Programs & Events

Drop-in Toddler Storytime

October 30th,
9:30am to 10:15am
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 Toddler Storytime

October 31st,
10:00am to 10:45am
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

October 31st,
11:00am to 12:00pm
Ages: All ages are welcome. Those under 3 should be accompanied by an adult.

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.

Trick-or-Treat at the Library

October 31st,
1:00pm to 5:00pm
Ages 12 & Under. Drop-In

Start in Kids World to go on a trick-or-treat tour around the library.

Anonymous Teen Writers

November 1st,
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

November 1st,
6:00pm to 7:00pm
Ages: K - 2nd Grade

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.

What Are We Doing this Weekend?

November 1st,
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Chicago is known for skyscrapers, deep-dish pizza, and improv comedy but they're only the start of Chicago's story. Molly Page, author of 100 Things to Do In Chicago Before You Die and a docent at the Chicago Architecture Foundation, offers tips for planning your staycation, your next date night, and family explorations of hidden gems.

Registration starts August 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts August 13th.

Drop-in Junior Storytime

November 2nd,
10:00am to 11:00am
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.

Mobile Device Help*

November 2nd,
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 August 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning August 13th.

Mobile Device Help

November 2nd,
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 August 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning August 13th.

Excel 2016 Series

November 3rd,
10:00am to 12:00pm
In this three-part class, learn the basics, intermediate skills, and advanced skills of making spreadsheets with the latest version of Excel.

Registration starts August 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts August 13th.

Civil War Discussion

November 3rd,
10:00am to 11:30am
Join Tom DeFranco for a monthly discussion of Civil War related books, events and historical figures.

Pen and Paper Tabletop Adventure

November 3rd,
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Grades 4-6. Registration required.

Grab your pencils and dice. We are going on an adventure without even leaving the library! Each week is a new story with new heroes in this bite size Dungeons and Dragons game.

Registration begins August 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning August 13th. Priority for Kids programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents. Children under 7 must be with an adult.

NaNoWriMo Write Your Novel Here

November 4th,
1:00pm to 4:30pm
Every Sunday during the month of November we're offering quiet space in our conference room for NaNoWriMo participants. For access, ask at the Answers Desk.

Bus Trip: The Madness of Edgar Allan Poe at First Folio Theatre

November 4th,
1:30pm to 6:00pm
$45.00 - Two years after the death of his wife Virginia, Edgar Allan Poe is haunted not just by the specter of his beloved, but also by his many macabre stories. As he roams from room to room, searching for release from his demons, Poe relives both his life and his tales. Follow Poe and the ghost of his wife, Virginia as they take you throughout haunted Mayslake Hall and deep into The Madness of Edgar Allan Poe.

Registration starts August 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts August 13th

Drop-in Baby Storytime

November 5th,
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 8s Math Club - Season One

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

Join Bedtime Math's Crazy 8s Club to build stuff, run and jump, make music, make a mess. It's a totally new kind of math club. You'll get to do mischief-making activities like Glow-in-the-Dark Geometry, Bouncy Dice, and Toilet Paper Olympics. You'll take home cool gadgets, too.

Registration begins August 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning August 13th. Priority for Kids programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

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