Programs & Events

Classic Film Series: His Girl Friday

April 2nd, 1:00pm to 4:00pm
A newspaper editor uses every trick in the book to keep his ace reporter ex-wife from remarrying. Directed by Howard Hawks, with Cary Grant and Rosalind Russell. Film historian Ralph Amelio leads a discussion following the movie.

Anonymous Teen Writers

April 2nd, 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Writers in grade 7 through 12 are invited to join in on a weekly hour and a half of socializing, discussion, and - of course - writing! Share your poems, songs or stories in a supportive space, or listen to others read their work.

Drop-In Big Kids Storytime

April 2nd, 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Join us for stories, songs, and fun! Storytime will last for 45 minutes to an hour depending. Child must be between kindergarten and 2nd grade to participate. Sign in at the Kids World desk. Priority for children's programs is given to residents of Norridge and Harwood Heights. Be sure to check out our storytime guidelines.

Civil War Book Discussion

April 4th, 10:00am to 11:30am
Join Tom DeFranco for a monthly discussion of Civil War related books, events and historical figures.

Messy Hands, Busy Minds

April 4th, 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Is there anything more fun than getting your hands dirty and messy? No! Create fun designs with finger paints, mold moon sand into new shapes, explore the sensory bins and more! Children must be supervised by an adult and we highly recommend wearing old clothes. Ages 2-7. (Registration Required)

Closed for Easter

April 5th (All day)
The library will be closed in honor of Easter Sunday.

Financial Literacy Discussion Group

April 6th, 10:00am to 11:00am
Interested in discussing your portfolio and sharing stock tips? Join us on the first Monday of every month for our new discussion group.

Drop-In Toddler Storytime

April 7th, 9:30am to 10:15am
Ages: 18-35 Months

Join us for finger plays, songs, and fun! Storytime will last for up to 45 minutes. Child must be between 18 and 35 months in age to participate. Sign in at the Kids World desk.  Priority for children's programs is given to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents. Be sure to check out our storytime guidelines.

Drop-In Junior Storytime

April 7th, 10:30am to 11:30am

Age:3-5 years

Join us for finger plays, songs, and fun! Storytime will last for 45 minutes to an hour depending. Child must be between 3 and 5 years in age to participate. Sign in at the Kids World desk. Priority for children's programs is given to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents. Be sure to check out our storytime guidelines.

Drop-In Polish Junior Storytime

April 7th, 1:00pm to 1:45pm
Age: 3-5 years

Join us for finger plays, songs, and fun! Storytime will last for 45 minutes to an hour depending. This storytime is in Polish. Child must be between 3 and 5 years in age to participate. Sign in at the Kids World desk. Priority for children’s programs is given to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents. Be sure to check out our storytime guidelines.

Drop-In Polish Family Storytime

April 7th, 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Age: Birth through 12 years

Join us for stories, finger plays, songs, and fun! This storytime is in Polish and will last for 45 minutes. Children of all ages are invited to participate in this storytime. Sign in at the Kids World desk. Priority for children’s programs is given to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents. Be sure to check out our storytime guidelines.

Drop-In Toddler Storytime

April 8th, 10:00am to 11:00am
Age: 18-35 Months

Join us for finger plays, songs, and fun! Storytime will last for 45 minutes to an hour depending. Child must be between 18 and 35 months in age to participate. Sign in at the Kids World desk. Priority for children’s programs is given to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents. Be sure to check out our storytime guidelines.

Drop-In Junior Storytime

April 8th, 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Ages: 3-5 Years

Join us for finger plays, songs, and fun! Storytime will last for 45 minutes to an hour depending. Child must be between 3 and 5 years in age to participate. Sign in at the Kids World desk. Priority for children's programs is given to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents. Be sure to check out our storytime guidelines.

Kids Gaming

April 8th, 4:30pm to 6:00pm

Back by popular demand! Each session we will be hosting Super Smash Bros Brawl or Mario Kart tournaments with prizes for top players. Feel Free to bring your own Nintendo DS or 3DS to play Pokemon against other players too! Grades 2-6. (Drop-In)

April Advanced Computer Literacy

April 9th, 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Continue learning computer use with this 3 part Computer Literacy Series. This series begins where our CLS classes left off and covers file saving, internet searching, bookmarks, computer safety and more.

Polish Heritage Book Club

April 9th, 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Copernicus' Secret: How the Scientific Revolution Began by Jack Repcheck tells how Copernicus' theory that the earth and other planets revolve around the sun might have been lost if not for the efforts of an obscure young professor. Copies of the book will be available at the Library Service desk.

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