Meeting Room A/B

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April 10th,
1:30pm to 4:30pm
Every month we'll watch a movie and discuss the book from which it was adapted. This month's adaptation will be announced soon. Copies of the book will be available at the Library Services Desk approximately one month before the screening.

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

May 7th,
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Everybody loves them, everybody wears them: Jeans are no doubt an iconic garment and they tell the legendary story of the American West. But did you know that they were made world famous by an adventurous Bavarian Jew who combined his marvelous business sense with German ingenuity? Join German Historian Anette Isaacs, M.A., for a fascinating journey into the days of the Gold Rush and learn about Levi Strauss and his amazing life!

Veterans' Breakfast

November 9th,
9:00am to 11:00am
We're saying thank you to the courageous men and women who have served our country by offering current service men, women, and veterans a free pastry and a hot beverage. Join us breakfast, followed by a photo slideshow, music, and reminiscing. Please use the group option if you're planning to bring your spouse or a guest.

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.

Classic Film Series: Pursued

September 27th,
1:00pm to 3:30pm
Our Classic Film Series continues with Pursued.

In this western noir, a young rancher falls in love with his adopted sister while defending his life from men who want him dead. Starring Robert Mitchum and Teresa Wright. 1947. Unrated. 1h 41m.

Film historian Ralph Amelio leads a discussion following the movie.

Meditation: Garden of Peace

November 7th,
6:00pm to 7:30pm
Our inner spirit and everyday lives can be enriched by meditation. Sara Schiffer, who has been meditating for over 20 years, offers advice on including the the practice of meditation to your daily life.

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

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