Programs & Events

Messy Hands, Busy Minds

October 25th, 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.

Affordable Health Care

October 26th, 10:00am to 2:00pm
Certified healthcare navigators answer your questions about the Affordable Healthcare Act.

Conquer the Job Interview

October 26th, 1:30pm to 3:30pm
Career coaches Lori Howard and Deb Berger teach the strategies to handle yourself effectively in a job interview. Get real time practice with your interviewing skills and learn how to interview with confidence.

Drop-In Baby Storytime

October 27th, 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.

Book Buzz: A Book Club for Young Readers

October 27th, 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Read, talk, create and play in Kid World's new book club! Read one shared book each month and then join us for related activities, crafts and games. Books can be picked up each month at Library Services. Grades K-2.

First Time Home Buying Seminar

October 27th, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Experts from Cole Taylor Mortgage explain the ins and outs of buying a home for the first time. Learn everything from making an offer to getting the proper inspections and closing the sale.

Drop-In Toddler Storytime

October 28th, 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

October 28th, 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.

Power of Attorney and Living Will Workshop

October 28th, 11:00am to 2:00pm
Please schedule your appointment for the workshop at the Power of Attorney and Living Will Informational Seminar on October 23, or call Rosetta Sexton at Congressman Quigley's office at 773-267-5926.

Drop-In Polish Junior Storytime

October 28th, 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

October 28th, 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.

Make Your Own Chai Tea

October 28th, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Tea Lula's staff of tea experts will help you navigate the different teas and spices that you can mix to make your own personal blend of delicious chai tea.

Drop-In Toddler Storytime

October 29th, 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

October 29th, 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.

Sake! A Guide to the Drink

October 29th, 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Sake is a unique Japanese liquor mysterious to many Americans. Food and wine journalist, Camille Stagg explains how sake is made and served, explores the grades and styles, and offers historical lore. The $3.00 tasting fee includes food pairings. To register, visit the Answers Desk or call 708-867-2299.

Kids Computer Class: Typing

October 30th, 4:00am to 5:00am

Learn how to type quickly and accurately while having fun at our first ever kid’s typing class. Grade: 3-6.

Affordable Health Care

October 30th, 10:00am to 2:00pm
Certified healthcare navigators answer your questions about the Affordable Healthcare Act.

Seniors Assistance Center Genealogy Seminar

October 30th, 12:30pm to 3:00pm
Bonniejean Alford Hinde from Alford Enterprises, a communications firm, will offer an interactive presentation on the importance of capturing oral history through genealogy, research, photography, and how to conduct interviews for creating a written family history. Participants may bring recording devices and/or a small treasured artifact or two from the family for discussion.

Anonymous Teen Writers

October 30th, 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

October 30th, 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.

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