Programs & Events

Modern Times Film Series: The Big Sick

June 26th,
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 The Big Sick.

When a new relationship is interrupted by illness, a stand-up comedian struggles to figure out who he really is and what he truly believes. Starring Kumail Nanjiani and Zoe Kazan. 2017. Rated R. 1h, 59m.

Basic Computer Literacy Series

June 26th,
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Learn the basics of using a computer in this three-part Computer Literacy Series. A great start for beginners.

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

Bus Trip: Butterflies and Blooms at the Chicago Botanic Gardens

June 27th,
9:00am to 3:00pm
$45.00 - Immerse yourself in a habitat filled with hundreds of beautiful butterflies. Peek into the pupa room to see butterflies emerging from their cocoons. This exhibition is filled with species native to South America, Asia, North America, and Africa, as well as those native to Illinois. Registration fee includes lunch and tram rides.

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

Drop-in Toddler Storytime

June 27th,
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

June 27th,
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.

Mobile Device Help *

June 28th,
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 May 7th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning May 14th.

Mobile Device Help *

June 28th,
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 May 7th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning May 14th.

Preschool Playtime

June 28th,
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.

Anonymous Teen Writers

June 28th,
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

June 28th,
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 summer! The themes for each class are, "Glorious Genres," "Mesmerizing Introductions," and "Dazzling Dialogue."

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.

Drop-in Big Kids Storytime

June 28th,
6:00pm to 7:00pm
Ages: K - 2nd Grade

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

June 29th,
10:00am to 11:00am
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.

Who's Afraid of Those Ghosts?

June 29th,
10:00am to 4:00pm
Grades 4-6. Registration Required.

Have what it takes to deal with ghosts? Join us for recruitment day and see if you have the knack for the haunted. Play games, create a movie, and have lunch!

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.

FrogLady! - Reptiles & Amphibians

June 30th,
10:00am to 11:00am
Ages 12 & under. Registration Required.

Do you know your reptiles from your amphibians? FrogLady will show-and-tell more than 20 live animals that you will meet up close. Some you can even touch! Bring a grown-up to learn some herpetology too.

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

Pen and Paper Tabletop Adventure Club

June 30th,
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Grade 5-8. Registration Required.

Grab your pencils and dice! We are going on an adventure without even leaving the library! Find the secrets in the tomb of annihilation and see if you can stop the curse in this Dungeons and Dragons adventure. Registration is for all seven weeks.

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.

Drop-in Baby Storytime

July 2nd,
10:30am to 11:15am
Ages: 6 - 17 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 *

July 2nd,
6:00pm to 7:00pm
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.

Mobile Device Help *

July 2nd,
7:00pm to 8:00pm
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.

Drop-in Toddler Storytime

July 3rd,
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 3rd,
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.

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