Programs & Events

Adult and Teen Take-Apart Lab

July 10th,
7:30pm to 8:30pm
Learn about how things work by taking them apart and exploring what's under the surface. This month, we will be taking apart Radio Devices!

Registration starts May 7th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning May 14th.

Drop-in Toddler Storytime

July 11th,
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.

Drop-in Family Storytime

July 11th,
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Ages: All Ages

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.

Page to Screen Book Club: The Prestige

July 11th,
1:30pm to 4:30pm
Every month we'll watch a movie and discuss the book from which it was adapted.

This month we'll watch The Prestige after reading the book by Christopher Priest. Copies of the book are available at the Library Services Desk approximately one month before the screening.

Mobile Device Help

July 11th,
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 May 7th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning May 14th.

Mobile Device Help

July 11th,
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 May 7th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning May 14th.

Kids Yoga

July 11th,
6:00pm to 7:00pm
Ages 7-10. Registration Required.

Enjoy yoga at the library with a registered yoga teacher. This program focuses on yoga and integrative learning with storytelling. Yoga mats are provided.

Registration starts May 25 for residents of Norridge and Harwood Heights. All others may register beginning June 1st. Priority for Kids World programs goes to residents of Norridge and Harwood Heights.

Garden Club Program: Keys to Organic Gardening Success

July 11th,
6:00pm to 7:30pm
Before starting a successful business within the food movement, Jeanne Nolan, author of From the Ground Up moved from Chicago's North Shore to a communal farm in search of a less materialistic lifestyle. Learn the keys to maintaining an edible organic garden and the positive impacts of growing your own food.

Registration starts May 7th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning May 14th.

Preschool Playtime

July 12th,
11:00am to 12:00pm
Ages 3 - 5 with parent or caregiver. Drop-in.

Play date! Come see what creative fun we are offering for little ones and their caregivers. We'll offer a few engaging pre-literacy activities each week with a focus on play.

Priority for Kids World programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents. Siblings under 3 or age 6 may also participate.

Anonymous Teen Writers

July 12th,
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.

Kids Yoga

July 12th,
6:00pm to 7:00pm
Ages 7-10. Registration Required.

Enjoy yoga at the library with a registered yoga teacher. This program focuses on yoga and integrative learning with storytelling. Yoga mats are provided.

Registration starts May 25 for residents of Norridge and Harwood Heights. All others may register beginning June 1st. Priority for Kids World programs goes to residents of Norridge and Harwood Heights.

Drop-in Big Kids Storytime

July 12th,
6:00pm to 7:00pm
Ages: K - 2nd Grade

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.

Adult Art and Craft Day

July 12th,
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Join us for an adults-only crafting session. Supplies will be provided.

Registration starts May 7th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning May 14th.

Drop-in Junior Storytime

July 13th,
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.

Teen Tabletop Adventure Guild

July 13th,
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Grab your pencils and dice! We are going on an adventure without even leaving the library! Always wanted to play Dungeons and Dragons? Come try it out in this short campaign. For grades 9-12.

Registration starts May 7th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning May 14th.

After Hours Teen Time: Maleficent

July 13th,
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 get the villain's side of the story with Maleficent, then make a dragon scale mug with artist Jessica Van Swol.

Registration starts May 7th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning May 14th.

Lego Master Builders Challenge

July 14th,
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Ages 8-12. Registration Required.

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

Registration begins May 25th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning June 1st. Priority for Kids programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Pen and Paper Tabletop Adventure Club

July 14th,
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Grade 5-8. Registration Required.

Grab your pencils and dice! We are going on an adventure without even leaving the library! Find the secrets in the tomb of annihilation and see if you can stop the curse in this Dungeons and Dragons adventure. Registration is for all seven weeks.

Registration begins May 25th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning June 1st. Priority for Kids programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Lego Day

July 14th,
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Ages 4-12. Registration Required.

Come and build with our Lego Bricks!

Registration begins May 25th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning June 1st. Priority for Kids programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Blind Hem Stitching

July 14th,
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Learn the secret to doing a blind hem stitch with a sewing machine. You'll get hands-on and learn to sew a hem that's almost invisible.

Registration starts May 7th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning May 14th.

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