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Library Updates: Return to Curbside and Virtual Services Only (Updated 10/27/20)
With the renovation underway, the Library is offering virtual and curbside pickup services until the renovation is complete in Spring 2021. Our hours will remain unchanged. For additional information, visit our Library Updates page.

Library Renovation: Photos Updated 10/26/2020
The Library renovation has officially started! We will continue to document our renovation on our Renovation Update page, keeping you updated with current information, photos, and more. Check out our current architect's rendering for a more detailed look at the renovation.

Curbside Pickup:
For instruction on how to use our Curbside Pickup Service, click here.

Grab & Go Halloween Treat Bags:
Calling ghosts, spiders, and bats, there are treats at the Library from Friday, October 30 - Saturday, October 31! Request a treat bag via curbside pickup, one per child, while supplies last.

The Nightmare Before Christmas Virtual Escape Room:
Solve the puzzles to help Jack, Sally and Zero! Follow the link below to participate in our new The Nightmare Before Christmas Virtual Escape Room!

Enter To WIN! Pumpkin Guessing Game:
Enter for a chance to win a pumpkin bag filled with endless fun pit balls. To help guess, view photos of the pumpkin on the Library’s Flickr page. Email ajbisanz@phpl.info with your guess now until October 31.

Your Library Online:
Even if you cannot make it to the Library physically, you can still check out eBooks, audio-books, movies, TV shows, music, and magazines digitally with our various online resources, all for free with your Prospect Heights Public Library card. Learn more about our resources and how to use them here. Also be sure to check out our online databases, which include resources on genealogy, health, newspaper archives, school help, and more, plus subscribe to our enewsletter for the latest news and information.

Printing at the Library From Home:
No printer at home? You can now upload print jobs from your home computer and submit them to the Prospect Heights Public Library's printer. There are two methods detailed through our instructional videos, either through our website or through the PrinterOn App. Once completed, you can pick them up via curbside pickup.

Register for a Library Card Online to Access Our Databases and Online Book Options:
Online library card registration for residents of the Prospect Heights Library District is available under the My Account tab on the left-hand side of the page of our website or by clicking here. We will be processing registrations while we are closed and once a patron gets a library card number they will have access to all of our online resources.

Passport Services:
While the Library is closed, we will still be offering passport application services offsite starting in November. Visit our Passport Services page for times, locations, and additional information.

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Current Events rss

Storytime Shorts
(Tuesday, October 27, 2020 - All Day)

Check in each Tuesday and Thursday to watch a themed storytime with Mrs. Julie. Click on the link below to access YouTube.

Full STEAM Ahead!- Technology
(Tuesday, October 27, 2020 - All Day)

Let's make this mouse move! Stop by the library and check out a programmable robot mouse. Take a picture or video and share it on our Facebook post. Click on the link below.

Community Resources - Find Help.org
(Tuesday, October 27, 2020 - All Day)

FindHelp.org is a web site designed to help individuals or families in need connect with essential resources for food, clothing, housing, utilities, and more. Please tell your friends about this web site.

The Nightmare Before Christmas Virtual Escape Room
(Tuesday, October 27, 2020 - All Day)

Solve the puzzles to help Jack, Sally and Zero! Follow the link below to participate.

Kiddieland Remembered
(Tuesday, October 27, 2020 - 7:00 PM)

From 1929 to 2009, Kiddieland in Melrose Park was one of Chicago's favorite amusement parks. Join us for a fun presentation that will take you back in time. Relive the past with Cheryl Brown, as she revisits the history of the park with vintage photos. Re-experience the park through videos of the park on a busy summer day. Learn about the final auction of the rides, why the park had to close, and where the rides are today.
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Full STEAM Ahead!- Engineering
(Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - All Day)

Make a monster! Grab supplies you have on hand to construct a monster. Post a picture on our Facebook post. Just click on the link below.

The Nightmare Before Christmas Virtual Escape Room
(Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - All Day)

Solve the puzzles to help Jack, Sally and Zero! Follow the link below to participate.

Streaming Event- Book Buzz
(Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - 4:00 PM)

Youth Librarian Beth Klein will be going live on Facebook to talk about new children?s books. Click the link below to access Facebook.

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