Programs & Events

Lego Master Builders Challenge

February 24th,
1:00pm to 1:58pm
Ages 8-12 years. Registration required.

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

Kids registration starts November 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents. All others may register beginning November 13th. Priority for Kids World programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Lego Day

February 24th,
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Ages 4-12 years. Registration required.

Come and build with our Lego bricks and we'll photograph your creation for our Facebook page.

Kids registration starts November 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents. All others may register beginning November 13th. Priority for Kids World programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Friends Book Sale

February 24th,
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Look for the Friends of the Library in the Book Sale on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of every month to support the library and find great deals. Hardcovers, DVDs & CDs: $1.00. Paperbacks: 50 cents.

Know Your Matcha Tea

February 25th,
2:00pm to 3:30pm
What's the difference between the matcha mix you buy at the grocery store and true high-grade matcha? Sheila Duda from Tea Lula will mix different grades of matcha and show you!

Registration starts November 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning November 13th.

Drop-in Baby Storytime

February 26th,
10:30am to 11:30am

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

February 26th,
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 November 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning November 13th.

Mobile Device Help

February 26th,
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 November 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning November 13th.

Family Take Apart Lab

February 26th,
5:30pm to 6:30pm
Registration Required
Children under the age of 9 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian

Learn about how things work by taking them apart and exploring what's under the surface of everyday objects such as electronics, toys, gadgets, and more.

Registration starts November 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning November 13th.

Adult and Teen Take-Apart Lab

February 26th,
7:30pm to 8:30pm
Learn about how things work by taking them apart and exploring what's under the surface of everyday objects such as electronics, toys, gadgets, and more.

Registration starts November 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning November 13th.

Drop-in Toddler Storytime

February 27th,
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

February 27th,
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

February 27th,
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.

Drop-in Polish Family Storytime

February 27th,
6:00pm to 7:00pm
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. This class is in Polish.

Priority for storytime goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights cardholders.

Modern Times Film Series: Going in Style

February 27th,
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 Going in Style, the story of three retirees who rob the bank that destroyed their pension fund. 2017. PG-13. 1h 36m.

Learn The Serger

February 27th,
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Get training on using one of our new library sewing tools - the serger, a special sewing machine used to prevent material from fraying at the edge.

Registration starts November 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning November 13th.

Drop-in Toddler Storytime

February 28th,
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

February 28th,
1:00pm to 2:00pm

Ages: 12 and under

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

Battle of the Books

February 28th,
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Battle of the Books challenges students in grades four through six to become familiar with literature. Comprehension and retention are put to the test in a Jeopardy style battle between the teams.

Area schools create their own teams and gather at the library to compete in a five-week battle on questions derived from selected books. See your school's Battle Coach to sign up. 

Classic Film Series: San Francisco

March 1st,
1:00pm to 3:30pm
Our Classic Film Series continues with San Francisco.

A singer and a priest try to reform a rascal barkeep in the days before the 1906 earthquake. Starring Clark Gable, Jeanette MacDonald, and Spencer Tracy. 1936. Unrated. 1h 55m.

Film historian Ralph Amelio leads a discussion following the movie.

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