Programs & Events

Toddler Storytime

June 28th,
10:00am to 11:00am
Drop-In Toddler Storytime
Ages 18-35 Months
Priority for storytime goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights cardholders.

Junior Storytime

June 28th,
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Drop-In Junior Storytime
Ages 3-5 years
Priority goes to Norridge and Harwoo

iPad Seminar

June 28th,
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Learn how to use an iPad at your own pace! Watch tutorial videos and practice what you learn with an iPad. Then, library staff will answer questions.

Registration begins May 1st for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with a current library card. All others may register beginning May 8th

Preschool Playtime

June 29th,
11:00am to 12:00pm
Ages 12 & Under. Drop-in.

Looking for a play destination this summer? Come see what creative fun we are offering for little ones and their caregivers. We'll rotate activities to keep things interesting. Children under the age of seven must be attended by a parent or caregiver.

Open Workshop Hours

June 29th,
1:00pm to 4:00pm
Stop in during open Workshop hours to get creative. Work on a self-directed project with our sewing machines, embroidery machines, digital media lab, or other Workshop equipment. Staff will be available to help out or offer project suggestions.

Anonymous Teen Writers

June 29th,
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.

Kids Write Away

June 29th,
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Grades 4-6. Registration required.

Bring your creativity and get ready to devote an hour to your imagination. We will provide pens, paper, and exercises to flex your inspiration and practice your craft. Let's write away!

Registration begins on May 25th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with a current library card. All others may register starting June 1st.

Big Kids Storytime

June 29th,
6:00pm to 7:00pm
Big Kid Storytime
Grades K-2
Priority for storytime goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights cardholders.

Movie at the HIP: The Secret Life of Pets

June 29th,
8:30pm to 11:00pm
Pack a picnic, grab a chair or a blanket, and join us on the roof of the HIP for a free screening of The Secret Life of Pets.

Max's life as a favorite pet is turned upside down when his owner brings home a mongrel named Duke. They have to put their differences aside to stop a white bunny named Snowball and his army of stray pets from taking revenge on pet owners. Rated PG. 1h 27m.

Junior Storytime

June 30th,
10:00am to 11:00am
Drop-In Junior Storytime
Ages 3-5 years
Priority goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights cardholders.

Learn the Embroidery Machine

June 30th,
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Adults and Teens in grades 7 & up

Get training on using one of our new Workshop tools, the embroidery machine.

Registration begins May 1 for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with a current library card. All others may register beginning May 8.

Open Workshop Hours

July 1st,
9:00am to 12:30pm
Stop in during open Workshop hours to get creative. Work on a self-directed project with our sewing machines, embroidery machines, digital media lab, or other Workshop equipment. Staff will be available to help out or offer project suggestions.

Robin's Dog Stars

July 1st,
10:00am to 10:40am
Ages 12 and under. Registration required.

Sit! Stay! See Robin's Dog Stars perform tricks that are anything but ordinary, learn about how dogs can help their people, and even interact with Robin's amazing dogs after the show.

Registration begins on May 25th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with a current library card. All others may register starting June 1st.

Civil War Discussion

July 1st,
10:00am to 11:30am
Join Tom DeFranco for a monthly discussion of Civil War related books, events and historical figures.

Baby Storytime

July 3rd,
10:30am to 11:30am
Drop-In Baby Storytime
Ages 6-17 months
Priority for storytimes goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Open Workshop Hours

July 3rd,
1:00pm to 4:30pm
Stop in during open Workshop hours to get creative. Work on a self-directed project with our sewing machines, embroidery machines, digital media lab, or other Workshop equipment. Staff will be available to help out or offer project suggestions.

Movie Monday

July 3rd,
4:00pm to 6:00pm
Ages 12 and under. Drop-in.

Drop in every other Monday for popcorn and a family movie on the big screen! Look for announcement of movie titles soon.

Toddler Storytime

July 5th,
10:00am to 11:00am
Drop-In Toddler Storytime
Ages 18-35 Months
Priority for storytime goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights cardholders.

Junior Storytime

July 5th,
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Drop-In Junior Storytime
Ages 3-5 years
Priority goes to Norridge and Harwoo

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