Programs & Events

Adult and Teen Take-Apart Lab

February 26th,
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.

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

Drop-in Toddler Storytime

February 27th,
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

February 27th,
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

February 27th,
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.

Drop-in Polish Family Storytime

February 27th,
6:00pm to 7:00pm
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. This class is in Polish.

Priority for storytime goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights cardholders.

Modern Times Film Series: Going in Style

February 27th,
6:00pm to 8:30pm
The Modern Times Film series showcases new additions to the library's movie collection. This month's movie will be Going in Style, the story of three retirees who rob the bank that destroyed their pension fund. 2017. PG-13. 1h 36m.

Learn The Serger

February 27th,
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Get training on using one of our new library sewing tools - the serger, a special sewing machine used to prevent material from fraying at the edge.

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

Drop-in Toddler Storytime

February 28th,
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.

Drop-in Family Storytime

February 28th,
1:00pm to 2:00pm

Ages: 12 and under

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

February 28th,
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Battle of the Books challenges students in grades four through six to become familiar with literature. Comprehension and retention are put to the test in a Jeopardy style battle between the teams.

Area schools create their own teams and gather at the library to compete in a five-week battle on questions derived from selected books. See your school's Battle Coach to sign up. 

Outside Booking

February 28th,
6:00pm to 8:30pm
Outside Booking - International Youth SC

Classic Film Series: My Little Chickadee

March 1st,
1:00pm to 3:30pm
Our Classic Film Series continues with My Little Chickadee.

After being run out of town for kissing a bandit, Flower Belle Lee marries a conman to regain her "respectability." 1940. Unrated R. 1h 23m.

Film historian Ralph Amelio leads a discussion following the movie.

Anonymous Teen Writers

March 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.

Girls Who Code

March 1st,
6:00pm to 8:00pm
We're looking for girls in grades 6-12 who want to learn computer science skills and join a supportive sisterhood of thousands of coding girls across the country. No experience necessary! Learn how to code and change the world.

Drop-in Big Kids Storytime

March 1st,
6:00pm to 7:00pm

Grades K - 2

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.

Super Structures: An Architectural Tour of the World

March 1st,
7:00pm to 8:00pm
International traveler Jasmine Blaze, played by educational entertainer Martina Mathisen, takes you around the globe to discover the fantastic architectural super structures that have stunned the world.

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

Drop-in Junior Storytime

March 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.

Microsoft Word 2016

March 2nd,
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Learn the basics of creating and saving documents with the latest version of Word.

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

Sew-Lutions Saturday

March 3rd,
10:00am to 12:00pm
Have a sewing project in mind, but aren't sure how to get started? In the middle of a project and ran into a problem? A sewing instructor will be in The Workshop to answer questions and provide guidance. First come, first served.

Outside Booking

March 3rd,
10:00am to 11:30am
Outside Booking - International Youth SC

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