Programs & Events

Money Smart Week: Debt Management

April 7th,
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Learn ways to increase your cash flow and manage debt in this interactive workshop presented by the National Financial Literacy Campaign.

Registration begins February 3 for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Registration for all begins February 10.

Wreck This Book

April 8th,
6:30am to 8:30am
Turn an old book into your personal statement with scissors, washi tape, paint, charms --anything you want. We'll supply the materials, you supply the inspiration.

Registration begins February 3 for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Registration for all begins February 10.

Money Smart Week: Wills and Trusts

April 11th,
10:00am to 12:00pm
Attorney Jacob K. Ehrensaft discusses wills, trusts, powers of attorney, probate and guardianship. Take the first step toward a plan to protect your final wishes.

Registration starts  February 3rd for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts February 10th.

Friends Book Sale

April 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.

The Mindful Vagabond: Searching for South America

April 13th,
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Fresh off a 22-month world trip, Brian Michalski is on the road again - this time spending over a year in South America. As he trekked the Inca Trail, navigated pristine Patagonia and explored the Amazon rainforest, he also volunteered, took Spanish classes, earned his English teaching certificate and worked remotely.

Registration begins February 3 for Norridge and Harwood Heights patrons with valid library cards. Registration for all begins February 10.

Three Chords and the Truth: Slightly More than Basic Guitar

April 21st,
7:00pm to 8:00pm
If you know a few guitar chords and can move between chords, join us to learn about tabs and beats. We'll also be playing songs as a group in every session. Registration is for all six sessions.

Registration begins February 3 for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Registration for all begins February 10.

Sally Rand, American Sex Symbol

April 22nd,
7:00pm to 8:00pm
 Her name was Sally Rand and two ostrich feathers in a second-hand store rescued her from obscurity. She would appear in more than thirty films, be named after a Road Atlas, be arrested six times in one day for indecency, and live on as the iconic symbol of the Chicago World's Fair of 1933. She would pave the way for every sex symbol to follow from Marilyn Monroe to Lady Gaga, and would die penniless and in debt. William Hazelgrove will tell you the full story of Sally Rand.

Friends Book Sale

April 25th,
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.

Three Chords and the Truth: Slightly More than Basic Guitar

April 28th,
7:00pm to 8:00pm
If you know a few guitar chords and can move between chords, join us to learn about tabs and beats. We'll also be playing songs as a group in every session. Registration is for all six sessions.

Registration begins February 3 for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Registration for all begins February 10.

A You Like It at Chicago Shakespeare Theatre

April 30th,
5:15pm to 10:30pm
$52.00 It's the 1960s, when all you need is love. Free spirits escape a world gone wrong to get back to the land, a place that promises safe harbor from the corrupt ways of the city-but no one is spared here from the hazards of love. The irrepressible Rosalind takes refuge in the forest. So, too, does her love Orlando, with much to learn from the woman of his dreams, now disguised in boy's garb. This high-spirited, music-filled adaptation infuses Shakespeare's comedy with the hit songs of

Jack Wilson Fingerpicking Guitar

May 3rd,
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Jack Wilson is the winner of the 2016 International Fingerstyle Guitar competition. He'll be playing a mix of classic rock, R&B, country, blues, jazz and classical music.

Registration begins February 3 for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Registration for all begins February 10.

Three Chords and the Truth: Slightly More than Basic Guitar

May 5th,
7:00pm to 8:00pm
If you know a few guitar chords and can move between chords, join us to learn about tabs and beats. We'll also be playing songs as a group in every session. Registration is for all six sessions.

Registration begins February 3 for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Registration for all begins February 10.

Friends Book Sale

May 9th,
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.

Three Chords and the Truth: Slightly More than Basic Guitar

May 12th,
7:00pm to 8:00pm
If you know a few guitar chords and can move between chords, join us to learn about tabs and beats. We'll also be playing songs as a group in every session. Registration is for all six sessions.

Registration begins February 3 for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Registration for all begins February 10.

Three Chords and the Truth: Slightly More than Basic Guitar

May 19th,
7:00pm to 8:00pm
If you know a few guitar chords and can move between chords, join us to learn about tabs and beats. We'll also be playing songs as a group in every session. Registration is for all six sessions.

Registration begins February 3 for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Registration for all begins February 10.

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