Programs & Events

Deliciously Fictitious Book Club: Chocolate Chip Cookie Murder

January 9th,
3:00pm to 4:00pm
Join us every other month in Fannie's Cafe to discuss culinary-themed mysteries and sample delicious recipes from the pages of the books.

This month's book selection will be the Chocolate Chip Cookie Murder by Joanne Fluke. Take one amateur sleuth. Mix in some eccentric Minnesota locals. Add a dollop of suspense, and you've got the recipe for this delicious new mystery series featuring Hannah Swensen, the red-haired, cookie-baking heroine whose penchant for solving crime is definitely stirring things up.

Anonymous Teen Writers

January 9th,
4:00pm to 5:30pm
Writers in grades 7 - 12 are invited to join in on a weekly hour and a half of socializing, discussion, and, of course, writing! Share your poems and stories in a supportive space or listen to others read.

Google Drive

January 9th,
6:00pm to 7:00pm
Learn how Google Drive works as free digital storage and explore Google Drive's suite of apps, Docs, Sheets, and Slides. This class requires access to a gmail account.

In-person and phone registration starts November 4th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 11th.

Big Kids Storytime

January 9th,
6:00pm to 6:45pm
Big Kids Storytime
Grades K-2
Drop-In (Sign in at Kids World starting 30 minutes prior to class start)

Storytimes offer great opportunities for kids in the proper grade range to learn and have fun. Big Kids Storytime is specifically designed for children who are in kindergarten through second grade.

Priority for Kids World Programs goes to residents of Norridge and Harwood Heights.

Scale Model Club

January 9th,
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Are you interested in large-things-made-small? Have you been modeling forever and want to share your expertise? Join this informal group for modelers of all skill levels. For adults and teens 12 and older.

Registration starts November 4th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 11th.

Bus Trip: Silver Screen to Mainstream at the Chicago History Museum

January 10th,
9:00am to 3:00pm
$25.00 - Showcasing fashions from Paris, New York, Chicago, and Hollywood, Silver Screen to Mainstream tracks how, in the 1930s and '40s, the reach of Hollywood's costume designers extended across the globe. This is a self-explored exhibit, so plan on visiting other facets of the museum, too. Bring money for lunch at the museum's North and Clark Cafe.

In-person and phone registration starts November 4th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 11th.

Junior Storytime

January 10th,
10:00am to 10:45am
Junior Storytime
Ages 3-5 years (siblings welcome)
Drop-In (Sign in at Kids World starting 30 minutes prior to class start)

Storytimes offer great opportunities for kids in the proper age range to learn and have fun.

Priority for Kids World Programs goes to residents of Norridge and Harwood Heights.

Mobile Device Help

January 11th,
10:00am to 11:00am
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.

In-person and phone registration starts November 4th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 11th.

The Magic and Art Show

January 11th,
10:00am to 10:45am
Ages 12 and under. Children under 7 must bring an adult. Registration Required.

Artist Dan Laib presents an amazing show filled with magic tricks and comedy while exploring basic art techniques.

In-person and phone registration for kids programs begins Monday, November 4th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 11th. Priority for Kids World programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Mobile Device Help

January 11th,
11:00am to 11:30am
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.

In-person and phone registration starts November 4th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 11th.

Mobile Device Help

January 11th,
11:30am to 12:00pm
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.

In-person and phone registration starts November 4th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 11th.

Friends Book Sale

January 11th,
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Look for the Friends of the Library in the Book Sale Room on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of every month to support the library and find great deals.

My Phone Can Do What!? Get Me Around Town

January 12th,
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Join us on Sundays in January to discover ways your smartphone can make your life easier and more independent. Bring a smartphone to participate.

Learn how to use ride-sharing apps Uber and Lift and discover how the new Ventra App can get you where you need to go on CTA, Pace and Metra.

In-person and phone registration starts November 4th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 11th.

Family Yoga

January 13th,
6:00pm to 7:00pm
Ages 5-12 with an adult. Registration Required

Join us for Family Yoga! Kids and parents will have this yoga class together. Mats will be provided but you are welcome to bring your own. Waivers are required to complete registration. 

In-person and phone registration for kids programs begins Monday, November 4th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 11th. Priority for Kids World programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Marijuana in the Workplace: A Chamber of Commerce Discussion

January 14th,
8:30am to 10:00am
Effective January 1, 2020, Illinois is the eleventh state to legalize recreational marijuana. Karuna S. Brunk, an employment law attorney at DiMonte & Lizak, LLC, will unpack the implications of marijuana in the workplace, including how to handle drug testing, changes to "zero tolerance" or "drug free workplace" policies, and the implications of medicinal marijuana usage in the workplace. The legalization of marijuana is guaranteed to present significant challenges for your business - join us for a lively discussion organized by the Harwood Heights-Norridge Chamber of Commerce.

Music in the Morning

January 14th,
10:00am to 11:30am
Bring your instrument, your voice, or even a CD or LP to share your favorite songs with other music lovers. During the February 11th session, bring your old CDs or LPs for a record swap.

In-person and phone registration starts November 4th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 11th.

Junior Storytime

January 14th,
10:30am to 11:15am
Big Kids Storytime
Grades K-2
Drop-In (Sign in at Kids World starting 30 minutes prior to class start)

Storytimes offer great opportunities for kids in the proper grade range to learn and have fun. Big Kids Storytime is specifically designed for children who are in kindergarten through second grade. 

Priority for Kids World Programs goes to residents of Norridge and Harwood Heights. 

Modern Times Film Series: On the Basis of Sex

January 14th,
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 On the Basis of Sex.

The true story of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, her struggles for equal rights, and the early cases that lead to her nomination and confirmation to the Supreme Court. PG-13. 1h 59m.

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