Programs & Events

Drop-in Baby Storytime

September 26th,
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 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

Kids Yoga

September 26th,
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Ages 6-10. Registration Required.

Enjoy yoga at the library with a registered yoga therapist. This program focuses on yoga and integrative learning with storytelling. Yoga mats are provided for the class.

Registration starts on August 1st for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents. Non-residents may register after August 8th.

Microsoft Word 2010

September 26th,
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Learn the basics of using Word for typing and saving documents.

Registration starts on August 1st for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents. Non-residents may register after August 8th.

Book Buzz: What's Hot, What's New and What to Read Next

September 26th,
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Join Robert Haddock from Penguin-Random House to find out what the hottest new books are for autumn. You'll get goodies from Penguin, too!

Registration starts on August 1st for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents. Non-residents may register after August 8th.

Drop-in Toddler Storytime

September 27th,
9:30am to 10:20am
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

September 27th,
10:30am to 11:30am
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 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 Polish Family

September 27th,
6:00pm to 7:00pm
All Ages. 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.

Modern Times Film Series: Race

September 27th,
6:00pm to 8:30pm
The Modern Times Film series showcases new additions to the library's movie collection. Join us this month for Race, the true story of Jesse Owens' journey to the 1936 Olympics, where he faced off against Adolf Hitler's vision of Aryan supremacy.

Drop-in Toddler Storytime

September 28th,
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

September 28th,
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 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.

Chess Open Play

September 28th,
5:00pm to 7:30pm
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.

Mystery Movie: Nancy Drew

September 28th,
6:00pm to 8:00pm
New to Los Angeles, High School Student Nancy Drew's concerns about fitting in take a back seat when she stumbles upon a series of clues to the mysterious death of a beautiful Hollywood movie star.

Classic Film Series: Casablanca (1942)

September 29th,
1:00pm to 3:30pm
During the early days of World War II, an American expatriate in Morocco meets a former lover, with unforeseen complications. Directed by Michael Curtiz. Starring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman. Film historian Ralph Amelio leads a discussion following the movie. 102 minutes.

Anonymous Teen Writers

September 29th,
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

September 29th,
6:00pm to 7:00pm
Grades K-2nd. Join us for stories, 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 residents of Norridge and Harwood Heights. Be sure to check out our storytime guidelines.

Hello, Android Series

September 29th,
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Learn the basics of using an Android device in this two-part workshop. Tablets will be provided and questions on your device will be taken after each class.

Registration starts on August 1st for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents. Non-residents may register after August 8th.

Bus Trip: The Mysterious Chicago

September 30th,
9:00am to 3:00pm
$35.00 - Flappers who vanished from history. Submarine wrecks in the river. Disasters. Ghosts. Gangsters. Grave robbers. Secret alleys and pre-fire relics. Adam Selzer's Mysterious Chicago "grab bag" bus tour is full of offbeat, hilarious and gruesome stories of unsolved crimes, strange secrets, and more fascinating tales from Chicago history you'll never forget.  Buy your lunch off the menu at R J Grunt's.

Registration starts on August 1st for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents. Non-residents may register after August 8th.

Drop-in Junior Storytime

September 30th,
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 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.

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