Programs & Events

Medicare 101

February 4th,
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.

Crazy Eights Math Season Two

February 4th,
4:30pm to 5:45pm
Grades K-2. Registration is for all eight weeks and attendance at week one is required.

Join Bedtime Math's Crazy 8s, a new kind of math club where we'll build stuff, make mazes and do mischief-making activities like Beach Ball Party, Funny Money and Glow-in-the-Dark City.

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.

Adult Book Discussion

February 4th,
7:00pm 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.

Adult Book Discussion

February 5th,
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.

Drawing Club

February 5th,
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Grades 3-6. Drop-In.

Come draw with other kids in your community and let's see what we can create together. All materials will be provided, just bring your imagination.

Learn the Embroidery Machine

February 5th,
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Learn the basics of the Workshop's embroidery machine and its software.

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

Internet Safety

February 5th,
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Are you doing all you can do to keep your phone, computer, and personal information safe? Review best practices and learn new tips on Internet Safety Day.

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

Battle of the Books

February 6th,
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Battle of the Books challenges students in grades four through six to become familiar with literature. Comprehension and retention are put to the test in a Jeopardy style battle between the teams.

Area schools create their own teams and gather at the library to compete in a five-week battle on questions derived from selected books. See your school's Battle Coach to sign up.

Garden Club

February 6th,
6:00pm to 7:00pm
Join us to talk about bulbs, bushes, berries and begonias. We'll discuss everything from window boxes to victory gardens.

Anonymous Teen Writers

February 7th,
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.

Chess for Beginners

February 7th,
4:00pm to 4:45pm
Grades 2-6. Registration required.

Chess is a brain game of strategy and problem-solving. Library staff will provide beginning-level instruction including games and puzzles. Parents are encouraged to attend, play, and assist.

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.

VHS to DVD Demonstration

February 7th,
6:00pm to 7:00pm
Learn how to bring your home movies into the modern age with our VHS to DVD conversion tools.

Registration starts August 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts August 13th.

After Hours Teen Time: The Prince and Me and Valentines

February 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 watch The Prince and Me and make valentines or anti-valentines.

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

Friends Book Sale

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

Pen and Paper Tabletop Adventure Club

February 9th,
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Grades 5-8

Grab your pencils and dice. We are going on an adventure without even leaving the library! Explore what's happening in Waterdeep in this Dungeons and Dragons adventure.

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.

Watercolor Painting

February 10th,
2:00pm to 4:00pm
$5.00 - Learn watercolor painting with step by step instruction. Paint along with Victoria Pelarenos as you learn techniques and complete a painting by the end of the class. Supplies will be provided.

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

Crazy Eights Math Season Two

February 11th,
4:30pm to 5:45pm
Grades K-2. Registration is for all eight weeks and attendance at week one is required.

Join Bedtime Math's Crazy 8s, a new kind of math club where we'll build stuff, make mazes and do mischief-making activities like Beach Ball Party, Funny Money and Glow-in-the-Dark City.

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.

Digitize Your Photos and Negatives

February 11th,
6:00pm to 7:00pm
Get a demo of the photo, negative, and slide digitization process and then work on your own digitization project during Open Workshop hours.

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

Advanced Computer Literacy Series

February 12th,
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Extend your computer knowledge with this three-part series.

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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