Events

For Adults

Ditch-the-Kids Craft Hour: Felted Baby Toys

Friday, April 19, 2019 | Time: 4:00 pm

Have a baby? Have a baby shower coming up? KNOW a baby?   Come make felted baby toys with our new Ditch-the-Kids craft series! If you have a kid in 2nd grade or up, send them to the DIY Craft Hour in Youth Services & come make your own craft. Don’t have a kid? Come […]


Writer’s Group

Multiple dates, begins Saturday, April 20, 2019 | Time: 1 pm

Join our brand new writing group for writers of every level! Come get ideas, encouragement, and snacks with your fellow writers.   RSVP is not required, but a headcount for the first meeting would be appreciated. Give us a call at 708-447-0869 or click the link on the right to RSVP.


EVENT FULL! Sign up for waitlist – CRAFTERNIGHTS: Flower Arranging

Thursday, April 25, 2019 | Time: 6 pm

This event is now full. Sign up for our waitlist! Shamrock Garden Florist will be at the library to present a hands on floral arranging workshop! If possible, please bring your own stem trimmers. All other supplies provided. STRICTLY limited to 15 participants – sign up soon! To sign up, give us a call at (708) […]


Club Lectura en Español

Multiple dates, begins Friday, April 26, 2019 | Time: 10:30 am

¡Únete a nuestro Club de Lectura en Español! Ven y se parte del recientemente formado Club de la Lectura en Español, nos reuniremos una vez al mes en donde podremos compartir pensamientos, anécdotas e ideas en relación al libro. Los libros: 26 de Abril: Yo no soy tu perfecta hija Mexicana by Erika Sanchez 31 […]


Break into the Box!

Saturday, April 27, 2019 | Time: All Day

Oh no! All of Britney the Librarian’s program supplies are locked away, and she lost the key! Can you help her get into the box before the program starts?   It’s an escape room in reverse. Fun for the whole family! Teams can be up to four people.   By appointment – give us a […]


UNWIND AT THE LIBRARY: Stretching and Meditation

Multiple dates, begins Monday, April 29, 2019 | Time: 6:30 pm

Unwind and leave the stress of the day behind with Stretching and Meditation at the library! With instructor Cathy Kolessar. Appropriate for adults and seniors. This is a monthly series. Space is limited   To sign up, call the library at (708) 447-0869 or click the link on the right.


Café y Conversación / Conversation Cafe

Saturday, May 04, 2019 | Time: 10:30am

¿Estas aprendiendo Inglés o Español? Ven y enseña, aprende y habla con otros en ambos idiomas. Para registrarte, por favor llamanos al 708-447-0869 o click al link que esta a la derecha. ~~~~ Are you learning English or Spanish? Come teach, learn and converse with other learners in both languages. To sign up, give us a […]


Crafternoons: Learn to Crochet

Saturday, May 04, 2019 | Time: 1:30 pm

Come learn to crochet at your library! The class will be taught by North Riverside resident Donna Landa. It will be held in our cozy fireplace lounge!   All supplies provided. Space is limited to 15 participants. To RSVP, give us a call at 708-447-0869 or click the link on the right.


UNWIND AT THE LIBRARY: Tai Chi

Multiple dates, begins Monday, May 06, 2019 | Time: 6:30 pm

Join us for relaxing and invigorating Tai Chi with instructor Gail Galivan. This is a monthly series. Space is limited. To sign up, call the library at (708) 447-0869 or click the link on the right.


DIY Green Cleaning

Thursday, May 09, 2019 | Time: 6:30pm

Make effective, environmentally friendly cleaners from simple ingredients like baking soda, vinegar, washing powder and essential oils. All supplies included int his hands on workshop. Note: space is limited to 15 people and registration is required! To sign up, give us a call at 708-447-0869 or click the link on the right.


How to Sell on eBay

Thursday, May 16, 2019 | Time: 6:00 pm

Come learn how to set up an eBay account and get started selling!* Bring your laptop, eBay and Paypal account if you’ve got them. If you don’t, no worries – come anyway.   *This is especially great if you attended our “Clear the Clutter” event!   Registration is not required but is appreciated. To register, […]


CRAFTERNIGHTS: Fired Alcohol Art

Thursday, May 23, 2019 | Time: 6:00 pm

Come make fired alcohol art at the library! We will use alcohol ink to make an abstract picture, add some alcohol to make it run in pretty patterns, and then light it on fire (outside!) to dry it!   All supplies provided. Space is limited to 15 participants. To RSVP, give us a call at […]


Pub Trivia Night

Friday, May 24, 2019 | Time: 7 PM

Located at Tipsters Village Pub!   Can you become the best-of-the-best in the battle for the North Riverside Trivia Crown? All welcome – if you don’t have a team, we’ll find you one. Teams can be up to 6 people.   RSVP is appreciated but not required. To sign up, give us a call at […]


CRAFTERNOONS: No Sew T-Shirt Tote Bag

Saturday, June 01, 2019 | Time: 1:30 pm

Got an old t-shirt that you love but don’t wear any more? Turn it into a useful TOTE BAG!*   *Note – heavier t-shirts are more successful than a lighter/stretchy kind. Please bring your own t-shirt and scissors.   Space is limited to 15 participants. To RSVP, give us a call at 708-447-0869 or click […]