Programs & Events

Embellish a T-Shirt

May 18th,
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Turn a plain, boring t-shirt into an upcycled fashion treasure. T-shirts will be provided.

Registration starts February 4th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts February 11th.

Learn the Carvey: Engraved Bookmark

May 20th,
6:00pm to 8:00pm
The Carvey is a machine that engraves, carves, or cuts flat materials like wood, plastic, and metal. Learn the basics of the Carvey's design software and create a personalized wooden bookmark.

Registration starts February 4th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts February 11th.

Pen and Ink Writers Group

May 20th,
7:00pm to 9:00pm
The Pen and Ink Writers Group gathers on the third Monday of each month to read short stories, poems or essays, all inspired by a common theme. Build up your writing skills through practice, presentation and positive critique.

Knitting Circle

May 21st,
2:30pm to 4:00pm
Join the Knitting Circle every month in Fannie's Cafe for an afternoon of crafting, coffee, and friends.

Microsoft Word 2016

May 21st,
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Learn the basics of creating and saving documents with the latest version of Word.

Registration starts February 4th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts February 11th.

Mobile Device Help

May 22nd,
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.

Registration starts February 4th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts February 11th.

Coffee with the Director

May 22nd,
2:30pm to 3:30pm
Stop in at Fannie's Cafe, grab a free cup of coffee, and share your thoughts, comments, and suggestions with library director Stacy Wittmann.

Mobile Device Help

May 22nd,
3:00pm 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.

Registration starts February 4th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts February 11th.

Adult Art and Craft Day

May 22nd,
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Join us for an adults-only crafting session. Make woven bracelets. All supplies will be provided.

Registration starts February 4th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts February 11th.

Classic Film Series: Dracula

May 23rd,
1:00pm to 3:30pm
Our Classic Film Series continues with Dracula.

The ancient vampire Count Dracula arrives in England and begins to prey upon the virtuous young Mina. Starring Bela Lugosi and Helen Chandler. 1931. Unrated. 1h 15m.

Film historian Ralph Amelio leads a discussion following the movie.

Anonymous Teen Writers

May 23rd,
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.

Rug Hooking Drop In

May 23rd,
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Seasoned rug crafters or those who've join us at out previous classes are invited to drop in for an informal rug hooking session. Bring your rug projects.

Yoga for Adults

May 24th,
1:00pm to 2:00pm
May is Global Health and Fitness Month. Join Regina Wadia for a relaxing and healthful hour of yoga every Friday during the month of May. Mats supplied.

Registration starts February 4th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts February 11th.

Friends Book Sale

May 25th,
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.

Teen Music Club

May 28th,
4:00pm to 6:00pm
Music fans of all levels in grades 7-12 are invited to hang out with friends and geek out about music. During each session, we'll talk about music, write songs, learn some instruments, and make recordings in the Workshop studio. Bring your ideas, instruments, and friends.

Modern Times Film Series: Searching

May 28th,
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 Searching. After his 16-year-old daughter goes missing, a desperate father breaks into her laptop to look for clues to find her. 2018. PG-13. 1h 42m.

Mobile Device Help

May 29th,
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 4th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts February 11th.

Mobile Device Help

May 29th,
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 4th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts February 11th.

Kids Write Away Redux

May 30th,
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 spring! The themes for each class are, "Where's Your Sidekick?," "I'm a Poet, Don't You Know it?," and "Is that Your Story Climax?"

Registration starts February 4th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts February 11th. Priority for Kids programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

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