Featured Program

myanmar Mysterious Myanmar

Sunday, January 6 at 2pm

Come along on this photo-rich travel adventure with global traveler Brian Michalski. Discover the natural beauty, rich history, creative cuisine and more.

Monday Book Discussion

Tomorrow Will Be Different: Love, Loss, and the Fight for Trans EqualityJanuary 14 at 12pm -

Rocket Men: The Daring Odyssey of Apollo 8 and the Astronauts Who Made Man’s First Journey to the Moon by Robert Kurson

Book & Film

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

Crazy Rich Asians
based on the book by Kevin Kwan

2 hr. Rated PG-13.

Tuesday Book Discussion

A Gentleman in Moscow

 

January 15 at 7pm -

Virgil Wander by Leif Enger

Sunday @ the Cinema

the prey of gods by nicky drayden

January 20 at 2pm -

Won't You Be My Neighbor?

1 hr 34 min. Rated PG-13.

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January Programs

Mysterious Myanmar

Sunday, Jan. 6, 2pm
Come along on this photo-rich travel adventure to Myanmar with global traveler Brian Michalski and discover the natural beauty, rich history, creative cuisine and great people. He will also discuss the visa processes, regional safety, the obstacles and solutions while traveling through this immensely rewarding Southeast Asian gem.
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Motown: The Music that Moved the World

Thursday, Jan. 10, 6:30 pm
In Detroit in the 1960's, Motown Records produced hits as efficiently as the Ford Motor Company produced automobiles - 110 Top Ten hits to be exact! It was the "Sound of Young America" sung by performers like The Supremes, The Temptations, Stevie Wonder, and The Jackson 5. Gary Wenstrup will discuss the history, the personalities, and the timeless music that moved the world through his audio and visual presentation.
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The Wright Brothers: The Wrong Story

Sunday, Jan. 13, 2 pm
Author William Hazelgrove will discuss his book "The Wright Brothers: the Wrong Story", his new nonfiction book about the real story of the Wright brothers and their quest to create the first "flying machine".
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Foods & Moods

Thursday, Jan. 24, 6:30 pm
Nutrition Educator & Health Coach Chris Rosandich will explore the relationship between what we eat and how we feel and how making certain food choices can improve mood and clear thinking, increase energy, and support feelings of happiness.
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Mindfulness 101

Sunday, Jan. 27, 2 pm
New year, new you? Learn the basics of mindfulness and how to apply the principles in dealing with the challenges and stress of everyday life with Reverend Chris Hopkins from The Center.
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The Beatles: Their History in an Hour

Thursday, February 22, 6:30 pm
As a musical entity, the Beatles has not existed for over 45 years, yet their story, their personalities and most importantly their music continues to influence our culture and our expectations of popular music. With the use of audio and visual content, participants will learn the arc of the Beatles career from their development in Liverpool, through Beatlemania into their psychedelic phase and finally their dissolution. Participants will have an appreciation for the Beatles incredible productivity, their musical and lyrical maturity and their cultural impact.
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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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Computer Classes

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

Excel Basics

Monday, Dec. 3, 6:30 pm
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. Basic computer skills required.
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Microsoft PowerPoint: Basics

Monday Jan. 7, 6:30 pm
Learn how to use PowerPoint's basic features to add and delete slides, change slide layouts, format text, select themes, and add graphics to a presentation.
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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+).
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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.
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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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