Programs & Events

Laser Comedy Show

September 27th,
7:00pm to 7:45pm
Ages 12 and under. Kids under seven should bring an adult. Registration Required.

Comedian Chris Fair turns off the lights and creates a hilarious story with audience participation. Laser lights have never been so funny!

Registration starts August 7th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with current library cards. All others may register beginning August 14th. Priority for Kids World programs is given to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Open Workshop Hours

September 28th,
1:00pm to 4:00pm
Stop in during open Workshop hours to get creative. Work on a self-directed project with our sewing machines, embroidery machines, digital media lab, or other Workshop equipment. Staff will be available to help out or offer project suggestions.

Classic Film Series: The Sweet Smell of Success (1957)

September 28th,
1:00pm to 3:30pm
Our Classic Film Series continues with The Sweet Smell of Success.

The most powerful newspaper columnist employs an unscrupulous press agent to prevent his sister from marrying a jazz musician. Directed by Alexander Mackendrick. Starring Burt Lancaster and Tony Curtis.

Film historian Ralph Amelio leads a discussion following the movie. Unrated. 1h 36m.

Anonymous Teen Writers

September 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.

Advanced Excel 2016

September 29th,
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Learn more advanced skills to push your Excel usage even further.

Registration starts August 7th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with current library cards. All others may register beginning August 14th.

The Serger: Make a Pocket Tissue Holder

September 30th,
10:00am to 12:00pm
Learn how to use our serger to make a pocket tissue holder. A previous serger class is a prerequisite for this class.

Registration starts August 7th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with current library cards. All others may register beginning August 14th.

Veteran Photo Submissions

October 1st (All day) to November 24th (All day)
Honor the Veteran or Active Soldier you know by submitting their service information for our Local History Veteran Display. Our annual Veteran wall is on display during the month of November in Kids World.

Look for submission forms at any library service desk. Please bring in an original photograph of the veteran/soldier. We will immediately scan the image while you wait, and return the original back to you.

Open Workshop Hours

October 2nd,
1:00pm to 4:30pm
Stop in during open Workshop hours to get creative. Work on a self-directed project with our sewing machines, embroidery machines, digital media lab, or other Workshop equipment. Staff will be available to help out or offer project suggestions.

U Create: Leaf Art

October 2nd,
4:30pm to 5:45pm
Grades 1 - 3. Registration required.

Leaves fall, fall leaves! Let's use this natural, colorful beauty to make our own art. We'll have materials to trace, draw, rub, color, and collage. Fall fun!

Registration starts August 7th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with current library cards. All others may register beginning August 14th. Priority for Kids World programs is given to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Adult Book Discussion: The Devil in the White City

October 2nd,
7:00pm to 8:30pm
This month's Adult Book Discussion book will be The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson.

Erik Larson intertwines the true tale of the 1893 World's Fair and the cunning serial killer, H.H. Holmes who used the fair to lure his victims to their death. Combining meticulous research with nail-biting storytelling, Erik Larson has crafted a narrative with all the wonder of newly discovered history and the thrills of the best fiction.

Copies of the book are available at the Library Services Desk approximately a month before our discussion.

Drop-in Junior Storytime

October 3rd,
10:30am to 11:30am

Ages: 3-5 Years

Priority for storytime goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights cardholders.

Adult Book Discussion: The Devil in the White City

October 3rd,
2:00pm to 3:30pm
This month's Adult Book Discussion book will be The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson.

Erik Larson intertwines the true tale of the 1893 World's Fair and the cunning serial killer, H.H. Holmes who used the fair to lure his victims to their death. Combining meticulous research with nail-biting storytelling, Erik Larson has crafted a narrative with all the wonder of newly discovered history and the thrills of the best fiction.

Copies of the book are available at the Library Services Desk approximately a month before our discussion.

Drop-In Android Help

October 3rd,
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Having trouble with your phone or tablet? Drop in with your Android device for personalized, one-on-one assistance.

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