Programs & Events

Polish Presence in American Screen Images

November 7th,
7:00pm to 8:30pm
After analyzing more than 1300 films featuring Polish characters, Polish American activist and movie buff Joseph W. Zurawski has become the top authority on Polish references in American cinema. With information from his book The Polish Presence in American Screen Images and a selection of film clips, Zurawski presents a historical overview of the Polish contribution to American film culture.

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

Junior Storytime

November 8th,
10:00am to 10:45am
Junior Storytime
Ages 3-5 years (siblings welcome)
Drop-In (Sign in at Kids World starting 30 minutes prior to class start)

Storytimes offer great opportunities for kids in the proper age range to learn and have fun. 

Priority for Kids World Programs goes to residents of Norridge and Harwood Heights. 

Mobile Device Help

November 8th,
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 August 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts August 12th.

Mobile Device Help

November 8th,
12:00pm to 12:30pm
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 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts August 12th.

Mobile Device Help

November 8th,
12:30pm to 1:00pm
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 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts August 12th.

After Hours Teen Time: Brave and Instragram Iced Teas

November 8th,
5:00pm to 8:00pm
We're keeping the library open after hours just for teens. Bring your friends to watch a movie, eat some pizza, and make a craft.

This month learn about Instagram themed iced teas after watching Princess Merida undo a beastly curse.

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

Frozen Sing-A-Long

November 9th,
10:00am to 12:00pm
All Ages (Kids under 7 must bring an adult.) Registration Required.

Let the storm rage on, the cold never bothered us anyway! Come get excited for Frozen 2 with us. Join us for a Frozen sing-a-long and craft. Feel free to dress up as your favorite Frozen character!

Registration starts 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.

Friends Book Sale

November 9th,
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Look for the Friends of the Library in the Book Sale Room on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of every month to support the library and find great deals.

The Rise and Fall of the Berlin Wall

November 10th,
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.

Veterans' Breakfast

November 11th,
9:00am to 11:00am
We're saying thank you to the courageous men and women who have served our country by offering current service men, women, and veterans a free pastry and a hot beverage followed by a photo slideshow, music, and reminiscing. Please register using the group option if you're planning to bring your spouse or a guest.

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

Baby Storytime

November 11th,
10:30am to 11:15am
Baby Storytime
Ages 6-17 months with caregiver (siblings welcome)
Drop-In (S

Kids Carvey

November 11th,
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Grades 4-6 (with an adult) Registration Required. Workshop Waivers are required to complete registration.

Learn about the new Carvey machine. Everyone will have a turn to design, create, and decorate their own sample project! Parents are required to assist their children with the machine.

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.

Toddler Storytime

November 12th,
9:30am to 10:15am
Toddler Storytime
Ages 18-35 months with caregiver (siblings welcome)
Drop-In (Sign in at Kids World starting 30 minutes prior to class start)

Junior Storytime

November 12th,
10:30am to 11:15am
Junior Storytime
Ages 3-5 years (siblings welcome)
Drop-In (Sign in at Kids World starting 30 minutes prior to class start)

Storytimes offer great opportunities for kids in the proper age range to learn and have fun. 

Priority for Kids World Programs goes to residents of Norridge and Harwood Heights.

Mobile Device Help

November 12th,
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 August 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts August 12th.

Mobile Device Help

November 12th,
12:00pm to 12:30pm
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 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts August 12th.

Mobile Device Help

November 12th,
12:30pm to 1:00pm
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 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts August 12th.

Modern Times Film Series: They Shall Not Grow Old

November 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 They Shall Not Grow Old.

Never-before-seen, and newly restored footage commemorates the centennial of the end of World War I in this groundbreaking documentary. 2018. Rated R. 1h 39m.

Teen Music Club

November 12th,
4:00pm to 6:00pm
Music fans 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.

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