Programs & Events

Coffee with the Director

February 25th,
5:00pm to 6:00pm
Stop in at Fannie's Cafe, grab a free cup of coffee, and share your thoughts, comments, and suggestions with library director Stacy Wittmann.

Modern Times Film Series: The Upside

February 25th,
6:00pm to 8:30pm
The Modern Times Film series showcases new additions to the library's movie collection. This month's movie will be The Upside.

A comedic look at the relationship between a wealthy man with quadriplegia and an unemployed man with a criminal record who's hired to help him. PG-13. 2h 6m.

Kids Concert: Music by Little Miss Ann

February 26th,
10:00am to 11:00am
Ages 12 & under. Kids under 7 must bring an adult. Registration Required.

Award winning kids musician, Little Miss Ann will play both re-invented classics and upbeat originals that will inspire you to clap, sing, jump, and dance along to the music!

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

Battle of the Books

February 26th,
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.

Classic Film Series: Night and the City

February 27th,
1:00pm to 4:30pm
Our Classic Film Series continues with Night and the City.

A small-time grifter hatches a scheme to become a big-time player as a wrestling promoter. 1950. Unrated. 1h 36m

Film historian Ralph Amelio leads a discussion following the movie.

Anonymous Teen Writers

February 27th,
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.

Kids Write Away Redux

February 27th,
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Grades 4-6. Registration Required.

Want to become the next famous author? Join us for one or all three classes this winter! The themes for each class are, "Settings of Your Story," "What's the Plot?," and "Can You Find the Theme?"

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

Let's Play: Lego®

February 29th,
2:00pm to 3:30pm
Ages 4-12. Kids under 7 must bring an adult. Registration Required.

Get ready to explore, play and learn with Lego®.

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.

Let's Play: Lego®

February 29th,
3:30pm to 4:30pm
Ages 4-12. Kids under 7 must bring an adult. Registration Required.

Get ready to explore, play and learn with Lego®.

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.

Battle of the Books

March 4th,
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.

Battle of the Books

March 11th,
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.

Friends Book Sale

March 14th,
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.

Battle of the Books

March 18th,
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.

Svengoolie! (and some monster movies)

March 21st,
11:00am to 1:00pm
Svengoolie has been the premier horror show icon of Chicago, since multiple Emmy award winner Rich Koz became the hand-picked successor to the original Svengoolie back in the late '70s. Meet Sven and after a break watch Abbot and Costello Meet Frankenstein and Bride of Frankenstein.

Registration begins February 3 for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Registration for all begins February 10.

Democracy in America: Tea at Hull House with Jane Addams

March 25th,
7:00pm to 8:00pm
A crusader for social justice, Jane Addams devoted her life to caring for the underprivileged and oppressed including workers, women and children. Hull House, her center for social work in Chicago, became known as one of the most famous settlement houses in America. In 1931 Addams was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. Enjoy an afternoon with her as presented by Betsey Means of Womanlore.

Registration begins February 3 for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Registration for all begins February 10.

Friends Book Sale

March 28th,
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.

Money Smart Week: Outlook and Opportunities

April 6th,
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Explore the current stock market, the importance of asset allocation, preparation for volatile markets and opportunities in the current environment with Kevin McCarthy of Edward Jones Financial.

Registration begins February 3 for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents. Registration for all beings February 10.

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