Lecture

FrogLady! - Reptiles & Amphibians

Saturday, June 30, 2018 -
10:00am to 11:00am
Ages 12 & under. Registration Required.

Do you know your reptiles from your amphibians? FrogLady will show-and-tell more than 20 live animals that you will meet up close. Some you can even touch! Bring a grown-up to learn some herpetology too.

Registration begins May 25th for Norridge and Harwood Heights patrons with valid library cards. Others may register beginning June 1st. Priority for Kids Programs go to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.
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Chicago's Urban Underground

Sunday, July 15, 2018 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
What's in that abandoned building? What's behind that broken wall? Why was this place left to slowly rot away? These are the questions urban explorers are trying to answer. Adam Selzer paints an overview of urban exploration in Chicago.

Registration starts May 7th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning May 14th.
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Scars of Custer's Defeat

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
History buffs know of Custer's Last Stand at the battle of Little Bighorn. Now, historian Stan Banash explores the human element, the hardship his death brought to Custer's family, friends, and the residents of his hometown, Monroe, Michigan.

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

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 -
6:30pm to 7:30pm
Celebrate Alfred Hitchcock's birthday with some nail-biting fun and insight into the Master of Suspense. Bob Burton presents an original video filled with the directors' own comments and clips from his finest works.

Registration starts May 7th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning May 14th.
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Cut the Cable: Intro to Options

Thursday, August 23, 2018 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Get an overview of cable alternatives and learn why cable may still be your best option. We'll look at broadcast channels through antenna, cable boxes (without a cable subscription), and the basics of internet streaming devices.

Registration starts May 7th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning May 14th.
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7088672299
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Cut the Cable: Internet Streaming Devices and Apps

Thursday, August 30, 2018 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Learn about Roku, Apple TV, Amazon FireTV, Chromecast, and other devices that work with your existing TV and internet connection to stream video subscription services such as Netflix, Hulu, and free library resources.

Registration starts May 7th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning May 14th.
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7088672299
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Madam President: the Secret Presidency of Edith Wilson

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
After Woodrow Wilson's stroke in 1919, First Lady Edith Wilson began to handle the responsibilities of the Executive Office. Her role was acknowledged in Washington but today, her accomplishments are largely forgotten. William Hazelgrove introduces you to Edith Wilson, Madam President.

Registration starts August 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts August 13th
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Illinois History: Celebrating the Bicentennial

Thursday, September 20, 2018 -
6:30pm to 7:30pm
From the French connection to the Civil War and Illinois State's political shenanigans, Tom Emery, author of The History of Illinois celebrate the 200th anniversary with stories of the great state of Illinois.

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

Sunday, September 23, 2018 -
1:30pm to 4:30pm
Watch as antique appraisal expert Mark Moran offers history and value on collectibles.

Want your antique appraised? Register Now.

Registration starts August 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts August 13th
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7088672299
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A Conversation with Lori Rader-Day

Sunday, October 14, 2018 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Award-winning author Lori Rader Day's newest novel, Under a Dark Sky is a psychological thriller set in a dark sky stargazing park near Mackinac Island where recent widow Eden Wallace is attempting to conquer her debilitating fear of the dark. But when another park guest is murdered, the dark may be her only protection.

Her debut mystery, The Black Hour, won the 2015 Anthony Award for Best First Novel and was a finalist for the 2015 Mary Higgins Clark Award. Little Pretty Things, won the 2016 Mary Higgins Clark Award and was a nominee for the Anthony Award for Best Paperback Original. Her third book, The Day I Died, was nominated for the Mary Higgins Clark Award and the Barry Award.

Lori served as president of the Midwest Chapter of the Mystery Writers of America and as a board member of Sisters in Crime Chicagoland. She is also a member of the International Thriller Writers.

Come for coffee, cookies, and conversation.
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