Programs & Events

Knitting Circle

November 21st,
2:30pm to 4:00pm
Join us the third Tuesday of each month for an afternoon of knitting and crocheting over tea and coffee with fellow fiber-arts lovers. No need to register, just show up with your needles and hooks and craft away!

Coffee with the Director

November 21st,
5:00pm to 6:00pm
Stop in at Fannie's Cafe, grab a free cup of coffee, and share your thoughts, comments, and suggestions with library director Stacy Wittmann.

Book A Listener

November 22nd,
3:40pm to 3:55pm

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.

Book A Listener

November 22nd,
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

November 22nd,
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.

Ken Burns' The Vietnam War

November 24th,
12:00pm to 4:30pm
Every Friday we'll watch episodes of Ken Burns and Lynn Novick's ten-part, 18-hour documentary series, The Vietnam War, telling the epic story of one of the most consequential, divisive, and controversial events in American history as it has never before been told on film.

Pixel Power

November 24th,
2:00pm to 3:30pm
Grade 3-6. Registration required.

Art goes 8-bit! Bring digital art to the real world and make your very own pixel creation. Be completely original, or use one of the many patterns that will be available.

Registration starts August 7th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with current library cards. All others may register beginning August 14th. Priority for Kids World programs is given to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Book A Listener

November 24th,
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

November 24th,
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.

Open Workshop Hours

November 25th,
9:00am to 12:30pm
Stop in during open Workshop hours to get creative. Work on a self-directed project with our sewing machines, embroidery machines, digital media lab, or other Workshop equipment. Staff will be available to help out or offer project suggestions.

Advanced Excel 2016

November 25th,
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Learn more advanced skills to push your Excel 2016 usage even further.

Registration starts August 7th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with current library cards. All others may register beginning August 14th.

Friends Book Sale

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

Open Workshop Hours

November 27th,
1:00pm to 4:30pm
Stop in during open Workshop hours to get creative. Work on a self-directed project with our sewing machines, embroidery machines, digital media lab, or other Workshop equipment. Staff will be available to help out or offer project suggestions.

Convert VHS to DVD

November 27th,
6:00pm to 7:00pm
Bring your home movies into the modern age with our VHS to DVD conversion tools.

Registration starts August 7th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with current library cards. All others may register beginning August 14th.

Open Workshop Hours

November 27th,
7:00pm to 8:45pm
Stop in during open Workshop hours to get creative. Work on a self-directed project with our sewing machines, embroidery machines, digital media lab, or other Workshop equipment. Staff will be available to help out or offer project suggestions.

Teen Music Club

November 28th,
4:00pm to 6:00pm
Musicians of all levels in grades 7-12 are invited to hang out with friends and geek out about music. During each session, we'll talk about music, write songs, learn some instruments, and make recordings in the Workshop studio. Bring your ideas, instruments, and friends.

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