Programs & Events

Modern Times Film Series: Marshall

August 14th,
2:00pm to 4:30pm
The Modern Times Film series showcases new additions to the library's movie collection. This month's movie will be Marshall.

A young Thurgood Marshall, the first African-American Supreme Court Justice, battles through one of his career-defining cases. Starring  Chadwick Boseman and Josh Gad. 2017. Rated PG-13. 1h, 58m.

Teen Music Club

August 14th,
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.

Crochet-o-rama: Kitchen Scrubbies

August 15th,
3:00pm to 5:00pm
$5.00 - Make your own scrubbies, great for washing dishes and fun to make for those with basic crochet knowledge. The registration fee covers the cost of yarn, crochet hook, and project guide.

Registration starts May 7th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning May 14th.

The Art of Alfred Hitchcock

August 15th,
6:30pm to 7:30pm
Celebrate Alfred Hitchcock's birthday with some nail-biting fun and insight into the Master of Suspense. Bob Burton presents an original video filled with the directors' own comments and clips from his finest works.

Registration starts May 7th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning May 14th.

Classic Film Series: Rear Window

August 16th,
1:00pm to 3:30pm
Our Classic Film Series continues with Rear Window.

A wheelchair-bound photographer spies on his neighbours and becomes convinced one of them has committed murder. Starring James Stewart and Grace Kelly. 1954. Rated PG. 1h 52m.

Film historian Ralph Amelio leads a discussion following the movie.

Anonymous Teen Writers

August 16th,
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.

Crochet-o-rama: Kitchen Scrubbies

August 16th,
6:30pm to 8:30pm
$5.00 - Make your own scrubbies, great for washing dishes and fun to make for those with basic crochet knowledge. The registration fee covers the cost of yarn, crochet hook, and project guide.

Registration starts May 7th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning May 14th.

Library Board Meeting

August 16th,
7:30pm to 9:30pm
The monthly meeting of the Eisenhower Library Board of Trustees

Opening at 11:00 AM

August 17th,
9:00am to 11:00am
Due to plumbing work, the library will open at 11:00 AM today.

Excel 2016 Series

August 17th,
2:00pm to 4:00pm
In this three-part class, learn the basics, intermediate skills, and advanced skills of making spreadsheets with the latest version of Excel. 

Registration begins May 7 for Norridge and Harwood Heights patrons with valid library cards. All others may register beginning May 14.

Movie in the Park: Coco

August 17th,
8:00pm to 10:00pm
Join us at Norridge Park for a free screening of Pixar's Coco under the stars.

Aspiring musician Miguel, confronted with his family's ancestral ban on music, enters the Land of the Dead to find his great-great-grandfather, a legendary singer.

Norridge Park District: 4631 N Overhill Ave.

Sew-Lutions Saturday

August 18th,
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.

Learn the Serger

August 18th,
2:00pm to 3:30pm
A serger makes a more professional and durable seam than a standard sewing machine, especially for fabrics that have stretch. Learn to use this tool as a great addition to your sewing arsenal.

Registration starts May 7th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning May 14th.

Heroes of Science

August 18th,
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Grades K-6. Registration Required.

Join us for an interactive experience from, "Mad Science" and learn about a few pioneers of science and how they performed their most famous experiments!

Registration begins May 25th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning June 1st. Priority for Kids programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

VHS to DVD Demonstration

August 20th,
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Learn how to bring your home movies into the modern age with our VHS to DVD conversion tools.

Registration starts May 7th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning May 14th.

Pen and Ink Writers Group

August 20th,
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.

Bus Trip: Shopping in Lincoln Square

August 21st,
10:00am to 2:30pm
$20.00 - Chicago's Lincoln Square is the perfect place for a shopping spree. Visit The Book Cellar, Savory Spice, Laurie's Planet of Sound, Merz Apothecary, Timeless Toys, The Chopping Block, Gene's Sausage Shop, the Old Town School of Folk Music, and more. Enjoy lunch at any of the neighborhood's many restaurants. 

Registration starts May 7th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning May 14th.

Monarch Butterflies

August 21st,
1:00pm to 3:00pm
One of the most recognizable species of butterflies in North America, monarchs are beautiful and interesting. Camille Paul will discuss the monarch butterfly's habitat, diet, life history, and more. This program is presented by the Seniors Assistance Center.

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