Programs & Events

NaNoWriMo Write Your Novel Here

November 11th,
1:00pm to 4:30pm
Every Sunday during the month of November we're offering quiet space in our conference room for NaNoWriMo participants. For access, ask at the Answers Desk.

How to Write a Novel

November 11th,
2:00pm to 3:00pm
If you're having trouble with your NaNoWriMo project or if you're just interested in writing your novel, come and get tips from author William Hazelgrove,national bestselling author of ten novels and three nonfiction titles including The Bad Author and The Real Santa.

Drop-in Baby Storytime

November 12th,
10:30am to 11:30am
Ages: 6 - 17 Months

Let's "Sing, talk, read, write, and play" together. No need to register, just check-in at the Kids World Desk 30 minutes before class begins.

Priority for storytime goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights cardholders.

Adult Book Discussion: The Story of Arthur Truluv

November 12th,
7:00pm to 8:30pm
This month's Adult Book Discussion book will be The Story of Arthur Truluv by Elizabeth Berg. An emotionally powerful novel about three people who each lose the one they love most, only to find second chances where they least expect them.

Copies of the book are available in regular and large type. Loans will also be available in audio and eBook formats. Join us for a lively discussion.

Drop-in Toddler Storytime

November 13th,
9:30am to 10:15am
Ages: 18 - 35 Months

Let's "Sing, talk, read, write, and play" together. No need to register, just check-in at the Kids World Desk 30 minutes before class begins.

Priority for storytime goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights cardholders.

Adult Book Discussion: The Story of Arthur Truluv

November 13th,
2:00pm to 3:30pm
This month's Adult Book Discussion book will be The Story of Arthur Truluv by Elizabeth Berg. An emotionally powerful novel about three people who each lose the one they love most, only to find second chances where they least expect them.

Copies of the book are available at the Library Services Desk one month before the discussion. If you are new to the club, please join us at the Monday evening session.

Teen Music Club

November 13th,
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.

When Radio Went to War

November 13th,
6:30pm to 7:30pm
World War II marked the first time that radio brought news of war directly to the American people. Those Were the Days host Steve Darnall examines the ways that radio met the challenges of the war, with samples of news broadcasts, presidential speeches, shows created to entertain the troops, and more.

Registration starts August 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts August 13th.

Drop-in Toddler Storytime

November 14th,
10:00am to 10:45am
Ages: 18 - 35 Months

Let's "Sing, talk, read, write, and play" together. No need to register, just check-in at the Kids World Desk 30 minutes before class begins.

Priority for storytime goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights cardholders.

Drop-in Family Storytime

November 14th,
11:00am to 12:00pm
Ages: All ages are welcome. Those under 3 should be accompanied by an adult.

Let's "Sing, talk, read, write, and play" together. No need to register, just check-in at the Kids World Desk 30 minutes before class begins.

Priority for storytime goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights cardholders.

Page to Screen Book Club: The Joy Luck Club

November 14th,
1:30pm to 4:30pm
Every month the Page to Screen Club watches a movie and discusses the book from which it was adapted.

This month we'll watch The Joy Luck Club after reading the novel by Amy Tan. Copies of the book will be available at the Library Services Desk approximately one month before the screening.

Mobile Device Help

November 14th,
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 August 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning August 13th.

Mobile Device Help

November 14th,
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 August 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning August 13th.

Anonymous Teen Writers

November 15th,
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.

3D Pen Art

November 15th,
4:30pm to 5:30pm
Grades 4-6. Registration Required

Don't miss out on this chance to work with our brand new 3D pens! A mix of art and engineering you will get to take your creations home.

Registration begins August 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning August 13th. Priority for Kids programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Drop-in Big Kids Storytime

November 15th,
6:00pm to 7:00pm
Ages: K - 2nd Grade

Let's "Sing, talk, read, write, and play" together. No need to register, just check-in at the Kids World Desk 30 minutes before class begins.

Priority for storytime goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights cardholders.

Learn the Sewing Machine

November 15th,
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Learn the basics of threading the machine and using a simple stitch.

Registration starts August 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts August 13th.

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