Programs & Events

Picture This - You Can Write a Screenplay

November 1st, 10:00am to 1:00pm

Paul Klatt guides you through the steps of creating a successful screenplay in this six-week course. Learn what makes a movie interesting and use the tools of the trade to turn your story into a script.

Civil War Book Discussion

November 1st, 10:00am to 11:30am
Join Tom DeFranco for a monthly discussion of Civil War related books, events and historical figures.

Alternative Therapies for Successful Aging

November 1st, 11:00am to 12:00pm
The Community Health Needs Collaboration Network presents an interactive panel conversation about unique approaches to health including music, art, pets, aroma, excercise, or other alternative therapeis that take a holistic approach to wellness.

Bus Tip: Visit the Plant, a Sustainable Indoor Urban Farm

November 1st, 11:30am to 4:30pm

$20.00 - Join the Eisenhower Gardening Club on our trip to the Plant, a sustainable food production facility inside a repurposed industrial building. Learn about aquaponic farming and renewable energy and visit the farm stand to shop. Please be aware that the Plant is not ADA accessible at this time.

Election

November 3rd, 12:00am to 11:00pm
Election

Financial Investment Club

November 3rd, 10:00am to 11:30am
Interested in discussing your portfolio and sharing stock tips? Join us on the first Monday of every month for our new investment club.

Drop-In Baby Storytime

November 3rd, 10:30am to 11:30am
Ages: 6-17 months

Join us for finger plays, songs, and fun! Storytime will last for 45 minutes to an hour depending. Child must be between six and seventeen months in age to participate. Sign in at the Kids World desk. Priority for children's programs are given to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents. Be sure to check out our storytime guidelines.

Election

November 4th, 12:00am to 11:00pm
Election

Advanced Computer Literacy

November 4th, 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Continue learning computer use with this 3 part Computer Literacy Series. This series begins where our CLS classes left off and covers file saving, internet searching, bookmarks, computer safety and more.

Drop-In Toddler Storytime

November 5th, 10:00am to 11:00am
Age: 18-35 Months

Join us for finger plays, songs, and fun! Storytime will last for 45 minutes to an hour depending. Child must be between 18 and 35 months in age to participate. Sign in at the Kids World desk. Priority for children’s programs is given to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents. Be sure to check out our storytime guidelines.

Drop-In Junior Storytime

November 5th, 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Ages: 3-5 Years

Join us for finger plays, songs, and fun! Storytime will last for 45 minutes to an hour depending. Child must be between 3 and 5 years in age to participate. Sign in at the Kids World desk. Priority for children's programs is given to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents. Be sure to check out our storytime guidelines.

Gardening Club

November 5th, 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Join us on the first Wednesday of every month to talk about bulbs, bushes, berries and begonias. We'll discuss everything from window boxes to victory gardens. The library is even offering access to its public spaces to those with a green thumb.

Modern Times Film Series: Saving Mr. Banks

November 5th, 6:00pm to 8:00pm

On Wednesday, November 5th at 6:00 pm and Tuesday, November 18th at 1:00 pm, join us for our presentations of Saving Mr. Banks, the behind-the-scenes story of Walt Disney's attempt to acquire the film rights to Mary Poppins from uncooperative author P.L. Travers.

Affordable Health Care

November 6th, 10:00am to 2:00pm
Certified healthcare navigators answer your questions about the Affordable Healthcare Act.

Classic Film Series: Oliver!

November 6th, 1:00pm to 4:00pm
A runaway orphan joins up with a group of boys trained to be pickpockets. Directed by Carol Reed, with Mark Lester and Ron Moody. Film historian Ralph Amelio leads a discussion after the film.

Writers of the Future

November 6th, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Are you interested in writing? Need help getting your story the best it can be? Come to our writing group to share your stories and learn more about writing. Grades 4-6.

Anonymous Teen Writers

November 6th, 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Writers in grade 7 through 12 are invited to join in on a weekly hour of socializing, discussion, and - of course - writing! Share your poems, songs or stories in a supportive space, or listen to others read their work.

Drop-In Big Kids Storytime

November 6th, 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Grade: K-2nd

Join us for stories, songs, and fun! Storytime will last for 45 minutes to an hour depending. Child must be between kindergarten and 2nd grade to participate. Sign in at the Kids World desk. Priority for children's programs is given to residents of Norridge and Harwood Heights. Be sure to check out our storytime guidelines.

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