Programs & Events

Mobile Device Help

April 6th,
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 February 4th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts February 11th.

Mobile Device Help

April 6th,
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 February 4th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts February 11th.

Island Within A City Fundraising Gala

April 6th,
7:00pm to 11:00pm
A lot has happened since 1989 when we first published Island Within A City, a history of the Norridge-Harwood Heights area written by Thomas McGowen. So in recognition of the books 30th anniversary, were planning a new edition, but well need your help.

On Saturday, April 6th, please join us for a fundraising gala. Hosted by the Friends of the Eisenhower Library, the gala will be your opportunity to experience the library after hours and tell your stories of life in the Norridge-Harwood Heights communities.

Baby Storytime

April 8th,
10:30am to 11:15am
Baby Storytime
Ages 6-17 months with caregiver (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. 

Kids Knitting

April 8th,
4:45pm to 6:45pm
Grades 4-6. Registration Required

Join us for a beginners knitting class just for kids! Each week will build on different knitting skills to complete a simple project. Registration is for all four days. Class size is limited. This is a Workshop program and waivers must be completed in order to complete registration.

Registration starts February 4th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts February 11th. Priority for Kids World programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Adult Book Discussion How to Walk Away

April 8th,
7:00pm to 8:30pm
This month's Adult Book Discussion book will be How to Walk Away by Katherine Center.

Margaret Jacobsen is just about to step into the bright future she's worked for so hard and so long: a new dream job, a fiancé she adores, and the promise of a picture-perfect life just around the corner. Then, suddenly, on what should have been one of the happiest days of her life, everything she worked for is taken away in a brief, tumultuous moment.

Copies of the book are available at the Library Services Desk one month before our meeting. Join us for a lively discussion.

RSVP Tax Assistance

April 9th,
9:00am to 2:00pm
The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) of West Suburban Cook and Southern DuPage Counties, sponsored by Triton College, offers Tax Counseling for the Elderly, a free program for individuals age 60 and older from low to moderate income households.

Appointments will be taken starting on January 28th. For an appointment, call the RSVP Office at 708-456-0300 x3895.

Toddler Storytime

April 9th,
9:30am to 10:15am
Toddler Storytime
Ages 18-35 months with caregiver (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. 

Junior Storytime

April 9th,
10:30am to 11:15am
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. 

Adult Book Discussion: How to Walk Away

April 9th,
2:00pm to 3:30pm
This month's Adult Book Discussion book will be How to Walk Away by Katherine Center.

Margaret Jacobsen is just about to step into the bright future she's worked for so hard and so long: a new dream job, a fiancé she adores, and the promise of a picture-perfect life just around the corner. Then, suddenly, on what should have been one of the happiest days of her life, everything she worked for is taken away in a brief, tumultuous moment.

Teen Music Club

April 9th,
4:00pm to 6:00pm
Music fans 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.

Intro to the Serger

April 9th,
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Learn to use the serger, a special sewing machine used to prevent material from fraying at the edges.

Registration starts February 4th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts February 11th.

Toddler Storytime

April 10th,
10:00am to 10:45am
Toddler Storytime
Ages 18-35 months with caregiver (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. 

Family Storytime

April 10th,
11:00am to 11:45am
Family Storytime
All Ages
Drop-In (Sign in at Kids World starting 30 minutes prior to class start)

Storytimes offer great opportunities for kids and families to learn and have fun. Family Storytime is designed for children of all ages and interests. 

Priority for Kids World Programs goes to residents of Norridge and Harwood Heights. 

Page to Screen Book Club: The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor Kings

April 10th,
1:30pm to 4:30pm
Every month we'll watch a movie and discuss the book from which it was adapted. This we'll watch The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor Kings (1976) after reading the novel by William Brashler. Rated PG. 1h 50m. Copies of the book will be available at the Library Services Desk approximately one month before the screening.

Food and Poetry

April 10th,
6:30pm to 8:30pm
For National Poetry Month join poet Marjorie Skelly and food/wine journalist Camille Stagg to enliven your taste for food and poetry! Come for a sample of food and a poetry reading.

Registration starts February 4th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts February 11th.

Classic Film Series: The Pawnbroker

April 11th,
1:00pm to 3:30pm
Our Classic Film Series continues with The Pawnbroker.

Memories of Nazi horrors haunt a holocaust survivor leading to an emotional detachment from his customers and coworkers. Starring Rod Steiger and Geraldine Fitzgerald. 1964. Unrated. 1h 56m.

Film historian Ralph Amelio leads a discussion following the movie.

Polish Heritage Book Club: The Book of Aron

April 11th,
3:00pm to 4:30pm
Join us every other month for an English-language book discussion group focused on literature related to Poland and Polish culture. This month's book will be The Book of Aron by Jim Shepard.

After moving from rural Poland to Warsaw, eight-year-old Aron's family's hopes for a better life vanish as the occupying German government imposes harsh restrictions.

Books are available to borrow at the Library Services Desk one month before our meeting.

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