Programs & Events

Open Workshop Hours

October 21st,
9:00am to 12:30pm
Stop in during open Workshop hours to get creative. Work on a self-directed project with our sewing machines, embroidery machines, digital media lab, or other Workshop equipment. Staff will be available to help out or offer project suggestions.

Tiny Pumpkin Painting

October 21st,
10:00am to 11:00am
Ages 12 & under. Registration required.

Join us for a fun day of pumpkin painting! Bring an adult and we'll give you the tools to paint a tiny pumpkin that you can bring home!

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

Advanced Computer Literacy Series

October 21st,
10:00am to 11:00am
Extend your computer knowledge with this three-part series.

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

Tiny Pumpkin Painting

October 21st,
12:00pm to 1:00pm
All ages. Registration required.

Join us for a fun day of pumpkin painting! Bring an adult and we'll give you the tools to paint a tiny pumpkin that you can bring home!

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

Open Workshop Hours

October 23rd,
1:00pm to 4:30pm
Stop in during open Workshop hours to get creative. Work on a self-directed project with our sewing machines, embroidery machines, digital media lab, or other Workshop equipment. Staff will be available to help out or offer project suggestions.

Ancestry Online Series

October 23rd,
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Learn how to research your family history with Ancestry Library Edition in this two-part series.

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

Crazy 8s Math Club

October 23rd,
4:30pm to 5:45pm
Grades K-2. Registration required (for the full eight weeks)

Join Bedtime Math's Crazy 8s Club to build stuff, run and jump, make music, make a mess . it's a totally new kind of math club. You'll get to do mischief-making activities like Glow-in-the-Dark Geometry, Bouncy Dice, and Toilet Paper Olympics. You'll take home cool gadgets, too.

Registration is for all eight classes; note that there is no class October 2nd.

Kids Movie Monday

October 23rd,
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.

Drop-in Junior Storytime

October 24th,
10:30am to 11:30am

Ages: 3-5 Years

Priority for storytime goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights cardholders.

Teen Music Club

October 24th,
4:00pm to 6:00pm
Musicians of all levels in grades 7-12 are invited to hang out with friends and geek out about music. During each session, we'll talk about music, write songs, learn some instruments, and make recordings in the Workshop studio. Bring your ideas, instruments, and friends.

Kids Yoga

October 24th,
4:30pm to 5:30pm
Ages 7-10 Registration Required (One session per family)

Enjoy Yoga at the library with a registered yoga teacher. This program focuses on yoga and integrative learning with storytelling. Yoga mats are provided.

Kids registration starts August 7 for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents. All others may register beginning August 14. Priority for Kids World programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Coffee with the Director

October 24th,
5:00pm to 6:00pm
Stop in at Fannie's Cafe, grab a free cup of coffee, and share your thoughts, comments, and suggestions with library director Stacy Wittmann.

Modern Times Film Series: La La Land

October 24th,
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 musical La La Land, starring Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling as an aspiring actress and a jazz pianist falling in love in Los Angeles. Rated PG-13. 2h 8m.

The Serger: Make a Pocket Tissue Holder

October 25th,
7:00pm to 9:00pm
Learn how to use our serger to make a pocket tissue holder. A previous serger class is a prerequisite for this class.

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

Open Workshop Hours

October 26th,
1:00pm to 4:00pm
Stop in during open Workshop hours to get creative. Work on a self-directed project with our sewing machines, embroidery machines, digital media lab, or other Workshop equipment. Staff will be available to help out or offer project suggestions.

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