Programs & Events

Art Documentary Film Fest

January 5th,
1:00pm to 3:03pm
Leading up to our conversation Readymade Thief author Augustus Rose on February 4th, we're presenting a series of art documentaries.

Civil War Discussion

January 6th,
10:00am to 11:30am
Join Tom DeFranco for a monthly discussion of Civil War related books, events and historical figures.

Watercolor Fun!

January 6th,
10:00am to 11:30am
Grades 1-3. Registration required.

Together let's try a new style of painting! Using tape and watercolor, we can make some interesting and cool designs.

Kids registration starts November 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents. All others may register beginning November 13th. Priority for Kids World programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

New Year, New Bullet Journal

January 6th,
10:00am to 12:00pm
A bullet journal is a customizable and forgiving organization system. It can be your journal, planner, to-do list, sketchbook, notebook, or even all of the above. Get started with your bullet journal and take control of your life! Bullet-style journals will be provided.

Registration starts November 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning November 13th.

Pen and Paper Table Top Adventure

January 6th,
1:00pm to 3:00pm
4-6 grade. Registration required

Grab your pencils and dice. We are going on an adventure without even leaving the library. Looking for new heroes for a new adventure each week! Enjoy a bite size version of Dungeons and Dragons.

Kids registration starts November 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents. All others may register beginning November 13th. Priority for Kids World programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Drop-in Baby Storytime

January 8th,
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.

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 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning November 13th.

Mobile Device Help

January 8th,
3:00pm to 4:00pm
Have a phone or tablet and need help getting started, have a bunch of questions, or 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 begins Nov 6 for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with a current library card. All others may register beginning Nov 13.

Drawing Club

January 8th,
4:00pm to 5:30pm
Grades 3-6. Drop-In.

Come draw with other kids in your community and let's see what we can create together. All materials will be provided, just bring your imagination.

Adult Book Discussion

January 8th,
7:00pm to 8:30pm
This month's Adult Book Discussion book will be announced soon. Copies of the book will be available in regular and large type. Loans will also be available in audio and eBook formats. Join us for a lively discussion.

Drop-in Toddler Storytime

January 9th,
9:30am to 10:20am

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 Junior Storytime

January 9th,
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.

Teen Music Club

January 9th,
4:00pm to 6:00pm
Musicians 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.

Advanced Computer Literacy Series

January 9th,
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Extend your computer knowledge with this three-part series.

Registration starts November 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning November 13th.

Drop-in Toddler Storytime

January 10th,
10:00am to 11:00am

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.

Page to Screen Book Club: Awakenings

January 10th,
1:30pm to 4:30pm
Every month we'll watch a movie and discuss the book from which it was adapted. This month's adaptation will be Awakenings based on the book by Oliver Sacks. Copies of the book will be available at the Library Services Desk approximately one month before the screening. 1990. PG-13. 2h 1m.

Microsoft Excel 2016

January 10th,
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Learn the basics of making spreadsheets with the latest version of Excel.

Registration starts November 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning November 13th.

Preschool Playtime

January 11th,
11:00am to 12:00pm
Age 5 & under with parent or caregiver. Drop-in.

Play date! Come see what creative fun we are offering for little ones and their caregivers. We'll offer a few engaging pre-literacy activities each week with a focus on play.

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

Mr. Sam's Music Extravaganza

January 11th,
2:30pm to 3:30pm
Ages 7 and younger. Children under 7 must be accompanied by an adult. Registration Required. 

Make music with Mr. Sam with funny songs, some dancing and of course, bubbles!

Kids registration starts November 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents. All others may register beginning November 13th. Priority for Kids World programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

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