Discussion Group

Teen Music Club

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 -
4:00pm to 6:00pm
Music fans 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.
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Answers Desk
7088672299
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Anonymous Teen Writers

Thursday, September 26, 2019 -
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.
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Answers Desk
7088672299
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Writers Critique Group

Friday, September 27, 2019 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm
Join us on the fourth Friday of each month this fall for constructive criticism and moral support from fellow writers. Bring up to ten pages of your work in progress for comments, critiques, and encouragement for National Novel Writing Month in November.

Registration starts August 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts August 12th. Priority for Kids World programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.
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Answers Desk
7088672299

3rd-5th Grade Graphic Novel Club

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 -
4:30pm to 5:00pm
Grades 3-5. Registration Required.

Do you love graphic novels? Are you in grades 3-5? Join us as we discuss a graphic novel. Pick up a copy of the book from the Kids World Desk to read prior to the date of the discussion.

September 04: Sparks! by Ian Boothby
October 02: The Creepy Case Files of Margo Maloo by Drew Weing
November 06: El Deafo by Cece Bell

In-person and phone registration for kids programs begins Monday, August 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts August 12th. Priority for Kids World programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.
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Kids World
7088672298
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Anonymous Teen Writers

Thursday, October 3, 2019 -
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.
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Answers Desk
7088672299
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Civil War Discussion

Saturday, October 5, 2019 -
10:00am to 11:30am
Join Tom DeFranco for a monthly discussion of Civil War related books, events and historical figures.
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Answers Desk
7088672299
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Adult Book Discussion: A Distant Heart

Monday, October 7, 2019 -
6:00pm to 7:30pm
This month's Adult Book Discussion book will be A Distant Heart by Sonali Dev.

Kimi grows up in a mansion at the top of Mumbai's Pali Hill, surrounded by love and privilege. But at eleven, she develops an illness that requires her to be confined to a germ-free ivory tower in her home, with only the Arabian Sea churning outside her window for company. Until one person dares venture into her world.

Copies of the book are available in regular and large type. Loans will also be available in audio and eBook formats. Join us for a lively discussion.
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Answers Desk
7088672299
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Adult Book Discussion: A Distant Heart

Tuesday, October 8, 2019 -
2:00pm to 3:30pm
This month's Adult Book Discussion book will be A Distant Heart by Sonali Dev.

Kimi grows up in a mansion at the top of Mumbai's Pali Hill, surrounded by love and privilege. But at eleven, she develops an illness that requires her to be confined to a germ-free ivory tower in her home, with only the Arabian Sea churning outside her window for company. Until one person dares venture into her world.

Copies of the book are available at the Library Services Desk one month before the discussion. If you are new to the club, please consider attending the Monday evening session.
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Answers Desk
7088672299
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Teen Music Club

Tuesday, October 8, 2019 -
4:00pm to 6:00pm
Music fans 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.
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Answers Desk
7088672299
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Page to Screen Book Club: The Shining

Tuesday, October 8, 2019 -
5:30pm to 8:30pm
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 Shining after reading the novel by Stephen King. 1980. Rated R. 2h 26m.

Copies of the book will be available at the Library Services Desk approximately one month before the screening.
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Answers Desk
7088672299
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