Programs & Events

Toddler Storytime

January 29th,
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)

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. 

Junior Storytime

January 29th,
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. 

Basic Computer Literacy Series

January 29th,
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Learn the basics of using a computer in this three-part Computer Literacy Series. A great start for beginners.

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

Toddler Storytime

January 30th,
10:00am to 10:45am
Toddler Storytime
Ages 18-35 months with caregiver (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. 

Family Storytime

January 30th,
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. 

Crochet an Outlander Cowl

January 30th,
3:00pm to 5:00pm
$5.00 - Create a cowl inspired by Claire's wardrobe from the book and TV series Outlander, a quick and fun project for those with basic crochet skills. The registration fee covers the cost of yarn, crochet hook, and project guide. This class is for adults and teens in 7th grade and up.  

Registration starts November 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning November 12th.

Classic Film Series: The Searchers

January 31st,
1:00pm to 3:30pm
Our Classic Film Series continues with The Searchers.

A Civil War veteran embarks on a journey to rescue his kidnapped niece from a tribe of Comanches. Starring John Wayne, Natalie Wood, and Vera Miles. 1956. Unrated. 1h 59m.

Film historian Ralph Amelio leads a discussion following the movie.

Anonymous Teen Writers

January 31st,
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

January 31st,
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. 

Crochet an Outlander Cowl

January 31st,
6:30pm to 8:30pm
$5.00 - Create a cowl inspired by Claire's wardrobe from the book and TV series Outlander, a quick and fun project for those with basic crochet skills. The registration fee covers the cost of yarn, crochet hook, and project guide. This class is for adults and teens in 7th grade and up.  

Registration starts November 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning November 12th.

Coding for Teens

January 31st,
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Learn to code with Scratch, a visual coding platform to create interactive games, stories, and animation. For beginning Scratch users in grades 7-12.

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

Academy Awards Contest

February 1st (All day) to February 24th (All day)
Look for Academy Award Contest entry forms in the library. Check off your selections from this year's nominees. Entries with the most correct answers will be eligible to win prizes. In the event of a tie, prizes will be awarded by means of a random drawing. 

One entry per person please. Entries will be accepted at the Answers Desk until 5:00 pm on Sunday, February 24 or at our After Hours Awards Party.

Junior Storytime

February 1st,
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. 

Mobile Device Help*

February 1st,
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 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 12th.

Mobile Device Help

February 1st,
3:00pm to 4:00pm
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 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 12th.

Civil War Discussion

February 2nd,
10:00am to 11:30am
Join Tom DeFranco for a monthly discussion of Civil War related books, events and historical figures.

Pen and Paper Tabletop Adventure Club

February 2nd,
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Grades 5-8

Grab your pencils and dice. We are going on an adventure without even leaving the library! Explore what's happening in Waterdeep in this Dungeons and Dragons adventure.

Registration starts November 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 12th. Priority for Kids programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Outlander Knit Along

February 3rd,
1:30pm to 3:30pm
Knit an Outlander-inspired project with fellow fans. Previous knitting experience required. $5.00 fee covers the cost of yarn, needles, and project guide.

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

Baby Storytime

February 4th,
10:30am to 11:15am
Baby Storytime
Ages 6-17 months with caregiver (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. 

Medicare 101

February 4th,
2:00pm to 3:30pm
Medicare can be confusing. Medicare certified trainer Joanna Prisiajniouk explains what Medicare covers, what it doesn't, and potential out-of-pocket expenses. Learn about supplements, advantage plans, prescription coverage, and cost saving strategies for the years ahead.

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

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