Programs & Events

Closed

May 25th (All day)
The library will be closed for Memorial Day Weekend.

Modern Times Film Series: Guardians of the Galaxy

May 26th, 2:00pm to 4:30pm
The Modern Times Film series showcases new additions to the library's movie collection. Join us this month for Guardians of the Galaxy in which a group of intergalactic criminals are forced to work together to stop a fanatical warrior from taking control of the universe.

Coffee with the Director

May 26th, 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Have questions about your library? You're invited to stop in at Fannie Schmoe's Bakery for a free cup of coffee with library director Stacy Wittmann and share your thoughts, comments and suggestions.

Polish Computer Literacy Series

May 27th, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
To seria 3 zajec obejmujaca zagadnienia zwiazane z uzywaniem myszy do komputera, kopiowaniem i wklejaniem tekstu, operacjami na oknach programow, objasnia elementy "Pulpitu" oraz podstawowe zagadnienia zwiazane z internetem.

Classic Film Series: Night Moves (1975)

May 28th, 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Detective and former football player Harry Moseby takes on what seems to be a standard case as an aging actress married to a studio mogul searches for her missing stepdaughter. Directed by Arthur Penn, with Gene Hackman and Jennifer Warren. Film historian Ralph Amelio leads a discussion following the movie.

Ancestry Online Series

May 28th, 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Learn how to research your family history with Ancestry Library Edition in this two-part series.

Anonymous Teen Writers

May 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.

Get To Know the New Catalog

May 29th, 2:00pm to 3:00pm
The new library catalog you've heard so much about is finally here! Come get an overview of the new catalog and learn all the tips and tricks.

Six-Ingredient Recipes for the Time-Pressed Cook

May 30th, 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Geared to those who love to eat well but want out of the kitchen fast! Laura Bruzas, editor of Inspired: Healthy Six-Ingredient Recipes for the Time-Pressed Cook discusses her favorite techniques for healthy dining when time is short. $3.00 for recipe samples from the book.

Email Basics Series

June 1st, 7:00pm to 8:00pm
In this two part class, learn the basics of using email for sending and receiving messages.

Adult Book Discussion: Beautiful Ruins by Jess Walter

June 2nd, 2:00pm to 3:30pm
This month's Adult Book Discussion book will be Beautiful Ruins by Jess Walter. 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.

Modern Times Film Series: The Homesman

June 2nd, 6:00pm to 8:30pm
The Modern Times Film series showcases new additions to the library's movie collection. Join us this month for The Homesman starring Hilary Swank and Tommy Lee Jones as a drifter hired to assist a group of women, driven mad by pioneer life, on their journey across the country by covered wagon.

Container Gardening

June 3rd, 6:00pm to 8:00pm
A horticulturist from Friendship Park Conservatory of Mount Prospect shows you and the Eisenhower Gardening Club how to assemble, plant, and care for a container garden. There will be tips on how to use gardening containers in unique ways.

Introduction to Astrology

June 3rd, 6:30pm to 8:00pm
We Are No Longer Able to Take Birthdates for this Program. Personal horoscopes are full. Back by popular request, Maz Wojciechowska returns with Introduction to Astrology, Part Two, covering the signs of the zodiac and the planets, plus more detail about the 12 houses and what they signify.

Classic Film Series: Taking Off (1971)

June 4th, 1:00pm to 4:00pm
While searching for ways to understand their runaway daughter better, an upper class couple concerned with the generational conflict of the late '60s find their youth reinvigorated. Film historian Ralph Amelio leads a discussion following the movie.

Anonymous Teen Writers

June 4th, 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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