Volunteers Wanted!

volunteerThere are limited opportunities for students in grade 6 and up to earn service hours at the library. Call the Youth Services Desk (448-1473) for more information or e-mail teens@phlibrary.org

Gaming, Board Games & Media Lab

Teens are welcomed to use the Library's equipment to play games or make your own video against our green screen. The Media Lab is perfect for school projects or presentations, or just to experiment with movie making.

Teen and Tween Programs

Palos Heights’ residents may register for programs upon receipt of the PageTurner in your mail delivery. Others may register starting the first week of each month.

Programs marked with an " R" require registration in order to attend. Programs marked with a " D 2400px" are drop-in programs, so no registration is needed.

Please follow the link below each program description to register, or call or stop by the youth services desk.

Teen and Tween Corner


Better Grades in 2017 with Tutor.com

Start the new school year off right! Tutor.com is a free tutoring and homework help service that Palos Heights Library card holders can access through the library’s website. It was named one of the top five educational apps by the Today Show.  Kaplan SAT and ACT Practice Tests will also be offered this year to help you get the edge for the real thing.

With Tutor.com, elementary students through college students can work with a live online tutor to get help in English, math, science, and social studies. Tutors are knowledgeable and experienced teachers, doctors, professors and pilots. Every session is one-to-one and personalized to your subject and your question.

To access Tutor.com, click the link, log in with your library card number, create a free account, and you’re on your way to better grades in 2017.



Read for a Lifetime (RFAL)

High school students are encouraged to register for this state-sponsored reading program. Read four of the books from the required list, report back to us the four you read, and receive a certificate from the Secretary of State. Participation can be included on college applications! Register by October 31.



Need service hours this school year? Stop by the Youth Services desk to pick up an application, or email teens@palosheightslibrary.org.

2017 Summer Reading Program for Youth & Teens

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Build a Better World

June 12 - July 29

How it works: Every child or teen is to read (or be read to) for 20 minutes, five days each week.

Starting June 12, kids check in weekly online or at the library. Everyone who meets their weekly goal receives a small reward, and up to 6 tickets to win something bigger. Starting July 17, all children who meet their summer goal receive a paperback book of their choice.

Attendance at all of our events earns each child additional tickets to drop into the prize bags!

Click here to download your Reading Log and Event Calendar Now!

Latest Newsletter

Check out our latest issue of PageTurner, your library newsletter, to keep up with programs, events and more!

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