Programs & Events

Community Craft Fair

December 15th,
1:00pm to 4:30pm
Just in time for the holidays, meet the talented crafters and artists in our community and find one-of-a-kind handmade candles, jewelry, home decor, paper goods, pottery, terrariums, and more. 

Cozy Winter Movie Night

December 16th,
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Ages 5-12. Children under 7 must bring an adult. Registration Required.

Wear your pajamas, bring your blanket. Let's cozy up, watch a movie, and have a snack.

In-person and phone registration starts November 4th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 11th.Priority for Kids World programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Learn the Carvey: Engraved Bookmark

December 16th,
6:00pm to 8:00pm
The Carvey machine engraves, carves, or cuts flat materials like wood, plastic, and metal. Learn the basics of the Carvey's software and create a personalized wooden bookmark. Adults and teens 7th grade and up.

In-person and phone registration starts November 4th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 11th.

Pen and Ink Writers Group

December 16th,
7:00pm to 9:00pm
The Pen and Ink Writers Group gathers on the third Monday of each month to read short stories, poems or essays, all inspired by a common theme. Build up your writing skills through practice, presentation and positive critique.

Knitting Circle

December 17th,
2:30pm to 4:00pm
Join the Knitting Circle every month in Fannie's Cafe for an afternoon of crafting, coffee, and friends.

Coffee with the Director

December 17th,
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: At Eternity's Gate

December 17th,
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 At Eternity's Gate.

During the last and most tumultuous years of his life, Vincent Van Gogh creates some of history's most beloved and stunning works of art. PG-13. 1h 51m.

Mobile Device Help

December 18th,
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.

In-person and phone registration starts November 4th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 11th.

Mobile Device Help

December 18th,
7:00pm to 7:30pm
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.

In-person and phone registration starts November 4th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 11th.

Mobile Device Help

December 18th,
7:30pm 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.

In-person and phone registration starts November 4th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 11th.

Classic Film Series: Little Shop of Horrors

December 19th,
1:00pm to 4:30pm
Our Classic Film Series continues with Little Shop of Horrors.

A nerdy florist finds his chance for success and romance with the help of a giant man-eating plant in this classic musical comedy. 1986. PG-13. 1h 34m.

Film historian Ralph Amelio leads a discussion following the movie.

Anonymous Teen Writers

December 19th,
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.

Kids Write Away Redux

December 19th,
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Grades 4-6. Registration Required.

Want to become the next famous author? Join us for one or all three classes this winter! The themes for each class are, "Settings of Your Story," "What's the Plot?," and "Can You Find the Theme?"

In-person and phone registration starts November 4th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 11th. Priority for Kids World programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Intro to the Sewing Machine

December 19th,
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Learn the basics of the sewing machine. You will learn how to thread and use the basic stitch on the machine.

In-person and phone registration starts November 4th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 11th.

The Elvis Holiday Show

December 21st,
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Join us for your favorite holiday songs, Elvis-style, with Chicagoland's youngest Elvis tribute artist, Hugo Colin! Bring the whole family for Christmas songs, gospel tunes, and the King's good old rock and roll!

In-person and phone registration starts November 4th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 11th.

Teen Cooking Camp

December 26th,
10:00am to 2:00pm
In this two-day camp become your own chef. Learn to make pizza from scratch with crust, sauce, and toppings, decorate a gingerbread house, and make a delicious, healthy smoothie.

In-person and phone registration starts November 4th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 11th.

Anonymous Teen Writers

December 26th,
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.

Teen Cooking Camp

December 27th,
10:00am to 2:00pm
In this two-day camp become your own chef. Learn to make pizza from scratch with crust, sauce, and toppings, decorate a gingerbread house, and make a delicious, healthy smoothie.

In-person and phone registration starts November 4th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 11th.

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