Programs & Events

Our Lady of the Angels Bus Tour

May 23rd,
10:00am to 4:00pm
$55.00 - Enjoy the buffet lunch at Sawa's Old Warsaw Restaurant as historian Jim Gibbons presents the history of the December 1st, 1958 Our Lady of the Angels school fire. After lunch, we'll tour the Our Lady of the Angels church. Walking is involved in the tour and the church is not accessible to wheelchairs. The cost of lunch is included in the registration fee.

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

Outside Booking

May 23rd,
4:00pm to 5:00pm
parent group from Pennoyer School

Excel 2016 Series

May 23rd,
6:00pm to 8:00pm
In this three-part class, learn the basics, intermediate skills, and advanced skills of making spreadsheets with the latest version of Excel.

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

Classic Film Series: Stalag 17

May 24th,
1:00pm to 3:30pm
Our Classic Film Series continues with Stalag 17.

When two American POWs are killed during an escape, the prison camp's black marketeer is suspected of being an informer. Starring William Holden and Otto Preminger. 1953. Unrated. 2h 01m.

Film historian Ralph Amelio leads a discussion following the movie.

Anonymous Teen Writers

May 24th,
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.

Adult Art and Craft Day: Recycled Bonsai Trees

May 24th,
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Join us for an adults-only crafting session. Supplies will be provided.

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

Selling Online

May 26th,
10:00am to 12:00pm
Get an introduction to selling on Ebay, Etsy, Letgo, Craigslist and other websites.

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

Friends Book Sale

May 26th,
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Look for the Friends of the Library in the Book Sale 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.

Photography for Selling Online

May 26th,
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Learn how to use Workshop equipment to photograph items to sell online.

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

Rug Hooking

May 29th,
2:00pm to 4:30pm
Learn to hook your own rugs! Materials will be supplied.

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

Mobile Device Help

May 30th,
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 starts February 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning February 12th.

Mobile Device Help

May 30th,
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.

Our Lady of the Angels Fire

May 30th,
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Historian Jim Gibbons presents the story of the tragic fire that killed 92 children and three nuns on December 1st, 1958. This lecture will be the same one presented on the Our Lady of the Angels Bus Tour on May 23rd, for those unable to attend the tour.

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

Anonymous Teen Writers

May 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.

Kids Write Away Redux

May 31st,
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Grades 4-6. Registration Required.

Want to become the next famous author? Come join us for one or all three classes this winter! The themes for each class are, "Pretty Amazing Poetry", "Plot Your Story" and "What's the Theme?".

Registration starts February 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning February 12th. Priority for Kids World programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

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