Programs & Events

The Workshop: The Serger

May 30th,
6:00pm to 7:30pm
Get training on using one of our new library sewing tools - the serger, a special sewing machine used to prevent material from fraying at the edge.

Registration begins February 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with a current library card. All others may register beginning February 13th.

Social Media 101: Pinterest

May 30th,
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Learn what you can do with the popular social website, Pinterest. Set up your profile and begin "pinning" right away.

Registration begins February 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with a valid library card. All others may register beginning February 13th.

Open Workshop Hours

May 31st,
6:00pm to 8:30pm
Stop in for a tour of our new Workshop, a space dedicated to creativity. 

Anonymous Teen Writers

June 1st,
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.

Selling Online

June 3rd,
10:00am to 12:00pm
Get an introduction to making extra money selling your stuff on Ebay, Etsy, Letgo, Craigslist and other websites.

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

Great Audiobook Giveaway

June 3rd,
10:00am to 4:00pm
Road trip season is here and a great way to pass time on the highway is by listening to an audiobook. Drop in to pick up a free audiobook on CD while they last.

Wonder Woman Day

June 3rd,
10:00am to 4:00pm
Join us in celebrating Wonder Woman's 75th anniversary with movies, activities, and more!

Civil War Discussion

June 3rd,
10:00am to 11:30am
Join Tom DeFranco for a monthly discussion of Civil War related books, events and historical figures.

Summer Reading for All Ages

June 5th (All day) to July 31st (All day)
Kids World Summer Reading: Reading by Design
The time you spend reading builds a great mind. Register for Summer Reading and prepare to imagine, create, and design a summer to remember. Register in Kids World for your book log and program details.Stop in once each week from June 12th through July 31st with your log to get great prizes. Read 500 minutes or more for extra prizes and a chance to win a grand prize raffle.

Adult & Teen Summer Reading: Build a Better World

Baby Storytime

June 5th,
10:30am to 11:30am
Drop-In Baby Storytime
Ages 6-17 months
Priority for storytimes goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Learn the Embroidery Machine

June 5th,
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.

Movie Monday

June 5th,
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.

Microsoft Excel 2016

June 5th,
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Learn the basics of making spreadsheets with the latest version of Excel.

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

Adult Book Discussion: The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper

June 5th,
7:00pm to 8:30pm
This month's Adult Book Discussion book will be The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper by Phaedra Patrick. Copies of the book will be available in regular and large type. Loans will also be available in audio formats and on the Nook. Join us for a lively discussion.

Toddler Storytime

June 6th,
9:30am to 10:15am
Drop-In Toddler Storytime
Ages 18-35 Months
Priority for storytime goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights cardholders.

Junior Storytime

June 6th,
10:30am to 11:30am
Drop-In Junior Storytime
Ages 3-5 years
Priority goes to Norridge and Harwoo

Avoiding Senior Scams

June 6th,
1:00pm to 3:00pm
The Advisory Council of the Seniors Assistance Center offers tips to protect yourself from fraud. Jenny Syversen of Edward Jones discusses e-mail and financial scams, Kathleen MCKenzie of Aging Care Connections offers advice on finding caregiver support and legitimate programs available for seniors, and the Senior Medicare Patrol of AgeOptions discusses Medicare fraud.

Registration begins May 1 for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning May 8.

Adult Book Discussion: The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper

June 6th,
2:00pm to 3:30pm
This month's Adult Book Discussion book will be The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper by Phaedra Patrick. Copies of the book will be available in regular and large type. Loans will also be available in audio formats and on the Nook. Join us for a lively discussion.

Polish Junior Storytime

June 6th,
6:00pm to 7:00pm
Drop-In Polish Junior Storytime (Storytime is in Polish)
Ages 3-5 years
Prio

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