Meeting Room A/B

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.

After Hours Teen Time: The Karate Kid & Paper Cranes

May 10th,
5:00pm to 8:00pm
We're keeping the library open after hours just for teens. Bring your friends, to watch a movie, eat some pizza, and make a craft.

This month watch as a bullied kid learns self-defense from a sage karate master then make origami cranes.

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

Classic Film Series: Thief

May 9th,
1:00pm to 3:30pm
Our Classic Film Series continues with Thief.

A professional safecracker plans to go straight after one final job but the Mafia has other plans for him. Starring James Caan and Tuesday Weld. 1981. Rated R. 2h 3m.

Film historian Ralph Amelio leads a discussion following the movie.

Levi Strauss and the World's Most Famous Pair of Pants

May 7th,
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Everybody loves them, everybody wears them. Jeans are an iconic garment. Join historian Anette Isaacs for a fascinating journey into the days of the Gold Rush when Bavarian-born entrepreneur Levi Strauss revolutionized fashion.

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

Make a One-String Slide Guitar

May 3rd,
3:00pm to 5:00pm
Many blues guitarists including, Bo Diddley and Muddy Waters, first learned to play on homemade one-string guitars. With basic materials, a string, a couple of screws and an Altoids tin, we'll make our own guitars and learn a song or two. All supplies included.

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

Volunteer Fair

April 27th,
10:00am to 1:00pm
Looking for interesting volunteer work and a chance to give back to your community? Come to the library to discover not-for-profit and service organizations that are looking for your help. We are bringing together organizations from the city and suburbs to help you find the perfect volunteer opportunity. By sharing your time and talents you can make a difference in your community. 

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