Programs & Events

Bus Trip: Santaland Diaries at the Goodman Theatre

December 16th,
12:00pm to 5:00pm
$40.00 - Strapped for cash, a struggling actor takes a job as a Christmas elf at Macy's. Enduring a daily gauntlet of screaming children, rude parents and suspect Santas, it's going to take more than a glass of eggnog to get him through the holiday season. Adapted from the beloved essay by best-selling author David Sedaris, The Santaland Diaries has become a new holiday classic. This trip does not include lunch.

Registration starts November 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Registration for everyone starts November 12th.

Cut the Cable: Internet Streaming TV

December 17th,
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Learn about Roku, Apple TV, and other devices that work with your existing TV and internet connection to stream video subscription services such as Netflix, Hulu, and others.

Registration starts November 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 12th.

Pen and Ink Writers Group

December 17th,
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.

Knitting Circle

December 18th,
2:30pm to 4:00pm
Join the Knitting Circle every month in Fannie's Cafe for an afternoon of crafting, coffee, and friends.

Modern Times Film Series: Won't You Be My Neighbor?

December 18th,
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 Won't You Be My Neighbor? an exploration of the life, lessons, and legacy of iconic children's television host, Mr. Rogers. 2018. Rated PG-13. 1h 34m.

Learn the Embroidery Machine

December 18th,
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Learn the basics of the Workshop's embroidery machine and its software.

Registration starts November 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 12th.

Mobile Device Help*

December 19th,
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 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 12th.

Mobile Device Help

December 19th,
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 November 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 12th.

Excel 2016 Series

December 20th,
10:00am to 12:00pm
In this three-part class, learn the basic, intermediate, and advanced skills of making spreadsheets with the latest version of Excel.

Registration starts November 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 12th.

Classic Film Series: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

December 20th,
1:00pm to 3:30pm
Our Classic Film Series continues with Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.

Dr. Jekyll allows his dark side to run wild when he drinks a potion that turns him into the evil Mr. Hyde. Starring Spencer Tracy, Ingrid Bergman, and Lana Turner. Unrated. 1h 53m.

Film historian Ralph Amelio leads a discussion following the movie.

Anonymous Teen Writers

December 20th,
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.

Kids Write Away Redux

December 20th,
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Grades 4-6. Registration Required.

Want to become the next famous author? Join us for one or all three classes this winter! The themes for each class are, "What is a Villain?," "Where is Your Voice?," and "Is that the Ending?"

Registration starts November 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 12th. Priority for Kids programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Library Board Meeting

December 20th,
7:30pm to 9:30pm
The monthly meeting of the Eisenhower Library Board of Trustees

Friends Book Sale

December 22nd,
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Look for the Friends of the Library in the Book Sale on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of every month to support the library and find great deals. Hardcovers, DVDs & CDs: $1.00. Paperbacks: 50 cents.

Stories in the Sky

December 26th,
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Grades 3-6. Registration Required

The stars have many stories to tell. Come and hear magical tales of the past and learn how to spot constellations for yourselves.

Registration starts November 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 12th. Priority for Kids programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Haunted House Tabletop Adventure for Teens

December 27th,
10:00am to 12:00pm
Join us as we uncover the secrets in the haunted house with a role playing game for grades 7-12.

Registration starts November 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 12th.

Mobile Device Help

December 27th,
10:00am to 11:00am
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 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 12th.

Mobile Device Help

December 27th,
11:00am to 12:00pm
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 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 12th.

U Make: Fingerprint Science

December 27th,
3:00pm to 4:15pm
Grades 1-3. Registration required.

Do your fingerprints have arches, loops, or whorls? We'll record our own fingerprints using different methods and materials and then learn how to dust for fingerprints like a forensic scientist.

Registration starts November 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 12th. Priority for Kids programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

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