Meeting Room A/B

Chicago True Stories

November 15th,
7:00pm to 8:00pm
As Flora, a 1920s flapper, living history portrayer Martina Mathisen looks at how fashion, crime, and prohibition mixed with explosive creativity to shape the decade of the century. Learn fact from fiction and how reality relates to the Oscar-winning musical, Chicago.

Registration starts August 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts August 13th.

Illinois History: Celebrating the Bicentennial

September 20th,
6:30pm to 7:30pm
From the French connection to the Civil War and Illinois State's political shenanigans, Tom Emery, author of The History of Illinois celebrate the 200th anniversary with stories of the great state of Illinois.

Registration starts August 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts August 13th

A Conversation with Lori Rader-Day

October 14th,
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Award-winning author Lori Rader Day's newest novel, Under a Dark Sky is a psychological thriller set in a dark sky stargazing park near Mackinac Island where recent widow Eden Wallace is attempting to conquer her debilitating fear of the dark. But when another park guest is murdered, the dark may be her only protection.

Gertrude Stein, Picasso and Paris

October 21st,
2:00pm to 3:30pm
For some 40 years, Gertrude Stein's home on the Left Bank of Paris was a renowned gathering place for expatriate American artists and writers, most notably Pablo Picasso. WomanLore re-enactor Betsey Means brings Stein and her 1920s salon to life.

Registration starts August 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts August 13th.

Madam President: the Secret Presidency of Edith Wilson

September 12th,
7:00pm to 8:00pm
After Woodrow Wilson's stroke in 1919, First Lady Edith Wilson began to handle the responsibilities of the Executive Office. Her role was acknowledged in Washington but today, her accomplishments are largely forgotten. William Hazelgrove introduces you to Edith Wilson, Madam President.

Registration starts August 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts August 13th

The Great Boodini's Halloween Magic and Illusion Show

October 20th,
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Ages 5-12. Registration Required.

Come see local magician, The Great Boodini as he performs spooky magic tricks and illusions!

Registration begins August 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning August 13th. Priority for Kids programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents. Children under 7 must be with an adult.

Miss Jamie's Farm

November 20th,
10:00am to 10:45am
Ages 12 & Under. Registration Required. Kids seven and under should bring an adult.

Sing, dance, laugh and learn with Miss Jamie and her farm puppet friends!

Registration begins August 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning August 13th. Priority for Kids programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

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