Programs & Events

Friends Book Sale

February 23rd,
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.

Escape the Cursed Pyramid!

February 23rd,
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Grades 4-6. Registration required.

Can you escape the cursed pyramid with all of its puzzles and traps? You have one hour to solve the mystery before you are trapped forever!

Registration starts November 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 12th. Priority for Kids programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Escape the Cursed Pyramid!

February 23rd,
3:30pm to 4:30pm
Ages 4th- 6th Grade. registration required. 

Can you escape the cursed pyramid with all of its puzzles and traps? You have one hour to solve the mystery before you are trapped forever! 

Registration starts November 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 12th. Priority for Kids programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Crazy Eights Math Season Two

February 25th,
4:30pm to 5:45pm
Grades K-2. Registration is for all eight weeks and attendance at week one is required. Register Here

Join Bedtime Math's Crazy 8s, a new kind of math club where we'll build stuff, make mazes and do mischief-making activities like Beach Ball Party, Funny Money and Glow-in-the-Dark City.

Advanced Computer Literacy Series

February 26th,
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Extend your computer knowledge with this three-part series.

Registration starts November 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 12th.

Teen Music Club

February 26th,
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.

Coffee with the Director

February 26th,
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.

Battle of the Books

February 27th,
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.

Mobile Device Help

February 28th,
10:00am to 11:00am
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 November 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 12th.

Mobile Device Help

February 28th,
11:00am to 12:00pm
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 November 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 12th.

Classic Film Series: The Big Sleep

February 28th,
1:00pm to 3:30pm
Our Classic Film Series continues with The Big Sleep.

Private investigator Philip Marlowe is hired by a wealthy family to deal with a blackmailer. Starring Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall. 1946. Unrated. 1h 54m.

Film historian Ralph Amelio leads a discussion following the movie.

Kids Write Away Redux

February 28th,
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, "What is a Villain?," "Where is Your Voice?," and "Is that the Ending?"

Registration begins November 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning November 12th. Priority for Kids programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Anonymous Teen Writers

February 28th,
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.

Adult Book Discussion

March 4th,
7:00pm to 8:30pm
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.

Adult Book Discussion

March 5th,
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.

Battle of the Books

March 6th,
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.

Teen Yoga

March 7th,
6:00pm to 7:00pm
Midterms got you stressed? Nicole Bujweski from Time in Yoga will lead you in yoga for stress reduction and relaxation. All equipment provided, but bring your own mat if you wish. Grades 7-12.

Registration begins February 5 for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. All others may register beginning February 11.

Friends Book Sale

March 9th,
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.

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