Programs & Events

Classic Film Series: Funny Face (1957)

August 31st,
1:00pm to 3:30pm
Our Classic Film Series continues with Funny Face.

A bookshop clerk is discovered by a fashion photographer and becomes a model. Directed by Stanley Donen. Starring Audrey Hepburn and Fred Astaire.

Film historian Ralph Amelio leads a discussion following the movie. Unrated. 1h 43m.

Anonymous Teen Writers

August 31st,
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.

HTML & CSS Series

August 31st,
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Learn basic HTML and CSS code for creating and editing simple websites in this two-part series.

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

Star in Your Own iRead Poster!

September 1st (All day) to September 30th (All day)
Bring your favorite book up to the Kids desk. We'll take your picture with it, and, in a few days, a poster of you will be on display in Kids World! Don't forget to come back in October to take your poster home.

Ages 12 and under. Drop-in.

Civil War Discussion

September 2nd,
10:00am to 11:30am
Join Tom DeFranco for a monthly discussion of Civil War related books, events and historical figures.

Basic Computer Literacy Series

September 2nd,
10:00am to 11:00am
Learn the basics of using a computer with this three-part Computer Literacy Series. A great start for beginners.

Registration begins August 7th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with a current library card. All others may register beginning August 14th.

Garden Club

September 6th,
6:00pm to 7:00pm
Join us on the first Wednesday of every month to talk about bulbs, bushes, berries and begonias. We'll discuss everything from window boxes to victory gardens.

Anonymous Teen Writers

September 7th,
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.

How to Read a Sewing Pattern

September 7th,
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Learn how to get started with a sewing pattern and discover what all those symbols mean!

Registration begins August 7th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with a current library card. All others may register beginning August 14th.

Medicare 101

September 8th,
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Joanna Prisiajniouk of the Medicare Insurance Group gets you up to speed on what to expect from Medicare. Learn about Supplements, Advantage Plans, Part D Prescription Coverage, and cost saving strategies for the years ahead.

Registration starts on August 8th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with current library cards. Others may register beginning August 15th.

After Hours Teen Time: Mystery Date & Adulting 101

September 8th,
5:00pm to 8:00pm
Hang out in the library after everyone has gone home. Learn how to set goals, maintain good credit, and protect yourself against identity theft. Then, eat some pizza and watch Ethan Hawke get his identity stolen in the movie Mystery Date.

Registration begins August 7th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. All others may register beginning August 14th.

Basic Computer Literacy Series

September 9th,
10:00am to 11:00am
Learn the basics of using a computer with this three-part Computer Literacy Series. A great start for beginners.

Registration begins August 7th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with a current library card. All others may register beginning August 14th.

Lego Master Builders Challenge

September 9th,
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Ages 8-12 years. Registration required.

Want to try out some new Lego ideas? Want to learn real world science skills? Master Builders Challenge is for you!

Registration starts August 7 for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with current library cards. All others may register beginning August 14. Priority for Kids World programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Lego Day

September 9th,
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Ages 4-12 years. Registration required.

Come and build with our Lego bricks and we'll photograph your creation for our Facebook page.

Registration starts August 7th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents. All others may register beginning August 14th. Priority for Kids World programs is given to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Friends Book Sale

September 9th,
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.

iPad Seminar

September 11th,
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Learn how to use an iPad at your own pace! Watch tutorial videos and practice what you learn. Then, library staff will answer questions.

Registration starts August 7th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with current library cards. All others may register beginning August 14th.

Kids Movie Monday

September 11th,
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Ages 12 and under.

Once a month this fall, drop in for free popcorn and a family friendly movie on our big screen. Look for announcements of movie titles soon.

Adult Book Discussion

September 11th,
7:00pm to 8:30pm
This month's Adult Book Discussion book will be announced soon. 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.

Adult Book Discussion

September 12th,
2:00pm to 3:30pm
This month's Adult Book Discussion book will be announced soon. Copies of the book will be available in regular and large type. Loans will also be available in audio formats and on the Nook.

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