Programs & Events

Friends Book Sale

June 24th,
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Look for the Friends of the Library in the Book Sale room on the first floor, next to the Quiet Room on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of every month to support the library and find great deals. Hardcovers, DVDs & CDs: $1.00. Paperbacks: 50 cents.

Windsome Woodwind Quintet Playing Music from American Composers

June 25th,
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Celebrate July 4th early with music from the Windsome Quintet as they perform American Classics by John Philip Sousa, Rodgers and Hammerstein, Scott Joplin, George Gershwin, and even Lady Gaga.

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

Toddler Storytime

June 27th,
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 27th,
10:30am to 11:30am
Drop-In Junior Storytime
Ages 3-5 years
Priority goes to Norridge and Harwoo

Modern Times Film Series: The Girl on the Train

June 27th,
6:00pm to 8:30pm
The Modern Times Film series showcases new additions to the library's movie collection. This month's movie will be The Girl on the Train, starring Emily Blunt as a divorcee who becomes entangled in a missing persons investigation. Rated R. 1h 52m.

Polish Junior Storytime

June 27th,
6:00pm to 7:00pm
Drop-In Polish Junior Storytime (Storytime is in Polish)
Ages 3-5 years
Prio

Toddler Storytime

June 28th,
10:00am to 11:00am
Drop-In Toddler Storytime
Ages 18-35 Months
Priority for storytime goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights cardholders.

Junior Storytime

June 28th,
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Drop-In Junior Storytime
Ages 3-5 years
Priority goes to Norridge and Harwoo

iPad Seminar

June 28th,
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Learn how to use an iPad at your own pace! Watch tutorial videos and practice what you learn with an iPad. Then, library staff will answer questions.

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

Preschool Playtime

June 29th,
11:00am to 12:00pm
Ages 12 & Under. Drop-in.

Looking for a play destination this summer? Come see what creative fun we are offering for little ones and their caregivers. We'll rotate activities to keep things interesting. Children under the age of seven must be attended by a parent or caregiver.

Anonymous Teen Writers

June 29th,
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.

Kids Write Away

June 29th,
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Grades 4-6. Registration required.

Bring your creativity and get ready to devote an hour to your imagination. We will provide pens, paper, and exercises to flex your inspiration and practice your craft. Let's write away!

Registration begins on May 25th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with a current library card. All others may register starting June 1st.

Big Kids Storytime

June 29th,
6:00pm to 7:00pm
Big Kid Storytime
Grades K-2
Priority for storytime goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights cardholders.

Junior Storytime

June 30th,
10:00am to 11:00am
Drop-In Junior Storytime
Ages 3-5 years
Priority goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights cardholders.

Learn the Embroidery Machine

June 30th,
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.

Robin's Dog Stars

July 1st,
10:00am to 10:40am
Ages 12 and under. Registration required.

Sit! Stay! See Robin's Dog Stars perform tricks that are anything but ordinary, learn about how dogs can help their people, and even interact with Robin's amazing dogs after the show.

Registration begins on May 25th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with a current library card. All others may register starting June 1st.

Civil War Discussion

July 1st,
10:00am to 11:30am
Join Tom DeFranco for a monthly discussion of Civil War related books, events and historical figures.

Baby Storytime

July 3rd,
10:30am to 11:30am
Drop-In Baby Storytime
Ages 6-17 months
Priority for storytimes goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Movie Monday

July 3rd,
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.

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