Sci-Fi Book Discussion

the prey of gods by nicky drayden Books available one month in advance.

May 16 at 7pm - Nightfall by Isaac Asimov

All Sci-Fi Discussions meet at Joe Daniels Bar & Grill

Monday Book Discussion

the prey of gods by nicky drayden Books available one month in advance.

May 14 at 12pm - Buried in the Sky: The Extraordinary Story of the Sherpa Climbers on K2's Deadliest Day by Peter Zuckerman

Tuesday Book Discussion

the last days of night by graham moore Books available one month in advance.


May 15 at 7pm - Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn

Book & Film Series

3rd Thursday of the month. Showtime 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.

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Dunkirk

Thursday, May 17 at 2 pm

Showing the film "Dunkirk" based on the book by Joshua Levine (runtime 106 minutes).

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Sunday @ the Cinema

3rd Sunday of the month. Showtime at 2 pm

Come and see movies you might have missed at the theater.

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The Darkest Hour

Sunday, May 20 at 2 pm

Showing "Darkest Hour", the film stars Gary Oldman who plays the Prime Minister of Great Britain, Winston Churchill. Runtime 125 minutes.

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April Programs

Trivia Night @ Harvest Room

Wednesday, April 25 at 6:30pm
Join the library for two hours of trivia and prizes at Harvest Room located at 7164 W 127th St in Palos Heights. Come alone or with a group of five. Call the Harvest Room to reserve your seat at (708) 671-8905. Those wanting to order food and drinks are encouraged to arrive 30-45 min. before start time to enjoy great service and great food .
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May Programs

Mother’s Day Cards & More!

Tuesday, May 8 at 6:30pm
Craft master Mary Beth Sexton will demonstrate how to create four special custom made greeting cards. All materials will be provided. Seating is limited.
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Everest Strong

Thursday, May 10 at 6:30pm
Author, outdoor enthusiast and healthcare professional, Rob Besecker, will talk about his book "Everest Strong: Reaching New Heights with Chronic Illness", his expedition to Mt. Everest in 2015, and share his inspirational journey of overcoming obstacles in life.
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Scrapbooking Day

Saturday, May 12, All Day
Celebrate National Scrapbook month and spend the day cropping precious memories. Each scrapper will be given 3 feet of scrapbook space and will provide their own lunch. Space is limited. Registration required.
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Understanding the Opioid Epidemic

Tuesday, May 15 at 6:30pm
Opioid use and abuse has skyrocketed across the country in recent years, and many struggle with addiction to these powerful drugs. Palos Health behavioral health counselor Nuncie Lynch, LCPC, MISA II, will discuss options for treatment and how loved ones can offer help and support.
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Learning to Grow Dahlias

Thursday, May 17 at 6:30pm
Dahlia enthusiast Corny Morgan will share tips on how to fertilize, grow, and to properly put dahlias away for the winter. Dahlia tubers will be given away at program.
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Fruit & Vegetable Centerpieces

Tuesday, May 22 at 6:30pm
Chef Rose Deneen will demonstrate how to create spectacular fruit and vegetable centerpieces using basic kitchen tools that will transform fruits and veggies to new heights. Perfect for parties! Seating is limited. Registration required.
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Before You Call the Handyman

Thursday, May 24 at 6:30pm
Dan Findley, professional handyman, and licensed building engineer, discusses several of the most common fixes that can be done with a small home tool kit including home repairs as well as preventative maintenance. Novice homeowners welcome!
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Computer Classes

The following classes are HANDS-ON and are held in our Technology Lab. Reservations are REQUIRED and can be made until 30 minutes before the start of each class.

Prezi for Beginners

Monday, April 9 at 6:30pm
Prezi is an online software that allows users to create dynamic slide-show presentations that can be shared with the public. Learn how to create and share presentations on Prezi.
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Microsoft PowerPoint: Basics

Thursday, April 19 at 2pm
Learn how to use PowerPoint's basic features to add and delete slides, change slide layouts, format text, select themes, and add graphics to a presentation.
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Introduction to AncestryLibrary.com

Monday, April 30 at 2pm
Want to research family history but don't know where to start? Discover how to use AncestryLibrary.com to begin your genealogical research.
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Windows 10: Intermediate

Thursday, May 3 at 2pm
Learn more about interacting with Windows 10 including adding desktop icons, exploring settings, using task manager, understanding Windows defender, uninstalling programs, and using the Windows store.
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Facebook Basics

Monday, May 7 at 6:30pm
Learn about profiles, messages, posts and adding content to Facebook in this introductory class. Attendees must have an account and be able to log-in during class.
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Getting Started with Lynda.com

Thursday, May 17 at 2pm
Use Lynda to learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals. This class will go over how to browse the training library, create playlists, and so much more!
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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

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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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