Programs & Events

Teen Tabletop Adventure Guild

July 27th,
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Grab your pencils and dice! We are going on an adventure without even leaving the library! Always wanted to play Dungeons and Dragons? Come try it out in this short campaign. For grades 9-12.

Registration starts May 7th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning May 14th.

Moana Flick and Float at the Norridge Community Pool

July 27th,
8:00pm to 10:00pm
Dive into the Norridge Community Pool to swim, float, splash, and watch Disney's Moana.

Free for Pool Pass holders.
Norridge Residents: $3.00 for kids, $6.00 for adults
Non-Norridge Residents: $6.00 for kids, $9.00 for adults

In Ancient Polynesia, when a terrible curse incurred by the Demigod Maui reaches Moana's island, she answers the Ocean's call to seek out the Demigod to set things right.

Friends Book Sale

July 28th,
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.

Pen and Paper Tabletop Adventure Club

July 28th,
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Grade 5-8. Registration Required.

Grab your pencils and dice! We are going on an adventure without even leaving the library! Find the secrets in the tomb of annihilation and see if you can stop the curse in this Dungeons and Dragons adventure. Registration is for all seven weeks.

Registration begins May 25th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning June 1st. Priority for Kids programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Pre-School Science Time

July 30th,
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Ages 2-6. Registration Required.

Come explore basic science concepts with your little ones. You and your child will be participating in science demonstrations, so be prepared to get messy!

Registration begins May 25th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning June 1st. Priority for Kids programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Digitize Your Photos and Negatives

July 30th,
6:00pm to 7:00pm
Digitize your photos, negatives, and slides with the expanded technology in the Workshop. Get a demonstration of the software and scanner available and then come in during Open Workshop hours to work on your digitization project.

Registration starts May 7th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning May 14th.

World Music with Jutta and the Hi-Dukes

July 31st,
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Illinois is a state of immigrants. Celebrate their music with Jutta and the Hi-Dukes performance of music from many different cultures including Balkan, Romanian, Jewish, Greek, Scandinavian, and more.

Registration starts May 7th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning May 14th.

Advanced Computer Literacy Series

July 31st,
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Extend your computer knowledge with this three-part series.

Registration starts May 7th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning May 14th.

Classic Film Series: Strangers on a Train

August 2nd,
1:00pm to 3:30pm
Our Classic Film Series continues with Strangers on a Train.

A psychotic socialite confronts a pro tennis star with a plan to get away with murder - a plan that he plans to implement. Starring Farley Granger and Robert Walker. 1941. Rated PG. 1h 41m.

Film historian Ralph Amelio leads a discussion following the movie.

Anonymous Teen Writers

August 2nd,
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.

Mobile Device Help

August 3rd,
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 May 7th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning May 14th.

Mobile Device Help *

August 3rd,
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 May 7th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning May 14th.

Teen Tabletop Adventure Guild

August 3rd,
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Grab your pencils and dice! We are going on an adventure without even leaving the library! Always wanted to play Dungeons and Dragons? Come try it out in this short campaign. For grades 9-12.

Registration starts May 7th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning May 14th.

Civil War Discussion

August 4th,
10:00am to 11:30am
Join Tom DeFranco for a monthly discussion of Civil War related books, events and historical figures.

Pen and Paper Tabletop Adventure Club

August 4th,
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Grade 5-8. Registration Required.

Grab your pencils and dice! We are going on an adventure without even leaving the library! Find the secrets in the tomb of annihilation and see if you can stop the curse in this Dungeons and Dragons adventure. Registration is for all seven weeks.

Registration begins May 25th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning June 1st. Priority for Kids programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Teen Art Camp

August 6th,
10:00am to 2:00pm
Writing! Drawing! Photography! Perfect your skills or learn something new. At the end of the week you'll have created your own book. Guest artists will be on hand to help you perfect your creations.

Registration starts May 7th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning May 14th.

All Ages Take-Apart Lab

August 6th,
5:30pm to 6:30pm
Learn about how things work by taking them apart and exploring what's under the surface. This month, we will be taking apart toys!

Registration starts May 7th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning May 14th.

Adult Book Discussion: The Guineveres

August 6th,
7:00pm to 8:30pm
This month's Adult Book Discussion book will be The Guineveres by Sarah Domet.

To four girls who have nothing, their friendship is everything. The girls are all named Guinevere?Vere, Gwen, Ginny, and Win. They come to The Sisters of the Supreme Adoration convent by different paths, delivered by their families, each with her own complicated, heartbreaking story.

Copies of the book are available at the Library Service Desk. Loans will also be available in audio and eBook formats. Join us for a lively discussion.

Teen Art Camp

August 7th,
10:00am to 2:00pm
Writing! Drawing! Photography! Perfect your skills or learn something new. At the end of the week you'll have created your own book. Guest artists will be on hand to help you perfect your creations.

Registration starts May 7th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning May 14th.

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