Programs & Events

Family Yoga

January 20th,
6:00pm to 7:00pm
Ages 5-12 with an adult.

Pen and Ink Writers Group

January 20th,
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.

Junior Storytime

January 21st,
10:30am to 11:15am
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. 

Knitting Circle

January 21st,
2:30pm to 4:00pm
Join the Knitting Circle every month in Fannie's Cafe for an afternoon of crafting, coffee, and friends.

Excel 2016 Series

January 21st,
6:00pm to 8:30pm
In this two-part class, you'll learn:

In Part 1: 
  • How to identify and navigate the basic parts of an Excel Worksheet (Spreadsheet) and Workbook
  • How to maneuver and enter data into cells
  • Excel's different styling options
  • How to use a template
  • The structure of formulas/date ranges in Excel and be able to use AutoSum
  • How to print and save your work

Advanced Carvey: Acrylic Ruler

January 22nd,
2:00pm to 4:00pm
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. Must have a library card and a Workshop waiver on file.

In-person and phone registration starts November 4th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 11th.

Mamie Doud Eisenhower, the Hostess in Chief

January 22nd,
6:30pm to 7:30pm
Mamie Eisenhower was not only First Lady, she was also an Army wife, mother and grandmother. She even inspired her own color, Mamie Pink! Visit with living history interpreter Ellie Carlson as she relates Mamie's life as Ike's wife, our First Lady and "just a good friend," which is how she most wanted to be remembered.

In-person and phone registration starts November 4th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 11th.

Mobile Device Help

January 23rd,
2:00am to 3:00am
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.

In-person and phone registration starts November 4th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 11th.

Mobile Device Help

January 23rd,
3:00am to 3:30am
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.

In-person and phone registration starts November 4th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 11th.

Mobile Device Help

January 23rd,
3:30am to 4:00am
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.

In-person and phone registration starts November 4th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 11th.

Be Dramatic! Theater Club

January 23rd,
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Ages 8-12. Registration Required

All the world's a stage...learn how to act in it. In each session we'll perform quick scenes with fellow actors and play some theater games. Join us for one or both classes. The focus for each class is "The Sound of Silence" and "Find your Spirit Animal."

In-person and phone registration for kids programs begins Monday, November 4th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 11th. Priority for Kids World programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Anonymous Teen Writers

January 23rd,
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.

Excel 2016 Series

January 23rd,
6:00pm to 8:30pm
In this two-part class, you'll learn:

In Part 1: 
  • How to identify and navigate the basic parts of an Excel Worksheet (Spreadsheet) and Workbook
  • How to maneuver and enter data into cells
  • Excel's different styling options
  • How to use a template
  • The structure of formulas/date ranges in Excel and be able to use AutoSum
  • How to print and save your work

Friends Book Sale

January 25th,
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Look for the Friends of the Library in the Book Sale Room on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of every month to support the library and find great deals.

My Phone Can Do What? Feed Me

January 26th,
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Join us every Sunday in January to discover ways your smartphone can make your life easier and more independent. Must have a smartphone to participate.

Learn how to get food delivered using the Grubhub and Peapod apps.

In-person and phone registration starts November 4th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 11th.

Norridge Those Were the Days Radio Players

January 27th,
6:30pm to 7:30pm
Return with us to the bygone days of radio with a live recreation of comedy and drama programs from the 1930s, '40s and '50s. Relive, or experience for the first time, the magic of old time radio with sound effects and original music.

In-person and phone registration starts November 4th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 11th.

Junior Storytime

January 28th,
10:30am to 11:15am
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. 

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