Programs & Events

Drop-in Junior Storytime

March 16th,
10:30am to 11:30am
Ages: 3-5 Years

Let's "Sing, talk, read, write, and play" together. No need to register, just check-in at the Kids World Desk 30 minutes before class begins.

Priority for storytime goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights cardholders.

Excel 2016 Series

March 16th,
2:00pm to 4:00pm
In this three-part class, learn the basics, intermediate skills, and advanced skills of making spreadsheets with the latest version of Excel.

Registration begins February 5 for Norridge and Harwood Heights patrons with valid library cards.  All others may register beginning February 12.

A Visit from Clara Barton

March 17th,
2:30pm to 4:00pm
Susan Marie Frontczak is Clara Barton. In the late 1880s Miss Barton was a pioneering nurse, suffragist, and humanitarian who organized relief for Civil War wounded and founded the American Red Cross.

Registration starts February 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning February 12th.

Drop-in Baby Storytime

March 19th,
10:30am to 11:30am
Ages: 6 - 17 Months

Let's "Sing, talk, read, write, and play" together. No need to register, just check-in at the Kids World Desk 30 minutes before class begins.

Priority for storytime goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights cardholders.

Crazy Eights Math Club - Season 2

March 19th,
4:30pm to 5:45pm
Grades K-2. Registration required (for the full eight weeks).

Join Bedtime Math's Crazy 8s, a totally new kind of math club where you'll build stuff, toss beach balls, make amazing mazes and more! You'll have a blast with mischief-making activities like Beach Ball Party, Funny Money and Glow-in-the-Dark City. Registration is for all eight weekly classes.

Pen and Ink Writers Group

March 19th,
7:00pm to 9:00pm
The Pen and Ink Writers Group gathers on the third Monday of each month to read short stories, poems or essays, all inspired by a common theme. Build up your writing skills through practice, presentation and positive critique.

Knitting Circle

March 20th,
2:30pm to 4:00pm
Join the Knitting Circle every month in Fannie's Cafe for an afternoon of crafting, coffee, and friends.

Coffee with the Director

March 20th,
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.

Family Take-Apart Lab

March 20th,
6:00pm to 7:00pm
Registration Required. Children under the age of 9 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian

Learn about how things work by taking them apart and exploring what's under the surface of everyday objects such as electronics, toys, gadgets, and more.

Registration starts February 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning February 12th. Priority for Kids World Programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Basic Computer Literacy Series

March 20th,
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Learn the basics of using a computer in this three-part Computer Literacy Series. A great start for beginners.

Registration starts February 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning February 12th.

Adult and Teen Take-Apart Lab

March 20th,
7:30pm to 8:30pm
Learn about how things work by taking them apart and exploring what's under the surface of everyday objects such as electronics, toys, gadgets, and more. This month, we will be taking apart cameras!

Registration starts February 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning February 12th.

Drop-in Toddler Storytime

March 21st,
9:30am to 10:30am
Ages: 18-35 Months

Let's "Sing, talk, read, write, and play" together. No need to register, just check-in at the Kids World Desk 30 minutes before class begins.

Priority for storytime goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights cardholders.

Drop-in Family Storytime

March 21st,
1:00pm to 2:00pm
All Ages Welcome

Let's "Sing, talk, read, write, and play" together. No need to register, just check-in at the Kids World Desk 30 minutes before class begins.

Priority for storytime goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights cardholders.

Battle of the Books Awards

March 21st,
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Battle of the Books Awards ceremony with special guest. Open to participants of Battle of the Books. 

Kids Write Away Redux

March 22nd,
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Grades 4-6. Registration Required.

Want to become the next famous author? Come join us for one or all three classes this spring! The themes for each class are, "Pretty Amazing Poetry", "Plot Your Story" and "What's the Theme?".

Registration starts February 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning February 12th. Priority for Kids World programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Anonymous Teen Writers

March 22nd,
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.

Mobile Device Help

March 22nd,
6:00pm to 7:00pm
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 February 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning February 12th.

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