Programs & Events

Adult Book Discussion

April 6th,
6:00pm to 7:30pm
This month's Adult Book Discussion book will be announced soon.

Copies of the book are available in regular and large type. Loans will also be available in audio and eBook formats. Join us for a lively discussion.

Money Smart Week: Outlook and Opportunities

April 6th,
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Explore the current stock market, the importance of asset allocation, preparation for volatile markets, and opportunities in the current environment with Kevin McCarthy of Edward Jones Financial.

In-person and phone registration starts February 3rd for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts February 10th.

Adult Book Discussion

April 7th,
2:00pm to 3:30pm
This month's Adult Book Discussion book will be announced soon.

Copies of the book are available at the Library Services Desk one month before the discussion. If you are new to the club, please consider attending the Monday evening session.

Family Knitting

April 7th,
5:00pm to 7:00pm
Grades 4-6 with an adult. Registration Required

Join us for a beginners knitting class just for Families! Each week will build on different knitting skills to complete a simple project. Registration is for all four days. Class size is limited. This is a Workshop program and waivers must be completed in order to complete registration.

Registration starts February 3rd for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts February 10th. Priority for Kids World programs goes to Norridge

Money Smart Week: Debt Management

April 7th,
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Learn ways to increase your cash flow and manage debt in this interactive workshop presented by the National Financial Literacy Campaign.

In-person and phone registration starts February 3rd for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts February 10th.

Toddler Storytime

April 8th,
10:00am to 10:45am
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.

Family Storytime

April 8th,
11:00am to 11:45am
Family Storytime
All Ages
Drop-In (Sign in at Kids World starting 30 minutes prior to class start)

Storytimes offer great opportunities for kids and families to learn and have fun. Family Storytime is designed for children of all ages and interests.

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

2020 U.S. Census Help

April 8th,
3:00pm to 7:00pm
Need help filling out the census questionnaire? We're here to make sure you're counted. In mid-March, mailed participation invitations from the Census Bureau should begin arriving in mail boxes.

Drop into the library with your invitation on Wednesday evenings for assistance with responding online, by telephone, or by mail. Have census questions or need additional help? Call 708-867-2299.

3rd - 5th Grade Graphic Novel Club: Star Scouts

April 8th,
5:00pm to 5:30pm
Grades 3-5. Registration Required.

Do you love graphic novels? Are you in grades 3-5? Join us as we discuss Star Scouts by Mike Lawrence. Avani is the new kid in town, and she's not happy about it. Everyone in school thinks she's weird, especially the girls in her Flower Scouts troop. Is it so weird to think scouting should be about fun and adventure, not about makeovers and boys? But everything changes when Avani is abducted by a spunky alien named Mabel.

Pick up a copy of the book from Library Services to read prior to the date of the discussion.

Wreck This Book

April 8th,
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Turn an old book into your personal art statement with scissors, washi tape, paint, charms - anything you want. We'll supply the materials, you supply the inspiration. For teens in grades 7-12.

In-person and phone registration starts February 3rd for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts February 10th.

Classic Film Series: The Scarlet Empress

April 9th,
1:00pm to 4:30pm
Our Classic Film Series continues with The Scarlet Empress.

A noblewoman enters into a loveless marriage with the dim-witted heir to the Russian throne then plots to oust him from power. Directed by Josef von Sternberg. Starring Marlene Dietrich. 1934. Unrated. 1h 44m.

Film historian Ralph Amelio leads a discussion following the movie.

Anonymous Teen Writers

April 9th,
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

April 9th,
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.

Teen Graphic Novel Club: Drama

April 9th,
6:00pm to 7:00pm
Whether you're new to comics or a life-long reader, our club for teens in grades 7-12 will help you find something new to read and talk about from the world of comics.

Scale Model Club

April 9th,
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 February 3rd for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts February 10th.

Junior Storytime

April 10th,
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.

Teen Tabletop Games

April 10th,
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Grab your pencils and dice. We are going on an adventure without even leaving the library! See what's happening in this epic role playing game.

In-person and phone registration starts February 3rd for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts February 10th.

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