Criterion Collection: The Age of Innocence

Each week we’re recommending a movie from film lover’s favorite home video company, Criterion. The Criterion Collection is dedicated to gathering the greatest films from around the world and publishing them in editions of the highest technical quality with supplemental …


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Thirteen Dark Nights: Quicksand

Monday, September 27, 7:00 PM.

Whether you’re a private eye or a femme fatale, join us on our Facebook page Mondays at 7:00 PM this fall for a series of thirteen online screenings of classic Film Noir movies. This week, Quicksand, starring Mickey Rooney Peter Lorre, and Jeanne Cagney.

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Throwback Thursday: Life of Pi

It’s Throwback Thursday! Twenty-five years ago this month, Life of Pi by Yann Martel was first published.

The son of a zookeeper, Pi Patel has an encyclopedic knowledge of animal behavior and a fervent love of stories. When Pi is …


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Book Match

Find a book you’ll love with the help of your librarians.

Answer a few quick questions about your favorite reading experiences and we’ll get to work on a personalized book recommendation just for you. Once we’re sure we have a great suggestion for you, you’ll receive a message letting you know that your book is ready to pick up or download.


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Watercolor Painting

Friday, September 24, 6:30 PM. $20.00 supply charge.

Victoria will lead you in a watercolor painting class via Zoom. Please pick up your supplies during the week prior to the class. You'll get a watercolor pad, pencil, brushes, an eraser and a pocket watercolor set that will be yours to keep after the class.

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Virtual Bring Your Own Book Club

Friday, September 24, 3:30 PM.

Our BYO Book Club is going back online! Have a favorite book or two (or four) you'd like to share with fellow readers and librarians? Drop into our virtual book club to tell us about them!

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Falls Prevention Awareness Week

September 20-24.

Falling is NOT a normal part of aging, and there are steps you can take to reduce your risk of falling! Join AgeOptions and partners during Falls Prevention Awareness Week for a series of online programs to learn about steps you can take to stay safe.

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BYO Book Club Recommendations

At the last meeting of the Bring Your Own Book Club, a bunch of book lovers chatted about the books we’ve all been reading lately. Looks like we’ll be doing it again on August 27th if you’d like to join …


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Criterion Collection: Badlands

Each week we’re recommending a movie from film lover’s favorite home video company, Criterion. The Criterion Collection is dedicated to gathering the greatest films from around the world and publishing them in editions of the highest technical quality with supplemental …


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Throwback Thursday: Desperation

It’s Throwback Thursday! Twenty-five years ago this month, Desperation by Stephen King was first published.

Stephen King’s #1 national bestseller about a little mining town, Desperation, that many will enter on their way to somewhere else. But getting out is …


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September 2021 LibraryReads List

Every month at libraryreads.org, librarians across the county nominate their favorite books. Whichever books get the most nominations go onto the monthly list. Place holds now to get these sure-to-be popular books as soon as possible after they're released ...


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New Streaming Movies on Kanopy

A lot of great movies including The Cotton Club Encore, Ave, Shirley, The Assistant, and Ammonite, have recently been added to Kanopy.

Kanopy is a video streaming service that provides residents of Norridge and Harwood Heights with Eisenhower …


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Criterion Collection: The Awful Truth

Each week we’re recommending a movie from film lover’s favorite home video company, Criterion. The Criterion Collection is dedicated to gathering the greatest films from around the world and publishing them in editions of the highest technical quality with supplemental …


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Family Video Game Night

Get comfy on the couch with your family and these multiplayer games. There is something for everyone to check out no matter what system you have at home. Work together and overcome puzzles or have a big tournament to see …


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Throwback Thursday: Fight Club

It’s Throwback Thursday! Twenty-five years ago this month, Fight Club by Chuck Palahniuk was first published.

The first rule about fight club is you don’t talk about fight club.

Chuck Palahniuk showed himself to be his generation’s most visionary satirist …


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BYO Book Club Recommendations

At the last meeting of the Bring Your Own Book Club, a bunch of book lovers chatted about the books we’ve all been reading lately. Looks like we’ll be doing it again on August 13th if you’d like to join …


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