Discussion Group

Anonymous Teen Writers

Thursday, August 22, 2019 -
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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Answers Desk
7088672299
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Teen Music Club

Tuesday, August 27, 2019 -
4:00pm to 6:00pm
Music fans 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.
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Answers Desk
7088672299
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Kids Write Away Redux

Thursday, August 29, 2019 -
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 summer! The themes for each class are, "Unforgettable Book Titles," "To Prologue or Not to Prologue," and "Memorable First Lines."

Registration starts May 28th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts June 3rd. Priority for Kids programs is given to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.
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Kids World
7088672298
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Anonymous Teen Writers

Thursday, August 29, 2019 -
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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Answers Desk
7088672299
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3rd-5th Grade Graphic Novel Club

Wednesday, September 4, 2019 -
4:30pm to 5:00pm
Grades 3-5. Registration Required.

Do you love graphic novels? Are you in grades 3-5? Join us as we discuss a graphic novel. Pick up a copy of the book from the Kids World Desk to read prior to the date of the discussion.

September 04: Sparks! by Ian Boothby
October 02: The Creepy Case Files of Margo Maloo by Drew Weing
November 06: El Deafo by Cece Bell

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.
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Kids World
7088672298
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Anonymous Teen Writers

Thursday, September 5, 2019 -
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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Answers Desk
7088672299
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Adult Book Discussion: At the Wolf's Table

Monday, September 9, 2019 -
6:00pm to 7:30pm
This month's Adult Book Discussion book will be At the Wolf's Table by Rosella Postorino.

Germany, 1943: Impoverished and alone, Rosa has been conscripted to be one of Hitler's tasters: three times a day, she and nine other women go to his secret headquarters, the Wolf's Lair, to eat his meals before he does, protecting him from attempted poisoning. As secrets and resentments grow among the group of tasters, this unlikely sisterhood begins to wonder if they are on the wrong side of history.

Copies of the book are available in regular and large type. Loans will also be available in audio and eBook formats. Join us for a lively discussion.
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Answers Desk
7088672299
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Adult Book Discussion: At the Wolf's Table

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 -
2:00pm to 3:30pm
This month's Adult Book Discussion book will be At the Wolf's Table by Rosella Postorino.

Germany, 1943: Impoverished and alone, Rosa has been conscripted to be one of Hitler's tasters: three times a day, she and nine other women go to his secret headquarters, the Wolf's Lair, to eat his meals before he does, protecting him from attempted poisoning. As secrets and resentments grow among the group of tasters, this unlikely sisterhood begins to wonder if they are on the wrong side of history.

Copies of the book are available at the Library Services Desk one month before the discussion. If you are new to the club, please consider attending the Monday evening session.
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Answers Desk
7088672299
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Teen Music Club

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 -
4:00pm to 6:00pm
Music fans 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.
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Answers Desk
7088672299
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Page to Screen Book Club: Love in the Time of Cholera

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 -
5:30pm to 8:30pm
Every month The Page to Screen Club watches a movie and discusses the book from which it was adapted. This month we'll watch Love in the Time of Cholera after reading the novel by Gabriel Garcia Marquez. 2007. Rated R. 2h 19m.

Copies of the book will be available at the Library Services Desk approximately one month before the screening.
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Answers Desk
7088672299
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