Lecture

Cut the Cable: Antenna TV

Monday, December 10, 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 the trend of cord cutting, what channels are available over-the-air, and how to choose an antenna or TV.

Registration starts November 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 12th.
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Cut the Cable: Internet Streaming TV

Monday, December 17, 2018 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Learn about Roku, Apple TV, and other devices that work with your existing TV and internet connection to stream video subscription services such as Netflix, Hulu, and others.

Registration starts November 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 12th.
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Stories in the Sky

Wednesday, December 26, 2018 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Grades 3-6. Registration Required

The stars have many stories to tell. Come and hear magical tales of the past and learn how to spot constellations for yourselves.

Registration starts November 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 12th. Priority for Kids programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.
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Kids World
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U Make: Fingerprint Science

Thursday, December 27, 2018 -
3:00pm to 4:15pm
Grades 1-3. Registration required.

Do your fingerprints have arches, loops, or whorls? We'll record our own fingerprints using different methods and materials and then learn how to dust for fingerprints like a forensic scientist.

Registration starts November 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 12th. Priority for Kids programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.
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Engineer This!

Friday, January 4, 2019 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Grades K-3. Registration required.

Think, plan, draft, and build to meet the challenge. Create a blueprint then take your design from a 2D drawing into a 3D construct with Lego bricks.

Registration starts November 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 12th. Priority for Kids programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.
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Mysterious Myanmar

Thursday, January 10, 2019 -
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Brian Michalski had no idea where Myanmar was before his backpacking journey around the world. It ended up a favorite  destination due to its untouched natural beauty, rich history, creative cuisine, and generous locals. Come along on this photo-rich adventure exploring a Southeast Asian gem.

Registration starts November 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 12th.
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Signposts on the Prairie: A Passport to Where Illinois Began

Thursday, January 17, 2019 -
6:30pm to 7:30pm
Krista August presents a virtual road trip to Southern Illinois to investigate the beginnings of our state's history. Discover the historical markers that recall prehistoric Illinois, early French settlements, a Revolutionary War campaign, and more.

Registration starts November 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 12th.
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Medicare 101

Monday, February 4, 2019 -
2:00pm to 3:30pm
Medicare can be confusing. Medicare certified trainer Joanna Prisiajniouk explains what Medicare covers, what it doesn't, and potential out-of-pocket expenses. Learn about supplements, advantage plans, prescription coverage, and cost saving strategies for the years ahead.

Registration starts November 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 12th.
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The Pirate Who Saved America

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Slip back to romantic New Orleans in 1815. Meet the pirates who walked its streets, considered to be outlaws. But when Britain attempted to win back America after the Revolutionary War, pirate Jean Lafitte and his crew drew swords to defend the country. Joseph Geringer tells the thrilling story.

Registration starts November 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 12th.
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Wright Brothers, Wrong Story

Monday, June 10, 2019 -
7:00am to 8:00pm
William Hazelgrove returns to discuss his book about the Wright Brothers and the invention of their flying machine. Aviation history does a loop-the-loop he shares new and exciting insight into the history of the Wright brothers and their flight at Kitty Hawk.

Registration begins May 6 for Norridge and Harwood Heights patrons with current library cards. All others may register beginning May 13.
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