Sci-Fi Book Discussion

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

March 21 at 7pm - The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood

Monday Book Discussion

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

March 12 at 12pm - Daring to Drive: A Saudi Woman’s Awakening by Manal Al-Sharif

Tuesday Book Discussion

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

March 20 - The Women in the Castle by Jessica Shattuck

February Programs

Can Civics Be Civil?

Sunday, February 25, 2 pm
The answer is an astounding YES! Join Senator Bill Cunningham for his discussion on civic engagement in state government, non-partisanship participation, and how to get involved.
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March Programs

Renewing the Promise of the Forest Preserves

Thursday, March 1, 6:30 pm
Nature needs people to remain healthy and Douglas Chien from Friends of the Forest Preserves will discuss how people work together to restore healthy nature in our forest preserves and why is matters and some of the challenges as we move towards the next 100 years.
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Illinois at 200

Sunday, March 4, 2 pm
Take one part history, one part storytelling, and one part trivia game, add prizes and what to you get? William Pack returns with a once in 200 years chance to celebrate the bicentennial of Illinois. Guaranteed to be fun, informative, with a little dash of the odd and unusual.
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Cupcake Decorating 101

Thursday, March 8, 6:30 pm
Ashley Marino from Doughs Guys Bakery will demonstrate basic cupcake decorating techniques. Each attendee will receive a cupcake. SEATING LIMITED to 24: Please register for this program online at or by phone at 708.448.1473
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Burnham’s Chicago

Sunday, March 11, 2 pm
See Chicago and its history through the eyes of the finest tour guide in the state! How was its development influenced by its place on the lake? How has the lakefront changed over the years? Actor Terrence will portray Daniel Burnham, architect of the 1909 Chicago Plan and will discuss the history of the "Windy City" and its transformation from the "Wild Onion" to the"City of Big Shoulders".
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Dyed in the Wool

Thursday, March 15, 6:30 pm
Get ready for St. Patrick’s Day with an afternoon of live Celtic music from the Irish American band Dyed in the Wool.
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Glaciers, Quarries, and Seas: The History of the Palos Landscape

Tuesday, March 27, 6:30 pm
Sandburg High School science teacher Jim Corcoran will take all on a virtual field trip throughout the local region to show evidence of evolutionary changes hidden in the landscape including the ancient tropical seas, glaciers, and the shape of the land after the Ice Age. A detailed map to the current day sights will be provided to use in a self-guided tour of the area.
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Nature by the Book: Upstream

Wednesday, March 28, 6:30 pm
Lake Katherine and the Palos Heights Library team up to bring a nature-based panel book discussion to be held at the library. Book to be discussed: "Upstream" by Mary Oliver
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Courageous Women of the Vietnam War

Thursday, March 29, 6:30 pm
Author Kathryn J. Atwood will present different perspectives of the war based on the women who were in Vietnam; US military nurses, an American war protestor, a French evacuation nurse, and an Australian journalist.
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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.

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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Youtube Basics

Monday, February 5 at 6:30pm
Learn the fundamentals of navigating, sharing, and staying safe on YouTube, a massive video-sharing site. Basic computer skills are needed for this class.
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Microsoft Word: Formatting Documents

Thursday, February 8 at 2pm
Learn how to format and align text, apply bullets or numbers, and adjust spacing within your Word documents in this class. Mouse and keyboard skills required.
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LinkedIn Basics

Monday, March 5 at 6:30pm
Learn how to create and promote workplace skills, experience, and successes with LinkedIn, the number one online professional networking website. Basic computer skills are needed for this class.
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Twitter Basics

Thursday, March 8 at 2pm
Learn how to create a Twitter account, tweet and apply hashtags, follow and connect with others, and customize privacy settings in this class. Email address is required.
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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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