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.
August 18 - An Academy Award winning film, The Big Short is based upon the true story of four men who saw the looming market crash of the mid 2000’s. A bold investment leads them into the dark underbelly of banking, where everyone and everything is in question. Based upon the book by Michael Lewis.
(starring Christian Bale, Steve Carrell, Ryan Gosling, and Brad Pitt, rated R, runtime 130 minutes)
Tuesday Evening Book Discussion, 7 pm
August 16 - It's. Nice. Outside. by Jim Kokoris
Monday Lunch Bunch Book Discussion, 12 pm
August 8 - A Burglar's Guide to the City by Geoff Manaugh
September 12 - Eruption: The Untold Story of Mount St. Helens by Steve Olson
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.
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.
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. Brought to you by the Friends of the Palos Heights Public Library!
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August 9, 6:30pm
Prizes for the Summer Reading Program and the photo contest will be awarded at this program.
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Click here to register Monday, July 26, 2pm
Click here to register Wednesday, August 10, 2pm
Click here to register Monday, August 15, 6:30pm
Click here to register Monday, September 19, 2pm
Click here to register Monday, August 22, 2pm
Click here to register Wednesday, September 14, 2pm
Click here to register Wednesday, September 28, 2pm
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.