Sci-Fi Book Discussion

the prey of gods by nicky drayden Books available one month in advance.

February 21 at 7pm - Annihilation by Jeff VanderMeer

Monday Book Discussion

the prey of gods by nicky drayden Books available one month in advance.

February 12 at 12pm - Evicted: Poverty and Profit in an American City by Matthew Desmond

Tuesday Book Discussions

the last days of night by graham moore Books available one month in advance.

February 20 - The Other Typist by Suzanne Rindell

January Programs

Building the Canal that Saved Chicago

Tuesday, January 9 at 6:30pm
Award winning author Richard Lanyon will discuss how the building of a canal to reverse the flow of the Chicago River was critical to the future of the of the city of Chicago.
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Top 10 Eating Habits

Thursday, January 11 at 6:30pm
Dietitian Anne Marie Uzueta from Advocate Christ Medical Center will discuss healthy eating choices.
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Archaeology and the Black Hawk War of 1832: Finding Illinois’ Last Battle Ground

Sunday, January 14 at 2pm
Graduate student James Meierhoff will discuss the history of the Black Hawk War through the eyes of an archeologist and what has been found on the last battle ground in Illinois.
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Illinois Bicentennial: The Music of Illinois

Thursday, January 25 at 6:30pm
Celebrate the 200th anniversary of Illinois with this live and entertaining musical performance reflecting the story of Illinois through the history, different cultures, and the people who have given shape to our great state.
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Louisa May Alcott

Sunday, January 28 at 2pm
Leslie Goddard portrays beloved author Louisa May Alcott in a program that draws from Alcott's own diaries, books, and letters to bring the passionate, humorous, and progressive author to life.
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Academy Award Contest 2018

January 29 – March 4
Pick up your Academy Award Contest ballot at the Public Services Desk and predict the winners of the 90th Academy Awards for a chance to win a "A Night Out at the Movies" basket. Contest runs through March 4th. Winner will be announced March 5th.

Computer Classes

The following classes are HANDS-ON and are held in our Technology Lab. Reservations are REQUIRED and can be made until 30 minutes before the start of each class.

Internet Basics

Monday, December 4 at 6:30pm
Learn basic internet terminology, how to navigate a browser, locate a website, identify common domains, and stay safe while searching the internet in this class.
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Windows 10 Basics

Thursday, December 7 at 2pm
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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Facebook Basics

Monday, January 15 at 6:30pm
Learn about profiles, messages, posts and adding content to Facebook in this introductory class.
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Microsoft Excel Basics

Thursday, January 25 at 2pm
Learn how Microsoft Excel's cells, worksheets, and workbooks easily allow users to manipulate, calculate, and format numbers and other types of data in this class.
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Weekly Clubs

Needle Club

Tuesdays from 10am to 2pm

Scrabble Club

Tuesdays from 1pm to 3pm

Mah Jongg

Tuesdays from 1pm to 4pm



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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