Programs & Events

Winter Craft Day

December 1st,
10:00am to 12:00pm
Ages 3-12. Drop-In.

Winter craft day is back! No need to register, just show up and make three delightful winter themed crafts.

Civil War Discussion

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

Make a Sling Crossbody Bag

December 1st,
10:00am to 12:00pm
Making a bag is an easy project for teens and adults new to sewing. Great as a gift, too.

Registration starts November 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 12th.

Winter Craft Day

December 1st,
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Ages 3 -12. Drop-In.

Winter craft day is back! No need to register, just show up and make three delightful winter themed crafts.

Bel Sonore Chamber Ensemble

December 2nd,
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Spend the afternoon enjoying the Bel Sonore Chamber Ensemble's eclectic musical repertoire of classical and jazz standards.

Registration starts November 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 12th.

Adult Book Discussion: The Dry

December 3rd,
7:00pm to 8:30pm
This month's Adult Book Discussion book will be The Dry by Jane Harper.

In the grip of drought, a community is facing life and death choices when members of a local family are found slain. Federal Police investigator Aaron Falk returns to his hometown for the funeral, loath to face the townsfolk who turned their backs on him. But as questions mount, Falk is forced to probe deeper into the deaths, revealing long-buried secrets.

Copies of the book are available at the Library Service Desk one month before our discussion. Join us for a lively discussion.

Adult Book Discussion: The Dry

December 4th,
2:00pm to 3:30pm
This month's Adult Book Discussion book will be The Dry by Jane Harper.

In the grip of drought, a community is facing life and death choices when members of a local family are found slain. Federal Police investigator Aaron Falk returns to his hometown for the funeral, loath to face the townsfolk who turned their backs on him. But as questions mount, Falk is forced to probe deeper into the deaths, revealing long-buried secrets.

Mobile Device Help

December 4th,
6:00pm to 7:00pm
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 November 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning November 12th.

Mobile Device Help

December 4th,
7:00pm to 8:00pm
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 November 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning November 12th.

VHS to DVD Demonstration

December 5th,
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Learn how to bring your home movies into the modern age with our VHS to DVD conversion tools.

Registration starts November 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 12th.

Hot Chocolate Pajama Night

December 5th,
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Ages 5-12. Registration Required Children under the age of 7 must have an adult accompany them.

Wear your pajamas and let's warm up this winter season with some hot cocoa, fun toppings, and enjoy a seasonal movie!

Registration starts November 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 12th. Priority for Kids programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Excel 2016 Series

December 6th,
10:00am to 12:00pm
In this three-part class, learn the basic, intermediate, and advanced skills of making spreadsheets with the latest version of Excel.

Registration starts November 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 12th.

Classic Film Series: Crossfire

December 6th,
1:00pm to 3:30pm
Our Classic Film Series continues with Crossfire.

A group of demobilized soldiers are suspected of murder. But which one did it? And why?. Starring Robert Mitchum and Robert Young. 1947. Unrated. 1h 26m.

Film historian Ralph Amelio leads a discussion following the movie.

Anonymous Teen Writers

December 6th,
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.

Record a Holiday Classic

December 8th,
10:00am to 11:00am
Make a recording of you or your family singing a holiday classic with the digital recording equipment in the Workshop. Staff will take you through the whole process. You'll take home a digital version of your song.

Registration starts November 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 12th.

Record a Holiday Classic

December 8th,
11:00am to 12:00pm
Make a recording of you or your whole family singing a holiday classic with our new digital recording equipment in the Workshop. Staff will take you through the whole process. You'll take home a digital version of your song and a photo of your recording in action!

Registration starts November 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 12th.

Record a Holiday Classic

December 8th,
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Make a recording of you or your whole family singing a holiday classic with our new digital recording equipment in the Workshop. Staff will take you through the whole process. You'll take home a digital version of your song and a photo of your recording in action!

Registration starts November 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 12th.

Record a Holiday Classic

December 8th,
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Make a recording of you or your whole family singing a holiday classic with our new digital recording equipment in the Workshop. Staff will take you through the whole process. You'll take home a digital version of your song and a photo of your recording in action!

Registration starts November 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 12th.

Friends Book Sale

December 8th,
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.

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