Programs & Events

2020 U.S. Census Help

April 15th,
3:00pm to 7:00pm
Need help filling out the census questionnaire? We're here to make sure you're counted. In mid-March, mailed participation invitations from the Census Bureau should begin arriving in mail boxes.

Drop into the library with your invitation on Wednesday evenings for assistance with responding online, by telephone, or by mail. Have census questions or need additional help? Call 708-867-2299.

Parent and Child Book Club: Juana & Lucas

April 15th,
6:00pm to 7:00pm
For eager readers in grades 2 or 3 with an adult. Registration Required.

Please read and come prepared to discuss Juana & Lucas by Juana Medina, as well as to recommend other realistic fiction books to the group. Copies will be available to borrow three weeks before our meeting date.

In-person and phone registration for kids programs begins Monday, February 3rd for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts February 10th. Priority for Kids World programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Bring Your Own Book Club

April 16th,
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Come to the book club with no required reading! Bring a book or two (any length, any genre) to discuss with fellow readers and librarians. Enjoy a snack and get ideas for your to-be-read list.

Anonymous Teen Writers

April 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.

Big Kids Storytime

April 16th,
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

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

Junior Storytime

April 17th,
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.

Extended Computer Literacy for Beginners

April 17th,
11:00am to 12:30pm
Extend your basic computer knowledge with this two-part computer literacy series which covers:

  • Search engines
  • Tabs and Favorites/Bookmarks 
  • Internet safety risks
  • Creating and maintaining passwords
  • PC Storage capacities
  • Files types and extensions
  • Portable storage options
  • How to save files
  • Types of computer threats
  • What computer viruses do
  • Best practices for passwords and email
  • Antivirus programs

Family Storytime

April 18th,
10:00am to 11:00am
Family Storytime
All Ages
Drop-In (Sign in at Kids World starting 30 minutes pri

Mobile Device Help

April 18th,
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.

In-person and phone registration starts February 3rd for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts February 10th.

Mobile Device Help

April 18th,
11:00am to 11:30am
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.

In-person and phone registration starts February 3rd for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts February 10th.

Mobile Device Help

April 18th,
11:30am 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.

In-person and phone registration starts February 3rd for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts February 10th.

Learn the Carvey: Engraved Bookmark

April 20th,
6:00pm to 8:00pm
The Carvey machine engraves, carves, or cuts flat materials like wood, plastic, and metal. Learn the basics of the Carvey's software and create a personalized wooden bookmark. Adults and teens 7th grade and up.

In-person and phone registration starts February 3rd for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts February 10th.

Pen and Ink Writers Group

April 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.

Junior Storytime

April 21st,
10:30am to 11:15am
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. 

Knitting Circle

April 21st,
2:30pm to 4:00pm
Join the Knitting Circle every month in Fannie's Cafe for an afternoon of crafting, coffee, and friends.

Classics on Guitar

April 21st,
6:00pm to 7:00pm
Enjoy an hour of 50s and 60s guitar classics.

In-person and phone registration starts February 3rd for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts February 10th.

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