Events

Club Lectura en Español

Multiple dates, begins Friday, March 22, 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: 22 de Marzo: Manual del Guerrero de la Luz de Paulo Coelho 26 de […]


Garden Insects: The Good, The Bad, and Why They All Matter!

Saturday, March 23, 2019 | Time: 1:30 pm

Our gardens are home to a community of insects, each with their own role to play. Learn about Northern llinois’ wide variety of helpful garden insects!   Refreshments provided courtesy of the Garden Club.   RSVP is appreciated but not required. To sign up, give us a call at 708-447-0869 or click the link on […]


UNWIND AT THE LIBRARY: Stretching and Meditation

Multiple dates, begins Monday, March 25, 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.


Internet Security Basics

Tuesday, March 26, 2019 | Time: 7:00 PM

Learn about common viruses, email and Internet safety, firewalls, and other security features and best practices in this class. To sign up, call the library at (708) 447-0869 or click the link on the right.


Wooden Block Bunnies Craft

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 | Time: 2:00 p.m.

  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.


CRAFTERNIGHTS: Felted Easter Eggs

Thursday, March 28, 2019 | Time: 6:00 pm

Make felted easter eggs with the North Riverside Library!   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, April 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.


Wednesday Movie Matinee

Wednesday, April 03, 2019 | Time: 2:00 p.m.

  MAMMA MIA!  HERE WE GO AGAIN (2018), 114 min., Rated PG-13. Ten years after Mamma Mia! The Movie premiered, you’re invited back to the magical Greek island of Kalokairi in an all-new musical sequel based on the songs of ABBA. Sophie is now pregnant, and like her mother Donna, she’ll need to take risks. […]


Clear the Clutter!

Thursday, April 04, 2019 | Time: 6:00 pm

Improve your life by recognizing and eliminating clutter. Save time and money plus regain control of your home! RSVP is not required but is appreciated. To sign up, give us a call at 708-447-0869 or click the link on the right.


Record Your Story With Story Corps

Saturday, April 06, 2019 | Time:

  Have your story recorded by staff and it will be housed in the Story Corps Archive.  By appointment only.  Funding provided by Age Options. To make your appointment, call the library at (708) 447-0869 or click on the registration link on the right.


Café y Conversación / Conversation Cafe

Saturday, April 06, 2019 | Time: 10:30am

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


Scrapbooking

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 | Time: 2:00 p.m.

  Learn how to make easy pocket scrapbooks.  Bring 5 – 6 vacation or holiday or special occasion photos for creating two scrapbook pages.  Taught by Stampin’ Up demonstrator Candi Suriano Grace.  Funding provided by Age Options. To sign up, call the library at (708) 447-0869 or click on the registration link on the right.


CRAFTERNOONS: Paint a Flowerpot

Saturday, April 13, 2019 | Time: 1:30 pm

Come paint a terracotta flowerpot with the library! All supplies provided.   PLEASE NOTE: there has been a date change from the newsletter.   All supplies provided. Space is limited. To RSVP, give us a call at 708-447-0869 or click the link on the right.


Lady T. Jazz Combo

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 | Time: 6:30 p.m.

North Riverside’s own jazz vocalist Toscanellie Marcelain (aka Lady T.) and her band perform jazz standards as well as songs from Lady T.’s CDs to promote Jazz Appreciation Month. To sign up, call the library at (708) 447-0869 or click on the registration link on the right.


Bingocize

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 | Time: 2:00 p.m.

  Exercise while playing bingo and winning prizes!  Funding provided by Age Options. To sign up, call the library at (708) 447-0869 or click on the registration link on the right.


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.


Cutting the Cable Cord

Saturday, April 20, 2019 | Time: 3:30pm

Paying too much for cable? Learn how to cut the cord and still watch all your favorite shows – for much less money!   RSVP is appreciated but not required. To sign up, give us a call at 708-447-0869 or click the link on the right.


Decorate a Birdhouse

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 | Time: 2:00 p.m.

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.


CRAFTERNIGHTS: Flower Arranging

Thursday, April 25, 2019 | Time: 6 pm

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) 447-0869 or click the link on the right.


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 […]


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.


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 […]