Giving to the Palos Heights Public Library

An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.

Your gift to the Library may be:

  • A memorial to a friend or relative
  • A birthday or anniversary
  • A book to mark a special occasion
  • A tribute from your club or church

You may suggest library materials in various formats. Some areas of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Cats, dogs, birds or other animals
  • Gardening, cooking, decorating or crafts
  • History, biography, sports or religion
  • Arts or antiques

The item you donate will bear a special bookplate with your name and the name of the person or occasion being honored. It will be acknowledged in the Library's newsletter.

Donate securely online via PayPal, the most trusted payment company on the internet:

Click to download the Library Donation Form.

To learn more about making a contribution, please contact Jesse Blazek, Library Director, at (708) 448-1473.


Any person or organization that donates $100 or more to cover the cost of equipment or materials or a major building feature will be recognized with a plaque. Name plates will be attached to appropriate furnishings when possible. The donation of a work of art, approved by the Board of Trustees, will be placed in an appropriate location within or without the Library. Gifts of equipment will be accepted by the Administrative Librarian.

The Palos Heights Public Library is an organization with tax-exempt status. Make checks payable to the Palos Heights Public Libray. If you or your spouse are eligible to have your gift matched by your company, please send us the form. All donations of any size will be welcomed.

Recent Gifts & Donations

Author Robert Mueller -
The Bulge Battlefield
by Robert Mueller
Donated for the library's collection

Kiwanis Club of Palos Heights -
Children's Books

The Palos Newcomers Club
Chicago's Grand Midway: A Walk Around the World at the Columbian Exposition
by Norman Bolotin and Christine Laing
In memory of Dottie Johnson

The Alsip Family -
Chicago Cubs: A Decade-by-Decade History
by the Chicago Tribune, Joe Knowles, et. al.
In memory of Guy C. Alsip

Bill Delaney -
Around a Greek Table
by Katerina Katsarka Whitley
Greek-American Pioneer Women of Illinois
by Elaine Thomopoulos
Greeks in Chicago
by Michael George Davros
and a further monetary donation
In memory of Rev. George C. Massouras

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