Programs & Events

Adult Book Discussion: Saving Simon

December 6th,
2:00pm to 3:30pm
This month's Adult Book Discussion book will be Saving Simon by Jon Katz. Copies of the book will be available in regular and large type. Loans will also be available in audio formats and on the Nook. Join us for a lively discussion.

Social Security Seminar

December 6th,
6:30pm to 7:30pm
There's a lot to consider when applying for Social Security. Tom Schreiber from Forester Financial explains how to coordinate benefits with other sources of retirement income, how to maximize your benefits, how to coordinate with your spouse, and why you should always check your earnings record. Registration begins November 7th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with a valid library card. All others may register beginning November 14th.

Healthcare Navigator

December 7th,
11:00am to 4:00pm
If you need assistance signing up for healthcare under the Affordable Care Act,this could help.  Healthcare navigators will be her to help you walk through the process.

Book Covers 101

December 7th,
1:00pm to 2:30pm
Want to protect your favorite books? Bring three hardcover books with jackets or paperback books to be covered.

Registration begins November 7th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with a valid library card. All others may register beginning November 14th.

HTML & CSS Series

December 7th,
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Learn basic HTML and CSS code for creating and editing simple websites in this two-part series.

Registration begins November 7th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with a valid library card. All others may register beginning November 14th.

Garden Club Event: DIY Sun Catchers

December 7th,
6:00pm to 7:30pm
Join the Eisenhower Garden Club to create your own beautiful hanging sun catcher that will bring some color back into your garden, even on the coldest winter days.

Registration begins November 7th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with a valid library card. All others may register beginning November 14th.

Classic Film Series: Body and Soul (1947)

December 8th,
1:00pm to 3:30pm
An amateur boxer with money woes faces increasingly difficult ethical choices. Directed by Robert Rossen. Starring John Garfield. Film historian Ralph Amelio leads a discussion following the movie. 1 hour, 44 minutes.

Polish Heritage Book Club: The Nightingale

December 8th,
3:00pm to 4:30pm
Join us every other month on the second Thursday, at 3:00 pm for an English-language book discussion group focused on literature related to Poland and Polish culture.

This month we're discussing The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah

Anonymous Teen Writers

December 8th,
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.

Teen Hour of Code

December 8th,
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Hour of Code is a global movement that dares you to try just one hour of computer coding. Learn to make an app, your own video game, or a digital animal that throws fireballs on screen!

Registration begins November 7th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with a valid library card. All others may register beginning November 14th.

Basic Computer Literacy Series

December 10th,
10:00am to 11:00am
Learn the basics of using a computer with this three-part Computer Literacy Series. A great start for beginners.

Registration begins November 7th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with a valid library card. All others may register beginning November 14th.

Werewolf and More Games for Teens

December 10th,
10:00am to 11:00am
A monster has infiltrated your village! Can you survive the night and banish the werewolf? Find out with a rousing party game for devious people. Other board and card games will be available, too.

Jigsaw Puzzling

December 10th,
10:00am to 12:00pm
Love jigsaw puzzles? Local artist Michael Cianfrani explains the process of creating and shows examples of laser cut wooden jigsaw puzzles. Have fun assembling puzzles of all difficulties and take home a special Eisenhower mini-puzzle.

Friends Book Sale

December 10th,
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. Hardcovers, DVDs & CDs: $1.00. Paperbacks: 50 cents.

Romance Book Discussion

December 12th,
7:00pm to 8:30pm
The Romance Book Discussion group meets on the second Monday of each month to talk about the romance books we're reading.

Modern Times Film Series: Me Before You

December 13th,
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 Me Before You, the story of the unexpected relationship between a small town Englishwoman and the paralyzed Londoner who hires her as his caretaker.

Microsoft Word 2016

December 13th,
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Learn the basics of typing and saving documents with the latest version of Word.

Registration begins November 7th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with a valid library card. All others may register beginning November 14th.

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