Programs & Events

Drop-In Baby Storytime

September 22nd, 10:30am to 11:30am
Ages: 6-17 months

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

Movie Monday: The Lego Movie

September 22nd, 6:00pm to 7:45pm
An ordinary Lego construction worker, thought to be the prophesied 'Special', is recruited to stop an evil tyrant from gluing the Lego universe into eternal stasis. Join us for a movie and free popcorn! Ages Birth through 12 years - Rated PG.

Drop-In Toddler Storytime

September 23rd, 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

September 23rd, 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

September 23rd, 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.

Coffee with the Director

September 23rd, 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Have questions about your library? You're invited to stop in at Fannie Schmoe's Bakery for a free cup of coffee with library director Stacy Wittmann and share your thoughts, comments and suggestions.

Drop-In Polish Family Storytime

September 23rd, 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.

Sacred Space: Your Home Sanctuary

September 23rd, 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Self-help author Jill Angelo provides the twelve essential tools to turn the most important element in your life, your home, into a space that’s not only uniquely you, but also an efficient, welcoming oasis of calm. Bring paper, pen and an open mind.

Drop-In Toddler Storytime

September 24th, 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

September 24th, 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.

Science Masterminds

September 24th, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
If you are curious about science and don't mind getting messy this is the place for you.  You are invited to come and conduct experiments with our staff of mad scientists. Grades 2-6.

Advanced Computer Literacy

September 24th, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
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.

Classic Film: On the Waterfront

September 25th, 1:00pm to 4:00pm
An ex-prize fighter struggles to stand up to corrupt union bosses. With Marlon Brando and Karl Malden, directed by Elia Kazan. Film historian Ralph Amelio leads a discussion after the film.

Anonymous Teen Writers

September 25th, 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Writers in grade 7 through 12 are invited to join in on a weekly hour 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

September 25th, 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Grade: K-2nd

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.

College Funding

September 25th, 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Everett Wealth Solutions presents a workshop on college funding. To register call 708-771-7777.

Drop-In Junior Storytime

September 26th, 10:00am to 11:00am
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 three and five 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.

Picture This - You Can Write a Screenplay

September 27th, 10:00am to 1:00pm

Paul Klatt guides you through the steps of creating a successful screenplay in this six-week course. Learn what makes a movie interesting and use the tools of the trade to turn your story into a script.

Miss Lori's CAMPUS

September 27th, 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Chicago's own Miss Lori from Miss Lori's CAMPUS will ignite the library with her spirit and her high energy, interactive performance. With music to groove to and lyrics to grow on, Miss Lori's CAMPUS helps children and their families improve their overall health and wellness by physicalizing their imaginations, together! Ages Birth through 12.

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