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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

Jul

06

2020
  • Monday

  • 11:00 AM - 11:20 AM

  • Activity Room

  • Kids
Crafty Mondays - Virtual Program
Crafty Mondays - Virtual Program

Join our YTS staff as every Monday we walk you through a fun craft you can make at home! Join us on the Palos Heights Public Library Facebook page for this program.

Jul

07

2020
  • Tuesday

  • 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM


  • Kids
Treasure Rocks - Virtual Program
Treasure Rocks - Virtual Program

Learn how to make rocks filled with treasure and then use a process that will break them apart to get to the goodies inside. Follow along with Miss Lorena's video! Join us on the Palos Heights Public Library Facebook page for this program.

Jul

08

2020
  • Wednesday

  • 11:00 AM - 11:20 AM


  • Kids
Science Hunt - Virtual Program
Science Hunt - Virtual Program

We're going on a science hunt! Look for items on the checklist and see if you can find them all. Join us on the Palos Heights Public Library Facebook page for this program.

Jul

08

2020
  • Wednesday

  • 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM


  • Kids
Snow Fun in July Story Time - Virtual Program
Snow Fun in July Story Time - Virtual Program

It is so hot outside! Don’t you almost wish that it was snowing? Come watch our virtual story time that is sure to cool you off. Join us on the Palos Heights Public Library Facebook page for this program.

Jul

08

2020
  • Wednesday

  • 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM


  • Adults
Book Chat: Armchair Travel - Virtual Program
Book Chat: Armchair Travel - Virtual Program

Join us on Zoom for a special “armchair travel” book chat. The host will share a few of her favorite books about faraway places. Participants are invited to share their own recommendations. Register for this event on the library's event calendar to receive a link to join the discussion.

Jul

09

2020
  • Thursday

  • 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM


  • Teens
DIY Invisible Ink - Virtual Program
DIY Invisible Ink - Virtual Program

In this program we will DIY some invisible ink and you can write your secret messages! We will have a powerpoint for everyone to follow along with. Join us on the Palos Heights Public Library Facebook page for this program.