Events

UNWIND AT THE LIBRARY: Stretching and Meditation

Multiple dates, begins Monday, September 16, 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.


Classic Recipes Cooking Demo

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 | Time: 6:30

Chef Laura Frankel does a modern take on classic dishes that are healthier and suited for a modern palate with global ingredients. Food tasting included. Registration required. To register, give us a call at 708-447-0869 or click the link on the right.


Writer’s Group

Multiple dates, begins Thursday, September 19, 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.


Intro To Android

Friday, September 20, 2019 | Time: 6:00 PM

Get started with your Android phone, manage your privacy and settings, and keep it running smoothly. To sign up, call the library at (708) 447-0869 or click the registration link on the right.


Just Craftin’ Around: Painted Fall Tote Bags

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 | Time: 2:00

  Join us for fun crafts!  Sign up early as space and materials are limited. To sign up, call the library at (708) 447-0869 or click on the registration link on the right.


Genealogy 101

Thursday, September 26, 2019 | Time: 6:00 pm

Are you curious about your family history? Do you know the names of your great-great grandparents? Come join local community member Susan Simons as she shows us how to start the process!   RSVP is appreciated. To RSVP, called 708-447-0869 or click the link on the right.


Club Lectura en Español

Multiple dates, begins Friday, September 27, 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: 27 de Septiembre: Una Buena Chica de Mary Kubica 25 de Octubre: La sombra […]


Climate Change: Community Actions North Riverside Can Take

Saturday, September 28, 2019 | Time: 1:30 pm

Join Botanist Taran Lichtenberger for an interactive discussion on what we can do locally to combat climate change. Learn about Chicago’s conservation successes, sustainability tips you can use every day, and gardening for climate change now and in the future. For Climate Preparedness week.   RSVP is not required but is appreciated. To RSVP, please give […]


Stock & Bond Investing

Monday, September 30, 2019 | Time: 6:30 pm

Come learn the ins and outs of wise investing. This class will include information on investing terminology, advantages and disadvantages to stock and bond investing, and how to make informed decisions for your future.   RSVP is appreciated. To RSVP, give us a call at 708-447-0869 or click the link on the right.


Wednesday Movie Matinee

Wednesday, October 02, 2019 | Time: 2:00

  MANHATTAN MELODRAMA (1934), 90 min., Not Rated. The friendship between two orphans (Clark Gable and William Powell) endures even though they grow up on opposite sides of the law and fall in love with the same woman (Myrna Loy).  This was the movie that John Dillinger saw at the Biograph Theater in Chicago on […]


Internet 101

Friday, October 04, 2019 | Time: 6:00 PM

Learn basic internet terminology, how to navigate a browser, locate a website, identify common domains, and stay safe while searching the internet. To sign up, call the library at (708) 447-0869 or click the registration link on the right.  


Café y Conversación / Conversation Cafe

Saturday, October 05, 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 […]


Move and Groove

Saturday, October 05, 2019 | Time: 2:00 pm

Try our groovy stretching exercises while sitting! For seniors with limited mobility.   Presented by Jo McMahon.   RSVP is appreciated. To RSVP, call 708-447-0869 or click the link on the right.


Crafternoons: Fall Sign Making

Saturday, October 05, 2019 | Time: 1:30 pm

Come make your own wooden fall sign!   Materials are included. Space is limited and RSVP is required. To sign up, 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, October 07, 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.


Tuesday Evening Book Club

Tuesday, October 08, 2019 | Time: 6:45 p.m.

  BEARTOWN by Fredrik Backman. People say Beartown is finished. A tiny community nestled deep in the forest, it is slowly losing ground to the ever-encroaching trees. But down by the lake stands an old ice rink, built generations ago by the working men who founded this town. And in that ice rink is the reason people […]


Chicagoland Cemetery Safari

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

Enjoy photos of famous, infamous, and fascinatingly obscure people buried in the Chicago area! Presented by Jim and Paula Hantak. ‘Tis the Season!   To RSVP, give us a call at 708-447-0869 or click the link on the right.


iPhone Basics

Friday, October 11, 2019 | Time: 6:00 PM

Learn the basics of operating and getting the most out of your iPhone. To sign up, call the library at (708) 447-0869 or click the registration link on the right.


Organized Crime in the Western Suburbs

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 | Time: 6:30 pm

Author John Binder talks about organized crime from before Prohibition up to the present day, including the mob’s influence on local business and politics, notorious violent incidents, and well-known resident criminals. To RSVP, give us a call at 708-447-0869 or click the link on the right.


Just Craftin’ Around: Ghosts in a Jar

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 | Time: 2:00 pm

Make your own Halloween Ghost in a Jar! If you bring a wooden spoon, you’ll have the option to make a companion to your ghost. RSVP is required. To register, give us a call at 708-447-0869 or click the link on the right.


Intro To Android

Friday, October 25, 2019 | Time: 6:00 PM

Get started with your Android phone, manage your privacy and settings, and keep it running smoothly. To sign up, call the library at (708) 447-0869 or click the registration link on the right.


Internet 101

Friday, November 01, 2019 | Time: 6:00 PM

Learn basic internet terminology, how to navigate a browser, locate a website, identify common domains, and stay safe while searching the internet. To sign up, call the library at (708) 447-0869 or click the registration link on the right.  


Day of the Dead

Friday, November 01, 2019 | Time: 4:00 PM

Two day event! On Friday, we’ll have a mini altar–making contest! We’ll show you how. On Saturday, we’ll have Day of the Dead crafts like face painting, mask painting, and flower tissue papers. Enjoy stories, Mexican sweet bread and hot chocolate. For all ages. Registration is required. To RSVP, call 708-447-0869 or click the link […]


CRAFTERDARKS: Painted Rock Cactus Garden

Thursday, November 07, 2019 | Time: 6:00 PM

Join us at Crafterdarks creating a cute succulent-style cactus garden out of painted rocks! All materials supplied. Registration required. This one will fill up fast! RSVP by calling us at 708-447-0869 or click the link to the right —–>


iPhone Basics

Friday, November 08, 2019 | Time: 6:00 PM

Learn the basics of operating and getting the most out of your iPhone. To sign up, call the library at (708) 447-0869 or click the registration link on the right.


Staying Relaxed This Holiday Season through Meditation

Saturday, November 09, 2019 | Time: 1:30 pm

The holidays can be a stressful time. Come learn the basics of meditation to help you stay relaxed throughout the season.   Registration is not required, but is appreciated. To RSVP, give us a call at 708-447-0869 or click the link on the right.


Medicare 101

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 | Time: 2:00 PM

Learn everything you need to know about Medicare!   To RSVP, call 708-447-0869 or click the link to the right —>


Trivia Night!

Friday, November 15, 2019 | Time: 7:00 pm

Test your pub trivia knowledge against the best of the best—the North Riverside Local Librarians! Best of all, we’ll have pizza! RSVP is appreciated. To sign up, give us a call 708-447-0869 or click the link on the right.


Scented Soaps

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 | Time: 2:00 PM

Such a fun and easy DIY! Make a variety of shapes, colors and fragrances of soap To RSVP, call 708-447-0869 or click the link to the right —>


NaNoWriMo Meetup!

Thursday, November 21, 2019 | Time: 6:00 PM

  Are you working on your NaNoWriMo novel? Do you want to write in community? Stop by our write-in and work on your project! RSVP by calling  708-447-0869 or click the link at the right —->


Intro To Android

Friday, November 22, 2019 | Time: 6:00 PM

Get started with your Android phone, manage your privacy and settings, and keep it running smoothly. To sign up, call the library at (708) 447-0869 or click the registration link on the right.