Programs & Events

Microsoft Excel 2016

February 5th,
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Learn the basics of making spreadsheets with the latest version of Excel.

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

Adult Book Discussion

February 5th,
7:00pm to 8:30pm
This month's Adult Book Discussion book will be announced soon. Copies of the book will be available in regular and large type. Loans will also be available in audio and eBook formats. Join us for a lively discussion.

Drop-in Toddler Storytime

February 6th,
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 6th,
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.

Mobile Device Help

February 6th,
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 6th,
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.

Drop-in Toddler Storytime

February 7th,
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.

Battle of the Books

February 7th,
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. 

Decoupaging Clay Planters

February 7th,
6:00pm to 7:30pm
Learn to turn a bland terracotta planter into something fun and unique that you'll be proud to display! Terracotta pot and all supplies will be provided. Already have an idea in mind? Bring your own paper or photos for a more customized design.

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

Polish Heritage Book Club: The Zookeeper's Wife

February 8th,
3:00pm to 4:30pm
Join us every other month for an English-language book discussion group focused on literature related to Poland and Polish culture.

This month's book will be The Zookeeper's Wife by Diane Ackerman.

Anonymous Teen Writers

February 8th,
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.

Drop-in Big Kids Storytime

February 8th,
6:00pm to 7:00pm

Grades K - 2

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 9th,
10:00am to 11:00am

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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