Programs & Events

Preschool Playtime

January 25th,
11:00am to 12:00pm
Age 5 & under 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.

Anonymous Teen Writers

January 25th,
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.

Book A Listener

January 25th,
4:00pm to 4:15pm

Registration Required, Ages 12 and under

Readers are invited to read out loud to one of the Kids World librarians for 10-15 minutes in these individual sessions geared for individuals who are not confident readers or for whom additional practice is needed to be at grade level. Please be sure to bring the reader's desired reading material to the session.

Book A Listener

January 25th,
4:20pm to 4:35pm

Registration Required, Ages 12 and under

Readers are invited to read out loud to one of the Kids World librarians for 10-15 minutes in these individual sessions geared for individuals who are not confident readers or for whom additional practice is needed to be at grade level. Please be sure to bring the reader's desired reading material to the session.

Book A Listener

January 25th,
4:40pm to 4:55pm

Registration Required, Ages 12 and under

Readers are invited to read out loud to one of the Kids World librarians for 10-15 minutes in these individual sessions geared for individuals who are not confident readers or for whom additional practice is needed to be at grade level. Please be sure to bring the reader's desired reading material to the session.

Drop-in Big Kids Storytime

January 25th,
6:00pm to 7:00pm

Grades K - 2

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.

All About Needles and Thread

January 25th,
7:00pm to 8:30pm
To get the best results with your projects, you need to use the correct needle and thread. Find out what needles are best for different types of fabric, what products are available, and what needle and thread spool markings mean.

Registration starts November 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning November 13th.

Drop-in Junior Storytime

January 26th,
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.

Art Documentary Film Fest

January 26th,
1:00pm to 3:03pm
Leading up to our conversation Readymade Thief author Augustus Rose on February 4th, we're presenting a series of art documentaries.

Outside Booking

January 27th,
12:00pm to 4:00pm
Kurdish Council Center of Illinois
Town Hall Meeting

Pen and Paper Table Top Adventure

January 27th,
1:00pm to 3:00pm
4-6 grade. Registration required

Grab your pencils and dice. We are going on an adventure without even leaving the library. Looking for new heroes for a new adventure each week! Enjoy a bite size version of Dungeons and Dragons.

Kids registration starts November 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents. All others may register beginning November 13th. Priority for Kids World programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Friends Book Sale

January 27th,
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Look for the Friends of the Library in the Book Sale on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of every month to support the library and find great deals. Hardcovers, DVDs & CDs: $1.00. Paperbacks: 50 cents.

Urban Exploration

January 28th,
2:00pm to 3:00pm
What's in that abandoned building? What's behind that broken wall? Why was this place left to slowly rot away? These are the questions urban explorers are trying to answer. Adam Selzer paints an overview of urban exploration in Chicago.

Registration starts November 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning November 13th.

National Puzzle Day

January 29th,
9:00am to 9:00pm
Stop in any time for free puzzles like sudoku, crossword puzzles, mazes, and word search, and enter a drawing to win a jigsaw puzzle of your choice.

Drop-in Baby Storytime

January 29th,
10:30am to 11:30am

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.

Drawing Club

January 29th,
4:00pm to 5:30pm
Grades 3-6. Drop-In.

Come draw with other kids in your community and let's see what we can create together. All materials will be provided, just bring your imagination.

Drop-in Toddler Storytime

January 30th,
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

January 30th,
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.

Mobile Device Help

January 30th,
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 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning November 13th.

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