Programs & Events

Medicare 101

September 8th,
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Joanna Prisiajniouk of the Medicare Insurance Group gets you up to speed on what to expect from Medicare. Learn about Supplements, Advantage Plans, Part D Prescription Coverage, and cost saving strategies for the years ahead.

Registration starts on August 8th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with current library cards. Others may register beginning August 15th.

After Hours Teen Time: Mystery Date & Adulting 101

September 8th,
5:00pm to 8:00pm
Hang out in the library after everyone has gone home. Learn how to set goals, maintain good credit, and protect yourself against identity theft. Then, eat some pizza and watch Ethan Hawke get his identity stolen in the movie Mystery Date.

Registration begins August 7th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. All others may register beginning August 14th.

Basic Computer Literacy Series

September 9th,
10:00am to 11:00am
Learn the basics of using a computer with this three-part Computer Literacy Series. A great start for beginners.

Registration begins August 7th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with a current library card. All others may register beginning August 14th.

Lego Master Builders Challenge

September 9th,
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Ages 8-12 years. Registration required.

Want to try out some new Lego ideas? Want to learn real world science skills? Master Builders Challenge is for you!

Registration starts August 7 for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with current library cards. All others may register beginning August 14. Priority for Kids World programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Friends Book Sale

September 9th,
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Look for the Friends of the Library in the Book Sale room on the first floor, next to the Quiet Room 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.

Lego Day

September 9th,
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Ages 4-12 years. Registration required.

Come and build with our Lego bricks and we'll photograph your creation for our Facebook page.

Registration starts August 7th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents. All others may register beginning August 14th. Priority for Kids World programs is given to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Kids Movie Monday

September 11th,
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Ages 12 and under.

Once a month this fall, drop in for free popcorn and a family friendly movie on our big screen. Look for announcements of movie titles soon.

iPad Seminar

September 11th,
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Learn how to use an iPad at your own pace! Watch tutorial videos and practice what you learn. Then, library staff will answer questions.

Registration starts August 7th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with current library cards. All others may register beginning August 14th.

Adult Book Discussion: The Passenger

September 11th,
7:00pm to 8:30pm
This month's Adult Book Discussion book will be The Passenger by Lisa Lutz. Copies of the book are available in regular and large type. Loans will also be available in audio formats and on the Nook. Join us for a lively discussion.

Adult Book Discussion: The Passenger

September 12th,
2:00pm to 3:30pm
This month's Adult Book Discussion book will be The Passenger by Lisa Lutz. Copies of the book are available in regular and large type. Loans will also be available in audio formats and on the Nook. Join us for a lively discussion.

Teen Music Club

September 12th,
4:00pm to 6:00pm
Musicians of all levels in grades 7-12 are invited to hang out, mess around, 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.

Kids Yoga

September 12th,
4:30pm to 5:30pm
Ages 7-10 Registration Required (One session per family)

Enjoy Yoga at the library with a registered yoga teacher. This program focuses on yoga and integrative learning with storytelling. Yoga mats are provided.

Kids registration starts August 7 for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents. All others may register beginning August 14. Priority for Kids World programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Convert Vinyl Records to CDs

September 13th,
10:00am to 11:30am
Learn how to bring your vinyl records into the digital age with our LP converter machine.

Registration starts August 7th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with current library cards. All others may register beginning August 14th.

Page to Screen Book Club: Blade Runner

September 13th,
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 Blade Runner after reading the novel, Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick. 

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

Classic Film Series: Make Way for Tomorrow (1937)

September 14th,
1:00pm to 3:30pm
Our Classic Film Series continues with Make Way for Tomorrow.

An elderly couple are forced to separate when they lose their house and none of their five children will take them in. Directed by Leo McCarey. Starring Beulah Bondi and Victor Moore.

Film historian Ralph Amelio leads a discussion following the movie. Unrated. 1h 31m.

Anonymous Teen Writers

September 14th,
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.

Considering a Kitchen or Bath Remodel?

September 14th,
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Planning a remodel? Certified Kitchen and Bath Designer Jill Dobski explores how to integrate current trends with your own style and discusses how to avoid mistakes or delays and work with a budget. Bring your questions and ideas.

Registration begins August 7th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with a valid library card. All others may register beginning August 14th.

Bus Trip: Kline Creek Farm

September 15th,
9:00am to 2:00pm
$20.00 - Step back in time to life on an 1890s Illinois farm. Stroll through the restored farmstead and meet costumed interpreters operating this living history farm using the tools and techniques of the past. We'll explore the evolution of agriculture through the farm's various buildings and grounds. Bring a picnic lunch and enjoy the DuPage County Forest Preserve in early fall. Families welcome. Be aware that this is a walking tour.

Registration begins August 7th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. All others may register beginning August 14th.

Basic Excel 2016

September 15th,
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Learn the basics of making spreadsheets with the latest version of Excel.

Registration starts August 7th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with current library cards. All others may register beginning August 14th.

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