anton fakhouri

Arthritis of the Hand and Wrist

Tuesday, June 28 at 6:30pm

Dr. Anton Fakhouri will discuss the symptoms of arthritis of the hand and wrist, who get arthritis in the hand and wrist, when it is time to ask your doctor for help, and the current treatment options.

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neighborhood sharks

Father Son Book Discussion

Tuesday, June 28 at 7pm

Neighborhood Sharks: Hunting with the Great Whites of California’s Farallon Islands by Katherine Roy.
We both fear and admire great white sharks’ fierce hunting skills. But how exactly do they track down their prey? Award-winning author-illustrator Katherine Roy’s Neighborhood Sharks dives into their hunting grounds in the Farallon Islands, just 30 miles from the Golden Gate Bridge. Roy’s gorgeous, lush paintings and detailed diagrams vividly recreate a day in the life of a shark and reveal why sharks are essential to our ecosystem and deserve our protection. Based on the latest information and abounding with fascinating glimpses into a great white’s life and habits, Neighborhood Sharks will astound young shark fans and their parents alike.

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farmers market

Meet Us at the Farmer's Market

10am - 12pm on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month

Visit the Library’s booth at the Palos Heights Farmer’s Market this summer! We will be there from 10am to 12pm on the first and third Wednesdays of each month from June until October. Find out information about upcoming library events, surprise giveaways, or sign up for a library card.

Bring the kids to our popular story times which run on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays from June 1 to August 17 at 10am.

Visit the City tent to be a part of the collective poetry project sponsored by the Library and the Farmer’s Market.

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family game night

Family Game Night

Wednesday, June 29, 6pm to 8pm

Turn off your devices and build new memories playing together. Each night will have a unique minute-to-win-it event, as well as board games and puzzles. Discover hidden talents, stretch your endurance, and get prepared for our first Family Olympics in July!

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american flag

Red, White, and Blue Day

Friday, July 1st at 10 am

Ready, Set, CELEBRATE! Kids can listen to celebratory stories & music, create patriotic art, and of course gobble up patriotic snacks!

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Multi-Library Geocache

June 1 - August 6

Pick up a score card and visit 11 of the participating libraries in the area; find the hidden cache and stamp your card at each place. Multiple winners will be chosen. (Winners must have a library card in good standing with a participating library.)

Pick up your score card starting on June 1 by visiting the Public Services desk downstairs or the Youth and Teen Services Desk upstairs.

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Ready, Set, READ! Summer Reading is Coming!

summer reading

Registration is open, and we have programs for all ages! Adults sign up at the Public Services Desk and Kids and Teens sign up at the Youth Services Desk TODAY. There are tons of giveaways lined up all summer long.

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