Programs & Events

Let's Play: Lego®

November 30th,
3:30pm to 4:30pm
Ages 4-12. Kids under 7 must bring an adult.

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

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.

Family Fireplace Photo Day

December 1st,
11:00am to 4:30pm
The beautiful fireplace in our Quiet Room will serve as a backdrop for family photos and a photographer will provide you with a digital photo for your holiday cards. Photos will be limited to a maximum of three poses. Pets are welcome during morning time slots only.

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.

Build a Gingerbread House

December 1st,
1:30pm to 3:30pm
$5.00 - Marta from Oak Mill Bakery will help you create the perfect holiday gingerbread house. Gingerbread and decorations included. For this event, please register by November 18th.

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.

Adult Book Discussion

December 2nd,
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.

Mobile Device Help

December 3rd,
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.

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.

Adult Book Discussion

December 3rd,
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.

Mobile Device Help

December 3rd,
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.

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

December 3rd,
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.

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.

Crochet a Flurry of Snowflakes

December 4th,
10:00am to 12:00pm
$5.00 - Crochet snowflakes that can be used as tree or package decorations or combined together to form a table runner. Yarn, crochet hook, and project guide included. This project is for adults and teens in 7th grade and up with basic crochet skills.

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.

Wine Primer

December 4th,
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Camille Stagg, food-and-wine journalist, will offer a primer on wines including major classifications (table, aperitif, sparkling and dessert); tasting tips; proper storage and serving; wine as an ingredient, and food pairings. Must be over 21.

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.

Bus Trip: Don Giovanni at the Lyric Opera

December 5th,
12:00pm to 7:00pm
$70.00 - The seducer. The philanderer. The libertine who lives only for his own pleasure. All three are Don Giovanni, antihero in Mozart's drama of lust and revenge. Filled with thrilling music and drama, including a finale so overpowering that it changed music forever, Don Giovanni is justly celebrated as the perfect opera. Bring money for snacks at the Lyric.

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.

Classic Film Series: Devil's Doorway

December 5th,
1:00pm to 4:30pm
Our Classic Film Series continues with Devil's Doorway.

A highly decorated Native American veteran of the Civil War plans to raise cattle but farmers attempt to grab fertile tribal lands. Unrated. 1950. 1h 24m.

Film historian Ralph Amelio leads a discussion following the movie.

Anonymous Teen Writers

December 5th,
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.

Crochet a Flurry of Snowflakes

December 5th,
6:30pm to 8:30pm
$5.00 - Crochet snowflakes that can be used as tree or package decorations or combined together to form a table runner. Yarn, crochet hook, and project guide included. This project is for adults and teens in 7th grade and up with basic crochet skills.

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.

Kids Winter Craft Day

December 7th,
10:00am to 12:00pm
Ages 3-12. Drop-In. 
Children under 7 must bring an adult. 

Winter craft day is back! No need to register, just show up and make three delightful winter themed crafts.

Civil War Discussion

December 7th,
10:00am to 11:30am
Join Tom DeFranco for a monthly discussion of Civil War related books, events and historical figures.

Winter Craft Day

December 7th,
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Ages 3-12. Drop-In. 
Children under 7 must bring an adult. 

Winter craft day is back! No need to register, just show up and make three delightful winter themed crafts.

Pages