Programs & Events

ELL Parent Meet-Up: Supporting Your Child Starting at a New School

September 15th,
9:30am to 10:30am
English Language Learner parents are invited to share strategies for increasing your children's success in school. We'll examine library and community resources, the Common Core, and suggestions for successful parent-school communication. Children may attend if necessary. Simple, quiet activities will engage them while we meet.

Registration begins August 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning August 13th. Priority for Kids programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Sew-Lutions Saturday

September 15th,
10:00am to 12:00pm
Have a sewing project in mind, but aren't sure how to get started? In the middle of a project and having a problem? A sewing instructor will be in The Workshop to answer questions and provide guidance. First come, first served.

Thanks to the Friends of the Eisenhower Library for supporting this class.

Registration starts August 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts August 13th

Basic Computer Literacy Series

September 15th,
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Learn the basics of using a computer in this three-part Computer Literacy Series. A great start for beginners.

Registration starts August 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts August 13th

Crazy 8s Math Club - Season One

September 17th,
4:30pm to 5:45pm
Grades K-2. Registration Required (for the full eight weeks)

Join Bedtime Math's Crazy 8s Club to build stuff, run and jump, make music, make a mess. It's a totally new kind of math club. You'll get to do mischief-making activities like Glow-in-the-Dark Geometry, Bouncy Dice, and Toilet Paper Olympics. You'll take home cool gadgets, too.

Registration begins August 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning August 13th. Priority for Kids programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Excel 2016 Series

September 17th,
6:00pm to 8:00pm
In this three-part class, learn the basics, intermediate skills, and advanced skills of making spreadsheets with the latest version of Excel.

Registration starts August 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning August 13th.

Pen and Ink Writers Group

September 17th,
7:00pm to 9:00pm
The Pen and Ink Writers Group gathers on the third Monday of each month to read short stories, poems or essays, all inspired by a common theme. Build up your writing skills through practice, presentation and positive critique.

Knitting Circle

September 18th,
2:30pm to 4:00pm
Join the Knitting Circle every month in Fannie's Cafe for an afternoon of crafting, coffee, and friends.

Computer Skills: Word & Google Docs

September 18th,
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Registration Required
Grades 4-6

School projects stressing you out? Not sure how to make that paper look pretty? Learn some computer skills with a fun game show twist!

Registration begins August 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning August 13th. Priority for Kids programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents. 

Mobile Device Help

September 18th,
6:00pm to 7:00pm
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 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning August 13th.

The Who, What, and Why of School Consolidation

September 18th,
6:30pm to 7:30pm
Join Dr. Mark Klaisner from West Cook Intermediate Service Center for an impartial, informational look at the process of school district consolidation.

Registration starts August 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts August 13th.

Mobile Device Help

September 18th,
7:00pm to 8:00pm
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 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning August 13th.

Digitize Your Photos and Negatives

September 19th,
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Digitize your photos, negatives, and slides with the technology in the Workshop. Get a demo of the process and then work on your digitization project during Open Workshop hours.

Registration starts August 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts August 13th

Leo's Little Explorers

September 20th,
1:30pm to 3:00pm
Ages 5-6. Registration Required

In true Da Vinci fashion, we'll explore the worlds of math, science, art, literacy, and imagination.

Registration begins August 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning August 13th. Priority for Kids programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Anonymous Teen Writers

September 20th,
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.

Illinois History: Celebrating the Bicentennial

September 20th,
6:30pm to 7:30pm
From the French connection to the Civil War and Illinois State's political shenanigans, Tom Emery, author of The History of Illinois celebrate the 200th anniversary with stories of the great state of Illinois.

Registration starts August 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts August 13th

Library Board Meeting

September 20th,
7:30pm to 9:30pm
The monthly meeting of the Eisenhower Library Board of Trustees

Thriller Film Fest: Rebecca

September 21st,
1:00pm to 3:30pm
Leading up to our visit with Lori Rader-Day, author of Under a Dark Sky, on October 14th, we're screening some of Hollywood's most intense thriller movies.

This week, join us for Rebecca, starring Joan Fontaine as a self-conscious bride tormented by thoughts of her husband's dead first wife. 1940. Unrated. 2h 10m.

Once Upon a Brick

September 22nd,
2:00pm to 3:30pm
Grades 3-6. Registration Required

Brick by brick, imagine and engineer part of a story using Lego bricks. Tales told here may include magic, monsters, and other strange wondrous things.

Registration begins August 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning August 13th. Priority for Kids programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Basic Computer Literacy Series

September 22nd,
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Learn the basics of using a computer in this three-part Computer Literacy Series. A great start for beginners.

Registration starts August 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts August 13th

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