Sunday, October 01, 12:00 PM-3:00 PM.
Since we first opened our doors in 1973, we’ve been grateful to be a part of the communities of Norridge and Harwood Heights. To thank you for 50 years of support, we’re throwing a ’70s themed party and you’re invited!
On Sunday, October 1st the Library grounds will be transformed into a 1970s-era festival with activities for all ages. Between sets from the Elvis tribute artist Hugo Colin and the Barefoot Hawaiian Dancers, boogie down to the sounds of the ’70s with our DJ. Drop into our Kid’s Zone to play some games and do some crafts. Wear your grooviest ’70s attire for our costume parade and take a selfie in our photo booth. The library will be closed for service but don’t forget to hustle inside for some funky crafts and chow down on a free donut from Allegretti’s Bakery.
This fall we’re encouraging everyone to read with our One Book One Community program. For kids we’re suggesting you read Frog and Toad Together by Arnold Lobel. And for older readers, A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle. We’ll have free copies of both of these books available for anyone who comes to our 50th Anniversary Festival.
The Barefoot Hawaiian Dancers
Hugo: Chicago’s Elvis Tribute Artist
Proclamation by Senator Robert Martwick & Representative Lindsey LaPointe
1970s Costume Parade
Throughout the Day
DJ John Cardone plays the sounds of the ’70s
Pumpkin Carving demonstrations by Master Carver Tiana Solomon
One Book, One Community: Frog and Toad Together & A Wrinkle in Time
Harwood Heights Classic Police Cruiser
Norwood Park Fire Department Safety House
Enjoy treats, including donuts from Allegretti’s Bakery
Drawings to win Eisenhower t-shirts and water bottles
Kids Gourd Racing
Classic Gaming Truck
Local History Interviews
Peace Rock Painting
Crafts for Kids (Shrinky Dink Keychains, Paper Flower Crowns)
Crafts for Adults (Macrame Keychains, Stitched Rainbows, Pom Pom Critters)
State Senator Robert Martwick
State Representative Lindsey LaPointe
State Representative Brad Stevens
Cook County Commissioner Maggie Trevor
Village of Norridge
Norridge Police Department
Harwood Heights Police Department
Norwood Park Township
Norwood Park Fire Department
Seniors Assistance Center