Programs & Events

Drop-in Polish Family Storytime

February 20th,
6:00pm to 7:00pm
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. This class is in Polish.

Priority for storytime goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights cardholders.

Drop-in Toddler Storytime

February 21st,
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.

Mobile Device Help

February 21st,
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 November 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning November 13th.

Mobile Device Help

February 21st,
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 November 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning November 13th.

Drop-in Family Storytime

February 21st,
1:00pm to 2:00pm

Ages: 12 and under

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

Battle of the Books

February 21st,
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Battle of the Books challenges students in grades four through six to become familiar with literature. Comprehension and retention are put to the test in a Jeopardy style battle between the teams.

Area schools create their own teams and gather at the library to compete in a five-week battle on questions derived from selected books. See your school's Battle Coach to sign up. 

Anonymous Teen Writers

February 22nd,
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

February 22nd,
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.

Girls Who Code

February 22nd,
6:00pm to 8:00pm
We're looking for girls in grades 6-12 who want to learn computer science skills and join a supportive sisterhood of thousands of coding girls across the country. No experience necessary! Learn how to code and change the world.

Essential Oils 101

February 22nd,
6:30pm to 7:30pm
Essential oils are all the rage. Learn how you can incorporate oils into your daily life to enhance your beauty, wellness, and cleaning routines.

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

Drop-in Junior Storytime

February 23rd,
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.

Digitize Your Photos and Negatives

February 23rd,
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Digitize your photos, negatives, and slides with the expanded technology in the Workshop. Get a demonstration of the software and scanner available and then come in during Open Workshop hours to work on your digitization project.

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

Lego Master Builders Challenge

February 24th,
1:00pm to 1:58pm
Ages 8-12 years. Registration required.

Want to try out some new Lego ideas? Want to learn real world science skills? Master Builders Challenge is for you!

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

February 24th,
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.

Lego Day

February 24th,
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Ages 4-12 years. Registration required.

Come and build with our Lego bricks and we'll photograph your creation for our Facebook page.

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.

Know Your Matcha Tea

February 25th,
2:00pm to 3:30pm
What's the difference between the matcha mix you buy at the grocery store and true high-grade matcha? Sheila Duda from Tea Lula will mix different grades of matcha and show you!

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

Drop-in Baby Storytime

February 26th,
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.

Mobile Device Help

February 26th,
2:00pm to 3:00pm
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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