Giving to the Palos Heights Public Library

An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.

Your gift to the Library may be:

  • A memorial to a friend or relative
  • A birthday or anniversary
  • A book to mark a special occasion
  • A tribute from your club or church

You may suggest library materials in various formats. Some areas of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Cats, dogs, birds or other animals
  • Gardening, cooking, decorating or crafts
  • History, biography, sports or religion
  • Arts or antiques

The item you donate will bear a special bookplate with your name and the name of the person or occasion being honored. It will be acknowledged in the Library's newsletter.

Donate securely online via PayPal, the most trusted payment company on the internet:

Click to download the Library Donation Form.

To learn more about making a contribution, please contact Jesse Blazek, Library Director, at (708) 448-1473.


Any person or organization that donates $100 or more to cover the cost of equipment or materials or a major building feature will be recognized with a plaque. Name plates will be attached to appropriate furnishings when possible. The donation of a work of art, approved by the Board of Trustees, will be placed in an appropriate location within or without the Library. Gifts of equipment will be accepted by the Library Director.

The Palos Heights Public Library is a tax-exempt organization. Make checks payable to the Palos Heights Public Libray. If you or your spouse are eligible to have your gift matched by your company, please send us the form. All donations of any size are welcomed.

Recent Gifts & Donations

Palos Heights Woman’s Club

    In honor of Robert Sypniewski:
  • The Art of public Speaking by Dale Carnegie
  • How to Win Friends and Influence People in the Digital Age by Dale Carnegie Associates

    In honor of Shirley Wedlock:
  • The Best of Royko by Mike Royko
  • Chicago Shakedown by John F. Hogan


Palos Newcomers Club

    In memory of Carol Peterson:
  • Artists
    by Dorling Kindersley, Inc.

    In memory of Lorretta Pauley:
  • Martha's Flowers
    by Martha Stewart


Kiwanis Club of Palos Heights

    Children's books

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