Mon – Thur: 9AM to 9PM | Fri – Sat: 9AM to 5PM | Sun: 1PM to 5PM
4613 N Oketo Ave, Harwood Heights, IL 60706 | 708-867-7828
Mon – Thur: 9AM to 9PM
Fri – Sat: 9AM to 5PM
Sun: 1PM to 5PM
4613 N Oketo Ave
Harwood Heights, IL 60706
708-867-7828

4613 N Oketo Ave, Harwood Heights, IL 60706 708-867-7828

Mon – Thur: 9AM to 9PM | Fri – Sat: 9AM to 5PM | Sun: 1PM to 5PM

Family Forest Walk

Wednesday, July 31, 9:30-10:30 AM. Ages 12 & under with an adult.

Enjoy time with your family and community while we take a walk through our local forest preserve. The group will meet at a nearby trail. Wear your walking shoes, bring your bug spray and sunscreen!


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Around the World in 80 Sandwiches

Tuesday, July 30, 6:30-7:30 PM.

Mike Curtis tells us how he took his family on a world tour of sandwiches, visiting six continents, forty-two different countries, and twenty-five states without ever leaving his home kitchen.


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Island Within a City: Call for Stories

History comes alive when we hear directly from those that experienced it. So we're offering an opportunity for you, the community, to shape future historical understanding of Norridge and Harwood Heights by writing short essays about your connections to the area.


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Pokemon Day

Ages 7-12.

Are you a fan of Pokémon? Meet other trainers and show off your favorite Pokémon! Come and explore new activities themed around everyone's favorite pocket monsters.


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Medicare Patrol for Seniors

Monday, July 29, 1:00-2:30 PM.

Andrea de la Torre, Queen of Can-Can, brings the classic cabaret dance into the 21st century while keeping its old fashioned charm alive. It's almost like a trip to Paris.


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Comicfest 2024

Saturday, September 14, 2024, 10:00am-4:00pm.

Superhero? Supervillian? Something in-between? Whoever you are there's something for you at our annual Comicfest. Aritsts, vendors, give-aways, cosplay, crafts, panels, and the Windy City Ghostbusters. Get ready to party!


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July 2024 LibraryReads Hall of Fame

Every month at libraryreads.org, librarians across the county nominate their favorite upcoming books. Any writers who appear on the list three times are moved into the Hall of Fame to recognize their new books while making room on the main list for less well known authors.


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It’s a Can Can Show!

Thursday, July 25, 7:00-8:00 PM.

Andrea de la Torre, Queen of Can-Can, brings the classic cabaret dance into the 21st century while keeping its old fashioned charm alive. It's almost like a trip to Paris.


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Kids Write Away

Thursday, July 25, 4:00-5:00 PM. Grades 4-6.

Want to become the next famous author? Join us for a fun writing class this summer! Snack provided at the end. The theme this month is "Let's Write a Song."


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Anonymous Teen Writers Group

Every Thursday, 4:00 - 5:30 PM.

Writers in grades 7-12 are invited to join us every week for some socializing, discussion, and, of course, writing! Share your poems and stories in a supportive space or listen to others read.


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Culinary Arts Film Fest: The Menu

Thursday, July 25, 2024, 10:00 AM.

July is National Culinary Arts Month and we're celebrating with a series of film screenings featuring some great movies for food lovers. This week: The Menu, a horror satire of the high brow world of fine dining.


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Chess Club

Wednesday, July 24, 6:00 - 7:00 PM.

Join our bi-weekly chess club for a few games in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere for high school aged players and older. No experience required.


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Monster Hands by Karen Kane & Jonaz McMillan

"…Milo read about a monster under the bed. Milo should not have read that book." Who hasn't been a little creeped out by a book, tv show, or a movie when the lights go out? Luckily for Milo, his best friend Mel lives across the street and they are able to speak using sign language across the distance.
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Lego Day

Tuesday, July 23, 5:00-6:00 PM. Ages 4-7 with an adult.

Using the Library's Lego brick collection, let's have fun building a display for the Kids World department.


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July 2024 LibraryReads List

LibraryReads is the monthly nationwide library staff picks list for adult fiction and non-fiction. Rather than picking “the best” of anything, LibraryReads represents collective favorites—the books library staff across the U.S. loved reading and cannot wait to share.


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