Programs & Events

Miss Jamie's Farm

November 20th,
10:00am to 10:45am
Ages 12 & Under. Registration Required. Kids seven and under should bring an adult.

Sing, dance, laugh and learn with Miss Jamie and her farm puppet friends!

Registration begins August 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning August 13th. Priority for Kids programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

U Make: Slime

November 20th,
1:00pm to 2:30pm
Grades 1-3, with a parent or guardian. Registration Required.

Calling all young scientists! Sticky, goopy, and squishy... Who doesn't like slime? Learn how to make a few kinds of slime and different ways to play with it. Bring a parent or guardian age 14 or older who will assist with the slime science.

Registration begins August 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning August 13th. Priority for Kids programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Modern Times Film Series: Black Panther

November 20th,
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 Black Panther. The new king of a technologically advanced African nation, is challenged by a vengeful outsider and a black-market arms dealer. 2018. PG-13. 2h 14m.

Knitting Circle

November 20th,
2:30pm to 4:00pm
Join the Knitting Circle every month in Fannie's Cafe for an afternoon of crafting, coffee, and friends.

U Make: Slime

November 23rd,
1:00pm to 2:30pm
Grades 1-3, with a parent or guardian. Registration Required.

Calling all young scientists! Sticky, goopy, and squishy... Who doesn't like slime? Learn how to make a few kinds of slime and different ways to play with it. Bring a parent or guardian age 14 or older who will assist with the slime science.

Registration begins August 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning August 13th. Priority for Kids programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Friends Book Sale

November 24th,
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.

Family Fireplace Photo Day

November 25th,
10:00am to 5:00pm
The beautiful fireplace in our Quiet Room will serve as a backdrop for family photos and a photographer will provide you with a digital photo for your holiday cards. Photos will be limited to a maximum of three poses. Pets are welcome during morning time slots.

Registration starts August 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts August 13th.

Mobile Device Help

November 26th,
6:00pm to 7:00pm
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 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning August 13th.

Mobile Device Help

November 26th,
7:00pm to 8:00pm
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 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning August 13th.

Teen Music Club

November 27th,
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.

Modern Times Film Series: Black Panther

November 27th,
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 Black Panther. The new king of a technologically advanced African nation, is challenged by a vengeful outsider and a black-market arms dealer. 2018. PG-13. 2h 14m.

Sewing Machine Features: Feet and Stitches

November 27th,
7:00pm to 9:00pm
Find out how different sewing machine feet and stitches can help perfect your projects.

Registration starts August 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts August 13th.

Adult Art and Craft Day

November 28th,
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Join us for an adults-only crafting session. All supplies will be provided.

Registration starts August 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts August 13th.

Classic Film Series: The Bad and the Beautiful

November 29th,
1:00pm to 3:30pm
Our Classic Film Series continues with The Bad and the Beautiful.

The lives of an actress, a director, and a writer are forever changed by their association with a manipulative, ruthless movie producer. Starring Lana Turner and Kirk Douglas. 1952. Unrated. 1h 58m.

Film historian Ralph Amelio leads a discussion following the movie.

Anonymous Teen Writers

November 29th,
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.

Kids Write Away Redux

November 29th,
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 fall! The themes for each class are, "Let's All Monologue," "It's All About the Conflict," and "Where's the Resolution?"

Registration begins August 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning August 13th. Priority for Kids programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

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