Programs & Events

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.

Adult Book Discussion: Our Souls at Night

June 5th,
2:00pm to 3:30pm
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.

Adult and Teen Take-Apart Lab

June 5th,
7:30pm to 8:30pm
Learn about how things work by taking them apart and exploring what's under the surface. This month, we will be taking apart computer accessories!

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 6th,
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 6th,
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.

VHS to DVD Demonstration

June 6th,
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Learn how to bring your home movies into the modern age with our VHS to DVD conversion tools.

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

Garden Club Program: Sacred Space

June 6th,
6:00pm to 7:00pm
Jill Angelo offers the essential tools to transform your  living environment into a sacred/healing space - an organized and relaxing reflection of your own style that replenishes your energy and provides inner peace.

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

Preschool Playtime

June 7th,
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

June 7th,
1:00pm to 3:30pm
Our Classic Film Series continues with The Godfather.

The aging patriarch of an organized crime dynasty transfers control of his clandestine empire to his reluctant son. Starring Marlon Brando and Al Pacino. 1972. Rated R. 2h 55m.

Film historian Ralph Amelio leads a discussion following the movie.

Anonymous Teen Writers

June 7th,
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.

Drop-in Big Kids Storytime

June 7th,
6:00pm to 7:00pm
Ages: K - 2nd Grade

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.

Outside Booking

June 7th,
7:00pm to 8:45pm
Dr. Mark Klaisner
Regional Educational Superintendent

Drop-in Junior Storytime

June 8th,
10:00am to 11:00am
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.

Microsoft Word 2016

June 8th,
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Learn the basics of creating and saving documents with the latest version of Word.

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

After Hours Teen Time: Guardians of the Galaxy Two & Boombox Amplifiers

June 8th,
5:00pm to 8:00pm
We're keeping the library open after hours just for teens. Bring your friends, to watch a movie, eat some pizza, and make a craft.

This month, watch the Guardians save the Galaxy and make boomboxes to amplify our custom Spotify mixes with artist Jessica Van Swol.

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

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