Programs & Events

Coffee with the Director

July 26th,
5:00pm to 6:00pm
Stop in at Fannie's Cafe, grab a free cup of coffee, and share your thoughts, comments, and suggestions with library director Stacy Wittmann.

Modern Times Film Series: The Big Short

July 26th,
6:00pm to 8:30pm
The Modern Times Film series showcases new additions to the library's movie collection. Join us this month for The Big Short, a frighteningly comedic look at how economists profited from the mid-2000s housing market meltdown.

Drop-In Polish Family Storytime

July 26th,
6:00pm to 7:00pm

Join us for stories, fingerplays, 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.

Polish Computer Literacy Series

July 26th,
7:00pm to 8:00pm
To seria 3 zajec obejmujaca zagadnienia zwiazane z uzywaniem myszy do komputera, kopiowaniem i wklejaniem tekstu, operacjami na oknach programow, objasnia elementy "Pulpitu" oraz podstawowe zagadnienia zwiazane z internetem.

Drop-In Toddler Storytime

July 27th,
10:00am to 11:00am

Ages 18-35 months, Join us for fingerplays, songs, and fun! Storytime will last for 45 minutes to an hour depending. Child must be the appropriate 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

July 27th,
1:00pm to 2:00pm

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 Chess Open Play

July 27th,
5:00pm to 8:45pm
Ages 12 & under. Drop in. Check out a chess set from the Kids Desk and play away the evening here in Kids World. We will facilitate matching players but the play will not be staff supervised; children under age 7 must be supervised by a parent/guardian at all times in the library. Parents are welcome to play as equipment allows.

Anonymous Teen Writers

July 28th,
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.

Drop-In Big Kids Storytime

July 28th,
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.

Drop-In Junior Storytime

July 29th,
10:00am to 11:00am

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.

Where in the Library is Ives Von Howler?

July 29th,
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Grades 3 - 6. Registration required.
Priority for children's programs go to residents of Norridge and Harwood Heights.
 Ives Von Howler, a dastardly scoundrel, has taken up residence in OUR library. Join the Dewey Division to receive case notes from "The Director," clues from the Library staff, and find this evil scalawag wherever he might be hiding.

Microsoft Excel 2010

July 30th,
10:00am to 12:00pm
Learn the basics of Excel for making spreadsheets.

Lego Day

July 30th,
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Ages 4-12. Registration required.
Priority for children's programs go to residents of Norridge and Harwood Heights.
 A Kid's World favorite! Come and create with our Lego bricks. After you're finished, we'll photograph your creation for our Facebook page. Space is limited, so sign up early.

Adult Book Discussion: This is Your Life, Harriet Chance

August 1st,
7:00pm to 8:30pm
This month's Adult Book Discussion book will be This is Your Life, Harriet Chance by Jonathan Evison. Copies of the book will be available in regular and large type. Loans will also be available in audio formats and on the Nook. Join us for a lively discussion.

Adult Book Discussion: This is Your Life, Harriet Chance

August 2nd,
2:00pm to 3:30pm
This month's Adult Book Discussion book will be This is Your Life, Harriet Chance by Jonathan Evison. Copies of the book will be available in regular and large type. Loans will also be available in audio formats and on the Nook. Join us for a lively discussion.

Intermediate Excel 2010

August 2nd,
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Learn some more advanced skills to push your Excel usage even further.

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