Programs & Events

Drop-in Toddler Storytime

April 24th,
9:30am to 10:30am
Ages: 18-35 Months

Let's "Sing, talk, read, write, and play" together. No need to register, just check-in at the Kids World Desk 30 minutes before class begins.

Priority for storytime goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights cardholders.

Drop-in Junior Storytime

April 24th,
10:30am to 11:30am
Ages: 3-5 Years

Let's "Sing, talk, read, write, and play" together. No need to register, just check-in at the Kids World Desk 30 minutes before class begins.

Priority for storytime goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights cardholders.

Teen Music Club

April 24th,
4:00pm to 6:00pm
Musicians of all levels in grades 7-12 are invited to hang out with friends and geek out about music. During each session, we'll talk about music, write songs, learn some instruments, and make recordings in the Workshop studio. Bring your ideas, instruments, and friends.

Book A Listener

April 24th,
4:00pm to 4:15pm

Registration Required, Ages 12 and under

Readers are invited to read out loud to one of the Kids World librarians for 10-15 minutes in these individual sessions geared for individuals who are not confident readers or for whom additional practice is needed to be at grade level. Please be sure to bring the reader's desired reading material to the session.

Book A Listener

April 24th,
4:20pm to 4:35pm

Registration Required, Ages 12 and under

Readers are invited to read out loud to one of the Kids World librarians for 10-15 minutes in these individual sessions geared for individuals who are not confident readers or for whom additional practice is needed to be at grade level. Please be sure to bring the reader's desired reading material to the session.

Book A Listener

April 24th,
4:40pm to 4:55pm

Registration Required, Ages 12 and under

Readers are invited to read out loud to one of the Kids World librarians for 10-15 minutes in these individual sessions geared for individuals who are not confident readers or for whom additional practice is needed to be at grade level. Please be sure to bring the reader's desired reading material to the session.

Coffee with the Director

April 24th,
5:00pm to 6:00pm
Stop in at Fannie's Cafe, grab a free cup of coffee, and share your thoughts, comments, and suggestions with library director Stacy Wittmann.

Money Smart Week: Wills and Trusts

April 24th,
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Attorney Jacob K. Ehrensaft discusses wills, trusts, powers of attorney, probate and guardianship. Take the first step toward a plan to protect your final wishes.

Registration starts February 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning February 12th.

Drop-in Toddler Storytime

April 25th,
9:30am to 10:30am
Ages: 18-35 Months

Let's "Sing, talk, read, write, and play" together. No need to register, just check-in at the Kids World Desk 30 minutes before class begins.

Priority for storytime goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights cardholders.

Mobile Device Help

April 25th,
10:00am to 11:00am
Have a phone or tablet and need help getting started. Need advanced help with an app? Sign up for personalized individual help! One device per session, though multiple people may attend with the device.

Registration starts February 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning February 12th.

Mobile Device Help

April 25th,
11:00am to 12:00pm
Have a phone or tablet and need help getting started. Need advanced help with an app? Sign up for personalized individual help! One device per session, though multiple people may attend with the device.

Registration starts February 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning February 12th.

Drop-in Family Storytime

April 25th,
1:00pm to 2:00pm
All Ages Welcome

Let's "Sing, talk, read, write, and play" together. No need to register, just check-in at the Kids World Desk 30 minutes before class begins.

Priority for storytime goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights cardholders.

U Make: Earth Day Bonsai

April 25th,
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Ages 8-12.

Make a bonsai tree with materials you have around the house.

Registration starts February 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning February 12th. Priority for Kids World programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Money Smart Week: Savvy IRA Planning

April 25th,
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Discover tax saving strategies to help you get more out of your Individual Retirement Account.

Registration starts February 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning February 12th.

Classic Film Series: Once Upon a Time in the West

April 26th,
1:00pm to 3:30pm
Our Classic Film Series continues with Once Upon a Time in the West.

A mysterious stranger joins forces with a desperado to protect a widow from a ruthless assassin. Starring Henry Fonda and Charles Bronson. 1968. Rated PG-13. 2h 44m.

Film historian Ralph Amelio leads a discussion following the movie.

Book A Listener

April 26th,
3:45pm to 4:00pm

Registration Required, Ages 12 and under

Readers are invited to read out loud to one of the Kids World librarians for 10-15 minutes in these individual sessions geared for individuals who are not confident readers or for whom additional practice is needed to be at grade level. Please be sure to bring the reader's desired reading material to the session.

Anonymous Teen Writers

April 26th,
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

April 26th,
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Grades 4-6. Registration Required.

Want to become the next famous author? Come join us for one or all three classes this spring! The themes for each class are, "Pretty Amazing Poetry", "Plot Your Story" and "What's the Theme?".

Registration starts February 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning February 12th. Priority for Kids World programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Drop-in Big Kids Storytime

April 26th,
6:00pm to 7:00pm
Grades K - 2

Let's "Sing, talk, read, write, and play" together. No need to register, just check-in at the Kids World Desk 30 minutes before class begins.

Priority for storytime goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights cardholders.

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