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  Palos Park Public Library
12330 Forest Glen Blvd
 
Palos Park, Illinois 60464 (708) 448-1530

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Welcome to the Palos Park Public Library Website!
The Palos Park Public Library is open to serve the community six days a week. The library's collection and services include books, magazines, newspapers, videos, audiobooks, CD's, downloadable eBooks, reference materials and databases, local history information, public internet access, WIFI and programs for adults and children.

Visiting the Library From Home
Palos Park Public Library card holders can search SWAN, the online catalog, to order books, movies or music and to renew items. Book discussion guides, global and local newspapers and magazines, homework research, sports, health, and obituaries can be accessed in the "24 Hour Resources". Downloadable eBooks, audiobooks, music and movies for eReaders, MP3 players and other digital devices can be accessed with a Palos Park Public Library card at OverDrive’s Media On Demand. Call the Library for more information at 708-448-1530 or email at info@palosparklibrary.org
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Use SWAN to search for books, movies, music and more and to access your library account from home. Questions? Contact us at info@palosparklibrary.org

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Palos Park Public Library Tech Corner

 
TECH CORNER
Thanks for visiting the Library website where you can access our latest digital services:
 
   ► Download free ebooks and audiobooks to your Kindle, Nook, iPod and more
   ► Load the Library Anywhere app onto your phone or favorite mobile device to access our mobile website and catalog on the go
   ► Follow the library on Twitter @PalosPrkLibrary
   ► Zinio Service for all your favorite magazines.
 

 
Using Media on Demand on the NOOK Color or the NOOK Tablet (HD,HD +) just got a lot easier with the new OverDrive Media Console (OMC) app
Borrowing eBooks and audiobooks from the library just got a whole lot easier for users of the NOOK HD, NOOK HD+, NOOK Tablet™ and NOOK Color™ with the free OverDrive Media Console app. Visit the NOOK storefront to install the free OverDrive Media Console app. Users will need a valid NOOK account in order to download the app. Email the library with any questions.
 
Zinio Service at the Palos Park LibraryCheck out Magazines using Zinio
Read magazines on your smartphone, tablet, PC or Mac with Zinio, the world's largest digital newsstand. Use your Palos Park Public Library card to create a Zinio account, and access digital magazines as soon as they hit the newsstand with no holds and no waiting. Select your favorite titles to stream, download or use the Zinio app. Zinio digital magazines include enhanced features, such as full-color pictures, interactive audio and video and keyword searching. Get started with Zinio.
 
One Click DigitalOne Click Digital
Welcome to OneClickdigital, an audiobook download service offered to Palos Park library card holders. OneClickdigital provides access to always available classic audiobook titles published by Recorded Books. Click on the logo to get started.
 
 
 
Images of America - Palos Park Book
 
 
New Local Book -
'Images of America Palos Park'

Now on Sale!

To celebrate the centennial anniversary of Palos Park in 2014, the Village of Palos Park and the Palos Park Public Library have partnered together to publish a book with Arcadia Publishing highlighting the fascinating history of Palos Park. The book, written by Palos Park librarian Jeannine Kacmar, features photographs and stories donated from private collections of local residents, businesses, and organizations.

The book is available for purchase for $21.99 at the Village Hall, the Palos Park Library. Call the library (708-448-1530) or the Village Hall (708-671-3700) for more information.

The History of Palos Park: the Making of the Centennial Book
Thursday, Oct. 9th, 7 p.m.

Join us to celebrate the centennial anniversary of Palos Park with an illustrated presentation on the stories and photos behind the new "Palos Park" book. This program will be held at the Palos Park Recreation Center and refreshments will be served after the program. Signed copies of the book will be available for purchase at $21.99. Please call to register for the program at 708-448-1530. The Palos Park Recreation Department is located at 8901 West 123rd Street, Palos Park, IL 60464.

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Online Library Card RegistrationLibrary Card Registration

Library Card sign-up has never been easier! Residents of Palos Park who are at least six years old are eligible to register online for a library card

Books and MORE!

Books and more at the Palos Park Public Library

Special Library Hours

The library will be closed on Saturday, Sept. 20 for the Autumn in the Park Festival.

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Book & Film Series
Second Wed. of the month, 2:00 pm
Join us for a brief discussion then watch the movie based on the book. Didn’t read the book? Come out anyway and judge a book by its movie!
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September 10th
"Labor Day"
 by Joyce Maynard

Kate Winslet and Josh Brolin star in the award nominated film about the affect a fearsome stranger’s sudden appearance has in the lives of a mother and her son. Run time 111 minutes.

Book Discussions
Come to the Library 4th Wednesday of the month, 11 am, to talk about authors and their works. Contact the library for more info at 448-1530.

September 24th
*Brilliance by Marcus Sakey

* Selection of this year’s “Palos Reads”. SAVE THE DATE for Chicago author Marcus Sakey’s visit on Oct. 8th at 7 p.m. at the Palos Country Club sponsored by the Palos Fine Arts in partnership with the Palos Park Public Library, Green Hills Public Library, and the Palos Heights Public Library.

 

 

Annual Bargain Book Sale
September 26 – October 4

The library’s annual book sale will include fiction and non-fiction books for adults, teens, and children along with games, CDs, and DVDs. The library’s hours are Monday-Thursday from 9:30 a.m. – 8 p.m., Friday & Saturday from 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. The library will take donations of gently used books for the sale. All proceeds from the sale go to the library. Call the library for more information at (708) 448-1530.

Gift Books
Looking for a way to honor someone special? A monetary donation to the Palos Park Public Library will go to the purchase of a carefully selected book. The gift will have a special bookplate with the name of the person you are honoring. Contact the library at 708-448-1530 or by email for more information. Recent gift books donations were:

  • A monetary donation was given by Mr. Ray Busch to supplement the electronic database “Record Information Services.”

  • A grant in the amount of $250.00 from the Board of Directors of the Palos Lions Club. This will be used for audio books in different formats including books on CD and MP3 players and downloadable audio books through our website.

  • 10 books related to coins and coin collecting from the Illinois Numismatic Association.


 

Palos Park Public Library
12330 Forest Glen Boulevard
 
Palos Park, Illinois 60464
(708) 448-1530 FAX (708) 448-3492
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HOURS: Monday - Thursday 9:30 am to 8pm, Friday & Saturday 9:30 am to 5pm
Closed on Sunday