Programs & Events

Let's Play: Lego®

July 13th,
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Ages 4-12. Kids under 7 must bring an adult. Registration required.

Get ready to explore, play and learn with Lego®.

Registration starts May 28th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts June 3rd. Priority for Kids programs is given to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Pen and Paper Tabletop Adventure Club

July 13th,
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Grades 5-8. Registration Required.

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

Registration starts May 28th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts June 3rd. Priority for Kids programs is given to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Friends Book Sale

July 13th,
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.

Let's Play: Lego®

July 13th,
3:30pm to 4:30pm
Ages 4-12. Kids under 7 must bring an adult. Registration required.

Get ready to explore, play and learn with Lego®.

Registration starts May 28th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts June 3rd. Priority for Kids programs is given to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Baby Storytime

July 15th,
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. 

Family Yoga

July 15th,
6:00pm to 7:00pm
Ages 5-12 with an adult. Registration Required/

Join us for our first Family Yoga class! Kids and parents will have this yoga class together. Mats will be provided but you are welcome to bring your own.

Registration starts May 28th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts June 3rd. Priority for Kids programs is given to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Pen and Ink Writers Group

July 15th,
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.

Ancestry Online Series

July 15th,
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Learn how to research your family history with Ancestry Library Edition in this two-part series.

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

Toddler Storytime

July 16th,
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

July 16th,
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. 

Knitting Circle

July 16th,
2:30pm to 4:00pm
Join the Knitting Circle every month in Fannie's Cafe for an afternoon of crafting, coffee, and friends.

The History of Unmentionables: A Brief Double Feature

July 16th,
6:00pm to 8:30pm
Ellie Carlson exposes the underside of undergarments with Speaking of Unmentionables: The Rise & Fall of Ladies' Underwear, a presentation charting the course of a lady's silhouette through time and Cup Check Please: A Scholarly Talk on a Jocular Subject. This sometimes naughty presentation uncovers facts and unveils myths of our unseen history.

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

Toddler Storytime

July 17th,
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

July 17th,
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. 

Basic Computer Literacy Series

July 17th,
6:00pm to 7:30pm

Learn the basics of using a computer in this two-part Computer Literacy Series. This series covers:

  • What a mouse is and how to use one
  • How the window works on a computer
  • The parts of a computer
  • The buttons on a keyboard
  • Using the "window"
  • Understanding Microsoft WindowsT
  • The concept of the internet
  • Parts of an internet browser
  • Different types of sites you may encounter on the internet 

The Death Cafe: A Conversation About Death

July 17th,
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Over coffee and treats, participate in a conversation about how to make the most of our finite lives. Death Cafe is a discussion group, not a grief support or counseling session.

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

Kids Write Away Redux

July 18th,
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Grades 4-6. Registration Required.

Want to become the next famous author? Join us for one or all three classes this summer! The themes for each class are, "Unforgettable Book Titles," "To Prologue or Not to Prologue," and "Memorable First Lines."

Registration starts May 28th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts June 3rd. Priority for Kids programs is given to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Anonymous Teen Writers

July 18th,
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

July 18th,
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. 

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