National Cookie Day

Friday, December 4 at 10am for 3 years to kindergarten
and 3:30pm for Grades 1 and up
Cookie stories, cookie songs, cookies to decorate, and cookies to eat! Registration required by December 2nd if you'd like to celebrate with us.

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Baby Rembrandts

Tuesday, December 8, 6pm to 8pmUp to 2 years. Bring your little one to the library to make a memorable hand or foot print masterpiece.

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No-Talent-Required Teen Art Club

Tuesday, December 15 from 3pm to 6pm
Grades 6 and up. Stop by and try your hand at a new, crazy simple art technique! Everyone will ask, "How'd you do that?!"

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Have you been interested in learning a new language but don't want to sign up for classes or buy expensive software? Do you think it's just too hard or boring? Then you need to try Mango Languages. It's free. It's entertaining. It's all online, and you can do it at your own pace whenever you have some free time. Learn over 70 languages, from German to Hawaiian to Swahili. They even have a version for kids, Little Pim. Check them out today!

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Free Faxing & Scanning!

Do you need to send a fax but don't know where to go? It's at your library! And it's free! Bring in documents that you need to scan or fax. Service is available on the first and second floors. Staff is always on hand and happy to help.

It's just one of the many free services available at your library.

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Check out our latest issue of PageTurner, your library newsletter, to keep up with programs, events and more!

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Search SWAN Catalog

Search the online catalog for your favorite
book by entering a keyword, title or author.

Remote Printing

Print from anywhere in the world to your library in black and white or color. Click here to find out how.


Christmastime in Palos

Jenny Riddle

Saturday, December 5, 9am to 1pm

It will soon be time to celebrate at the annual Christmastime in Palos event sponsored by the Friends of the Palos Heights Library. Bring the family to this special holiday event featuring lively music, holiday gift basket auctions, and snacks and refreshments provided by local businesses.

Jenny Riddle will be here to perform Christmas at the White House, and Mr. and Mrs. Claus will make a special appearance.

Specially selected books will be available for purchase as holiday gifts. All area residents are invited to attend this free holiday celebration for all ages.

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