Programs & Events

Garden Club: DIY Birdhouses

July 10th,
6:00pm to 7:30pm
Birds are one of the best pesticides nature has to offer. Decorate your own birdhouse to take home and hang in your garden. Give your feathered friends a nice and cozy place to live.

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

Classic Film Series: The Furies

July 11th,
1:00pm to 4:30pm
Our Classic Film Series continues with The Furies.

A firebrand heiress clashes with her tyrannical, cattle ranching father. Starring Barbara Stanwyck and Walter Huston. 1950. Not Rated. 1h 49m.

Film historian Ralph Amelio leads a discussion following the movie.

Deliciously Fictitious Book Club: Recipes for Love and Murder

July 11th,
3:00pm to 4:00pm
Join us every other month in Fannie's Cafe to discuss culinary-themed mysteries and sample delicious recipes from the pages of the books.

This month we'll read Recipes for Love and Murder by Sally Andrew. Set in rural South Africa-a flavorful blend of The #1 Ladies Detective Agency and Goldie Schulz series, full of humor, romance, and recipes.

Books are available to borrow at the Library Services Desk one month before each meeting.

Anonymous Teen Writers

July 11th,
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

July 11th,
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

July 11th,
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 May 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts May 13th.

Junior Storytime

July 12th,
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. 

Mobile Device Help

July 12th,
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 May 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts May 13th.

Mobile Device Help

July 12th,
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 May 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts May 13th.

After Hours Teen Time: Hairspray & '60s Pouches

July 12th,
5:00pm to 8:00pm
We're keeping the library open after hours just for teens. Bring your friends, to watch a movie, eat some pizza, and make a craft.

This month we'll make flower power pencil pouches after watching a 1960s teen use a TV dance show to speak out about the causes she believes in.

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

Pen and Paper Tabletop Adventure Club

July 13th,
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Grades 5-8. Registration Required.

Grab your pencils and dice. We are going on an adventure without even leaving the library! See what's happening in this epic Dungeons and Dragons story.

Registration starts May 28th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts June 3rd. Priority for Kids programs is given to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Friends Book Sale

July 13th,
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Look for the Friends of the Library in the Book Sale Room on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of every month to support the library and find great deals.

Let's Play: Lego®

July 13th,
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Ages 4-12. Kids under 7 must bring an adult. Registration required.

Get ready to explore, play and learn with Lego®.

Registration starts May 28th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts June 3rd. Priority for Kids programs is given to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Let's Play: Lego®

July 13th,
3:30pm to 4:30pm
Ages 4-12. Kids under 7 must bring an adult. Registration required.

Get ready to explore, play and learn with Lego®.

Registration starts May 28th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts June 3rd. Priority for Kids programs is given to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Baby Storytime

July 15th,
10:30am to 11:15am
Baby Storytime
Ages 6-17 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 Yoga

July 15th,
6:00pm to 7:00pm
Ages 5-12 with an adult. Registration Required/

Join us for our first Family Yoga class! Kids and parents will have this yoga class together. Mats will be provided but you are welcome to bring your own.

Registration starts May 28th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts June 3rd. Priority for Kids programs is given to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Ancestry Online Series

July 15th,
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Learn how to research your family history with Ancestry Library Edition in this two-part series.

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

Pen and Ink Writers Group

July 15th,
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.

Toddler Storytime

July 16th,
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

July 16th,
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. 

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