Programs & Events

Modern Times Film Series: Chappaquiddick

February 21st,
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 Chappaquiddick, depicting Ted Kennedy's involvement in the fatal car accident that claimed the life of a young campaign strategist. 2017. Rated PG-13. 1h 46m.

Big Kids Storytime

February 21st,
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. 

Library Board Meeting

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

Junior Storytime

February 22nd,
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. 

Bus Trip: Museum of Contemporary Art After Hours

February 22nd,
4:30pm to 9:30pm
$25.00 - Explore the Museum of Contemporary Art after hours when the museum takes on an entirely different aspect. Enjoy an evening of thoughtful and amazing art by pivotal figures in the world of contemporary art including Chuck Close, Christo, Alexander Calder, and Andy Warhol. Please bring money to purchase a meal at Marisol, the restaurant called one of the best by in the city Chicago Magazine.

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

Learn the Serger

February 23rd,
2:00pm to 3:30pm
**Listed in newsletter as 1-2:30 pm**  Corrected time 2-3:30 pm
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.

Escape the Cursed Pyramid!

February 23rd,
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Grades 4-6. Registration required.

Can you escape the cursed pyramid with all of its puzzles and traps? You have one hour to solve the mystery before you are trapped forever!

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.

Friends Book Sale

February 23rd,
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.

Escape the Cursed Pyramid!

February 23rd,
3:30pm to 4:30pm
Ages 4th- 6th Grade. registration required. 

Can you escape the cursed pyramid with all of its puzzles and traps? You have one hour to solve the mystery before you are trapped forever! 

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.

After Hours Oscar Viewing Party

February 24th,
6:00pm to 11:00pm
Join us in celebrating Hollywood's most glamorous night of the year by watching the Oscar broadcast live at Eisenhower. There will be a trivia contest during the show, as well as prizes and snacks.

Although we will be viewing the awards ceremony, this event is not sponsored by or affiliated with The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Crazy Eights Math Season Two

February 25th,
4:30pm to 5:45pm
Grades K-2. Registration is for all eight weeks and attendance at week one is required. Register Here

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.

Advanced Computer Literacy Series

February 26th,
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Extend your computer knowledge with this three-part series.

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

Teen Music Club

February 26th,
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.

Coffee with the Director

February 26th,
5:00pm to 6:00pm
Stop in at Fannie's Cafe, grab a free cup of coffee, and share your thoughts, comments, and suggestions with library director Stacy Wittmann.

Battle of the Books

February 27th,
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Battle of the Books challenges students in grades four through six to become familiar with literature. Comprehension and retention are put to the test in a Jeopardy style battle between the teams.

Area schools create their own teams and gather at the library to compete in a five-week battle on questions derived from selected books. See your school's Battle Coach to sign up.

Mobile Device Help

February 28th,
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

February 28th,
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.

Classic Film Series: The Big Sleep

February 28th,
1:00pm to 3:30pm
Our Classic Film Series continues with The Big Sleep.

Private investigator Philip Marlowe is hired by a wealthy family to deal with a blackmailer. Starring Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall. 1946. Unrated. 1h 54m.

Film historian Ralph Amelio leads a discussion following the movie.

Anonymous Teen Writers

February 28th,
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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