Programs & Events

Library Closed

December 24th (All day)
The library will be closed for Christmas Eve.

Movie Poster Scavenger Hunt

December 27th, 9:00am to 4:15pm
Movie Lover? Art Lover? Fun Seeker? Or Just Looking For Something Different To Do? Work your way through a labyrinth of movie posters and complete a short scavenger hunt-style activity! One lucky participant will win a $25.00 Visa Gift Card!! There will be a contest for Children/Family (ages 12 and under), Teens (ages 13-17) and Adults (ages 18 plus). No movie knowledge needed to play!

Friends Book Sale

December 27th, 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 $1, DVDs $1, CDs $1, and paperbacks 50 cents.

Create Your Own Stop Motion Animation Short for Teens

December 29th, 10:00am to 2:30pm
Learn how to create your own stop motion animation. Work in groups to come up with a story, design sets, create characters, and film using an iPad. For grade 6 - 12. Lunch will be provided.

Create Your Own Stop Motion Animation Short for Teens

December 30th, 10:00am to 2:30pm
Learn how to create your own stop motion animation. Work in groups to come up with a story, design sets, create characters, and film using an iPad. For grade 6 - 12. Lunch will be provided.

Library Closed

December 31st (All day)
The library will be closed in honor of New Year's Eve.

Library Closed

January 1st (All day)
The library will be closed in honor of New Year's Day.

Winter Documentary Series: Knuckleball

January 2nd, 12:00pm to 3:00pm
Keep warm every Friday afternoon this January with our Documentary Film Series. This week, we'll view Knuckleball, an enlightening look at the careers of veteran Red Sox pitcher, Tim Wakefield and Mets up-and-comer R.A. Dickey the only two knucklball pitchers in the Major Leagues.

Bus Trip: David Bowie Is Exhibit at the MCA

January 3rd, 8:45am to 3:00pm

$30.00 - Join us on our trip to view the Museum of Contemporary Art’s exhibit, David Bowie Is. Explore the extraordinary career of one of the most influential performers of our time. More than 400 objects, including costumes, photographs, set designs, and album artwork from the past five decades, are brought together for the first time. Lunch on your own. To register call 708-867-2299.

Civil War Book Discussion

January 3rd, 10:00am to 11:30am
Join Tom DeFranco for a monthly discussion of Civil War related books, events and historical figures.

Discover Backyard Birds

January 5th, 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Roberta Asher from the Chicago Audubon Society provides an overview of backyard birds in our area including tips for bird watching and identification.

Adult Book Discussion: Shotgun Lovesongs

January 5th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
This month's Adult Book Discussion book will be Shotgun Lovesongs by Nickolas Butler. 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.

Adult Book Discussion: Shotgun Lovesongs

January 6th, 2:00pm to 3:30pm
This month's Adult Book Discussion book will be Shotgun Lovesongs by Nickolas Butler. 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.

Teen Snack Attack!!

January 6th, 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Bring your friends every month for cartoons, TV shows, movies and more. Plus, there's always a snack! For grades 7-12.

Modern Times Film Series: Captain America 2

January 6th, 6:00pm to 8:30pm
Don't miss our twice monthly screenings of new additions to the library's collection of DVDs. On January 6th at 6:00 pm and January 20th at 2:00 pm, join us for our presentations of Captain America: The Winter Soldier, starring Chris Evans as a super hero struggling to define his role in the modern world as a threat from his past emerges.

Landscape Design 101

January 7th, 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Midwinter blues got you down? Landscape designer Amy Greenamyer shakes up your winter by helping you and the Eisenhower Garden Club plan your perfect garden.

Affordable Health Care Enrollment

January 8th, 10:00am to 4:00pm
Certified healthcare navigators asist with erollment in Medicaid or the Affordable Healthcare Marketplace.

Classic Film Series: Arsenic and Old Lace

January 8th, 1:00pm to 4:00pm
On his wedding day, a drama critic learns that his beloved aunts are homicidal maniacs, and that insanity runs in his family.  Directed by Frank Capra, starring Cary Grant and Priscilla Lane. Film historian Ralph Amelio leads a discussion following the movie.

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