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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

06

2020
  • Thursday

  • 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM


  • Kids
Bird Watch - Virtual Program
Bird Watch - Virtual Program

Learn about different types of birds. Join us on the Palos Heights Public Library Facebook page for this program.

Aug

07

2020
  • Friday

  • All Day


  • Library Closings
LIBRARY CLOSED - Staff In Service Day
LIBRARY CLOSED - Staff In Service Day

The library will be closed so that staff can spend the day focusing on professional education so that we can give you the best possible library services.

Aug

11

2020
  • Tuesday

  • 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM


  • Kids
Camp Out - Virtual Program
Camp Out - Virtual Program

Climb into your tent, make some s’mores, and listen to stories and songs all about camping! Join us on the Palos Heights Public Library Facebook page for this program.

Aug

11

2020
  • Tuesday

  • 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM


  • Adults
Following the Yellow Brick Road: the Life of Judy Garland - Virtual Program
Following the Yellow Brick Road: the Life of Judy Garland - Virtual Program

Learn about the beautiful yet tragic life of Judy Garland and how she battled through stardom and personal struggles to follow her dreams from history enthusiast Jim Gibbons. Register for this event on the library's event calendar to receive a link to join the discussion.

Aug

12

2020
  • Wednesday

  • 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM


  • Kids
Spanish and English Bilingual Story Time - Virtual Program
Spanish and English Bilingual Story Time - Virtual Program

Join Miss Lorena for stories in Spanish and English. Learn new words in a different language. Join us on the Palos Heights Public Library Facebook page for this program.

Aug

12

2020
  • Wednesday

  • 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM


  • Adults
Healthy Summertime Smoothies: Virtual Program
Healthy Summertime Smoothies: Virtual Program

Keep cool with life style coach Chris Rosandich who will show how to create healthy summertime smoothies.