Programs & Events

Junior Storytime

July 12th,
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Drop-In Junior Storytime
Ages 3-5 years
Priority goes to Norridge and Harwoo

Page to Screen Book Club: Wag the Dog

July 12th,
1:30pm to 4:30pm
Every month we'll watch a movie and discuss the book from which it was adapted. This month we'll watch Wag the Dog after reading the book by Larry Beinhart. A spin-doctor and a movie producer fabricate a war to distract from a political scandal. Rated R. 1h 37m.

Copies of the book will be available at the Library Services Desk approximately one month before the screening.

Advanced Computer Literacy Series

July 12th,
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Extend your computer knowledge with this three-part series.

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

Preschool Playtime

July 13th,
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.

Pixel Power

July 13th,
3:00pm to 4:30pm
Grade 3-6. Registration required.

Art goes 8-bit! Bring digital art to the real world and make your very own pixel creation. Be completely original, or use one of the many pattern that will be available.

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

Anonymous Teen Writers

July 13th,
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.

Big Kids Storytime

July 13th,
6:00pm to 7:00pm
Big Kid Storytime
Grades K-2
Priority for storytime goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights cardholders.

Junior Storytime

July 14th,
10:00am to 11:00am
Drop-In Junior Storytime
Ages 3-5 years
Priority goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights cardholders.

Individual Audio/Video Help

July 14th,
10:00am to 11:00am
Need assistance with an audio or video project? Want to digitize home movies, records, or photos? Sign up for one-on-one help.

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

To register for Individual Audio-Visual Help, call 708-867-2299 or ask at the Answers Desk.

Individual Audio/Video Help

July 14th,
11:00am to 12:00pm
Need assistance with an audio or video project? Want to digitize home movies, records, or photos? Sign up for one-on-one help.

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

To register for Individual Audio-Visual Help, call 708-867-2299 or ask at the Answers Desk.

Individual Audio/Video Help

July 14th,
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Need assistance with an audio or video project? Want to digitize home movies, records, or photos? Sign up for one-on-one help.

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

To register for Individual Audio-Visual Help, call 708-867-2299 or ask at the Answers Desk.

Individual Audio/Video Help

July 14th,
3:00pm to 4:00pm
Need assistance with an audio or video project? Want to digitize home movies, records, or photos? Sign up for one-on-one help.

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

To register for Individual Audio-Visual Help, call 708-867-2299 or ask at the Answers Desk.

Reach for that Pencil and DRAW!

July 14th,
3:00pm to 4:00pm
Grade 3-6. Registration required.

Pencil and paper = power! Together let's learn to draw and make it fun. All supplies are provided just bring your imagination.

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

After Hours Teen Time: 101 Dalmatians & Packing Picnics

July 14th,
5:00pm to 8:00pm
Coming to our Movies in the Park on July 21 and August 11? You better bring something to eat. Food expert Camille Stagg will teach you the best way to pack a picnic and offer samples of delicious picnic treats. Afterwards, watch 101 Dalmatians.

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

Shine in the Job Market

July 15th,
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Being able to do the job and being able to interview for the job are very different skills. Learn strategies to handle yourself effectively in a job interview. Practice your interviewing skills and learn how to interview with confidence.

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

Comic Book Confidential: A Comics Camp for Teens

July 17th,
10:00am to 2:00pm
Get a peek into the comic book world by working with professional writers and artists, Eric Rohmann, Ali Cantarella, and Wesley Sun to bring your comic vision to life. You'll end up with your own mini-comic and everyone's work will be bound into a book that will be available for checkout from the library. All materials will be supplied but feel free to bring your favorite writing and drawing tools.

Today's guest: Caldecott Award winner Eric Rohmann. ericrohmann.com 

Baby Storytime

July 17th,
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 17th,
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.

Android Seminar

July 17th,
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Learn how to use an Android device at your own pace! Watch tutorial videos and practice what you learn with an Android tablet. Then library staff will answer any questions.

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

Pen and Ink Writers Group

July 17th,
7:00pm to 9:00pm
The Pen and Ink Writers Group gathers on the third Monday of each month to read short stories, poems or essays, all inspired by a common theme. Build up your writing skills through practice, presentation and positive critique. This month's theme is STAMP.

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