Programs & Events

Polish Individual Computer Help 2:00-2:25 pm

September 23rd,
2:00pm to 2:25pm
Masz pytanie na temat komputera? Zarejestruj sie na sesje z informatykiem (technology clerk). Przyjdz z lista pytan lub rzeczy, o które chcesz zapytac.

Rejestracja dla mieszkanców Norridge i Harwood Heights zaczyna sie 7 sierpnia. Rejestracja dla niezamieszkalych w Norridge lub Harwood Heights zaczyna sie 14 sierpnia. 



Have a computer question you need help with? Sign up for a session with a technology clerk. Come prepared with questions to ask, or a specific thing you want to learn about.

Friends Book Sale

September 23rd,
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.

Polish Individual Computer Help 2:25-2:50 pm

September 23rd,
2:25pm to 2:50pm
Masz pytanie na temat komputera? Zarejestruj sie na sesje z informatykiem (technology clerk). Przyjdz z lista pytan lub rzeczy, o które chcesz zapytac.

Rejestracja dla mieszkanców Norridge i Harwood Heights zaczyna sie 7 sierpnia. Rejestracja dla niezamieszkalych w Norridge lub Harwood Heights zaczyna sie 14 sierpnia. 



Have a computer question you need help with? Sign up for a session with a technology clerk. Come prepared with questions to ask, or a specific thing you want to learn about.

Polish Individual Computer Help 2:50-3:15 pm

September 23rd,
2:50pm to 3:15pm
Masz pytanie na temat komputera? Zarejestruj sie na sesje z informatykiem (technology clerk). Przyjdz z lista pytan lub rzeczy, o które chcesz zapytac.

Rejestracja dla mieszkanców Norridge i Harwood Heights zaczyna sie 7 sierpnia. Rejestracja dla niezamieszkalych w Norridge lub Harwood Heights zaczyna sie 14 sierpnia. 



Have a computer question you need help with? Sign up for a session with a technology clerk. Come prepared with questions to ask, or a specific thing you want to learn about.

Polish Individual Computer Help 3:15-3:40 pm

September 23rd,
3:15pm to 3:40pm
Masz pytanie na temat komputera? Zarejestruj sie na sesje z informatykiem (technology clerk). Przyjdz z lista pytan lub rzeczy, o które chcesz zapytac.

Rejestracja dla mieszkanców Norridge i Harwood Heights zaczyna sie 7 sierpnia. Rejestracja dla niezamieszkalych w Norridge lub Harwood Heights zaczyna sie 14 sierpnia. 



Have a computer question you need help with? Sign up for a session with a technology clerk. Come prepared with questions to ask, or a specific thing you want to learn about.

Polish Individual Computer Help 3:40-4:05pm

September 23rd,
3:40pm to 4:05pm
Masz pytanie na temat komputera? Zarejestruj sie na sesje z informatykiem (technology clerk). Przyjdz z lista pytan lub rzeczy, o które chcesz zapytac.

Rejestracja dla mieszkanców Norridge i Harwood Heights zaczyna sie 7 sierpnia. Rejestracja dla niezamieszkalych w Norridge lub Harwood Heights zaczyna sie 14 sierpnia. 



Have a computer question you need help with? Sign up for a session with a technology clerk. Come prepared with questions to ask, or a specific thing you want to learn about.

Book Buzz: What to Read This Fall

September 24th,
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Love free books? Robert Haddock from Penguin-Random House returns with the inside scoop on all the hottest books coming out this fall. Don't forget about the free books and other giveaways.

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

Crazy 8s Math Club

September 25th,
4:30pm to 5:45pm
Grades K-2. Registration required (for the full eight weeks)

Join Bedtime Math's Crazy 8s Club to build stuff, run and jump, make music, make a mess . it's a totally new kind of math club. You'll get to do mischief-making activities like Glow-in-the-Dark Geometry, Bouncy Dice, and Toilet Paper Olympics. You'll take home cool gadgets, too.

Registration is for all eight classes; note that there is no class October 2nd.

Brain and Memory Health

September 25th,
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Join memory expert Dr. Linda Sasser for an entertaining look at how memory works. Learn about practices for improving brain function and leave with easy-to-use strategies for remembering names, information, and tasks.

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

Social Media 101: Instagram

September 26th,
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Learn what you can do with the popular social website, Instagram. Set up your profile and begin sharing photos and videos right away.

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

Teen Music Club

September 26th,
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.

Coffee with the Director

September 26th,
5:00pm to 6:00pm
Stop in at Fannie's Cafe, grab a free cup of coffee, and share your thoughts, comments, and suggestions with library director Stacy Wittmann.

Modern Times Film Series: Hacksaw Ridge

September 26th,
6:00pm to 8:30pm
The Modern Times Film series showcases new additions to the library's movie collection.

This month's movie will be Hacksaw Ridge, starring Andrew Garfield as Army Medic Desmond T. Doss, the first man in American history to receive the Medal of Honor without firing a shot. rated R. 2h 19m.

Laser Comedy Show

September 27th,
7:00pm to 7:45pm
Ages 12 and under. Kids under seven should bring an adult. Registration Required.

Comedian Chris Fair turns off the lights and creates a hilarious story with audience participation. Laser lights have never been so funny!

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

Classic Film Series: The Sweet Smell of Success (1957)

September 28th,
1:00pm to 3:30pm
Our Classic Film Series continues with The Sweet Smell of Success.

The most powerful newspaper columnist employs an unscrupulous press agent to prevent his sister from marrying a jazz musician. Directed by Alexander Mackendrick. Starring Burt Lancaster and Tony Curtis.

Film historian Ralph Amelio leads a discussion following the movie. Unrated. 1h 36m.

Anonymous Teen Writers

September 28th,
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.

The Art of Detection: Catching Criminals with Police Sketches

September 28th,
7:00pm to 8:00pm
As one of only 30 artists certified through the International Association of Identification, Detective Tim McPhillips' police sketches have helped solve some of Chicago's most difficult criminal cases. In preparation for our discussion with crime writers Ted Gregory and Adam Selzer on October 29th, Detective McPhillips gives you a rare behind the scenes look at forensic sketching in action.

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

Advanced Excel 2016

September 29th,
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Learn more advanced skills to push your Excel usage even further.

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

The Serger: Make a Pocket Tissue Holder

September 30th,
10:00am to 12:00pm
Learn how to use our serger to make a pocket tissue holder.

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

Veteran Photo Submissions

October 1st (All day) to November 30th (All day)
Honor the Veteran or Active Soldier you know by submitting their service information for our Local History Veteran Display. Our annual Veteran wall is on display during the month of November in Kids World.

Look for submission forms at any library service desk. Please bring in an original photograph of the veteran/soldier. We will immediately scan the image while you wait, and return the original back to you.

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