Programs & Events

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 surrounding the library and create a masterpiece.

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.

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

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

June 4th,
7:00pm to 8:30pm
This month's Adult Book Discussion book will be announced soon. Copies of the book will be 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

June 5th,
2:00pm to 3:30pm
This month's Adult Book Discussion book will be announced soon. Copies of the book will be available in regular and large type. Loans will also be available in audio and ebook formats.

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.

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.

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