Meeting Room A/B

All Ages Take-Apart Lab

August 6th,
5:30pm to 6:30pm
Learn about how things work by taking them apart and exploring what's under the surface. This month, we will be taking apart toys!

Registration starts May 7th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning May 14th.

Monarch Butterflies

August 21st,
1:00pm to 3:00pm
One of the most recognizable species of butterflies in North America, monarchs are beautiful and interesting. Camille Paul will discuss the monarch butterfly's habitat, diet, life history, and more. This program is presented by the Seniors Assistance Center.

Signposts on the Prairie: A Passport to Where Illinois Began

January 17th,
6:30am to 7:30am
Take a virtual road trip -- to Little Egypt -- and learn why Southern Illinois is considered to be Where Illinois Began. Along the way, we will encounter "signposts" (historical markers) that recall prehistoric Illinois; early French settlement in the American Bottom; a consequential Revolutionary War campaign; a virtual hike at a National Natural Landmark and more.

Registration begins November 5 for Norridge and Harwood Heights patrons with valid library cards. All others may register beginning November 12.
 

Medicare 101

February 4th,
2:00pm to 3:30pm
Medicare can be confusing. Joanna Prisiajniouk will be presenting a free educational seminar as a Medicare certified trainer to get you up to speed on what Medicare covers, what it doesn't and your potential out of pocket exposure. We'll discuss Supplements, Advantage Plans, Part D Prescription Coverage, Medicare/Medicaid and cost saving strategies for the years ahead.

Registration begins November 5 for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. All others may register beginning November 12.

Jean Lafitte in Old New Orleans: How a Pirate Helped Save America

February 19th,
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Slip back to romantic New Orleans in 1815, a town of wrought-iron galleries, mansard roofs, narrow streets cafés, spiraling staircases and hideaway courtyards. Smell the sweetness of sugarcane, fruits in Gulf-side markets, coffee beans, imported chocolates, faraway scents from incoming ships. Meet the Caribbean pirates who walked its byways, considered by many to be outlaws--but when Britain made an attempt to win back America after the War for Independence Jean Lafitte and his pirates drew their cutlasses and loaded their cannons to

The Six Wives of Henry VIII

February 14th,
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Meet the Six Wives of Henry VIII. Six women and six stories. These fascinating women led equally fascinating lives-apart from the manner in which they ended. Educational entertainer Martina Mathisen artfully interweaves tales of power, personality, and politics.

Registration begins November 5 for Norridge and Harwood Heights patrons with valid library cards. All others may register beginning November 12.

Classic Film Series: The 39 Steps

July 19th,
1:00pm to 3:30pm
Our Classic Film Series continues with The 39 Steps.

When a secret agent is killed, the accused man goes on the run to save himself and protect top secret information. 1935. Starring Robert Donat and Madeleine Carroll. Unrated. 1h 26m.

Film historian Ralph Amelio leads a discussion following the movie.

New Year, New Bullet Journal

January 5th,
10:00am to 12:00pm
A bullet journal is a customizable and forgiving organization system. It can be your journal, planner, to-do list, sketchbook, notebook, or even all of the above. Get started with your bullet journal and take control of your life! Bullet-style journals will be provided.

Registration starts November 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning November 12th.

Magician Bill Cook

December 8th,
2:00pm to 3:00pm
As seen on Penn and Teller's Fool Us, Bill Cook's high-energy magic combines comedy, drama, and audience participation. Don't miss this show, guaranteed to entertain audiences both young and old.

Registration starts November 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning November 12th.

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