Featured Program

mountain passMountain Passes in American History

Sunday, Feb. 24, 2 pm

Author Barbara Gregorich will discuss American history told through the story of six mountain passes which played a critical role in the nation's growth.

Monday Book Discussion

It’s All Relative: Adventures Up & Down the World’s Family Tree


March 11 at 12pm -

A Warrior of the People: How Susan La Flesche Overcame Racial and Gender Inequality to Become America’s First Indian Doctor by Joe Starita

Book & Film

the prey of gods by nicky drayden February 21 at 2pm -

The Wife based on the book by Meg Wolitzer.

1 hr 40 min. Rated R.

Tuesday Book Discussion

A Gentleman in Moscow


February 19 at 7pm -

Darktown by Thomas Mullen

Sunday @ the Cinema

the prey of gods by nicky draydenFebruary 17 at 2pm -

The Rider

1 hr 44 min. Rated R.

Sci-Fi Book Discussion

A Clockwork Orange Books available one month in advance.

February 20 at 7pm - Lock In by John Scalzi
All Sci-Fi Discussions meet at Joe Daniels Bar & Grill

Computer Classes

The following classes are hands-on and are held in our Technology Lab. Reservations are required.

Google Hangouts

Monday Jan. 21, 6:30 pm
Learn how to video conference and instant message with others online using Google Hangouts. Please create a Google Account before attending the class (using Gmail or Google+).
Click here to register

Getting Started on AncestryLibrary.com

Monday Jan. 28, 2019
Not sure where to start your family history journey? Figure out how to get started and find what you need to know to get the most from AncestryLibrary.com.
Click here to register

Microsoft Word: Basics

Monday, Feb. 4, 6:30 pm
Learn how to create text-based documents using Microsoft Word, as well as how to complete simple actions like saving, opening, and printing documents in this class. Mouse and Keyboard skills required.
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Gmail Basics

Monday, Feb. 18, 2:00 pm
Find out how to get the most out of Gmail by learning how to create and send E-Mails, attach files, add contacts, use tabs and labels, and more!
Click here to register

Windows 10: Basics

Monday, Mar. 4, 6:30 pm
Learn how to navigate, use the task manager, manage your files, and more with Microsoft's latest operating system, Windows 10.
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Skype Videoconferencing Basics

Monday, Mar. 18, 2:00 pm
An introduction to videoconferencing using Skype software. Attendees must bring their own Android or iOS device, or webcam-enabled laptop.
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Palos Heights residents are given preference when registering for all programs. Registration for Palos Heights residents will begin on issuance of the newsletter. Non-residents may register one week before date of program, if space is available. Please register for all programs by clicking the registration links above, in person at the Adult Services desk, or by calling (708) 448-1473.

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