around Town Photo Contest

Visit points of interest in our community and take a photo or yourself reading for extra points in the Summer Reading Program. The photos will be posted in the library and on the library’s social media pages. Prizes will be awarded for the most creative so get caught reading! Visit the library to pick up more details.

Author Dominic Pacyga and the History of Chicago’s Union Stock Yard

Thursday, June 23 at 6:30pm
Join us for a lively discussion with author and Columbia College history professor Dominic Pacyga and his latest book Slaughterhouse-Chicago’s Union Stock Yard and the World It Made.
Click here to register

Arthritis of the Hand and Wrist

Tuesday, June 28 at 6:30pm
Dr. Anton Fakhouri will discuss the symptoms of arthritis of the hand and wrist, who gets arthritis in the hand and wrist, when it’s time to ask your doctor for help and the current treatment options.
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AARP Safe Driving Class

Thursday, July 7, 9am to 5pm
This all-day course is designed for the older driver. Those who complete this course will receive a certificate that may qualify them for a discount on auto insurance. Bring a current driver’s license and AARP card, $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members, payable on day of class to class instructor. Bring a lunch.
Click here to register

Creative Coloring for Grown-Ups

Saturday, July 9, 11am
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 will be supplied.
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The Plight of the Honeybee

Thursday, July 14 at 6:30pm
Learn what challenges honeybees face and some of the things we can do to help them. Discover how they work as a colony and what it takes to be a present day beekeeper.
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Managing Shoulder Pain

Tuesday, July 19 at, 6:30pm
Dr. Adam Meisel from Advocate Christ Medical Center will talk about shoulder pain, tendonitis, rotator cuff tears and arthritis.
Click here to register

Laura Ingalls Wilder: The Real Story

Tuesday July 26 at 6:30 pm
Meet the real Laura Wilder as portrayed by Laura Keyes from Historic Voices. Discover her real history, its hardships and tragedies along with the times and places and people who inspired her wonderful books.
Click here to register

The Music & Influence of Hank Williams

August 9, 6:30pm
Prizes for the Summer Reading Program and the photo contest will be awarded at this program.
Click here to register

Computer Classes

Microsoft Word: Resumes

Click here to register Monday, June 27, 6:30 pm
Click here to register Monday, July 26, 2 pm

Getting Started with Mango Languages

Click here to register Tuesday, July 5, 6:30 pm

Getting Started with

Click here to register Tuesday, July 12, 2 pm

Microsoft Word Basics

Click here to register Monday, July 18, 6:30 pm

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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