Programs & Events

Foster Care

June 16th,
10:30am to 1:30pm
Information about becoming a foster parent.

Lego Master Builders Challenge

June 16th,
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Ages 8-12. Registration Required.

Want to try out some new Lego ideas? Want to learn real world science skills? Master Builders Challenge is for you!

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

Lego Day

June 16th,
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Ages 4-12. Registration Required.

Come and build with our Lego Bricks!

Registration begins May 25th for Norridge and Harwood Heights patrons 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

June 18th,
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.

Pen and Ink Writers Group

June 18th,
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

June 19th,
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

June 19th,
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

June 19th,
2:30pm to 4:00pm
Join the Knitting Circle every month in Fannie's Cafe for an afternoon of crafting, coffee, and friends.

Make Double-Sided Napkins

June 19th,
7:00pm to 9:00pm
Learn how to use the serger to make double-sided napkins. The Learn the Serger class is a prerequisite for this program.

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

Basic Computer Literacy Series

June 19th,
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.

Drop-in Toddler Storytime

June 20th,
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 20th,
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 20th,
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.

Mobile Device Help

June 20th,
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.

Kids Improv Night

June 20th,
4:00pm to 5:30pm
Ages 8-12. Registration Required.

Can you think on your feet? Join us for a wild night where you will be playing improv games!

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.

Paper Management

June 20th,
7:00pm to 8:30pm
What to keep and what to shred? What formats can you use for what documents? Pam Colovos offers tips and tricks on storing and keeping important personal and business documents.

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

Preschool Playtime

June 21st,
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 age 6 may also participate.

Classic Film Series: The Godfather Part Two

June 21st,
1:00pm to 3:30pm
Our Classic Film Series continues with The Godfather Part Two.

Michael Corleone tightens his grip on the family crime syndicate while his father's past is explored in flashback. Starring Robert De Niro and Al Pacino. 1974. Rated R. 3h 22m.

Film historian Ralph Amelio leads a discussion following the movie.

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