Programs & Events

Anonymous Teen Writers

November 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

November 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

November 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 May 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts May 13th.

Needle Punch Embroidery

November 14th,
6:30pm to 8:30pm
$5.00 - Needle punching is an art technique of looping yarn, floss, or ribbon through fabric to create an image. Learn how to needle punch and make your own fabric art.

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

Junior Storytime

November 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. 

Singer/Songwriter Dawn O'Keefe Williams

November 16th,
2:00pm to 3:30pm
Blending blues, rock, and Americana, Harwood Heights-raised singer/songwriter Dawn O'Keefe WIlliams sings songs with a universal message of life as a woman, mother, grandmother, and musician in the 21st century. Dawn will be sharing not only her music but how the songs came about as she performs an acoustic set with her husband Danny Doyle.

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

Make Double-Sided Napkins

November 16th,
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Learn how to use the serger to make double-sided napkins. The Learn the Serger class is a prerequisite for this program.

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

Baby Storytime

November 18th,
10:30am to 11:15am
Baby Storytime
Ages 6-17 months with caregiver (siblings welcome)
Drop-In (S

Pen and Ink Writers Group

November 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.

Toddler Storytime

November 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)

Junior Storytime

November 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.

Knitting Circle

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

Advanced Carvey: Acrylic Ruler

November 19th,
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Take your Carvey skills to the next level and learn how to use multi-depth cuts and merge shapes. Must have previously attended our Learn the Carvey class to register.

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

Family Storytime

November 20th,
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.

Mobile Device Help

November 20th,
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 August 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts August 12th.

Mobile Device Help

November 20th,
7:00pm to 7:30pm
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.

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

Mobile Device Help

November 20th,
7:30pm 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 August 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts August 12th.

Classic Film Series: What's Up, Doc

November 21st,
1:00pm to 4:30pm
Our Classic Film Series continues with What's Up, Doc.

The accidental mix-up of four identical overnight bags leads to a series of wild and wacky situations. Starring Barbra Streisand and Ryan O'Neal. 1972. Rated G. 1h 34m.

Film historian Ralph Amelio leads a discussion following the movie.

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