Programs & Events

Drop-in Family Storytime

February 28th,
1:00pm to 2:00pm

Ages: 12 and under

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

Battle of the Books

February 28th,
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Battle of the Books challenges students in grades four through six to become familiar with literature. Comprehension and retention are put to the test in a Jeopardy style battle between the teams.

Area schools create their own teams and gather at the library to compete in a five-week battle on questions derived from selected books. See your school's Battle Coach to sign up. 

Outside Booking

February 28th,
6:00pm to 8:30pm
Outside Booking - International Youth SC

Classic Film Series: San Francisco

March 1st,
1:00pm to 3:30pm
Our Classic Film Series continues with San Francisco.

A singer and a priest try to reform a rascal barkeep in the days before the 1906 earthquake. Starring Clark Gable, Jeanette MacDonald, and Spencer Tracy. 1936. Unrated. 1h 55m.

Film historian Ralph Amelio leads a discussion following the movie.

Anonymous Teen Writers

March 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.

Drop-in Big Kids Storytime

March 1st,
6:00pm to 7:00pm

Grades K - 2

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.

Girls Who Code

March 1st,
6:00pm to 8:00pm
We're looking for girls in grades 6-12 who want to learn computer science skills and join a supportive sisterhood of thousands of coding girls across the country. No experience necessary! Learn how to code and change the world.

Super Structures: An Architectural Tour of the World

March 1st,
7:00pm to 8:00pm
International traveler Jasmine Blaze, played by educational entertainer Martina Mathisen, takes you around the globe to discover the fantastic architectural super structures that have stunned the world.

Registration starts February 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning February 12th.

Drop-in Junior Storytime

March 2nd,
10:00am to 11:00am

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.

Microsoft Word 2016

March 2nd,
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Learn the basics of creating and saving documents with the latest version of Word.

Registration starts February 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning February 12th.

Civil War Discussion

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

Sew-Lutions Saturday

March 3rd,
10:00am to 12:00pm
Have a sewing project in mind, but aren't sure how to get started? In the middle of a project and ran into a problem? A sewing instructor will be in The Workshop to answer questions and provide guidance. First come, first served.

Outside Booking

March 3rd,
10:00am to 11:30am
Outside Booking - International Youth SC

Teen Sewing: Hats!

March 3rd,
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Get started sewing by learning to make an ear-flap hat! All supplies will be provided.

Registration starts February 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning February 12th.

Hollywood Awards Contest Entry Forms Due

March 4th (All day)
Look for Academy Award Contest entry forms in the library. Check off your selections from this year's nominees. Entries with the most correct answers will be eligible to win prizes. In the event of a tie, prizes will be awarded by means of a random drawing. One entry per person please. Entries will be accepted at the Answers Desk until 5:00 pm on Sunday, March 04. Or at our After Hours Awards Party.

After Hours Awards Party

March 4th,
6:00pm to 11:00pm
Join us in celebrating Hollywood's most glamorous night of the year by watching the Oscar broadcast live at Eisenhower. There will be a trivia contest during the show, as well as prizes and snacks.

Although we will be viewing the awards ceremony, this event is not sponsored by or affiliated with The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Mobile Device Help

March 5th,
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 begins February 5 for Norridge and Harwood Heights patrons with valid library cards.  All others may register beginning February 12.

Mobile Device Help

March 5th,
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 February 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning February 12th.

Adult Book Discussion: The Breakdown

March 5th,
7:00pm to 8:30pm
This month's Adult Book Discussion book will be The Breakdown by B.A. Paris.

Cass has been forgetting every little thing: where she left the car, if she took her pills, the alarm code, why she ordered a pram when she doesn't have a baby. The only thing she can't forget is that woman, the dying woman she might have saved, and the terrible nagging guilt. Or the silent calls she's receiving, or the feeling that someone's watching her.

Tax Assistance appointments

March 6th,
9:00am to 12:30pm
RSVP tax assistance provided by Triton VITA site. 
Patrons must call 708-456-0300 ex. 3895 to make appointments.

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