Programs & Events

Teen Music Club

January 22nd,
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.

Modern Times Film Series: A Quiet Place

January 22nd,
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 A Quiet Place. A family is forced to live in silence while hiding from monsters with ultra-sensitive hearing. 2018. Rated PG-13. 1h 30m.

Learn the Serger

January 22nd,
7:00pm to 8:30pm
A serger makes a professional and durable seam, especially with fabrics that stretch. Learn to use this tool as a great addition to your sewing arsenal.

Thanks to the Friends of the Eisenhower Library for supporting this class.

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

Digitize Your Photos and Negatives

January 23rd,
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Get a demo of the photo, negative, and slide digitization process and then work on your own digitization project during Open Workshop hours.

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

Coffee with the Director

January 23rd,
2:30pm to 3:30pm
Stop in at Fannie's Cafe, grab a free cup of coffee, and share your thoughts, comments, and suggestions with library director Stacy Wittmann.

Mobile Device Help

January 24th,
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

January 24th,
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.

Anonymous Teen Writers

January 24th,
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

January 24th,
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 begins November 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning November 12th. Priority for Kids programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Adult Art and Craft Day

January 24th,
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Join us for an adults-only crafting session. Make a Valentine's Day themed table setting by decoupaging a charger plate and decorate glassware. All supplies will be provided.

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

Coding for Teens

January 24th,
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Learn to code with Scratch, a visual coding platform to create interactive games, stories, and animation. For beginning Scratch users in grades 7-12.

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

Friends Book Sale

January 26th,
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.

Pen and Paper Tabletop Adventure Club

January 26th,
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Grades 5-8

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

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.

Crazy Eights Math Season Two

January 28th,
4:30pm to 5:45pm
Grades K-2. Registration is for all eight weeks and attendance at week one is required.

Join Bedtime Math's Crazy 8s, a new kind of math club where we'll build stuff, make mazes and do mischief-making activities like Beach Ball Party, Funny Money and Glow-in-the-Dark City.

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.

Mindful Meditation

January 28th,
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Learn to reduce the stress in your daily life with practical mindfulness tools taught by Chicago's Middle Way meditation instructors and practitioners.

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

Basic Computer Literacy Series

January 29th,
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Learn the basics of using a computer in this three-part Computer Literacy Series. A great start for beginners.

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

Crochet an Outlander Cowl

January 30th,
3:00pm to 5:00pm
$5.00 - Create a cowl inspired by Claire's wardrobe from the book and TV series Outlander, a quick and fun project for those with basic crochet skills. The registration fee covers the cost of yarn, crochet hook, and project guide. This class is for adults and teens in 7th grade and up.  

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

Classic Film Series: The Searchers

January 31st,
1:00pm to 3:30pm
Our Classic Film Series continues with The Searchers.

A Civil War veteran embarks on a journey to rescue his kidnapped niece from a tribe of Comanches. Starring John Wayne, Natalie Wood, and Vera Miles. 1956. Unrated. 1h 59m.

Film historian Ralph Amelio leads a discussion following the movie.

Anonymous Teen Writers

January 31st,
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.

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