Programs & Events

Three Chords & the Truth

October 1st,
7:00pm to 8:00pm
If you've never picked up a guitar before, start here. Learn basic chords, get introduced to barre chords, and learn to play in a group. Bring your own six string acoustic guitar.

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

Mobile Device Help

October 2nd,
2:00pm to 3:00pm
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

October 2nd,
3:00pm to 3:30pm
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

October 2nd,
3:30pm to 4:00pm
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.

3rd-5th Grade Graphic Novel Club

October 2nd,
4:30pm to 5:00pm
Grades 3-5. Registration Required.

Do you love graphic novels? Are you in grades 3-5? Join us as we discuss a graphic novel. Pick up a copy of the book from the Kids World Desk to read prior to the date of the discussion.

September 04: Sparks! by Ian Boothby
October 02: The Creepy Case Files of Margo Maloo by Drew Weing
November 06: El Deafo by Cece Bell

Yoga for Adults

October 2nd,
6:30pm to 7:30pm
Join certificated Yoga Teacher Jennifer Hollister for a relaxing and healthful hour of yoga every Friday during October.

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

Anonymous Teen Writers

October 3rd,
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.

PACE and Public Transportation

October 3rd,
6:00pm to 8:30pm
Drop in to get up to date on all your public transportation information. Learn about the new Pulse line, get trips on bus and train travel, find out how to apply for and use your Ventra card.

Civil War Discussion

October 5th,
10:00am to 11:30am
Join Tom DeFranco for a monthly discussion of Civil War related books, events and historical figures.

Fall Family Fun Fest

October 5th,
10:00am to 4:00pm
It's time to celebrate the Fall season! Bring the whole family to the library for games, hula hoops, chalk drawing, crafts, a book sale, and more. A little something fun for everyone.

Bernhardt/Hamlet at the Goodman Theatre

October 6th,
12:30pm to 6:00pm
$60.00 - In 1899, legendary leading lady Sarah Bernhardt's decision to assume the title role of Shakespeare's Hamlet left critics and patriarchs aghast and indignant. Laced with forbidden romance and backstage gossip, this behind-the-scenes look at Bernhardt's most ambitious role combines high humor and human drama in a rollicking comedy so clever it uplifts, so timely it hurts.

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

Local Leaders

October 7th,
10:00am to 12:00pm
Want to know what's happening in our communities? Norridge President Chmura and Harwood Heights Mayor Arlene Jezierny will be here to answer questions.

Adult Book Discussion

October 7th,
6:00pm to 7:30pm
This month's Adult Book Discussion book will be announced soon.

Copies of the book are available in regular and large type. Loans will also be available in audio and eBook formats. Join us for a lively discussion.

Adult Book Discussion

October 8th,
2:00pm to 3:30pm
This month's Adult Book Discussion book will be announced soon.

Copies of the book are available at the Library Services Desk one month before the discussion. If you are new to the club, please consider attending the Monday evening session.

Teen Music Club

October 8th,
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.

Page to Screen Book Club: The Shining

October 8th,
5:30pm to 8:30pm
Every month The Page to Screen Club watches a movie and discusses the book from which it was adapted. This month we'll watch The Shining after reading the novel by Stephen King. 1980. Rated R. 2h 26m.

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

Excel 2016 Series

October 8th,
6:00pm to 8:00pm
In this two-part class, you'll learn:

In Part 1: 
  • How to identify and navigate the basic parts of an Excel Worksheet (Spreadsheet) and Workbook
  • How to maneuver and enter data into cells
  • Excel's different styling options
  • How to use a template
  • The structure of formulas/date ranges in Excel and be able to use AutoSum
  • How to print and save your work

Three Chords & the Truth

October 8th,
7:00pm to 8:00pm
If you've never picked up a guitar before, start here. Learn basic chords, get introduced to barre chords, and learn to play in a group. Bring your own six string acoustic guitar.

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

Crochet a Shawl

October 9th,
3:00pm to 5:00pm
$5.00 - Crochet a shawl from one cake of yarn. This project is for those with basic crochet skills. The registration fee covers the cost of yarn, crochet hook, and project guide. This class is for adults and teens in 7th grade and up.

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

Garden Club

October 9th,
6:00pm to 7:00pm
Join us to talk about bulbs, bushes, berries, and begonias.

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