Programs & Events

Teen Music Club

May 8th,
4:00pm to 6:00pm
Musicians 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.

Convert VHS to DVD

May 9th,
10:00am to 11:00am
Learn how to bring your home movies into the modern age with our VHS to DVD conversion tools.

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

Page to Screen Book Club: All the President's Men

May 9th,
1:30pm to 4:30pm
Every month we'll watch a movie and discuss the book from which it was adapted. This month we'll watch All the President's Men after reading the book by Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward. Copies of the book are available at the Library Services Desk approximately one month before the screening.

Excel 2016 Series

May 9th,
6:00pm to 8:00pm
In this three-part class, learn the basics, intermediate skills, and advanced skills of making spreadsheets with the latest version of Excel.

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

Classic Film Series: The Twelve Chairs

May 10th,
1:00pm to 3:30pm
Our Classic Film Series continues with The Twelve Chairs.

In 1920s Russia, a fallen aristocrat, a priest, and a conman search for a treasure lost during the revolution. Starring Mel Brooks and Frank Langella. 1970. Rated G. 1h 34m.

Film historian Ralph Amelio leads a discussion following the movie.

Mobile Device Help

May 10th,
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 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning February 12th.

Mobile Device Help

May 10th,
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 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning February 12th.

Anonymous Teen Writers

May 10th,
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.

After Hours Teen Time: The Addams Family and Juggling

May 11th,
5:00pm to 8:00pm
We're keeping the library open after hours just for teens. Bring your friends, to watch a movie, eat pizza, and learn something cool.

Watch Gomez, Morticia, Wednesday, and Pugsley welcome home their long lost Uncle Fester  then make your own juggling balls and learn some juggling basics.

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

Sew-Lutions Saturday

May 12th,
10:00am to 12:00pm
Have a sewing project in mind, but aren't sure how to get started? In the middle of a project and ran into a problem? A sewing instructor will be in The Workshop to answer questions and provide guidance. First come, first served.

Let's Eat Bugs

May 12th,
1:00pm to 2:30pm
Ages 5-10

Who wants to eat some bugs? Come play with your food and family to make creepy-crawlies that you can munch on.

Registration starts February 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with current library cards. All others may register beginning February 12th. Priority for Kids World programs is given to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Friends Book Sale

May 12th,
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.

Zippered Pillow Cover

May 12th,
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Measure, cut, pin, and sew a pillow cover to dress up your sofa. We'll a learn how to install a zipper, so you'll never have to fear it again.

Attending Learn the Sewing Machine is a prerequisite for this class.

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

Knitting Circle

May 15th,
2:30pm to 4:00pm
Join the Knitting Circle every month in Fannie's Cafe for an afternoon of crafting, coffee, and friends.

Mobile Device Help

May 15th,
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

May 15th,
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.

Learn The Serger

May 15th,
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Get training on using the serger, a special sewing machine used to prevent material from fraying at the edges.

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

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