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 "Online 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 OverDriveís Media On Demand. Call the Library for more information at 708-448-1530 or email at

Use SWAN to search for books, movies, music and more and to access your library account from home. Questions? Contact us at

Using the library is about to get even better! The Palos Park Public library, in connection with other public libraries in the SWAN consortium, will switch over to a new software system in April 2015. The libraryís online catalog will be easier to search and will offer many new features to enhance the userís experience. Contact the library for more information at (708) 448-1530.

Encore Search:


Palos Park Public Library 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.

Media On Demand
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 Tabletô and NOOK Colorô 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.

Museum Adventure PassThe Adventure begins at your Illinois library!
Use the smartest card - your library card - to receive admission or a special discount at participating Chicago area cultural destinations!  Click here to learn more!

Now Available! Homebound Delivery

The Palos Park Public Library and the Palos Park Police Department have joined together to provide delivery of library materials to homebound Palos Park Library card holders who are unable to visit the library, either temporarily or permanently, due to a physical disability or other mobility limitations.

Participants may request books, audiobooks, music and movies and the Palos Park Police Department will arrange delivery as part of their "You Are Not Alone" Program.

The library will have reproducible copies of the most common tax forms available to copy. Tax forms and booklets will also be available online at For answers to specific tax questions at a local IRS office, contact the Internal Revenue Service at 14479 S. John Humphrey Drive, Orland Park, IL 60462. Phone: (708) 873-8310. 

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Library Card RegistrationOnline Library 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

Our Staff Recommends:
Discover new reading opportunities with our staff recommendations. Click here to view our latest list ►►

Your Next Book
Wondering what to read next?! Get your personal reading recommendations here...

Readers Resources
We've pulled together our favorite resources for readers. Discover something new...

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. Didnít read the book? Come out anyway and judge a book by its movie!

April 8th
"Gone Girl"
by Gillian Flynn


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.

March 25th
"Lady Almina and the Real  Downton Abbey"
by the Countess of Carnarvon



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.


Palos Park Public Library
12330 Forest Glen Boulevard
Palos Park, Illinois 60464
(708) 448-1530 FAX (708) 448-3492

HOURS: Monday - Thursday 9:30 am to 8pm, Friday & Saturday 9:30 am to 5pm
Closed on Sunday