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Library Updates: Return to Curbside Only (Updated 9/14/20)
As of Monday, September 14, 2020, the Library will be offering virtual and curbside pickup service only starting until the renovation is complete in Spring 2021. Our hours will remain unchanged. The Library will be closed completely to the public on Thursday, October 1, through Saturday, October 3, to allow for moving of the collections. Starting October 5, we will resume curbside pickup service only until the renovation is complete. For a additional information, visit our Library Updates page.

Library Renovation: Updated 9/15/2020
The Library renovation is now set to begin on October 5. 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.

3D Printing (Updated 9/15/20)
Due to patron requests, 3D printing will be available during the renovation. There will be limits to the size and number of a prints. We will inform you if your submitted print will be accepted as each printed design is different. To submit a print, click on the Online Resources sidebar and click 3D Print Request. When your print is complete, we will contact you to set up a curbside pickup to receive your print.

Curbside Pickup:
For instruction on how to use our Curbside Pickup Service, click the image below for additional details.

Book Bundle:
Enter for a chance to win a Book Bundle! To help choose, view photos of the bundles on the Library's Flickr page, www.flickr.com/photos/phpl or view them on display at the Library. Email ajbisanz@phpl.info with your bundle pick now until September 30.

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.

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Current Events rss

Will, Trusts and Estate Planning Basics
(Saturday, September 19, 2020 - All Day)

Learn about wills, trusts, powers of attorney, probate and guardianship with Attorney Jacob K. Ehrensaft. Discussion includes how to select the correct person to make healthcare and financial decisions on your behalf and the importance of updating existing documents to reflect changes in the law and personal changes.

Concert: Two for One Broadway Recording
(Saturday, September 19, 2020 - All Day)

Join Cindy and Matt Gruel from Nostalgia Entertainment for a delightful cabaret of favorite songs from Broadway hit musicals of the 1930s to the 1980s, including Annie Get Your Gun, West Side Story, Fiddler on the Roof, Grease, Cats and more.

Shopping, Saving, & Storing: Making the Most of Your Food and Funds
(Saturday, September 19, 2020 - All Day)

Great for college students and older adults alike, this class covers how to buy the best produce, how to store your food properly, how to lower your grocery bills, and where to find help if you need it. You'll never have to throw out a new container of strawberries again!

Book Bundle Giveaway
(Saturday, September 19, 2020 - All Day)

Birth - Grade 12. Enter for a chance to win a Book Bundle. To help choose, view photos of the bundles on the Library's Flickr page, www.flickr.com/photos/phpl or view them on display at the Library. Email ajbisanz@phpl.info with your bundle pick now until September 30.

Will, Trusts and Estate Planning Basics
(Sunday, September 20, 2020 - All Day)

Learn about wills, trusts, powers of attorney, probate and guardianship with Attorney Jacob K. Ehrensaft. Discussion includes how to select the correct person to make healthcare and financial decisions on your behalf and the importance of updating existing documents to reflect changes in the law and personal changes.

Concert: Two for One Broadway Recording
(Sunday, September 20, 2020 - All Day)

Join Cindy and Matt Gruel from Nostalgia Entertainment for a delightful cabaret of favorite songs from Broadway hit musicals of the 1930s to the 1980s, including Annie Get Your Gun, West Side Story, Fiddler on the Roof, Grease, Cats and more.

Closed on Sundays
(Sunday, September 20, 2020 - All Day)

The Library is closed on Sunday.

Shopping, Saving, & Storing: Making the Most of Your Food and Funds
(Sunday, September 20, 2020 - All Day)

Great for college students and older adults alike, this class covers how to buy the best produce, how to store your food properly, how to lower your grocery bills, and where to find help if you need it. You'll never have to throw out a new container of strawberries again!

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