Programs & Events

Mobile Device Help

May 21st,
10:00am to 11:00am
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 February 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning February 12th.

Mobile Device Help

May 21st,
11:00am 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.

Registration starts February 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning February 12th.

Pen and Ink Writers Group

May 21st,
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.

Teen Music Club

May 22nd,
4:00pm to 6:00pm
Musicians of all levels in grades 7-12 are invited to hang out with friends and geek out about music. During each session, we'll talk about music, write songs, learn some instruments, and make recordings in the Workshop studio. Bring your ideas, instruments, and friends.

Book A Listener

May 22nd,
4:00pm to 4:15pm

Registration Required, Ages 12 and under

Readers are invited to read out loud to one of the Kids World librarians for 10-15 minutes in these individual sessions geared for individuals who are not confident readers or for whom additional practice is needed to be at grade level. Please be sure to bring the reader's desired reading material to the session.

Book A Listener registrations always begin the Friday of the week before. Priority for Kids World programs is given to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Book A Listener

May 22nd,
4:20pm to 4:35pm

Registration Required, Ages 12 and under

Readers are invited to read out loud to one of the Kids World librarians for 10-15 minutes in these individual sessions geared for individuals who are not confident readers or for whom additional practice is needed to be at grade level. Please be sure to bring the reader's desired reading material to the session.

Book A Listener registrations always begin the Friday of the week before. Priority for Kids World programs is given to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Book A Listener

May 22nd,
4:40pm to 4:55pm

Registration Required, Ages 12 and under

Readers are invited to read out loud to one of the Kids World librarians for 10-15 minutes in these individual sessions geared for individuals who are not confident readers or for whom additional practice is needed to be at grade level. Please be sure to bring the reader's desired reading material to the session.

Book A Listener registrations always begin the Friday of the week before. Priority for Kids World programs is given to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Coffee with the Director

May 22nd,
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: Baby Driver

May 22nd,
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 Baby Driver. After being coerced into working for a crime boss, a music-obsessed getaway driver takes part in one last heist. 2017. Rated R. 1h 52m.

Our Lady of the Angels Bus Tour

May 23rd,
10:00am to 4:00pm
$55.00 - Enjoy the buffet lunch at Sawa's Old Warsaw Restaurant as historian Jim Gibbons presents the history of the December 1st, 1958 Our Lady of the Angels school fire. After lunch, we'll tour the Our Lady of the Angels church. Walking is involved in the tour and the church is not accessible to wheelchairs. The cost of lunch is included in the registration fee.

Registration starts February 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning February 12th.

Outside Booking

May 23rd,
4:00pm to 5:00pm
parent group from Pennoyer School

Excel 2016 Series

May 23rd,
6:00pm to 8:00pm
In this three-part class, learn the basics, intermediate skills, and advanced skills of making spreadsheets with the latest version of Excel.

Registration starts February 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning February 12th.

Classic Film Series: Stalag 17

May 24th,
1:00pm to 3:30pm
Our Classic Film Series continues with Stalag 17.

When two American POWs are killed during an escape, the prison camp's black marketeer is suspected of being an informer. Starring William Holden and Otto Preminger. 1953. Unrated. 2h 01m.

Film historian Ralph Amelio leads a discussion following the movie.

Anonymous Teen Writers

May 24th,
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.

Adult Art and Craft Day: Recycled Bonsai Trees

May 24th,
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Join us for an adults-only crafting session. Supplies will be provided.

Registration starts February 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning February 12th.

Selling Online

May 26th,
10:00am to 12:00pm
Get an introduction to selling on Ebay, Etsy, Letgo, Craigslist and other websites.

Registration starts February 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning February 12th.

Friends Book Sale

May 26th,
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Look for the Friends of the Library in the Book Sale on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of every month to support the library and find great deals. Hardcovers, DVDs & CDs: $1.00. Paperbacks: 50 cents.

Photography for Selling Online

May 26th,
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Learn how to use Workshop equipment to photograph items to sell online.

Registration starts February 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning February 12th.

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