Programs & Events

Messy Hands Busy Minds

November 14th,
1:30pm to 2:30pm
Ages 2 - 5 with an adult. Registration Required.

Roll up your sleeves! Let's get dirty, have fun, and explore new concepts! Be sure to wear clothes to get messy in. All participants should bring an adult partner.

In-person and phone registration for kids programs begins Monday, August 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts August 12th. Priority for Kids World programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Deliciously Fictitious Book Club: Catering to Nobody

November 14th,
3:00pm to 4:00pm
Join us every other month in Fannie's Cafe to discuss culinary-themed mysteries and sample delicious recipes from the pages of the books.

This month we'll read Catering to Nobody by Diane Mott Davidson. Catering a wake is not Goldy's idea of fun. Yet the Colorado caterer throws herself into preparing a savory feast designed to soothe forty mourners. And her culinary efforts seem to be exactly what the doctor ordered until her ex-father-in-law drops dead and Goldy is accused of putting poison on the menu.

Anonymous Teen Writers

November 14th,
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

November 14th,
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. 

Scale Model Club

November 14th,
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Are you interested in large-things-made-small? Have you been modeling forever and want to share your expertise? Join this informal group for modelers of all skill levels. For adults and teens 12 and older.

Registration starts May 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts May 13th.

Needle Punch Embroidery

November 14th,
6:30pm to 8:30pm
$5.00 - Needle punching is an art technique of looping yarn, floss, or ribbon through fabric to create an image. Learn how to needle punch and make your own fabric art.

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

Book A Listener

November 14th,
7:10pm to 7:25pm

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 registrations always begin the Friday of the week before. Priority for Kids World programs is given to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Book A Listener

November 14th,
7:30pm to 7:45pm

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 registrations always begin the Friday of the week before. Priority for Kids World programs is given to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Junior Storytime

November 15th,
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. 

Affordable Care Act Insurance Sign-Up Assistance

November 15th,
1:00pm to 4:00pm
There's a short window of time to ensure your health care coverage in 2020. Open Enrollment for Affordable care act coverage runs from November 1st to December 15th, 2019. Every Friday during Open Enrollment, Joanna Prisiajniouk will be here to answer your questions, help you pick a plan, and enroll at healthcare.gov. First come first served.

After Hours Teen Time: Brave and Instragram Iced Teas

November 15th,
5:00pm to 8:00pm
We're keeping the library open after hours just for teens. Bring your friends to watch a movie, eat some pizza, and make a craft.

This month learn about Instagram themed iced teas after watching Princess Merida undo a beastly curse.

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

Make Double-Sided Napkins

November 16th,
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Learn how to use the serger to make double-sided napkins. The Learn the Serger class is a prerequisite for this program.

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

Baby Storytime

November 18th,
10:30am to 11:15am
Baby Storytime
Ages 6-17 months with caregiver (siblings welcome)
Drop-In (S

Pen and Ink Writers Group

November 18th,
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.

Toddler Storytime

November 19th,
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)

Junior Storytime

November 19th,
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.

Advanced Carvey: Acrylic Ruler

November 19th,
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.

Knitting Circle

November 19th,
2:30pm to 4:00pm
Join the Knitting Circle every month in Fannie's Cafe for an afternoon of crafting, coffee, and friends.

Advanced Carvey: Acrylic Ruler

November 19th,
6:00pm to 8:00pm
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.

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

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