Programs & Events

Oreo Cookie Taste Test Challenge

February 3rd,
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Grades 3-6. Registration Required.

Sample a variety of Oreo flavors to test how well you know your Oreo cookies!

In-person and phone registration for kids programs begins Monday, November 4th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 11th. Priority for Kids World programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Adult Book Discussion

February 3rd,
6:00pm to 8:30pm
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.

Mobile Device Help

February 4th,
2:00am to 3:00am
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.

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.

Mobile Device Help

February 4th,
3:00am to 3:30am
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.

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.

Mobile Device Help

February 4th,
3:30am to 4:00am
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.

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.

Junior Storytime

February 4th,
10:30am to 11:15am
Big Kids Storytime
Grades K-2
Drop-In (Sign in at Kids World starting 30 minutes prior to class start)

Storytimes offer great opportunities for kids in the proper grade range to learn and have fun. Big Kids Storytime is specifically designed for children who are in kindergarten through second grade. 

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

Adult Book Discussion

February 4th,
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.

Preschool Fair

February 4th,
5:00pm to 7:30pm
Drop into the library to learn everything you need to know about enrolling your child into area preschools.

3rd - 5th Grade Graphic Novel Club

February 5th,
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 Library Services to read prior to the date of the discussion.

January 8: Monster on the Hill
February 5: Real Friends

Garden Club : Trees: Our Woody Plant Friends

February 5th,
6:00pm to 7:30pm
What is a tree? What separates a tree from other plants? Certified treekeeper Carol Keating answers these questions, and discusses tree anatomy, tree care, the many benefits trees offer, and why they are important to us and the whole environment.

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.

Three Act Structure with Writer Trevor Mueller

February 6th,
4:00pm to 5:30pm
Join the Anonymous Teen Writers Group for a special workshop with comic book writer Trevor Mueller, author of Albert the Alien and Marketing Director of Reading with Pictures, a non-profit that advocates the use of comics in the classroom. Trevor will explain everything you need to know about story structure to help you create perfect three act story arcs for your writing. for teens in grades 7-12.

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.

More-Igami! Story and Craft

February 6th,
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Grades K-2 with an adult. Registration Required.

Come enjoy a read-aloud of More-igami by Dori Kleber and G. Brian Karas. Then learn how to do some basic origami paper folding crafts.

In-person and phone registration for kids programs begins Monday, November 4th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 11th. Priority for Kids World programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Intro to the Sewing Machine

February 6th,
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Learn the basics of the sewing machine. You will learn how to thread and use the basic stitch on the machine.

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.

Embellish a Valentine T-Shirt

February 8th,
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Make a special t-shirt for Valentine's Day or Anti-Valentine's Day.

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.

Friends Book Sale

February 8th,
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.

Knitting Mittens in the Round

February 9th,
1:30pm to 3:30pm
$5.00 - Winter is here for real and you need to keep your fingers warm. In this four-week class you'll receive all the supplies and instruction to knit your own mittens using the "in-the-round" method. Previous knitting experience is required.

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.

After Hours Awards Viewing Party

February 9th,
6:00pm to 11:00pm
Join us in celebrating Hollywood's most glamorous night of the year by watching the Oscar broadcast live at Eisenhower. There will be a trivia contest during the show, as well as prizes and snacks.

Although we will be viewing the awards ceremony, this event is not sponsored by or affiliated with The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

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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