Programs & Events

Mobile Device Help

August 7th,
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 May 7th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning May 14th.

Teen Art Camp

August 8th,
10:00am to 2:00pm
Writing! Drawing! Photography! Perfect your skills or learn something new. At the end of the week you'll have created your own book. Guest artists will be on hand to help you perfect your creations.

Registration starts May 7th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning May 14th.

Page to Screen Book Club: The Bridges of Madison County

August 8th,
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 The Bridges of Madison County after reading the book by Robert James Waller. Copies of the book are available at the Library Services Desk approximately one month before the screening.

Garden Club

August 8th,
6:00pm to 7:00pm
Join us to talk about bulbs, bushes, berries and begonias. We'll discuss everything from window boxes to victory gardens.

Scars of Custer's Defeat

August 8th,
7:00pm to 8:00pm
History buffs know of Custer's Last Stand at the battle of Little Bighorn. Now, historian Stan Banash explores the human element, the hardship his death brought to Custer's family, friends, and the residents of his hometown, Monroe, Michigan.

Registration starts May 7th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning May 14th.

Teen Art Camp

August 9th,
10:00am to 2:00pm
Writing! Drawing! Photography! Perfect your skills or learn something new. At the end of the week you'll have created your own book. Guest artists will be on hand to help you perfect your creations.

Registration starts May 7th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning May 14th.

Polish Heritage Book Club: The Greatest Battle

August 9th,
3:00pm to 4:30pm
Join us every other month for an English-language book discussion group focused on literature related to Poland and Polish culture.

This month we're discussing The Greatest Battle by Andrew Nagorski.

The battle for Moscow was the biggest battle of World War II, yet it is far less known than Stalingrad, which involved about half the number of troops.Drawing on declassified documents, accounts of survivors, and reports of Western correspondents, The Greatest Battle illuminates the clash between two systems based on terror and relentless slaughter.

Anonymous Teen Writers

August 9th,
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.

SR Raffle Prize: Ice Cream Social

August 9th,
5:00pm to 8:00pm
Ages 12 and under. For those who selected the raffle prize only.

Celebrate your success for reaching 500 minutes.

Teen Art Camp

August 10th,
10:00am to 2:00pm
Writing! Drawing! Photography! Perfect your skills or learn something new. At the end of the week you'll have created your own book. Guest artists will be on hand to help you perfect your creations.

Registration starts May 7th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning May 14th.

Beginner's Origami

August 10th,
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Grades 4-6. Registration Reqiuired.

Whether you know a little about origami or nothing at all, this is the class for you! We will be learning three easy paper folding projects you will be able to take home!

Registration begins May 25th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning June 1st. Priority for Kids programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

After Hours Teen Time: Wonder Woman

August 10th,
5:00pm to 8:00pm
We're keeping the library open after hours just for teens. Bring your friends, to watch a movie, eat some pizza, and make a craft.

This month watch Amazonian Princess Diana win World War One, then make magic wristbands with artist Jessica Van Swol.

Registration starts May 7th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning May 14th.

Friends Book Sale

August 11th,
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.

Microsoft Word 2016

August 11th,
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Learn the basics of creating and saving documents with the latest version of Word.

Registration starts May 7th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning May 14th.

Mobile Device Help *

August 13th,
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 May 7th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning May 14th.

Mobile Device Help

August 13th,
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 May 7th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning May 14th.

Modern Times Film Series: Marshall

August 14th,
2:00pm to 4:30pm
The Modern Times Film series showcases new additions to the library's movie collection. This month's movie will be Marshall.

A young Thurgood Marshall, the first African-American Supreme Court Justice, battles through one of his career-defining cases. Starring  Chadwick Boseman and Josh Gad. 2017. Rated PG-13. 1h, 58m.

Teen Music Club

August 14th,
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.

Crochet-o-rama: Kitchen Scrubbies

August 15th,
3:00pm to 5:00pm
$5.00 - Make your own scrubbies, great for washing dishes and fun to make for those with basic crochet knowledge. The registration fee covers the cost of yarn, crochet hook, and project guide.

Registration starts May 7th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning May 14th.

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