Programs & Events

Friends Book Sale

October 12th,
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.

A Conversation with Author Sonali Dev

October 13th,
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Bestselling author Sonali Dev uses her insights into Indian culture to conjure up Bollywood-style love stories that explore issues faced by women around the world while still indulging her faith in the idea of a happily-ever-after.

The four books in her Bollywood Series capture the colorful spirit and fascinating details of Indian culture. Her Jane Austen-inspired novel, Pride, Prejudice, and Other Flavors, launches a new series about an immigrant family descended from Indian royalty who have built their lives in San Francisco.

Baby Storytime

October 14th,
10:30am to 11:15am
Baby Storytime
Ages 6-17 months with caregiver (siblings welcome)
Drop-In (S

Pixel Power

October 14th,
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Grades 3-6. Registration Required.

Art goes 8-bit! Bring digital art to the real world and make your very own pixel creation. Be completely original, or use one of the many patterns that will be available. Workshop Waivers must be completed to ensure registration.

In-person and phone registration for kids programs begins Monday, August 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts August 12th. Priority for Kids World programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

The Beatles: 50 Years of Abbey Road

October 14th,
7:00pm to 8:00pm
October 1, 2019 marked the 50th Anniversary of the release of Abbey Road - the last album the Beatles recorded. Using audio and video content, Beatles historian Gary Wenstrup shares the stories behind the album's best-known songs and celebrates the Beatles final gift to music lovers all over the world.

Registration starts August 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts August 12th.

Toddler Storytime

October 15th,
9:30am to 10:15am
Toddler Storytime
Ages 18-35 months with caregiver (siblings welcome)
Drop-In (Sign in at Kids World starting 30 minutes prior to class start)

Junior Storytime

October 15th,
10:30am to 11:15am
Junior Storytime
Ages 3-5 years (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.

Mobile Device Help

October 15th,
1:00pm to 2:00pm
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.

Registration starts August 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts August 12th.

Modern Times Film Series: Halloween

October 15th,
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 Halloween.

In this sequel to the 1978 horror classic, Laurie Strode confronts Michael Myers, the masked figure who has haunted her since she narrowly escaped his killing spree four decades ago. 2018. Rated R. 2h 16m.

Mobile Device Help

October 15th,
2:00pm to 2:30pm
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.

Registration starts August 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts August 12th.

Knitting Circle

October 15th,
2:30pm to 4:00pm
Join the Knitting Circle every month in Fannie's Cafe for an afternoon of crafting, coffee, and friends.

Mobile Device Help

October 15th,
2:30pm to 3:00pm
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.

Registration starts August 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts August 12th.

Excel 2016 Series

October 15th,
6:00pm to 8:00pm

In this two-part class, you'll learn:

In Part 1:

Three Chords & the Truth

October 15th,
7:00pm to 8:00pm
If you've never picked up a guitar before, start here. Learn basic chords, get introduced to barre chords, and learn to play in a group. Bring your own six string acoustic guitar.

Registration starts August 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts August 12th.

Extended Computer Literacy for Beginners

October 16th,
10:00am to 11:30am
Extend your basic computer knowledge with this two-part computer literacy series which covers:

  • Search engines
  • Tabs and Favorites/Bookmarks 
  • Internet safety risks
  • Creating and maintaining passwords
  • PC Storage capacities
  • Files types and extensions
  • Portable storage options
  • How to save files
  • Types of computer threats
  • What computer viruses do
  • Best practices for passwords and email
  • Antivirus programs

Family Storytime

October 16th,
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.

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