Events

Town Hall Forum for Adults Ages 20-45

Thursday, January 10, 2019 | Time: 6:00 pm

Are you an adult ages 20-45? We want to hear from you!   Come to our town hall forum and we’ll chat about the types of services adults would like to see the library offer. Refreshments will be served, and we will be raffling off a brand new Kindle Fire Tablet 7 to attendees.*   […]


Family Yoga with Bee

Friday, January 11, 2019 | Time: 10:15 am

Yoga is fun for the whole family! Bring your toddler (3+) and yourself for a really fun morning with Bumble Bee Yoga.   To sign up, give us a call at 708-447-0869 or click the link on the right. Registration is required and spaces are limited.


Writer’s Group

Multiple dates, begins Saturday, January 12, 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.


Organize your Photos to Preserve your Legacy

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 | Time: 2:00

  Join Certified Photo Organizer Laurie Neumann of the Innovative Organizer, LLC to learn how to organize your printed and digital photos.  Funding was provided in whole or in part by AgeOptions. To sign up, call the library at (708) 447-0869 or click on the registration link on the right.


Medical Cannabis & CBD Oil

Thursday, January 24, 2019 | Time: 6:00 pm

Come find out about the basics of medical marijuana & CBD oil! As Illinois widens the availability of medical marijuana and prepares to legalize recreational marijuana, this is the perfect time to find out more.   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, January 25, 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. El libro para la primer reunión es Más allá del Invierno de Isabel Allende. El libro […]


UNWIND AT THE LIBRARY: Stretching and Meditation

Multiple dates, begins Monday, January 28, 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.


Bingocize

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 | Time: 2:00

  Exercise while playing bingo and winning prizes!  Facilitated by staff member Jo McMahon.  Funding was provided in whole or in part by AgeOptions. To sign up, call the library at (708) 447-0869 or click on the registration link on the right.


Mixed Media Art

Thursday, January 31, 2019 | Time: 6 pm

Artist Michelle Helm will work with us to create a beautiful mixed media art canvas from scratch! There’s no wrong way to do it. This is a great opportunity to create art for a fun family event or present, or just something beautiful for your house. Sign up now! To sign up, give us a call […]


Coloring Club

Multiple dates, begins Saturday, February 02, 2019 | Time: 10:30 am

Come relax and let out your artistic side with our brand new coloring club! Supplies and coffee will be provided. No RSVP required. 


CRAFTERNOONS: Chocolate Honey Lip Scrub

Saturday, February 02, 2019 | Time: 1:30 pm

Join us to make your own chocolate honey lip scrub! ‘Tis the season to treat yourself.   All supplies provided. Space is limited. 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, February 04, 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.


Wednesday Movie Matinee

Wednesday, February 06, 2019 | Time: 2:00

  MARSHALL (2017), 119 min., Rated PG-13. “Marshall” is about a young Thurgood Marshall (played by Chadwick Boseman), the first African-American Supreme Court Justice, as he battles through one of his career defining cases. Drop-in only.  Refreshments provided.


How to Travel the World on a Working Holiday!

Thursday, February 07, 2019 | Time: 6 pm

Adults under age 30 (an in certain cases, 35) can live and work abroad much more easily than you’d guess! Come find out how to experience New Zealand, Australia, Ireland, South Korea, or Singapore all while earning money.   RSVP is appreciate. To sign up, please give us a call at 708-447-0869 or click the […]


Family Yoga with Marti

Friday, February 08, 2019 | Time: 5:30 pm

Yoga is fun for the whole family! Tweens, teens and parents can join us for an evening of invigorating yoga with Marti LaHood.   To sign up, give us a call at 708-447-0869 or click the link on the right.


You Can Brew It!

Saturday, February 09, 2019 | Time: 4 pm

Do you enjoy good quality craft beer? Home brewing is a fun and rewarding hobby enjoyed by millions of people all over the world. Award winning home brewer Scott Pointon will discuss the equipment, ingredients, brewing process, and resources available to would-be brew masters.   RSVP is appreciated but not required. To sign up, give us […]


String Heart Yarn Cards Craft

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 | Time: 2:00

  Join us for fun crafts!  Sign up early as space and materials are limited. Sign up by calling the library at 708-447-0869 or click on the registration link on the right.


Valentine’s Day Hallmark Movie Marathon

Thursday, February 14, 2019 | Time: 4pm

Join us for a cozy and joy-filled Valentine’s Day Hallmark movie marathon! We will have delicious hot chocolate, snacks, and coziness. Bring your bf/gf/bff or just yourself and celebrate Valentine’s Day with us!   RSVP is not required but is appreciated. To sign up, give us a call at 708-447-0869 or click the link on […]


Bingocize

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 | Time: 2:00

Exercise while playing bingo and winning prizes!  Facilitated by staff member Jo McMahon.  Funding was provided in whole or in part by AgeOptions. To sign up, call the library at 708-447-0869 or click on the registration link on the right.


First Time Home Buyers Workshop

Thursday, February 21, 2019 | Time: 6 pm

Learn to navigate buying your first home with Monica Pineda from MB Financial.   RSVP is appreciated but not required. To sign up, give us a call at 708-447-0869 or click the link on the right.


Can You Beat the Undefeated Librarians? Pub Trivia Night!

Friday, February 22, 2019 | Time: 7 PM

Can you beat the undefeated North Riverside librarians at pub trivia? It’s time for Trivia Night: The Redux. It’s going to be a night of fun, friendship, and mental fortitude with your friendly local library! Plus, prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place!   Trivia night will take place at Tipsters Village Pub. Food and […]


Meditation: An Antidote to Stress

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 | Time: 6:30 pm

Explore the healing power of meditation and learn how to create peace in your life in spite of the stress around you. Meditation can be practiced daily for health, serenity and joy. This program will include a demonstration. Facilitated by Renate Lanotte, MS LCSW.   RSVP is not required but is appreciated. To sign up, […]


Estate Planning

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 | Time: 2:00

  Come and learn all about wills, living trusts, powers of attorney, and avoiding probate from local attorney Kathleen McGovern. To sign up, call the library at 708-447-0869 or click on the registration link on the right.


EVENT FULL! Sign up for waitlist — CRAFTERNOONS: Lemon Vanilla Bath Bombs

Saturday, March 02, 2019 | Time: 1:30 pm

Join us to make lemon vanilla bath bombs! ‘Tis the season to treat yourself.   All supplies provided. Space is limited. To RSVP, give us a call at 708-447-0869 or click the link on the right.