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July 3, 2020


Welcome back! Dear Resident of Palos Heights,

Welcome Back!

The Palos Heights Library is excited to welcome Palos Heights patrons back into the building with limited hours and services beginning July 6th.

Our temporary hours will be:
Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 9 am - 5 pm
Tuesday & Thursday: 11 am - 7 pm
Saturday: 10 am - 2 pm

Extra precautions are being taken to ensure the safety of patrons and staff. All visitors will be required to wear masks and practice social distancing.

Cleaning practices are being increased, and all returned items are being quarantined before being put back into circulation. Services that do not allow for adequate safety and cleanliness will be limited.


Available Services

  • Material returns and checkouts
  • Curveside Pickup
  • Homebound Delivery
  • Reference and Reader's Advisory
  • Copying, faxing, scanning, and printing documents (staff-assisted)
  • Computer and Wifi use (one hour per person per day)

Unavailable Services

  • Newspapers
  • Public Seating and Quiet Reading Room
  • Study Rooms
  • Programming
  • Meeting/Conference Room reservations
  • Youth play areas

We appreciate your patience and cooperation as we continue opening back up in the safest possible manner.


Library opens!


Best wishes and stay safe,
Jesse Blazek
Library Director

Featured Events

Aug

14

2020
  • Friday

  • 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM


  • Kids
Chinese Calligraphy Art Making - Virtual Program
Chinese Calligraphy Art Making - Virtual Program

In honor of World Calligraphy Day, Let’s listen to some stories about Chinese Calligraphy and learn to write some Chinese! Join us on the Palos Heights Public Library Facebook page for this program.

Aug

17

2020
  • Monday

  • 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM


  • Teens
Kid Codebreakers - Virtual Program
Kid Codebreakers - Virtual Program

Use the code provided to decipher the clues. Then, continue practicing by using the code to write to us on social media or send an email to youth@phlibrary.org. Join us on the Palos Heights Public Library Facebook page on the day of the program to get your materials.

Aug

18

2020
  • Tuesday

  • 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM


  • Kids
Photo Hunt - Virtual Program
Photo Hunt - Virtual Program

Step outside of your home with a check-off list to see what fun pictures you can take all around your neighborhood! Join us on the Palos Heights Public Library Facebook page for this program.

Aug

19

2020
  • Wednesday

  • 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM


  • Kids
Early Education Appy Hour - Virtual Program
Early Education Appy Hour - Virtual Program

Learn about fun, educational apps for young children and stick around as we use a few apps to share some stories and rhymes! Join us on the Palos Heights Public Library Facebook page for this program.

Aug

20

2020
  • Thursday

  • 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM


  • Teens
Doggie Bow Ties - Virtual Program
Doggie Bow Ties - Virtual Program

Your furry friend deserves a wonderful wardrobe. In this program, we will learn how to create our own bow ties for our dogs! Join us on the Palos Heights Public Library Facebook page for this program.

Aug

25

2020
  • Tuesday

  • 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM


  • Teens
Frozen Snacks - Virtual Program
Frozen Snacks - Virtual Program

Learn how to make easy snacks that will cool you down! Use fresh fruit and yogurt to make a healthy treat. Join us on the Palos Heights Public Library Facebook page for this program.