Programs & Events

Big Kids Storytime

January 23rd,
6:00pm to 6:45pm
Big Kids Storytime
Grades K-2
Drop-In (Sign in at Kids World starting 30 minutes prior to class start)

Storytimes offer great opportunities for kids in the proper grade range to learn and have fun. Big Kids Storytime is specifically designed for children who are in kindergarten through second grade.

Priority for Kids World Programs goes to residents of Norridge and Harwood Heights.

Excel 2016 Series

January 23rd,
6:00pm to 8:30pm
In this two-part class, you'll learn:

In Part 1: 
  • How to identify and navigate the basic parts of an Excel Worksheet (Spreadsheet) and Workbook
  • How to maneuver and enter data into cells
  • Excel's different styling options
  • How to use a template
  • The structure of formulas/date ranges in Excel and be able to use AutoSum
  • How to print and save your work

Junior Storytime

January 24th,
10:00am to 10:45am
Junior Storytime
Ages 3-5 years (siblings welcome)
Drop-In (Sign in at Kids World starting 30 minutes prior to class start)

Storytimes offer great opportunities for kids in the proper age range to learn and have fun.

Priority for Kids World Programs goes to residents of Norridge and Harwood Heights.

Friends Book Sale

January 25th,
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Look for the Friends of the Library in the Book Sale Room on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of every month to support the library and find great deals.

My Phone Can Do What? Feed Me

January 26th,
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Join us on Sundays in January to discover ways your smartphone can make your life easier and more independent. Bring a smartphone to participate.

Learn how to get food delivered using Yelp, Grubhub, Peapod, and other apps.

In-person and phone registration starts November 4th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 11th.

Norridge Those Were the Days Radio Players

January 27th,
6:30pm to 7:30pm
Return with us to the bygone days of radio with a live recreation of comedy and drama programs from the 1930s, '40s and '50s. Relive, or experience for the first time, the magic of old time radio with sound effects and original music.

In-person and phone registration starts November 4th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 11th.

Junior Storytime

January 28th,
10:30am to 11:15am
Big Kids Storytime
Grades K-2
Drop-In (Sign in at Kids World starting 30 minutes prior to class start)

Storytimes offer great opportunities for kids in the proper grade range to learn and have fun. Big Kids Storytime is specifically designed for children who are in kindergarten through second grade. 

Priority for Kids World Programs goes to residents of Norridge and Harwood Heights. 

Modern Times Film Series: On the Basis of Sex

January 28th,
6:00pm to 8:30pm
The Modern Times Film series showcases new additions to the library's movie collection. This month's movie will be On the Basis of Sex.

The true story of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, her struggles for equal rights, and the early cases that lead to her nomination and confirmation to the Supreme Court. PG-13. 1h 59m.

Toddler Storytime

January 29th,
10:00am to 10:45am
Toddler Storytime
Ages 18-35 months with caregiver (siblings welcome)
Drop-In (Sign in at Kids World starting 30 minutes prior to class start)

Storytimes offer great opportunities for kids in the proper age range to learn and have fun.

Priority for Kids World Programs goes to residents of Norridge and Harwood Heights.

Family Storytime

January 29th,
11:00am to 11:45am
Family Storytime
All Ages
Drop-In (Sign in at Kids World starting 30 minutes prior to class start)

Storytimes offer great opportunities for kids and families to learn and have fun. Family Storytime is designed for children of all ages and interests.

Priority for Kids World Programs goes to residents of Norridge and Harwood Heights.

Classic Film Series: Green Book

January 30th,
1:00pm to 4:30pm
Our Classic Film Series continues with Green Book.

An Italian-American bouncer becomes the driver of an African-American classical pianist on a concert tour through the 1960s American South. 2018. PG-13. 2h 10m.

Film historian Ralph Amelio leads a discussion following the movie.

Anonymous Teen Writers

January 30th,
4:00pm to 5:30pm
Writers in grades 7 - 12 are invited to join in on a weekly hour and a half of socializing, discussion, and, of course, writing! Share your poems and stories in a supportive space or listen to others read.

Kids Write Away Redux

January 30th,
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Grades 4-6. Registration Required.

Want to become the next famous author? Join us for one or all three classes this winter! The themes for each class are, "Settings of Your Story," "What's the Plot?," and "Can You Find the Theme?"

In-person and phone registration starts November 4th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 11th. Priority for Kids World programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Big Kids Storytime

January 30th,
6:00pm to 6:45pm
Big Kids Storytime
Grades K-2
Drop-In (Sign in at Kids World starting 30 minutes prior to class start)

Storytimes offer great opportunities for kids in the proper grade range to learn and have fun. Big Kids Storytime is specifically designed for children who are in kindergarten through second grade.

Priority for Kids World Programs goes to residents of Norridge and Harwood Heights.

Junior Storytime

January 31st,
10:00am to 10:45am
Junior Storytime
Ages 3-5 years (siblings welcome)
Drop-In (Sign in at Kids World starting 30 minutes prior to class start)

Storytimes offer great opportunities for kids in the proper age range to learn and have fun.

Priority for Kids World Programs goes to residents of Norridge and Harwood Heights.

Storytown Improv Musical

February 1st,
10:00am to 10:45am
Ages 12 & under and their families. Children under 7 must attend with a parent or caregiver. Registration is required.

Storytown will take us on an interactive, fully improvised adventure. The kids will design the setting and shape the story, and their actors, artists, and musicians will bring it all to life!

Civil War Discussion

February 1st,
10:00am to 11:30am
Join Tom DeFranco for a monthly discussion of Civil War related books, events and historical figures.

Knitting Mittens in the Round

February 2nd,
1:30pm to 3:30pm
$5.00 - Winter is here for real and you need to keep your fingers warm. In this four-week class you'll receive all the supplies and instruction to knit your own mittens using the "in-the-round" method. Previous knitting experience is required.

In-person and phone registration starts November 4th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 11th.

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