Programs & Events

Lego Day

April 28th,
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Saturday, April 28  2:00-4:00 PM. Ages 4-12 years.

Come and build with our Lego Bricks!

Registration starts February 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents. Others may register beginning February 12th.

Friends Book Sale

April 28th,
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. Hardcovers, DVDs & CDs: $1.00. Paperbacks: 50 cents.

Crazy Eights Math Club - Season 2

April 30th,
4:30pm to 5:45pm
Grades K-2. Registration required (for the full eight weeks).

Join Bedtime Math's Crazy 8s, a totally new kind of math club where you'll build stuff, toss beach balls, make amazing mazes and more! You'll have a blast with mischief-making activities like Beach Ball Party, Funny Money and Glow-in-the-Dark City. Registration is for all eight weekly classes.

Mobile Device Help

April 30th,
6:00pm to 7:00pm
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 February 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning February 12th.

Mobile Device Help

April 30th,
7:00pm to 8:00pm
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 February 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning February 12th.

Modern Times Film Series: Baby Driver

May 1st,
2:00pm to 4:30pm
The Modern Times Film series showcases new additions to the library's movie collection. This month's movie will be Baby Driver. After being coerced into working for a crime boss, a music-obsessed getaway driver takes part in one last heist. 2017. Rated R. 1h 52m.

Microsoft Powerpoint 2016

May 1st,
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Learn the basics of making presentations with the latest version of PowerPoint.

Registration starts February 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning February 12th.

Garden Club Program: DIY Bath Salts with Essential Oils

May 2nd,
6:00pm to 7:30pm
Essential oils can make you and your home smell great while promoting, maintaining, and supporting good health. We will be making essential oil bath salts so you can soothe your soul after a long day in the garden.

Registration starts February 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning February 12th.

Learn the Sewing Machine

May 3rd,
2:00pm to 3:30pm
Get training on one of our Workshop tools, the sewing machine.

Registration starts February 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning February 12th.

Anonymous Teen Writers

May 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.

Advanced Microsoft Powerpoint 2016

May 3rd,
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Learn advanced skills to push your PowerPoint 2016 usage even further.

Registration starts February 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning February 12th.

Star Wars Day: Elstree 1976 Film Screening

May 4th,
12:00pm to 1:45pm
May the Fourth be with you!

Go behind the scenes of Star Wars as actors and extras reminisce about how making the film affected their lives.

Star Wars Day: Cosplay and Selfies

May 4th,
1:30pm to 4:00pm
Take a picture and raise money for charity with the costumed heroes from Costumers with a Cause. Wear your Star Wars themed costume and get a free cookie at Fannie's Cafe.

Star Wars Day: Battlefront 2

May 4th,
2:00pm to 4:30pm
Join forces with other split-screen gamers to fight the Empire in the newest Star Wars console game, Battlefront 2.

Registration starts February 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning February 12th.

Civil War Discussion

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

Law at the Library

May 6th,
2:00pm to 3:30pm
Join family lawyer Christopher Johnsen for a discussion of parenting time, adoption, divorce, and child custody and support. Come ready to ask questions.

Registration starts February 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning February 12th.

Adult Book Discussion: Driving Miss Norma

May 7th,
7:00pm to 8:30pm
This month's Adult Book Discussion book will be Driving Miss Norma by Tim Bauerschmidt.

When Miss Norma was diagnosed with uterine cancer, she was advised to undergo surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy. But instead of confining herself to a hospital bed for what could be her last stay, Miss Norma-newly widowed after nearly seven decades of marriage-rose to her full height of five feet and told her doctor, "I'm ninety years old. I'm hitting the road."

Adult Book Discussion: Driving Miss Norma

May 8th,
2:00pm to 3:30pm
This month's Adult Book Discussion book will be Driving Miss Norma by Tim Bauerschmidt.

When Miss Norma was diagnosed with uterine cancer, she was advised to undergo surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy. But instead of confining herself to a hospital bed for what could be her last stay, Miss Norma-newly widowed after nearly seven decades of marriage-rose to her full height of five feet and told her doctor, "I'm ninety years old. I'm hitting the road."

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