Sci-Fi Book Discussion

the prey of gods by nicky drayden September 19 at 7pm -

Brave New World by Aldous Huxley

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

Sunday @ the Cinema

the prey of gods by nicky drayden October 21 at 2pm -

The Shape of Water

2 hr 3 min. Rated R.

Monday Book Discussion

the prey of gods by nicky drayden October 8 at 12pm -

The Apparitionists: A Tale of Phantoms, Fraud, Photography, and the Man who Captured Lincoln's Ghost by Peter Manseau

Book & Film

the prey of gods by nicky drayden September 20 at 2pm -

All the Money in the World

2 hr 12 min. Rated R.

Tuesday Book Discussion

the last days of night by graham moore September 18 at 7pm -

The Girls in the Picture by Melanie Benjamin

Featured Program

Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine Palos Reads: Author Melanie Benjamin


September 27 at 7pm at the Palos Country Club

Melanie Benjamin will be discussing her latest book, The Girls in the Picture.

September Programs

Madame X Marks the Spot: The Art of John Singer Sargent

Sunday, Sept. 9, 2 pm
Art historian Jeff Mishur will present the highlights of John Singer Sargent’s career as a portraitist, muralist and and plein air painter. This lecture will provide great context to the Art Institute of Chicago’s exhibition on this artist scheduled to run through the end of September.
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How to Pay For College Without Going Broke

Tuesday, Sept. 11, 6:30 pm
Experienced professionals share their knowledge and expertise to guide students and parents with college search, selection, and funding.
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Simon & Garfunkel: Sound & Silence

Thursday, Sept. 13, 6:30 pm
Simon & Garfunkel were one of the most successful musical acts of the 1960's. Gary Wenstrup will discuss their story, their personalities, and their music through his audio and visual presentation.
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Lake Michigan’s Lighthouses

Tuesday, Sept. 18, 6:30 pm
In the 1800’s more than fifty lighthouses were built to guide ships through Lake Michigan’s treacherous waters. Join us as we travel the lake’s Michigan and Wisconsin coasts to learn the history and legends of these fascinating and romantic navigation aids.
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Retirement Income Planning

Wednesday, Sept. 19, 6:30 pm
BMO Financial Advisor, Mirjana Kljajić, will outline how to navigate taxes, health care costs, and inflation to position yourself financially for life after work.
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Homemade Lunches, Healthy Dinners and Sweet Treats that are Good for You

Thursday, Sept. 20, 6:30 pm
Nutrition Educator and Health Coach Chris Rosandich will show how healthy, fresh ingredients in homemade meals can impact one’s life. Also, learn shortcuts for meal preparation and how to create tasty, healthy treats to satisfy a sweet tooth. Samples and recipes will be provided.
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Mary Pickford: America’s Silent Film Sweetheart

Sunday, Sept. 23, 2 pm
Leslie Goddard portrays "America's Sweetheart" silent film star Mary Pickford, one of early Hollywood's most powerful women. This portrayal explores Pickford's remarkable career as well as her legacy as "the woman who made Hollywood". Be sure to see author Melanie Benjamin at the Palos Read event on Sept. 27!
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Palos Reads – Author Melanie Benjamin Visit!

Thursday, Sept. 27, 7pm, Palos Country Club
The Palos Heights Library has joined with the Palos Park Library, Green Hills Library and Palos Fine Arts for their 16th annual community read/author event featuring the New York Times bestselling author Melanie Benjamin and her latest book "The Girls in the Pictures". This event is free and opened to the public and will be held at the Palos Country Club located at 13100 SW Hwy, Orland Park, IL. A buffet dinner will be available, call for pricing and reservations at 708.448.6550. Copies of the book will be available at the library prior to the event.
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Paper Shredding, E-Recycling & Pill Drop-Off Event

Saturday, Sept. 29th, 8 a.m. – 10 a.m.
The library is partnering with Lake Katherine for the paper shredding and e-recycling event in the City Hall parking lot at 7607 W. College Drive. The Palos Heights Police will also be on site for the prescription drug drop-off (no liquids, needles, or salves).
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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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