Programs & Events

Open Workshop Hours

September 21st,
1:00pm to 4:00pm
Stop in during open Workshop hours to get creative. Work on a self-directed project with our sewing machines, embroidery machines, digital media lab, or other Workshop equipment. Staff will be available to help out or offer project suggestions.

Book A Listener

September 21st,
3:40pm to 3:55pm

Registration Required, Ages 12 and under

Readers are invited to read out loud to one of the Kids World librarians for 10-15 minutes in these individual sessions geared for individuals who are not confident readers or for whom additional practice is needed to be at grade level. Please be sure to bring the reader's desired reading material to the session.

Kids Write Away

September 21st,
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Grades 4-6. Registration required.

Bring your creativity and get ready to devote an hour to your imagination. We will provide pens, paper, and exercises to flex your inspiration and practice your craft. Let's write away!

Registration starts August 7th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with current library cards. All others may register beginning August 14th. Priority for Kids World programs is given to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Anonymous Teen Writers

September 21st,
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.

Library Board Meeting

September 21st,
7:30pm to 9:30pm
The monthly meeting of the Eisenhower Library Board of Trustees

Intermediate Excel 2016

September 22nd,
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Continue developing your Excel skills.

Registration starts August 7th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with current library cards. All others may register beginning August 14th. Priority for Kids World programs is given to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Open Workshop Hours

September 23rd,
9:00am to 12:30pm
Stop in during open Workshop hours to get creative. Work on a self-directed project with our sewing machines, embroidery machines, digital media lab, or other Workshop equipment. Staff will be available to help out or offer project suggestions.

Dig Those Dinosaur Bones!

September 23rd,
1:00pm to 4:00pm
Grades K-6th grade. Registration Required.

Do you know your dinosaurs inside and out? We'll explore the world of dinosaur bones and fossils by taking an "under the skin" look at how dinosaurs moved and then use household items to build awesome dinosaur skeletons.

Registration starts August 7th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with current library cards. All others may register beginning August 14th. Priority for Kids World programs is given to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Friends Book Sale

September 23rd,
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Look for the Friends of the Library in the Book Sale room on the first floor, next to the Quiet Room on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of every month to support the library and find great deals.

Book Buzz: What to Read This Fall

September 24th,
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Love free books? Robert Haddock from Penguin-Random House returns with the inside scoop on all the hottest books coming out this fall. Don't forget about the free books and other giveaways.

Registration starts August 7th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with current library cards. All others may register beginning August 14th.

Open Workshop Hours

September 25th,
1:00pm to 4:30pm
Stop in during open Workshop hours to get creative. Work on a self-directed project with our sewing machines, embroidery machines, digital media lab, or other Workshop equipment. Staff will be available to help out or offer project suggestions.

Crazy 8s Math Club

September 25th,
4:30pm to 5:45pm
Grades K-2. Registration required (for the full eight weeks)

Join Bedtime Math's Crazy 8s Club to build stuff, run and jump, make music, make a mess . it's a totally new kind of math club. You'll get to do mischief-making activities like Glow-in-the-Dark Geometry, Bouncy Dice, and Toilet Paper Olympics. You'll take home cool gadgets, too.

Registration is for all eight classes; note that there is no class October 2nd.

Brain and Memory Health

September 25th,
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Join memory expert Dr. Linda Sasser for an entertaining look at how memory works. Learn about practices for improving brain function and leave with easy-to-use strategies for remembering names, information, and tasks.

Registration starts August 7th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with current library cards. All others may register beginning August 14th.

Drop-in Junior Storytime

September 26th,
10:30am to 11:30am

Ages: 3-5 Years

Priority for storytime goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights cardholders.

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