As a reminder, the library will be closed on Sundays through Labor Day. We will resume Sunday operations starting Sunday, September 8.

The library will have an all staff in-service training the morning of Friday, May 31. Normal operating hours will resume at 1pm.

In observance of Memorial Day, the library will be closed on Monday, May 27, and will reopen on Tuesday, May 28, at 10am.

Age Group
Age Group
Program Type
Library Branch
Room

Primary tabs

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Finals Take Home Pack

All Day
Prospect Heights Public Library District
Age Group:
Teens
Event Details:

Snacks, self-care tips, and more! Get a little pre-finals encouragement and energy with a Finals Take Home Pack. Pick up a pack in the Youth Department starting May 23.  &n...

Department Head Meetings

Tuesday, May 28, 2024 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Meeting Room A&B at Prospect Heights Public Library District
Department Head Meeting:

Department Manager's meet to discuss library activities

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "20s and 30s" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Library Board Personnel and Policy Sub-Committee Meeting

Tuesday, May 28, 2024 at 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Meeting Room A&B at Prospect Heights Public Library District
Program Type:
Library Board Meeting
Age Group:
Adults, 20s and 30s, Seniors, Family
Library Board Subcommittee Meeting:

The Library board holds subcommittee meetings to discuss individual library policies and procedures. 

Event Details:

Personnel and Policy Meeting

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Genealogy @ Your Library

Tuesday, May 28, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room A&B at Prospect Heights Public Library District
Program Type:
Technology Class
Age Group:
Adults
Event Details:

Learn to effectively use the Library’s free online genealogy resources to find your ancestors online and jumpstart your family history research.

`
Registration
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Finals Take Home Pack

All Day
Prospect Heights Public Library District
Age Group:
Teens
Event Details:

Snacks, self-care tips, and more! Get a little pre-finals encouragement and energy with a Finals Take Home Pack. Pick up a pack in the Youth Department starting May 23.  &n...

This event is in the "Youth" group.

Discover: Clocks!

Wednesday, May 29, 2024 at 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Youth Program Room at Prospect Heights Public Library District
Program Type:
Art, Crafts
Age Group:
Youth
Event Details:

Learn about the history of clocks, and then design your own!

Waitlist
Registration
This event is in the "Youth" group.

Sign Language Club

Wednesday, May 29, 2024 at 6:30pm - 7:15pm
Youth Program Room at Prospect Heights Public Library District
Program Type:
Other
Age Group:
Youth
Event Details:

 Grades 1-5 Learn the alphabet, fun signs and more!  

Waitlist
Registration
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "20s and 30s" group.

The Chicago Rippers

Wednesday, May 29, 2024 at 6:30pm - 8:00pm
either Meeting Room A&B OR via Zoom at Prospect Heights Public Library District
Program Type:
History, Presenter LIVE in the Library
Age Group:
Adults, 20s and 30s
Event Details:

For almost two years from May 1981 through December 1982, a crew of serial killers hunted down as many as 20 victims in the city of Chicago and surrounding suburbs. Who were they? ...

`
Registration
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Library Board Meeting

Wednesday, May 29, 2024 at 7:00pm - 9:00pm
The LAB at Prospect Heights Public Library District
Program Type:
Library Board Meeting
Age Group:
Everyone
General Library Board meeting:

Monthly meeting of the Library's Board of Trustees. Library Board of Trustee meetings are open to the public

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Volunteers HS-Adult Needed - Human Library

Thursday, May 30, 2024 at 3:45pm - 5:45pm
Prospect Heights Public Library District
Program Type:
Volunteers
Age Group:
Teens, Adults
Event Details:

Volunteers grade 9 and up are needed to help with the Human Library event. Email Mrs. Alice J Bisanz, ajbisanz@phpl.info if this is your first time volunteering at the library...

Waitlist
Registration
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "20s and 30s" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Human Library

Thursday, May 30, 2024 at 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room A&B at Prospect Heights Public Library District
Program Type:
Community
Age Group:
Teens, Adults, 20s and 30s, Seniors
Event Details:

Come connect with individuals from various backgrounds and gain a deeper understanding beyond categories and labels. Stop by anytime from 4 pm - 8 pm to borrow a Human Book for 30-...

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Volunteers HS-Adult Needed - Human Library

Thursday, May 30, 2024 at 5:45pm - 8:00pm
Prospect Heights Public Library District
Program Type:
Volunteers
Age Group:
Teens, Adults
Event Details:

Volunteers grade 9 and up are needed to help with the Human Library event. Email Mrs. Alice J Bisanz, ajbisanz@phpl.info if this is your first time volunteering at the library...

Waitlist
Registration
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Pride Flower Keychain Kit

All Day
Prospect Heights Public Library District
Program Type:
Crafts
Age Group:
Teens
Event Details:

Make a colorful flower power keychain out of pony beads! Kits available in the Youth Department starting June 1, while supplies last.  

This event is in the "Youth" group.

Father's Day Craft

All Day 6/1 - 6/16
Prospect Heights Public Library District
Program Type:
Crafts
Age Group:
Youth
Event Details:

All ages. Make a special gift for your dad. Pick up your kit starting on June 1, while supplies last.  

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Volunteers Needed - PH Community Days

Saturday, June 1, 2024 at 8:45am - 12:00pm
Off Site
Program Type:
Community, Volunteers
Age Group:
Teens
Event Details:

Teen volunteers needed to help with face painting simple, fun designs during PH Community Days. Please meet library staff at PH Police Department at 8:45am. Volunteers will be give...

`
Registration
Offsite Event
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Mindful Monday

Monday, June 3, 2024 at 9:00am - 9:15am
Virtual Programs at Prospect Heights Public Library District
Program Type:
Virtual Program
Age Group:
Teens
Event Details:

High School Librarian Erica will be live on Facebook to teach you an anxiety-busting breathing exercise.

Virtual Event
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "20s and 30s" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Volunteer HS-Adult Needed - Popsicle Holders

Monday, June 3, 2024 at 12:45pm - 3:00pm
Prospect Heights Public Library District
Program Type:
Crafts, S.T.E.A.M, Volunteers
Age Group:
Teens, Adults, 20s and 30s, Seniors
Event Details:

Tech savvy volunteers grade 9 and up are needed to help in the Lab with Youth Drop-In Popsicle Holders event. Email Mrs. Alice J Bisanz, ajbisanz@phpl.info if this is your first ti...

Waitlist
Registration
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Youth Volunteers Needed - Illinois Storm Chasers

Monday, June 3, 2024 at 2:45pm - 4:15pm
Prospect Heights Public Library District
Program Type:
Volunteers
Age Group:
Tweens, Teens
Event Details:

Youth volunteers grades 6-12 needed to help with Illinois Storm Chasers gathering. Email Mrs. Bisanz, ajbisanz@phpl.info if this is your first time volunteering at the library...

Waitlist
Registration
This event is in the "Youth" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Illinois Storm Chasers

Monday, June 3, 2024 at 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Meeting Room A&B at Prospect Heights Public Library District
Program Type:
Presenter LIVE in the Library, S.T.E.A.M
Age Group:
Youth, Family
Event Details:

All Ages Explore extreme weather with the Illinois Storm Chasers. Discover the world of storm chasing, complete with demonstrations about tornadoes and air mass!  

`
Registration
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "20s and 30s" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Biomimicry: Looking to Nature to Solve Today's Problems

Monday, June 3, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:15pm
either Meeting Room A&B OR via Zoom at Prospect Heights Public Library District
Program Type:
Presenter LIVE in the Library, Virtual AND In Person Option
Age Group:
Adults, 20s and 30s, Seniors
Event Details:

How did a Kingfisher improve a high speed train? How has a gecko helped astronauts? Hedgehogs are helping reduce the chances of concussions. These examples and many more will be di...

`
Registration
This event is in the "Youth" group.

Stuffie Sleepover - Drop-off

Tuesday, June 4, 2024 at 10:00am - 6:00pm
Prospect Heights Public Library District
Program Type:
Crafts, Games, Other, Storytime
Age Group:
Youth
Event Details:

Are any of your stuffies ready for a sleepover? Drop that stuffed friend off for a night of silly fun at the library. The next day be ready to giggle when you see pictures of what ...

This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Illinois State Treasurer Unclaimed Property

Tuesday, June 4, 2024 at 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Cafe Area at Prospect Heights Public Library District
Program Type:
Community
Age Group:
Everyone
Event Details:

Since 2015, the Treasurer's Office returned over 1 Billion in assets (cash and value of returned shares). Learn if you or your family have unclaimed property  with the ICash p...