Lecture

Women of WWII: the Front Lines & the Home Front

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
During WWII, American women took on many new roles in the military and as civilians. One of the civilian avenues was through the Red Cross Clubmobile program serving up doughnuts, coffee, and girl-next-door friendliness on the front lines in Europe, Asia, India, and Australia. Barb Deane showcases her extensive research in her novel, On The Homefront which will be available for purchase.

Registration starts August 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts August 12th.
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A Conversation with Author Sonali Dev

Sunday, October 13, 2019 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Bestselling author Sonali Dev uses her insights into Indian culture to conjure up Bollywood-style love stories that explore issues faced by women around the world while still indulging her faith in the idea of a happily-ever-after.

The four books in her Bollywood Series capture the colorful spirit and fascinating details of Indian culture. Her Jane Austen-inspired novel, Pride, Prejudice, and Other Flavors, launches a new series about an immigrant family descended from Indian royalty who have built their lives in San Francisco.

Hailed by Shelf Awareness as "not only one of the best but one of the bravest romance novelists working today," Sonali has been featured on NPR, the Washington Post, Library Journal, and Kirkus Best Books of the Year lists. She has also won awards for best romance novel, the Romantic Times seal of excellence, and has been a Romance Writers of America RITA Award finalist.

Come for coffee, cookies, and conversation.
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The Beatles: 50 Years of Abbey Road

Monday, October 14, 2019 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
October 1, 2019 marked the 50th Anniversary of the release of Abbey Road - the last album the Beatles recorded. Using audio and video content, Beatles historian Gary Wenstrup shares the stories behind the album's best-known songs and celebrates the Beatles final gift to music lovers all over the world.

Registration starts August 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts August 12th.
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Antique Audience: Viewing Only

Sunday, October 20, 2019 -
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 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts August 12th.
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Garden Club: Remnants of the Illinois Wilderness?

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 -
6:00pm to 7:30pm
What was Illinois like 300 years ago when it was home to Native Americans and early European settlers? It was a landscape of prairies, forests, and wetlands, untouched since the last ice age. Today, that wilderness is mostly gone, but some remnants survive as state parks, nature preserves, and wildlife refuges. Naturalist and photographer Jim Rowan explores these natural areas, sharing his discovery of the plants and animals that still remain.

Registration starts August 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts August 12th.
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The Rise and Fall of the Berlin Wall

Sunday, November 10, 2019 -
2:00pm to 3:30pm
German historian Anette Isaacs, M.A. presents a historical overview of the period from 1961 to 1989 when the Berlin Wall stood as a physical and ideological divide between East and West Germany and a tangible metaphor for the Cold War.

Registration starts August 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts August 12th.
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Healthy Sugars

Friday, November 22, 2019 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Sugars can have a major impact on various health factors including diabetes, arthritis, and heart disease. Join us for an educational talk with Oak Street Health and learn about sugars both good and bad, how to tell the difference, and best practices for controlling our sugar levels. Healthy snacks will be provided.

Registration starts August 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts August 12th.
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Cobb Scientific: Explorers!

Saturday, November 23, 2019 -
10:00am to 10:45am
Registration Required. Ages 12 and under. Kids under 7 must be accompanied by an adult.

Experience the wonder of science as you hold bubbles in your hands and observe as ordinary objects are turned into rockets. Plus, other scientific surprises!

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
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Genealogy and DNA Testing

Monday, January 6, 2020 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Ever wonder what genealogical answers are hiding in your DNA? Find out what you can learn about your family history from a DNA test, and what options are available to suit your needs.

In-person and phone registration starts November 4th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 11th.
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Simon & Garfunkel: Sound and Then Silence

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
With the musicality of The Beatles and the lyricism of Bob Dylan, Simon & Garfunkel were often considered the thinking person's rock 'n' rollers. They were also one of the most successful musical acts of the 1960s. With audio and visual content, music historian Gary Wenstrup traces the arc of Simon & Garfunkel's career.

In-person and phone registration starts November 4th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 11th.
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