Remodeling 101

Wednesday, March 21, 2018 | Time: 6:30 p.m.

  Join Larry Rych and Stephanie Bullwinkel of Imperial Kitchens and Baths, Inc. as they discuss the remodeling process, what to look for in a contractor, and how to budget for the project.  A question and answer period will follow. To sign up, call the library at (708) 447-0869 or click on the Event Registration […]

Wednesday Movie Matinee

Wednesday, April 04, 2018 | Time: 2:00 p.m.

      Young Man with a Horn (1950), 112 min., Not Rated. The life of trumpet player Bix Beiderbecke inspired this tale of a musician’s rise.  Starring Kirk Douglas, Lauren Bacall, Doris Day and Hoagy Carmichael.  Shown in celebration of Jazz Appreciation Month.  Drop-in only.  Refreshments provided.

2nd Adult Book Club

Thursday, April 05, 2018 | Time: 2:00 p.m.

By popular demand, a second adult book club has been added!  It will meet on the first Thursday of the month at 2:00 p.m.  It will be the same book that the evening book club is reading.  The first book will be The Mountain Between Us  by Charles Martin.  Pick up your copy at the circulation desk. […]

Lady T. Jazz Combo

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 | Time: 6:30 p.m.

  North Riverside’s own Lady T. (Toscanellie Marcelain) and her band return to perform jazz standards and songs from vocalist Lady T.’s CDs.  Her musicians include Jim Pierce on guitar, Dan Delorenzo on bass, and Greg Artry on drums.  Presented in celebration of Jazz Appreciation Month. Sign up by calling the library at (708) 447-0869 […]

Retirement and Investment Strategies

Thursday, April 26, 2018 | Time: 6:30 p.m.

Learn about taxed advantaged retirement strategies as well as investment blind spots and pitfalls.  Presented by Frank Mesina who is with New York Life and NYLIFE Securities and is an Arbitrator for the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority. Presented as part of Money Smart Week.  For a list of events and activities, visit www.moneysmartweek. org and […]

Wednesday Movie Matinee

Wednesday, May 02, 2018 | Time: 2:00 p.m.

Mr. Holmes (2015), 105 min., Rated PG. A 93-year-old Sherlock Holmes (Ian McKellen) battles dementia and struggles to recall a 35-year-old case that caused him to retreat to the coast of Dover, England.  He is aided in his research by a curious 10-year-old boy.  Shown in celebration of Aging Well Month. Drop-in only.  Refreshments provided.

Organic Gardening

Wednesday, May 09, 2018 | Time: 6:30 p.m.

Learn how to grow your own organic vegetables and fruits at home.  Building good soil, composting, mulching, and getting rid of unwanted insects are the basics of using fewer toxins to grow wonderful, tasty homegrown vegetables and fruits for your family.  Presented by Karen Stasky, a former Master Gardener who has taught organic gardening at […]

TV Memories

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 | Time: 6:30 p.m.

Take a fresh look at Uncle Miltie, Edward R. Murrow, Lucy, Gunsmoke and more!  Get an insider’s view of early TV programming.  Watch an original video featuring Chicago TV professionals who describe TV’s formative years and show clips from some of those early broadcasts.  Presented by Bob Burton who worked in the Communications Dept. at […]