Programs & Events

After Hours Teen Time: Guardians of the Galaxy Two & Boombox Amplifiers

February 9th,
5:00pm to 8:00pm
We're keeping the library open after hours just for teens. Bring your friends, to watch a movie, eat some pizza, and make a craft.

This month, we'll watch the Guardians save the Galaxy Volume Two and make boomboxes to amplify our custom Spotify mixes with artist Jessica Van Swol.

Registration starts November 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning November 13th.

Sew Pajama Pants!

February 10th,
10:00am to 12:00pm
Learn to make pajama pants for yourself or as a gift in this two-part class!

Registration starts November 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning November 13th.

Friends Book Sale

February 10th,
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Look for the Friends of the Library in the Book Sale on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of every month to support the library and find great deals.

Eisenhower's Formal Ball

February 10th,
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Ages 12 & under with an accompanying adult. Registration required.

In honor of Valentines Day, your family is cordially invited to the Eisenhower Formal Ball. Get dressed up and dance the hour away. Be sure to RSVP!

Kids registration starts November 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents. All others may register beginning November 13th. Priority for Kids World programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

A Very Elvis Valentine

February 11th,
2:30pm to 3:30pm
Hugo Colin, the teenage Elvis, returns to sing the King's classic love songs. Make your Valentine's Day special with this one of a kind performance. Come early for Valentine's balloon twisting for adults!

Registration starts November 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning November 13th.

Drop-in Baby Storytime

February 12th,
10:30am to 11:30am

Ages: 6 - 17 Months

Let's "Sing, talk, read, write, and play" together. No need to register, just check-in at the Kids World Desk 30 minutes before class begins.

Priority for storytime goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights cardholders.

Intermediate Excel 2016

February 12th,
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Continue developing your Excel skills.

Registration starts November 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning November 13th.

Convert VHS to DVD

February 12th,
6:00pm to 7:00pm
Bring your home movies into the modern age with our VHS to DVD conversion tools.

Registration starts November 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning November 13th.

Drop-in Toddler Storytime

February 13th,
9:30am to 10:20am

Ages: 18-35 Months

Let's "Sing, talk, read, write, and play" together. No need to register, just check-in at the Kids World Desk 30 minutes before class begins.

Priority for storytime goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights cardholders.

Drop-in Junior Storytime

February 13th,
10:30am to 11:30am

Ages: 3-5 Years

Let's "Sing, talk, read, write, and play" together. No need to register, just check-in at the Kids World Desk 30 minutes before class begins.

Priority for storytime goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights cardholders.

Modern Times Film Series: Going in Style

February 13th,
2:00pm to 4:30pm
The Modern Times Film series showcases new additions to the library's movie collection. This month's movie will be Going in Style, the story of three retirees who rob the bank that destroyed their pension fund. 2017. PG-13. 1h 36m.

Teen Music Club

February 13th,
4:00pm to 6:00pm
Musicians of all levels in grades 7-12 are invited to hang out with friends and geek out about music. During each session, we'll talk about music, write songs, learn some instruments, and make recordings in the Workshop studio. Bring your ideas, instruments, and friends.

Drop-in Polish Family Storytime

February 13th,
6:00pm to 7:00pm
Let's "Sing, talk, read, write, and play" together. No need to register, just check-in at the Kids World Desk 30 minutes before class begins. This class is in Polish.

Priority for storytime goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights cardholders.

Drop-in Toddler Storytime

February 14th,
10:00am to 11:00am

Ages: 18-35 Months

Let's "Sing, talk, read, write, and play" together. No need to register, just check-in at the Kids World Desk 30 minutes before class begins.

Priority for storytime goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights cardholders.

Drop-in Family Storytime

February 14th,
1:00pm to 2:00pm

Ages: 12 and under

Let's "Sing, talk, read, write, and play" together. No need to register, just check-in at the Kids World Desk 30 minutes before class begins.

Priority for storytime goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights cardholders

Battle of the Books

February 14th,
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Battle of the Books challenges students in grades four through six to become familiar with literature. Comprehension and retention are put to the test in a Jeopardy style battle between the teams.

Area schools create their own teams and gather at the library to compete in a five-week battle on questions derived from selected books. See your school's Battle Coach to sign up. 

Mobile Device Help

February 14th,
6:00pm to 7:00pm
Have a phone or tablet and need help getting started. Need advanced help with an app? Sign up for personalized individual help! One device per session, though multiple people may attend with the device.

Registration starts November 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning November 13th.

Mobile Device Help

February 14th,
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Have a phone or tablet and need help getting started. Need advanced help with an app? Sign up for personalized individual help! One device per session, though multiple people may attend with the device.

Registration starts November 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning November 13th.

Classic Film Series: Seconds

February 15th,
1:00pm to 3:30pm
Our Classic Film Series continues with Seconds.

An unhappy banker agrees to a procedure that will fake his death and give him a completely new identity, despite the price. 1966. Rated R. 1h 46m.

Film historian Ralph Amelio leads a discussion following the movie.

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