Programs & Events

Junior Storytime

April 3rd,
10:00am to 10:45am
Junior Storytime
Ages 3-5 years (siblings welcome)
Drop-In (Sign in at Kids World starting 30 minutes prior to class start)

Storytimes offer great opportunities for kids in the proper age range to learn and have fun.

Priority for Kids World Programs goes to residents of Norridge and Harwood Heights.

Mobile Device Help

April 3rd,
1:00pm to 2:00pm
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.

In-person and phone registration starts February 3rd for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts February 10th.

Mobile Device Help

April 3rd,
2:00pm to 2:30pm
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.

In-person and phone registration starts February 3rd for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts February 10th.

Mobile Device Help

April 3rd,
2:30pm 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.

In-person and phone registration starts February 3rd for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts February 10th.

Civil War Discussion

April 4th,
10:00am to 11:30am
Join Tom DeFranco for a monthly discussion of Civil War related books, events and historical figures.

Create Labels and Tags with the Cricut Machine

April 4th,
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Learn how to make labels and tags on the Workshop's Cricut machine to keep your home or office more organized.

In-person and phone registration starts February 3rd for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts February 10th.

Adult Book Discussion

April 6th,
6:00pm to 7:30pm
This month's Adult Book Discussion book will be announced soon.

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.

Money Smart Week: Outlook and Opportunities

April 6th,
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Explore the current stock market, the importance of asset allocation, preparation for volatile markets, and opportunities in the current environment with Kevin McCarthy of Edward Jones Financial.

In-person and phone registration starts February 3rd for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts February 10th.

Adult Book Discussion

April 7th,
2:00pm to 3:30pm
This month's Adult Book Discussion book will be announced soon.

Copies of the book are available at the Library Services Desk one month before the discussion. If you are new to the club, please consider attending the Monday evening session.

Family Knitting

April 7th,
5:00pm to 7:00pm
Grades 4-6 with an adult. Registration Required

Join us for a beginners knitting class just for Families! Each week will build on different knitting skills to complete a simple project. Registration is for all four days. Class size is limited. This is a Workshop program and waivers must be completed in order to complete registration.

Registration starts February 3rd for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts February 10th. Priority for Kids World programs goes to Norridge

Money Smart Week: Debt Management

April 7th,
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Learn ways to increase your cash flow and manage debt in this interactive workshop presented by the National Financial Literacy Campaign.

In-person and phone registration starts February 3rd for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts February 10th.

Toddler Storytime

April 8th,
10:00am to 10:45am
Toddler Storytime
Ages 18-35 months with caregiver (siblings welcome)
Drop-In (Sign in at Kids World starting 30 minutes prior to class start)

Storytimes offer great opportunities for kids in the proper age range to learn and have fun.

Priority for Kids World Programs goes to residents of Norridge and Harwood Heights.

Family Storytime

April 8th,
11:00am to 11:45am
Family Storytime
All Ages
Drop-In (Sign in at Kids World starting 30 minutes prior to class start)

Storytimes offer great opportunities for kids and families to learn and have fun. Family Storytime is designed for children of all ages and interests.

Priority for Kids World Programs goes to residents of Norridge and Harwood Heights.

2020 U.S. Census Help

April 8th,
3:00pm to 7:00pm
Need help filling out the census questionnaire? We're here to make sure you're counted. In mid-March, mailed participation invitations from the Census Bureau should begin arriving in mail boxes.

Drop into the library with your invitation on Wednesday evenings for assistance with responding online, by telephone, or by mail. Have census questions or need additional help? Call 708-867-2299.

3rd - 5th Grade Graphic Novel Club: Star Scouts

April 8th,
5:00pm to 5:30pm
Grades 3-5. Registration Required.

Do you love graphic novels? Are you in grades 3-5? Join us as we discuss Star Scouts by Mike Lawrence. Avani is the new kid in town, and she's not happy about it. Everyone in school thinks she's weird, especially the girls in her Flower Scouts troop. Is it so weird to think scouting should be about fun and adventure, not about makeovers and boys? But everything changes when Avani is abducted by a spunky alien named Mabel.

Pick up a copy of the book from Library Services to read prior to the date of the discussion.

Wreck This Book

April 8th,
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Turn an old book into your personal art statement with scissors, washi tape, paint, charms - anything you want. We'll supply the materials, you supply the inspiration. For teens in grades 7-12.

In-person and phone registration starts February 3rd for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts February 10th.

Classic Film Series: The Scarlet Empress

April 9th,
1:00pm to 4:30pm
Our Classic Film Series continues with The Scarlet Empress.

A noblewoman enters into a loveless marriage with the dim-witted heir to the Russian throne then plots to oust him from power. Directed by Josef von Sternberg. Starring Marlene Dietrich. 1934. Unrated. 1h 44m.

Film historian Ralph Amelio leads a discussion following the movie.

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