Programs & Events

Mobile Device Help

January 11th,
11:00am to 11:30am
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

January 11th,
11:30am to 12:00pm
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.

Friends Book Sale

January 11th,
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Look for the Friends of the Library in the Book Sale Room on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of every month to support the library and find great deals.

My Phone Can Do What!? Get Me Around Town

January 12th,
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Join us on Sundays in January to discover ways your smartphone can make your life easier and more independent. Bring a smartphone to participate.

Learn how to use ride-sharing apps Uber and Lift and discover how the new Ventra App can get you where you need to go on CTA, Pace and Metra.

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.

Family Yoga

January 13th,
6:00pm to 7:00pm
Ages 5-12 with an adult. Registration Required

Join us for Family Yoga! Kids and parents will have this yoga class together. Mats will be provided but you are welcome to bring your own. Waivers are required to complete registration. 

In-person and phone registration for kids programs begins Monday, 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.

Marijuana in the Workplace: A Chamber of Commerce Discussion

January 14th,
8:30am to 10:00am
Effective January 1, 2020, Illinois is the eleventh state to legalize recreational marijuana. Karuna S. Brunk, an employment law attorney at DiMonte & Lizak, LLC, will unpack the implications of marijuana in the workplace, including how to handle drug testing, changes to "zero tolerance" or "drug free workplace" policies, and the implications of medicinal marijuana usage in the workplace. The legalization of marijuana is guaranteed to present significant challenges for your business - join us for a lively discussion organized by the Harwood Heights-Norridge Chamber of Commerce.

Music in the Morning

January 14th,
10:00am to 11:30am
Bring your instrument, your voice, or even a CD or LP to share your favorite songs with other music lovers. During the February 11th session, bring your old CDs or LPs for a record swap.

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.

Junior Storytime

January 14th,
10:30am to 11:15am
Big Kids Storytime
Grades K-2
Drop-In (Sign in at Kids World starting 30 minutes prior to class start)

Storytimes offer great opportunities for kids in the proper grade range to learn and have fun. Big Kids Storytime is specifically designed for children who are in kindergarten through second grade. 

Priority for Kids World Programs goes to residents of Norridge and Harwood Heights. 

Modern Times Film Series: On the Basis of Sex

January 14th,
2:00pm to 4:30pm
The Modern Times Film series showcases new additions to the library's movie collection. This month's movie will be On the Basis of Sex.

The true story of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, her struggles for equal rights, and the early cases that lead to her nomination and confirmation to the Supreme Court. PG-13. 1h 59m.

Page to Screen Book Club: Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy

January 14th,
5:30pm to 8:30pm
Every month we'll watch a movie and discuss the book from which it was adapted.

This month watch Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy after reading the novel by John le Carré. 2011. Rated R. 2h 2m.

Copies of the book will be available at the Library Services Desk approximately one month before the screening.

Academy Awards Contest

January 15th (All day) to February 9th (All day)
Think you can pick the winners? Look for Academy Award Contest entry forms in the library and check off your selections from this year's Oscar nominated films. Entries with the most correct answers will be eligible to win prizes. In the event of a tie, prizes will be awarded by means of a random drawing.

One entry per person please. Entries will be accepted at the Answers Desk until 5:00 pm on Sunday, February 24 or at our After Hours Awards Party.

Toddler Storytime

January 15th,
10:00am to 10:45am
Toddler Storytime
Ages 18-35 months with caregiver (siblings welcome)
Drop-In (Sign in at Kids World starting 30 minutes prior to class start)

Storytimes offer great opportunities for kids in the proper age range to learn and have fun.

Priority for Kids World Programs goes to residents of Norridge and Harwood Heights.

Family Storytime

January 15th,
11:00am to 11:45am
Family Storytime
All Ages
Drop-In (Sign in at Kids World starting 30 minutes prior to class start)

Storytimes offer great opportunities for kids and families to learn and have fun. Family Storytime is designed for children of all ages and interests.

Priority for Kids World Programs goes to residents of Norridge and Harwood Heights.

Parent and Child Book Club

January 15th,
6:00pm to 7:00pm
For eager readers in grades 2 or 3 with a parent or caregiver. Registration Required.

Please read and come prepared to discuss Bob by Wendy Mass & Rebecca Stead, as well as to recommend other fantasy books to the group. Copies will be available to borrow three weeks before our meeting date.

Classic Film Series: Eastern Promises

January 16th,
1:00pm to 4:30pm
Our Classic Film Series continues with Eastern Promises.

A Russian teenager dies during childbirth leaving behind clues in her journal that could tie her child to a violent Russian mob family. 2007. rated R. 1h 40m.

Film historian Ralph Amelio leads a discussion following the movie.

Anonymous Teen Writers

January 16th,
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.

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