1,000 Books B4 Kindergarten

kindergartenRead to your child before he or she starts school, and give your child a head start! Find out more about this new family program - pick up a packet at the Youth Services desk today.

Early Einsteins

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Wednesday, February 28 at 4pm: We Love Numbers!

Ages 3 to 6. Science can be FUN, especially when it's messy, exploding, or overflowing!

Legos Play Time

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All are welcome to come build with Lego bricks and display one of your creations for a month.

Youth Services Programs

Palos Heights’ residents may register for programs upon receipt of the PageTurner in your mail delivery. Others may register starting the first week of each month.

Programs marked with an " R" require registration in order to attend. Programs marked with a " D 2400px" are drop-in programs, so no registration is needed.

Please follow the link below each program description to register, or call or stop by the youth services desk.

Spring Story Times

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March 12 - April 19 (6 weeks)

Story times are fun and interactive experiences for children with stories, songs, finger plays, and flannel board fun. Attention is given to each of the 6 early literacy skills: print motivation, letter knowledge, phonological awareness, print awareness, vocabulary, and narrative skills. Please register once for each 6-week session.

Fabulous February Programs

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Love is in the Air

Wednesday, February 14 at 6pm
All ages. Children can enjoy stories about love and friendship, and make a unique Valentine’s Day craft.
Click here to register

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Noodles the Wonder Dog

Saturday, February 17 at 10am
All ages. Come watch Noodles the Wonder Dog, perform dozens of amazing tricks! Children of all ages will enjoy this unique program and marvel at his abilities.
Click here to register

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My Little Pony: The Movie

Monday, February 19 at 12pm
All ages. No school today! Join us for a movie and some popcorn.
Click here to register

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Visit from Dr. Facko, Pediatric Dentist

Tuesday, February 27 at 10am
All ages. It's Dental Health month! Come meet pediatric dentist Dr. Facko and learn about the importance of proper dental hygiene, even for babies.
Click here to register

Marvelous March Programs

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Bilingual Story Time

Friday, March 2 at 10am
All ages. Join the Palos Heights Library's Head of Technical Services, Susana Leyva, as she reads stories in Spanish and English for all kids to enjoy.
Click here to register

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Bear Down on Bullies with Chicago Bears' Mascot Staley

Saturday, March 3 at 10am
All ages. This is an informative, hands-on, anti-bullying show to educate youth about the importance of respect, and how to deal with and prevent bullying. Staley and his emcee will jump start kid's desire to get along with each other and live in a friendlier and welcoming environment by combining education and comedy.
Click here to register

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Pi Day: Celebrate Einstein's Birthday and the Most Awesome Pi Day Ever!

Wednesday, March 14 at 4pm
Grades 2 and up. Celebrate Einstein's birthday and Pi Day with games, crafts, and decorating the delicious circumference of a cupcake.
Click here to register

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Cowboy Randy

Friday, March 30 at 10am
All ages. Yee haw! Come learn about the origins of cowboy culture, about the animals that worked with them, and the physics of trick-roping! Careful you don’t get rounded up!
Click here to register

Teen and Tween Corner

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Teen Tech Week – Libraries are for Creating

March 5 – 9 at 4pm
Grades 4 and up. Celebrate with us each day in the Young Adult room for crafts, experiments, games, and demonstrations. This year’s theme is Libraries are for Creating.

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Cook-a-Book: Chillin' & Grillin'–Cowboy Story Foods

Thursday, March 15 at 6pm
Grades 4 and up. Enjoy some range cooking that cowpunchers will love, and hear about some great Western stories.
Click here to register

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DIY Spa

Wednesday, March 21 at 4pm
Grades 4 and up. Make your own sugar scrubs and bath bombs! Keep them for yourself or give them away as a gift. We’ll also have nail painting.
Click here to register

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Teen Advisory Board

Thursday, March 29 at 4pm
Grade 6 and up. Speak your mind! Teens come to our first TAB meeting to share ideas for programs you would like and what you would like to do for volunteering at the library.
Click here to register

Monthly Programs

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Early Einsteins

Wednesday, January 31 at 4pm - Symmetrical Snowflakes
Ages 3 and up. Science can be FUN, especially when it involves messy, exploding, overflowing, or melting ingredients! Register for this handson exploration of different science concepts every month!
Click here to register

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Craft & Create

Every day in February
Visit the library anytime to create a masterpiece at our craft station or participate in a fun activity. No need to register for this ongoing program beginning in February.

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Toddler Art: Happy Heart Painting

Wednesday, February 7 at 10am and 1pm
Ages 2 to 5.
Click here to register

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Smart Art: Valentine Pom Pom Making

Tuesday, February 13 at 4pm
Grades K to 4.
Click here to register

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Legos Play Time

Sunday, February 18 at 2pm
All are welcome to come build with Lego bricks and display one of your creations for a month.

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Early Einsteins: We Love Numbers!

Wednesday, February 28 at 4pm
Ages 3 to 6. Science can be FUN, especially when it involves messy, exploding, overflowing, or melting ingredients! Register for this hands- on exploration of different science concepts every month!
Click here to register

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Toddler Art: Shamrock Mosaic

Wednesday, March 7 at 10am and 1pm
Ages 2 to 5.
Click here to register

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Smart Art: Marshmallow Shamrock Stamping

Tuesday, March 13 at 4pm
Grades K to 4.
Click here to register

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Legos Play Time

Sunday, March 18 at 2pm
All are welcome to come build with Lego bricks and display one of your creations for a month.

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Early Einsteins: Play with Physics

Wednesday, March 28 at 4pm
Ages 3 to 6. Science can be FUN, especially when it involves messy, exploding, overflowing, or melting ingredients! Register for this hands- on exploration of different science concepts every month!
Click here to register

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