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Temporary hours are:

      Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 9 am - 5 pm
      Tuesday & Thursday: 11 am - 7 pm
      Saturday: 10 am - 2 pm
      Sunday: Closed


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

Enhanced cleaning practices are in place, and all returned items are being quarantined before being put back into circulation. Services that do not allow for adequate safety and cleanliness are currently 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)
  • Virtual Programming

Unavailable Services

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

At this time, we are only able to serve Palos Heights residents. We appreciate your patience and cooperation as we continue opening back up in the safest possible manner.


Featured Events

Sep

23

2020
  • Wednesday

  • 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM


  • Kids
Little Wigglers - Virtual Program
Little Wigglers - Virtual Program

An introduction to story time for infants to 23-month-olds, this program will include stories, flannel board tales, songs and finger plays. Join us on the Palos Heights Public Library Facebook page for this program.

Sep

23

2020
  • Wednesday

  • 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM


  • Adults
The Music of John Lennon: The Solo Years (1970-1980) - Virtual Progam
The Music of John Lennon: The Solo Years (1970-1980) - Virtual Progam

To honor John Lennon’s 80th birthday year, music enthusiast Gary Wenstrup will explore Lennon’s solo career, a fascinating period of highs and lows for the ex-Beatle, using performance and interview clips starting from the Beatles break up in 1970 to Lennon’s tragic murder in 1980. Special attention will be given to "Imagine" perhaps John's greatest musical gift to the world.Register on the library's website to receive a link to this program's Zoom meeting.

Sep

24

2020
  • Thursday

  • 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM


  • Kids
Kindergarten Ready! - Virtual Program
Kindergarten Ready! - Virtual Program

This story time is designed to help your preschooler prepare to make the transition into kindergarten. Children ages 3-5 years old will listen to stories, sing songs, and engage in learning activities about letters, numbers, and more. Join us on the Palos Heights Public Library Facebook page for this program.

Sep

24

2020
  • Thursday

  • 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM


  • Teens
Bottle Car Challenge - Virtual Program
Bottle Car Challenge - Virtual Program

Use a recycled water bottle, some straws, cardboard, and a balloon for this challenge. Create a car with these materials and see how far it goes! Join us on the Palos Heights Public Library Facebook page for this program.

Sep

24

2020
  • Thursday

  • 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM


  • Adults
If Statues Could Talk, What Stories Would They Tell? - Virtual Program
If Statues Could Talk, What Stories Would They Tell? - Virtual Program

Beth Sair from Statues Stories Chicago will show the different statues around the city of Chicago and give voice to their stories as narrated by Chicago celebrities, actors, and writers. Register for this event to receive a link to join the program.

Sep

25

2020
  • Friday

  • 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM


  • Kids
Dumplings Party - Virtual Program
Dumplings Party - Virtual Program

September 26th is National Dumplings Day. Let’s listen to some stories about dumplings and learn more about this delicious dish! Join us on the Palos Heights Public Library Facebook page for this program.