Programs & Events

Friends Annual Book Sale

October 5th,
10:00am to 4:00pm
This annual sale featuring thousands of books, movies and more is open to the public and helps to support the Friends of the Library group in its mission to enhance the library and its services. Look for the sale on the library's second floor.

Fall Family Fun Fest

October 6th,
10:00am to 4:00pm
Before or after visiting the Norwood Park Fire Department's Open House, stop by the library for games, hula hoops, chalk drawing, crafts, the Friends of the Library Annual Book Sale, and more. A little something for everyone! RTA representatives will be here too.

Friends Annual Book Sale

October 6th,
10:00am to 4:00pm
This annual sale featuring 1000s of books, movies and more is open to the public and helps to support the Friends of the Library group in its mission to enhance the library and its services. Hardcovers, DVDs, and CDs: $1:00. Children's books and paperbacks: 50 cents. Look for the sale on the library's second floor.

Civil War Discussion

October 6th,
10:00am to 11:30am
Join Tom DeFranco for a monthly discussion of Civil War related books, events and historical figures.

Drop-in Baby Storytime

October 8th,
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.

Mobile Device Help

October 8th,
2:00pm to 3:00pm
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 August 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning August 13th.

Mobile Device Help

October 8th,
3:00pm to 4:00pm
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 August 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning August 13th.

Crazy 8s Math Club - Season One

October 8th,
4:30pm to 5:45pm
Grades K-2. Registration Required (for the full eight weeks)

Join Bedtime Math's Crazy 8s Club to build stuff, run and jump, make music, make a mess. It's a totally new kind of math club. You'll get to do mischief-making activities like Glow-in-the-Dark Geometry, Bouncy Dice, and Toilet Paper Olympics. You'll take home cool gadgets, too.

Registration begins August 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning August 13th. Priority for Kids programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Astronomy & Crime Trivia

October 8th,
7:00pm to 8:00pm
How well do you know the night sky? What about mystery history? Test your knowledge of astronomy and crime fiction against other trivia buffs with a fun contest inspired by Lori Rader-Day's new thriller Under a Dark Sky.

Registration starts August 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts August 13th.

Drop-in Toddler Storytime

October 9th,
9:30am to 10:15am
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

October 9th,
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: Hostiles

October 9th,
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 Hostiles, starring Christian Bale as a legendary Army captain reluctantly escorting a Cheyenne chief and his family through dangerous territory. 2017. Rated R. 2h 14m.

Teen Music Club

October 9th,
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.

Spooky Lantern Jars

October 9th,
6:00pm to 7:00pm
Grades 3-6. Registration Required.

Have a ghoulishly good time as we paint jars for you to bring home in time for Halloween! A battery-powered tea light candle will be provided.

Registration starts August 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts August 13th.

Retirement Income Planning

October 9th,
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Tom Schreiber from Foresters Financial will help you find the best way to save for your retirement.

Registration starts August 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts August 13th.

Digitize Your Photos and Negatives

October 10th,
10:00am to 11:00am
Digitize your photos, negatives, and slides with the technology in the Workshop. Get a demo of the process and then work on your digitization project during Open Workshop hours.

Registration starts August 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts August 13th.

Drop-in Toddler Storytime

October 10th,
10:00am to 10:45am
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

October 10th,
11:00am to 12:00pm
Ages: All ages are welcome. Those under 3 should be accompanied by an adult.

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.

Page to Screen Book Club: The Last Man on Earth

October 10th,
1:30pm to 4:30pm
Every month the Page to Screen Club watches a movie and discusses the book from which it was adapted.

This month we'll watch The Last Man on Earth after reading the novel I Am Legend by Richard Matheson. Copies of the book are available at the Library Services Desk approximately one month before the screening.

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