Programs & Events

Extended Computer Literacy for Beginners

October 23rd,
10:00am to 11:30am
Extend your basic computer knowledge with this two-part computer literacy series which covers:

  • Search engines
  • Tabs and Favorites/Bookmarks 
  • Internet safety risks
  • Creating and maintaining passwords
  • PC Storage capacities
  • Files types and extensions
  • Portable storage options
  • How to save files
  • Types of computer threats
  • What computer viruses do
  • Best practices for passwords and email
  • Antivirus programs

Family Storytime

October 23rd,
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.

Yoga for Adults

October 23rd,
6:30pm to 7:30pm
Join certificated Yoga Teacher Jennifer Hollister for a relaxing and healthful hour of yoga every Wednesday evening during October. 

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

Travelers Aid Chicago

October 24th,
9:00am to 11:30am
Learn about volunteer opportunities for crisis intervention, information, and social services to travelers and visitors of Chicago's O'Hare International Airport.

Anonymous Teen Writers

October 24th,
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.

Be Dramatic! - Theater Club

October 24th,
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Grades 3-6. Registration Required.

All the world's a stage...learn how to act in it. Perform quick scenes with your fellow actors and play some theater games. Join us for one or both sessions this fall where we'll focus on the themes: "Becoming a Villain" and "The Magic of Movement."

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.

Big Kids Storytime

October 24th,
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. 

Learn to Etch-A-Sketch with Princess Etch

October 24th,
7:00pm to 8:00pm
$8.00 - Princess Etch, graduate of the American Academy of Art, is an Etch-A-Sketch genius! Learn her techniques to become a genius, too. You'll take home a worksheet on Etch-A-Sketch functions, three Etch-A-Sketch screen drawing guides, and a pocket Etch-A-Sketch! This program is for adults and teens in 7th grade and up.

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

Junior Storytime

October 25th,
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. 

Writers Critique Group

October 25th,
3:00pm to 4:00pm
Join us on the fourth Friday of each month this fall for constructive criticism and moral support from fellow writers. Bring up to ten pages of your work in progress for comments, critiques, and encouragement for National Novel Writing Month in November.

Registration starts 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.

Halloween Book Binding

October 26th,
10:00am to 12:00pm
Make your own non-adhesive blank Halloween-themed journal. All supplies will be provided. This program is for adults and teens in 7th grade and up.

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

Halloween Comicfest

October 26th,
12:00pm to 3:00pm
Meet Rolled and Told D&D artist Stephanie Mided and get your free Halloween comics, too! Limit 3 comics per person.

Mobile Device Help

October 26th,
1:00pm to 2:00pm
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 August 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts August 12th.

Spooky Craft Day

October 26th,
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Ages 12 and under. Kids under 7 must bring an adult. Registration required.

Come celebrate the spookiest time of year with candy, music, and a couple of fun crafts.

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.

Friends Book Sale

October 26th,
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.

Mobile Device Help

October 26th,
2:00pm to 2:30pm
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 August 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts August 12th.

Spooky Craft Day

October 26th,
2:30pm to 3:30pm
Ages 12 and under. Kids under 7 must bring an adult. Registration required.

Come celebrate the spookiest time of year with candy, music, and a couple of fun crafts.

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.

Mobile Device Help

October 26th,
2:30pm 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 August 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts August 12th.

Baby Storytime

October 28th,
10:30am to 11:15am
Baby Storytime
Ages 6-17 months with caregiver (siblings welcome)
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