Programs & Events

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.

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.

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.

Teen Music Club

March 12th,
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.

Ma Rainey's Black Bottom at Writer's Theater

March 13th,
1:30pm to 6:30pm
$40.00 This visceral American classic serves as the 1920s chapter of August Wilson's epic Century Cycle. What begins as a routine recording session becomes more strained as tensions rise between the members of a blues band and the owners of the recording studio. The white producers mean to exploit the talents of the band-especially the gifted and impulsive Levee-but when Ma insists on having things her way, tensions are enflamed and the play builds to an unexpected and searing climax.

Teen Yoga

March 14th,
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.

Bucket Drumming for Adults and Teens (Session 1)

March 16th,
2:00pm to 2:45pm
Be a bucket drummer! David Oromoner will teach two small groups everything they need to get started. Buckets and sticks supplied.

Registration begins February 4 for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. All others may register beginning February 11.

Bucket Drumming for Adults and Teens

March 16th,
3:00pm to 3:45pm
Be a bucket drummer! David Oromoner will teach two small groups everything they need to get started. Buckets and sticks supplied.

Registration begins February 4 for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. All others may register beginning February 11.

Al Capone and the 1933 World's Fair

March 20th,
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Take a look at Chicago during the darkest days of the Great Depression and the story of the city taking on organized crime to stage the World's Fair. It's a story of a city fighting for survival in the darkest of times; and a shining light of hope called A Century of Progress. A presentation from William Hazelgrove.

Registration begins February 4 for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. All others may register beginning February 11.

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