Programs & Events

Civil War Discussion

March 3rd,
10:00am to 11:30am
Join Tom DeFranco for a monthly discussion of Civil War related books, events and historical figures.

Teen Sewing: Hats!

March 3rd,
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Get started sewing by learning to make an ear-flap hat! All supplies will be provided.

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

Hollywood Awards Contest Entry Forms Due

March 4th (All day)
Look for Academy Award Contest entry forms in the library. Check off your selections from this year's nominees. Entries with the most correct answers will be eligible to win prizes. In the event of a tie, prizes will be awarded by means of a random drawing. One entry per person please. Entries will be accepted at the Answers Desk until 5:00 pm on Sunday, March 04. Or at our After Hours Awards Party.

After Hours Awards Party

March 4th,
6:00pm to 11:00pm
Join us in celebrating Hollywood's most glamorous night of the year by watching the Oscar broadcast live at Eisenhower. There will be a trivia contest during the show, as well as prizes and snacks.

Although we will be viewing the awards ceremony, this event is not sponsored by or affiliated with The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Mobile Device Help

March 5th,
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 begins February 5 for Norridge and Harwood Heights patrons with valid library cards.  All others may register beginning February 12.

Mobile Device Help

March 5th,
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.

Adult Book Discussion: The Breakdown

March 5th,
7:00pm to 8:30pm
This month's Adult Book Discussion book will be The Breakdown by B.A. Paris.

Cass has been forgetting every little thing: where she left the car, if she took her pills, the alarm code, why she ordered a pram when she doesn't have a baby. The only thing she can't forget is that woman, the dying woman she might have saved, and the terrible nagging guilt. Or the silent calls she's receiving, or the feeling that someone's watching her.

Tax Assistance appointments

March 6th,
9:00am to 12:30pm
RSVP tax assistance provided by Triton VITA site. 
Patrons must call 708-456-0300 ex. 3895 to make appointments.

Busy Bags

March 6th,
10:00am to 11:15am
Ages 2-5 with their parent or caregiver.

While the kids engage in some read-sing-play activities, their adults are invited to make two pre-literacy activity kits. All materials will be provided along with prototypes for simple, reusable learning activities that are yours to keep and to play with your child.

Registration starts February 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with current library cards. All others may register beginning February 12th. Priority for Kids World programs is given to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Tax Assistance appointments

March 6th,
12:30pm to 2:00pm
RSVP tax assistance provided by Triton VITA site. 
Patrons must call 708-456-0300 ex. 3895 to make appointments.

Adult Book Discussion: The Breakdown

March 6th,
2:00pm to 3:30pm
This month's Adult Book Discussion book will be The Breakdown by B.A. Paris.

Cass has been forgetting every little thing: where she left the car, if she took her pills, the alarm code, why she ordered a pram when she doesn't have a baby. The only thing she can't forget is that woman, the dying woman she might have saved, and the terrible nagging guilt. Or the silent calls she's receiving, or the feeling that someone's watching her.

Basic Computer Literacy Series

March 6th,
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Learn the basics of using a computer in this three-part Computer Literacy Series. A great start for beginners.

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

Battle of the Books

March 7th,
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Battle of the Books challenges students in grades four through six to become familiar with literature. Comprehension and retention are put to the test in a Jeopardy style battle between the teams.

Area schools create their own teams and gather at the library to compete in a five-week battle on questions derived from selected books. See your school's Battle Coach to sign up. 

Garden Club

March 7th,
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.

Anonymous Teen Writers

March 8th,
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.

Girls Who Code

March 8th,
6:00pm to 8:00pm
We're looking for girls in grades 6-12 who want to learn computer science skills and join a supportive sisterhood of thousands of coding girls across the country. No experience necessary! Learn how to code and change the world.

Spring Cooking

March 8th,
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Food writer Camille Stagg launches a culinary spring fever by sharing recipes and tips for Easter, discussing Thomas Jefferson's gardens at Monticello, and celebrating Earth Day with local eating. Tasting samples include spring favorites, asparagus, artichokes, rhubarb, and more.

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

Learn the Sewing Machine

March 8th,
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Get training on one of our Workshop tools, the sewing machine.

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

Adult Art and Craft Day

March 9th,
10:00am to 12:00pm
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.

Pixel Power

March 9th,
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 patterns that will be available.

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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