Programs & Events

Classic Film Series: Bye Bye Birdie

September 19th,
1:00pm to 4:30pm
Our Classic Film Series continues with Bye Bye Birdie.

Before being drafted, a singer visits an Ohio town to make his farewell TV performance and kiss his biggest fan. Starring Dick Van Dyke and Ann-Margret. 1963. Unrated. 1h 52m.

Film historian Ralph Amelio leads a discussion following the movie.

Kids Write Away Redux

September 19th,
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Grades 4-6. Registration Required.

Want to become the next famous author? Join us for one or all three classes this fall! The themes for each class are, "Why So Tense," "Let's Do Some World-Building," and "That's Your Hero?"

In-person and phone registration for kids programs begins Monday, August 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts August 12th. Priority for Kids World programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Anonymous Teen Writers

September 19th,
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

September 19th,
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. 

Intro to the Embroidery Machine

September 19th,
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Learn the basics of the embroidery machine. You will learn how to thread the machine and use the computer program to put a word or phrase on a piece of material.

Registration starts August 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts August 12th.

Library Board Meeting

September 19th,
7:30pm to 9:30pm
The monthly meeting of the Eisenhower Library Board of Trustees

Junior Storytime

September 20th,
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. 

Pride and Prejudice Film Series

September 20th,
1:00pm to 4:00pm
Leading up to our October 13th conversation with Sonali Dev, author of Pride and Prejudice & Other Flavors, we're presenting a series of film adaptations of Jane Austen's classic romance novel.

September 20: Pride and Prejudice starring Keira Knightley. 2005. Rated PG. 2h 7m.
September 27: Bride and Prejudice. A Bollywood-style update. 2004. PG-13. 2h 2m.
October 11: Pride and Prejudice and Zombies. A tongue in cheek horror update. 2016. PG-13. 1h 48m.

Individual Resume Help

September 21st,
1:00pm to 1:30pm
Get help polishing your resume from career transformation coach Lori Howard.

Registration starts August 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts August 12th.

Individual Resume Help

September 21st,
1:30pm to 2:00pm
Get help polishing your resume from career transformation coach Lori Howard.

Registration starts August 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts August 12th.

Kid's Crocheting for Beginners

September 21st,
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Grades 4-6. Registration Required

Fall is here and it's getting chilly outside, what a great time to learn how to make your own scarf. This is a Workshop program and waivers must be completed in order to complete registration.

In-person and phone registration for kids programs begins Monday, August 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts August 12th. Priority for Kids World programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Let's Play: Lego®

September 21st,
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Ages 4-12. Kids under 7 must bring an adult.

Get ready to explore, play, and learn with Lego®.

In-person and phone registration for kids programs begins Monday, August 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts August 12th. Priority for Kids World programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Individual Resume Help

September 21st,
2:00pm to 2:30pm
Get help polishing your resume from career transformation coach Lori Howard.

Registration starts August 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts August 12th.

Individual Resume Help

September 21st,
2:45pm to 3:15pm
Get help polishing your resume from career transformation coach Lori Howard.

Registration starts August 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts August 12th.

Individual Resume Help

September 21st,
3:15pm to 3:45pm
Get help polishing your resume from career transformation coach Lori Howard.

Registration starts August 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts August 12th.

Let's Play: Lego®

September 21st,
3:30pm to 4:30pm
Ages 4-12. Kids under 7 must bring an adult.

Get ready to explore, play, and learn with Lego®.

In-person and phone registration for kids programs begins Monday, August 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts August 12th. Priority for Kids World programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Individual Resume Help

September 21st,
3:45pm to 4:15pm
Get help polishing your resume from career transformation coach Lori Howard.

Registration starts August 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts August 12th.

Jazz Community Big Band

September 22nd,
2:30pm to 3:30pm
Bring the whole family for an afternoon with the Jazz Community Big Band, a swinging 18-piece band of local musicians playing the music of Count Basie, Stan Kenton, Duke Ellington, and many more. Presented in partnership with WDCB Public Radio, as part of its "Jammin' in the Stacks" series of free library concerts.

Baby Storytime

September 23rd,
10:30am to 11:15am
Baby Storytime
Ages 6-17 months with caregiver (siblings welcome)
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Mobile Device Help

September 23rd,
2:00pm to 3:00pm
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.

Registration starts August 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts August 12th.

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