Programs & Events

Rug Hooking

May 29th,
2:00pm to 4:30pm
Learn to hook your own rugs! Materials will be supplied.

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

Mobile Device Help

May 30th,
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 February 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning February 12th.

Mobile Device Help

May 30th,
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 February 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning February 12th.

Our Lady of the Angels Fire

May 30th,
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Historian Jim Gibbons presents the story of the tragic fire that killed 92 children and three nuns on December 1st, 1958. This lecture will be the same one presented on the Our Lady of the Angels Bus Tour on May 23rd, for those unable to attend the tour.

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

Anonymous Teen Writers

May 31st,
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

May 31st,
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 winter! 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.

Rug Hooking

May 31st,
6:00pm to 8:30pm
Learn to hook your own rugs! Materials will be supplied.

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

Civil War Discussion

June 2nd,
10:00am to 11:30am
Join Tom DeFranco for a monthly discussion of Civil War related books, events and historical figures.

Learn the Embroidery Machine

June 2nd,
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Learn to use one of our Workshop tools, the embroidery machine. You will learn the basics of threading the machine and using the computer program to embroider.

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

Sidewalk Chalk Drawing Contest

June 2nd,
5:00pm to 7:00pm
We'll supply the chalk, you supply the creativity. Use one of the sidewalk squares around the library to create a masterpiece and maybe win a prize.

Prizes will be awarded for 1st and 2nd place. Age categories are preK-grade 3, grades 4-6, grades 7-8, grades 9-12, adult, and family.

Summer Reading and Listening

June 4th (All day) to August 3rd (All day)
Kids
Grade 6 and under
Where do you want to go this summer? Journey from the bottom of the ocean, to undiscovered planets, to a fantasy kingdom far far away; a book can take you anywhere. Register in Kids World starting May 25th for your book log and program details.

Stop in once each week from June 11th through August 3rd with your log to get great prizes. Read 500 minutes or more for extra prizes and a chance to win a grand prize raffle or participate in our ice cream social.



Adults and Teens in Grades 7 and Up

Mobile Device Help

June 4th,
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.

Drop-in Baby Storytime

June 4th,
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

June 4th,
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.

Adult Book Discussion: Our Souls at Night

June 4th,
7:00pm to 8:30pm
This month's Adult Book Discussion book will be Our Souls at Night by Kent Haruf.

Addie's husband died years ago, as did Louis' wife. His daughter lives hours away, her son even farther, and Addie and Louis have long been living alone in empty houses, terribly lonely. But maybe that could change? As Addie and Louis come to know each other better-their pleasures and their difficulties-a beautiful story of second chances unfolds.

Copies of the book are available in regular and large type. Loans will also be available in audio and eBook formats. Join us for a lively discussion.

Drop-in Toddler Storytime

June 5th,
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 5th,
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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