Programs & Events

Polish Heritage Book Club: The Kommandant's Girl

February 14th,
3:00pm to 4:30pm
Join us every other month for an English-language book discussion group focused on literature related to Poland and Polish culture.

This month we'll discuss The Kommandant's Girl by Pam Jenoff.

Kids Yoga

February 14th,
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Ages 8-12. Registration Required

Enjoy Yoga at the library with a registered yoga teacher. This program focuses on yoga and integrative learning with storytelling. Yoga mats are provided.

Registration starts November 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 12th. Priority for Kids programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Anonymous Teen Writers

February 14th,
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.

Big Kids Storytime

February 14th,
6:00pm to 6:45pm
Big Kids Storytime
Grades K-2
Drop-In (Sign in at Kids World starting 30 minutes prior to class start)

Storytimes offer great opportunities for kids in the proper grade range to learn and have fun. Big Kids Storytime is specifically designed for children who are in kindergarten through second grade. 

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

Scale Model Club

February 14th,
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Are you interested in large-things-made-small? Have you been modeling forever and want to share your expertise? Join this informal group for modelers of all skill levels. For adults and teens 12 and older.

Registration starts November 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 12th.

The Six Wives of Henry VIII

February 14th,
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Six women and six stories. Meet Katherine of Aragon, Anne Boleyn, Jane Seymour, Anne of Cleves, Catherine Howard, and Katharine Parr, the six wives of Henry VIII. More than mere wives to the king, these fascinating women led equally fascinating lives. Educational entertainer Martina Mathisen artfully interweaves tales of power, personality, and politics.

Registration starts November 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 12th.

Junior Storytime

February 15th,
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. 

Page to Screen Book Club: Devil in a Blue Dress

February 15th,
1:30pm to 4:30pm
Every month the Page to Screen Club watches a movie and discusses the book from which it was adapted.

This month we'll watch Devil in a Blue Dress after reading the novel by Walter Mosley. Copies of the book are available at the Library Services Desk one month before the screening. 1995. Rated R. 1h 42m.

Pen and Paper Tabletop Adventure Club

February 16th,
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Grades 5-8

Grab your pencils and dice. We are going on an adventure without even leaving the library! Explore what's happening in Waterdeep in this Dungeons and Dragons adventure.

Registration starts November 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 12th. Priority for Kids programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Outlander Knit Along

February 17th,
1:30pm to 3:30pm
Knit an Outlander-inspired project with fellow fans. Previous knitting experience required. $5.00 fee covers the cost of yarn, needles, and project guide.

Registration starts November 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 12th.

Baby Storytime

February 18th,
10:30am to 11:15am
Baby Storytime
Ages 6-17 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. 

Crazy Eights Math Season Two

February 18th,
4:30pm to 5:45pm
Grades K-2. Registration is for all eight weeks and attendance at week one is required.

Join Bedtime Math's Crazy 8s, a new kind of math club where we'll build stuff, make mazes and do mischief-making activities like Beach Ball Party, Funny Money and Glow-in-the-Dark City.

Registration starts November 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 12th. Priority for Kids programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Mobile Device Help

February 18th,
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 November 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 12th.

Pen and Ink Writers Group

February 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.

Mobile Device Help

February 18th,
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 November 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 12th.

Toddler Storytime

February 19th,
9:30am to 10:15am
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. 

Junior Storytime

February 19th,
10:30am to 11:15am
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. 

Advanced Computer Literacy Series

February 19th,
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Extend your computer knowledge with this three-part series.

Registration starts November 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 12th.

Knitting Circle

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

The Pirate Who Saved America

February 19th,
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Slip back to romantic New Orleans in 1815. Meet the pirates who walked its streets, considered to be outlaws. But when Britain attempted to win back America after the Revolutionary War, pirate Jean Lafitte and his crew drew swords to defend the country. Joseph Geringer tells the thrilling story.

Registration starts November 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 12th.

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