1,000 Books B4 Kindergarten

kindergartenRead to your child before he or she starts school, and give your child a head start! Find out more about this new family program - pick up a packet at the Youth Services desk today.

Youth Services 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.

Super September Programs

Guess How Many…

All Month
We’re in back-to-school mode, so use your best estimation skills to guess how many mini erasers are in the container and you could win them all!

Library Card Sign Up Month

All Month
Show us your library card and we’ll make you into your very own “READ” mini-poster!

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I Survived…

Thursday, September 7 at 4pm
Grade 4 and up. Could you survive the sinking of the Titanic? Or the Bombing of Pearl Harbor? Come find out with us and test your own physical and mental endurance as we explore the popular “I Survived…” series by Lauren Tarshis.
Click here to register

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Grandparents’ Breakfast

Friday, September 8 at 10am
Grandparents play an important role in a child’s life and we want to honor that with endearing stories, special photo ops and breakfast treats
Click here to register

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Smart Art

Monday, September 11 at 4pm
Grades 4 and up. Back to school with duct tape creations!
Click here to register

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Cook-A-Book, The Food of Mexico

Thursday, September 14 at 6pm
Register for this tasty exploration and celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with us!
Click here to register

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Teen Scene: Melted Crayons Service Project

Tuesday, September 19 at 6pm
Help break, unwrap and melt old crayons into fun new shapes which will be donated to Operation Christmas Child and sent to children in need around the world.
Click here to register

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Explore Tutor.com

Wednesday, September 20 at 6pm
All ages. All you need is a PHPL card to access this FREE online resource that includes practice tests and LIVE tutor help. Youth, teens and parents are all invited to drop in and learn more about this excellent resource.
Click here to register

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Story Time in Arabic

Saturday, September 23 at 10am
All are welcomed to listen to stories read by bilingual Arabic teacher Ms. Cooper from Palos School District 118. Kids will make a fun takehome craft as well.
Click here to register

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Science Fair Success

Wednesday, September 27 at 6pm
Youth & Parents. Learn some helpful tips for researching and presenting a successful science fair experiment. Where to start? What to write?
Click here to register

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Early Einsteins

Thursday, September 28 at 4pm
Ages 3 and up. Science can be FUN, especially when it involves messy, exploding, overflowing or melting ingredients! Register for this handson exploration of different science concepts every month!
Click here to register

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Tall Tales with Terry Lynch

Saturday, September 30 at 10am
All ages. You know them, you love them and they’re the wonderful folk tales of American history and literature: Pecos Bill, Davy Crockett, Johnny Appleseed and more! Come watch this one man, interactive performance on the people and events that make up our history and culture.
Click here to register

At the Library

What's happening at the library in the month of September?

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

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