Programs & Events

Toddler Storytime

January 8th,
9:30am to 10:15am
Toddler Storytime
Ages 18-35 months with caregiver (siblings welcome)
Drop-In (Sign in at Kids World starting 30 minutes prior to class start)

Storytimes offer great opportunities for kids in the proper age range to learn and have fun. 

Priority for Kids World Programs goes to residents of Norridge and Harwood Heights. 

Junior Storytime

January 8th,
10:30am to 11:15am
Junior Storytime
Ages 3-5 years (siblings welcome)
Drop-In (Sign in at Kids World starting 30 minutes prior to class start)

Storytimes offer great opportunities for kids in the proper age range to learn and have fun. 

Priority for Kids World Programs goes to residents of Norridge and Harwood Heights. 

Modern Times Film Series: A Quiet Place

January 8th,
2:00pm to 4:30pm
The Modern Times Film series showcases new additions to the library's movie collection. This month's movie will be A Quiet Place. A family is forced to live in silence while hiding from monsters with ultra-sensitive hearing. 2018. Rated PG-13. 1h 30m.

Mobile Device Help*

January 8th,
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Have a phone or tablet and need help getting started? Need advanced help with an app? Sign up for personalized individual help! One device per session, though multiple people may attend with the device.

Registration starts November 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 12th.

Mobile Device Help*

January 8th,
3:00pm to 4:00pm
Have a phone or tablet and need help getting started? Need advanced help with an app? Sign up for personalized individual help! One device per session, though multiple people may attend with the device.

Registration starts November 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 12th.

Teen Music Club

January 8th,
4:00pm to 6:00pm
Music fans of all levels in grades 7-12 are invited to hang out with friends and geek out about music. During each session, we'll talk about music, write songs, learn some instruments, and make recordings in the Workshop studio. Bring your ideas, instruments, and friends.

Adult and Teen Take Apart Lab

January 8th,
7:30pm to 8:30pm
Learn about how things work by taking them apart and exploring what's under the surface. This month, we'll take apart radio devices!

Registration starts November 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 12th.

Toddler Storytime

January 9th,
10:00am to 10:45am
Toddler Storytime
Ages 18-35 months with caregiver (siblings welcome)
Drop-In (Sign in at Kids World starting 30 minutes prior to class start)

Storytimes offer great opportunities for kids in the proper age range to learn and have fun. 

Priority for Kids World Programs goes to residents of Norridge and Harwood Heights. 

Family Storytime

January 9th,
11:00am to 11:45am
Family Storytime
All Ages
Drop-In (Sign in at Kids World starting 30 minutes prior to class start)

Storytimes offer great opportunities for kids and families to learn and have fun. Family Storytime is designed for children of all ages and interests. 

Priority for Kids World Programs goes to residents of Norridge and Harwood Heights. 

Page to Screen Book Club: The Manchurian Candidate

January 9th,
1:30pm to 4:30pm
Every month the Page to Screen Club watches a movie and discusses the book from which it was adapted.

This month we'll watch The Manchurian Candidate after reading the novel by Richard Condon. Copies of the book are available at the Library Services Desk one month before the screening. 1962. PG-13. 2h 6m.

Kids Yoga

January 10th,
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Ages 8-12. Registration Required

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

Registration starts November 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 12th. Priority for Kids programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Anonymous Teen Writers

January 10th,
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.

Big Kids Storytime

January 10th,
6:00pm to 6:45pm
Big Kids Storytime
Grades K-2
Drop-In (Sign in at Kids World starting 30 minutes prior to class start)

Storytimes offer great opportunities for kids in the proper grade range to learn and have fun. Big Kids Storytime is specifically designed for children who are in kindergarten through second grade. 

Priority for Kids World Programs goes to residents of Norridge and Harwood Heights. 

Scale Model Club

January 10th,
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Are you interested in large-things-made-small? Have you been modeling forever and want to share your expertise? Join this informal group for modelers of all skill levels. For adults and teens 12 and older.

Registration starts November 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 12th.

Coding for Teens

January 10th,
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Learn to code with Scratch, a visual coding platform to create interactive games, stories, and animation. For beginning Scratch users in grades 7-12.

Registration starts November 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 12th.

Mysterious Myanmar

January 10th,
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Brian Michalski had no idea where Myanmar was before his backpacking journey around the world. It ended up a favorite  destination due to its untouched natural beauty, rich history, creative cuisine, and generous locals. Come along on this photo-rich adventure exploring a Southeast Asian gem.

Registration starts November 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 12th.

Silent Film Festival

January 11th,
9:30am to 4:30pm
For the first time in twenty years, an entire year's worth of movies are entering the public domain. In 2019, works first published in 1923 will become free to creatively re-edit, adapt, or screen publicly. We're celebrating with screenings of 1923's best silent features interspersed with shorts.

9:30 AM: A Woman of Paris
When Marie St. Clair believes she has been jilted by her fiance when he fails to meet her at the railway station, she goes off to Paris alone. Directed by Charles Chaplin. 1h 22m.

11:05 AM: The Hunchback of Notre Dame

Junior Storytime

January 11th,
10:00am to 10:45am
Junior Storytime
Ages 3-5 years (siblings welcome)
Drop-In (Sign in at Kids World starting 30 minutes prior to class start)

Storytimes offer great opportunities for kids in the proper age range to learn and have fun. 

Priority for Kids World Programs goes to residents of Norridge and Harwood Heights. 

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