Programs & Events

Modern Times Film Series: The Promise

December 12th,
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 The Promise starring Oscar Isaac as a medical student involved in a love triangle during the Armenian Genocide. 2016. PG-13. 2h 13m.

Kids Write Away Redux

December 12th,
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Grades 4-6. Registration Required.

Want to be the next famous author? Come join us for one or all three classes this winter! The themes for each class are, "Setting Your Mind to Write", "What's Your Point of View?" and "Lavish Literary Devices."

Kids registration starts November 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents. All others may register beginning November 13th. Priority for Kids World programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Teen Music Club

December 12th,
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.

Basic Computer Literacy Series

December 12th,
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Learn the basics of using a computer with this three-part Computer Literacy Series. A great start for beginners.

Registration starts November 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning November 13th.

Page to Screen Book Club: Catch 22

December 13th,
1:30pm to 4:30pm
Every month we'll watch a movie and discuss the book from which it was adapted. This month's adaptation will be Catch 22 based on the book by Joseph Heller. 1970. Rated R. 2h 2m.

Copies of the book are available at the Library Services Desk approximately one month before the screening.

Christmas and New Year's Treats

December 13th,
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Streamline your holiday season with simple recipes for appetizers, quick breads, cookies, and vinaigrettes that can double as dinner party dishes and delicious gifts.

Registration starts November 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning November 13th.

Sew Pajama Pants!

December 13th,
7:00pm to 9:00pm
Learn to make pajama pants for yourself or as a gift in this two-part class!

Registration starts November 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning November 13th.

Polish Heritage Book Club: A Gentleman in Moscow

December 14th,
3:00pm to 4:30pm
Our English-language book discussion group focuses on literature related to Poland and Polish culture.

This month we're discussing A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles.

Anonymous Teen Writers

December 14th,
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

December 15th,
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 November 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning November 13th.

Mobile Device Help

December 15th,
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 November 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning November 13th.

Outside Booking

December 15th,
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Deposition - Romanucci & Blandin

The Serger: Double-Sided Napkins

December 16th,
10:00am to 12:00pm
Learn how to use the serger to make double-sided napkins.

Registration starts November 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning November 13th.

Mobile Device Help

December 18th,
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 November 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning November 13th.

Movie Monday: Despicable Me 3

December 18th,
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Ages 12 and under.

Once a month this fall, drop in for free popcorn and a family friendly movie on our big screen.

Gru meets his long-lost charming, cheerful, and more successful twin brother Dru who wants to team up with him for one last criminal heist. Rated PG

Mobile Device Help

December 18th,
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 November 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning November 13th.

Pen and Ink Writers Group

December 18th,
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. This month's theme is TEMPO.

Knitting Circle

December 19th,
2:30pm to 4:00pm
Join us each month for an afternoon of knitting and crocheting over tea and coffee with fellow fiber-arts lovers. No need to register, just show up with your needles and hooks and craft away!

Basic Computer Literacy Series

December 19th,
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Learn the basics of using a computer with this three-part Computer Literacy Series. A great start for beginners.

Registration starts November 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning November 13th.

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