Programs & Events

Messy Hands Busy Minds

October 10th,
1:30pm to 2:30pm
Ages 2 - 5 with an adult. Registration Required.

Roll up your sleeves! Let's get dirty, have fun, and explore new concepts! Be sure to wear clothes to get messy in. All participants should bring an adult partner.

In-person and phone registration for kids programs begins Monday, August 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts August 12th. Priority for Kids World programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Anonymous Teen Writers

October 10th,
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

October 10th,
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

October 10th,
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 August 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts August 12th.

Crochet a Shawl

October 10th,
6:30pm to 8:30pm
$5.00 - Crochet a shawl from one cake of yarn. This project is 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 August 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts August 12th.

Junior Storytime

October 11th,
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

October 11th,
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 August 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts August 12th.

Mobile Device Help

October 11th,
12:00pm to 12:30pm
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 August 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts August 12th.

Mobile Device Help

October 11th,
12:30pm to 1:00pm
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 August 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts August 12th.

Pride and Prejudice Film Series

October 11th,
1:00pm to 4:00pm
Leading up to our October 13th conversation with Sonali Dev, author of Pride and Prejudice & Other Flavors, we're presenting a series of film adaptations of Jane Austen's classic romance novel.

September 20: Pride and Prejudice starring Keira Knightley. 2005. Rated PG. 2h 7m.
September 27: Bride and Prejudice. A Bollywood-style update. 2004. PG-13. 2h 2m.
October 11: Pride and Prejudice and Zombies. A tongue in cheek horror update. 2016. PG-13. 1h 48m.

After Hours Teen Time: Wizard of Oz and Pompom Creatures

October 11th,
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 make Cowardly Lion, Tin Man, Scarecrow, and Toto pompoms after watching Dorothy travel down the Yellow Brick Road.

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

Fabric 101

October 12th,
10:00am to 12:00pm
Learn about the different types of fabric and what they are good for!

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

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

Friends Book Sale

October 12th,
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.

Kid's Crocheting for Beginners

October 12th,
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Grades 4-6. Registration Required

Fall is here and it's getting chilly outside, what a great time to learn how to make your own scarf. This is a Workshop program and waivers must be completed in order to complete registration.

In-person and phone registration for kids programs begins Monday, August 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts August 12th. Priority for Kids World programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

A Conversation with Author Sonali Dev

October 13th,
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Bestselling author Sonali Dev uses her insights into Indian culture to conjure up Bollywood-style love stories that explore issues faced by women around the world while still indulging her faith in the idea of a happily-ever-after.

The four books in her Bollywood Series capture the colorful spirit and fascinating details of Indian culture. Her Jane Austen-inspired novel, Pride, Prejudice, and Other Flavors, launches a new series about an immigrant family descended from Indian royalty who have built their lives in San Francisco.

Baby Storytime

October 14th,
10:30am to 11:15am
Baby Storytime
Ages 6-17 months with caregiver (siblings welcome)
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Pixel Power

October 14th,
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Grades 3-6. Registration Required.

Art goes 8-bit! Bring digital art to the real world and make your very own pixel creation. Be completely original, or use one of the many patterns that will be available. Workshop Waivers must be completed to ensure registration.

In-person and phone registration for kids programs begins Monday, August 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts August 12th. Priority for Kids World programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

The Beatles: 50 Years of Abbey Road

October 14th,
7:00pm to 8:00pm
October 1, 2019 marked the 50th Anniversary of the release of Abbey Road - the last album the Beatles recorded. Using audio and video content, Beatles historian Gary Wenstrup shares the stories behind the album's best-known songs and celebrates the Beatles final gift to music lovers all over the world.

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

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