Programs & Events

Book A Listener

July 16th,
3:00pm to 3:15pm

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 registrations always begin the Friday of the week before. Priority for Kids World programs is given to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Book A Listener

July 16th,
3:20pm to 3:35pm

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 registrations always begin the Friday of the week before. Priority for Kids World programs is given to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Book A Listener

July 16th,
3:40pm to 3:55pm

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.

Book A Listener registrations always begin the Friday of the week before. Priority for Kids World programs is given to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Excel 2016 Series

July 16th,
6:00pm to 8:00pm
In this three-part class, learn the basics, intermediate skills, and advanced skills of making spreadsheets with the latest version of Excel.

Registration starts May 7th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning May 14th.

Keys to Organic Gardening Success

July 16th,
6:00pm to 7:30pm
Before starting a successful business within the food movement, Jeanne Nolan, author of From the Ground Up moved from Chicago's North Shore to a communal farm in search of a less materialistic lifestyle. Learn the keys to maintaining an edible organic garden and the positive impacts of growing your own food.

Registration starts May 7th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning May 14th.

Pen and Ink Writers Group

July 16th,
7:00pm to 9:00pm
The Pen and Ink Writers Group gathers on the third Monday of each month to read short stories, poems or essays, all inspired by a common theme. Build up your writing skills through practice, presentation and positive critique.

Drop-in Toddler Storytime

July 17th,
9:30am to 10:20am
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

July 17th,
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.

Knitting Circle

July 17th,
2:30pm to 4:00pm
Join the Knitting Circle every month in Fannie's Cafe for an afternoon of crafting, coffee, and friends.

Advanced Computer Literacy Series

July 17th,
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Extend your computer knowledge with this three-part series.

Registration starts May 7th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning May 14th.

Drop-in Toddler Storytime

July 18th,
10:00am to 11:00am
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 Family Storytime

July 18th,
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Ages: All Ages

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.

Starting to Sew Part 1

July 18th,
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Grades 4-6. Registration Required.

This two part class provides basic sewing machine instruction. Each sewer will have a completed project at the end of the second class.

Register at the Kids desk to pick up a copy of the waiver.

Registration begins May 25th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning June 1st. Priority for Kids programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

200 Years of Illinois Trivia with William Pack

July 18th,
7:00pm to 8:30pm
One part history, one part storytelling, and one part trivia game, William Pack's once-in-200-years celebration of Illinois' bicentennial is guaranteed to be fun and informative with a dash of William's love for the odd and unusual.

Registration starts May 7th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning May 14th.

Preschool Playtime

July 19th,
11:00am to 12:00pm
Ages 3 - 5 with parent or caregiver. Drop-in.

Play date! Come see what creative fun we are offering for little ones and their caregivers. We'll offer a few engaging pre-literacy activities each week with a focus on play.

Priority for Kids World programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents. Siblings under 3 or over age 5 may also participate.

Classic Film Series: The 39 Steps

July 19th,
1:00pm to 3:30pm
Our Classic Film Series continues with The 39 Steps.

When a secret agent is killed, the accused man goes on the run to save himself and protect top secret information. 1935. Starring Robert Donat and Madeleine Carroll. Unrated. 1h 26m.

Film historian Ralph Amelio leads a discussion following the movie.

Mobile Device Help *

July 19th,
2:00pm to 3:00pm
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 May 7th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning May 14th.

Starting to Sew Part 2

July 19th,
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Grades 4-6. Registration Required.

This two part class provides basic sewing machine instruction. Each sewer will have a completed project at the end of the second class.

Register at the Kids desk to pick up a copy of the waiver.

Registration begins May 25th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning June 1st. Priority for Kids programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Mobile Device Help *

July 19th,
3:00pm to 4:00pm
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 May 7th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning May 14th.

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