Events

For Adults

Self Defense Basics

Saturday, June 22, 2019 | Time: 1:00 pm

Learn basic self-defense techniques.   This program is open to everyone ages 14+, including seniors.   RSVP is appreciated, but not required. To RSVP, give us a call at 708-447-0869 or click the link on the right.


UNWIND AT THE LIBRARY: Stretching and Meditation

Multiple dates, begins Monday, June 24, 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.


Club Lectura en Español

Multiple dates, begins Friday, June 28, 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: 28 de Junio: Antes de ser libres by Julia Alvarez 26 de Julio: Antes […]


Digital Minimalism Primer

Friday, June 28, 2019 | Time: 6:00 PM

Join Mike for a discussion of Cal Newport’s new book Digital Minimalism, and how we can reclaim our time from digital distraction. To sign up, call the library at (708) 447-0869 or click on the registration link on the right.


UNWIND AT THE LIBRARY: Tai Chi

Multiple dates, begins Monday, July 01, 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.


EVENT FULL: CRAFTERNOONS: Cement Stepping Stones

Saturday, July 06, 2019 | Time: 1:30 pm

This event is now full. You may register for our waitlist and we’ll let you know the day before if we can get you in! Come make a cement stepping stone for your garden! Please bring any decorative materials you wish to use. Note: due to the cement, this craft will last roughly 2 hours. […]


Crafterdarks: Nail Polish Flowerpots

Thursday, July 11, 2019 | Time: 6:00 pm

Come make nail polish flowerpots at the library! Donations of nail polish are appreciated.   Space is limited to 15 participants. To RSVP, give us a call at 708-447-0869 or click the link on the right.


Café y Conversación / Conversation Cafe

Saturday, July 13, 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 […]


Murder Mystery at the Library

Saturday, July 13, 2019 | Time: 3:00 pm

It’s a MURDER MYSTERY at the Library! Come join the party and catch a murderer. Ages 13+   Registration is highly recommended. To RSVP, give us a call at 708-447-0869 or click the link on the right.


Writer’s Group

Multiple dates, begins Saturday, July 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.


Astrology 101: What Planet Can I Blame for This?

Monday, July 22, 2019 | Time: 6:00 pm

We’ll cover sun, moon, and rising signs and teach you how to read your natal chart—so you can avoid future problems, learn your strengths, and embrace your best self!   RSVP is required. The event is limited to 20 people. If you sign up with your birth day and time, then our presenter can have […]


Digital Decluttering

Friday, July 26, 2019 | Time: 6:00 PM

Simplifying your computer desktop and phone home screen to enhance productivity and focus. To sign up, call the library at (708) 447-0869 or click on the registration link on the right.


Disney 101

Thursday, August 01, 2019 | Time: 6:00 pm

Have you been longing to take your family to Disney? There’s a lot to know about how to do it. Learn the ins-and-outs of Disney World and make your trip perfect!   To RSVP, give us a call at 708-447-0869 or click the link on the right.


CRAFTERNOONS: Constellation Cross-Stitch

Saturday, August 03, 2019 | Time: 1:30pm

Come learn how to cross-stitch your favorite constellation!   PS – don’t forget that if you sign up for Adult Summer Reading, you can get a raffle ticket for attending library programs!   Space is strictly limited to 15 participants. To RSVP, give us a call at 708-447-0869 or click the link on the right.


Meditation, the Universe, and You

Thursday, August 08, 2019 | Time: 6:30pm

Are you seeking peace, fulfillment, and enjoyment? Learn the benefits of meditation, including health, stress reduction, creativity, and peace of mind. The class will include a meditation session. PS – don’t forget that if you sign up for Adult Summer Reading, you can get a raffle ticket for attending library programs! To RSVP, give us […]


Pruning Trees

Thursday, August 15, 2019 | Time: 6:30pm

Learn all about pruning your trees, including how to prune without harming the tree and how to train trees when young to prevent expensive fixes later.   Presented by the University of Illinois Extension Master Gardeners.   PS – don’t forget that if you sign up for Adult Summer Reading, you can get a raffle […]


CRAFTERDARKS: Button Art

Thursday, August 22, 2019 | Time: 6:00 pm

Come make a beautiful piece of button art at the library!   PS – don’t forget that if you sign up for Adult Summer Reading, you can get a raffle ticket for attending library programs!   Space is strictly limited to 15 participants. To RSVP, give us a call at 708-447-0869 or click the link […]


Chocolate Milk: A Documentary Screening Discussion

Saturday, August 24, 2019 | Time: 2:00 pm

Join La Leche League and the North Riverside Public Library for a special screening and discussion of Chocolate Milk, a movie that examines the racial divide in breastfeeding and sparks discussion on how communities can support black mothers. For Black Breastfeeding Week.   PS – don’t forget that if you sign up for Adult Summer […]


Astronomy Using Your Eyes

Monday, August 26, 2019 | Time: 7:30pm

Come see the stars with Michelle Nichols, the Astro Educator! You’ll learn to observe the night sky without a telescope, and even get the chance to see Jupiter and Saturn weather permitting).   This is an after hours event, so you’ll get to hang out at the library after we close! It is for all […]


Social Media Mindfulness

Friday, August 30, 2019 | Time: 6:00 PM

We’ll talk about how to use social media with intention in order to enjoy its benefits while avoiding its pitfalls. To sign up, call the library at (708) 447-0869 or click on the registration link on the right.


CRAFTERNOONS: Button Jewelry

Saturday, September 07, 2019 | Time: 1:30 pm

Come make button jewelry at the library! We’ll be making necklaces and earrings.   PS – don’t forget that if you sign up for Adult Summer Reading, you can get a raffle ticket for attending library programs!   Space is strictly limited to 15 participants. To RSVP, give us a call at 708-447-0869 or click […]