Programs & Events

Ridgewood Drama Club Presents . . .

March 12th,
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Ridgewood High School drama, up close. Watch these talented students perform the children's production Magic Theatre and the group interpretation adaptation of St. Lucy's Home for Girls Raised by Wolves.

Registration starts February 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning February 12th.

Drop-in Toddler Storytime

March 13th,
9:30am to 10:30am
Ages: 18-35 Months

Let's "Sing, talk, read, write, and play" together. No need to register, just check-in at the Kids World Desk 30 minutes before class begins.

Priority for storytime goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights cardholders.

Drop-in Junior Storytime

March 13th,
10:30am to 11:30am
Ages: 3-5 Years

Let's "Sing, talk, read, write, and play" together. No need to register, just check-in at the Kids World Desk 30 minutes before class begins.

Priority for storytime goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights cardholders.

Modern Times Film Series: The Beguiled

March 13th,
2:00pm to 4:30pm
The Modern Times Film series showcases new additions to the library's movie collection. This month's movie will be The Beguiled. During the Civil War, a wounded Union soldier's arrival at a girls school in Virginia leads to jealousy and betrayal. 2017. Rated R. 1h 33m.

Teen Music Club

March 13th,
4:00pm to 6:00pm
Musicians of all levels in grades 7-12 are invited to hang out with friends and geek out about music. During each session, we'll talk about music, write songs, learn some instruments, and make recordings in the Workshop studio. Bring your ideas, instruments, and friends.

The Happiness Conundrum

March 13th,
7:00pm to 8:00pm
What does being "happy" mean? Longtime educator Terry Thourson helps find the real meanings behind the attainment of true happiness. Challenge your thinking and maybe even change your life!

Registration starts February 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning February 12th.

Basic Computer Literacy Series

March 13th,
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Learn the basics of using a computer in this three-part Computer Literacy Series. A great start for beginners.

Registration starts February 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning February 12th.

Drop-in Toddler Storytime

March 14th,
9:30am to 10:30am
Ages: 18-35 Months

Let's "Sing, talk, read, write, and play" together. No need to register, just check-in at the Kids World Desk 30 minutes before class begins.

Priority for storytime goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights cardholders.

Mobile Device Help

March 14th,
10:00am to 11:00am
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 February 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning February 12th.

Mobile Device Help

March 14th,
11:00am to 12:00pm
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 February 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning February 12th.

Drop-in Family Storytime

March 14th,
1:00pm to 2:00pm
All Ages Welcome

Let's "Sing, talk, read, write, and play" together. No need to register, just check-in at the Kids World Desk 30 minutes before class begins.

Priority for storytime goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights cardholders.

Page to Screen Book Club: The Handmaid's Tale

March 14th,
1:30pm to 4:30pm
Every month we'll watch a movie and discuss the book from which it was adapted. This month we'll watch 1990's The Handmaid's Tale after reading the novel by Margaret Atwood.

1991. R. 1h 48m.

Copies of the book are available at the Library Services Desk approximately one month before the screening.

Zippered Pillow Cover

March 14th,
7:00pm to 9:00pm
Measure, cut, pin, and sew a pillow cover to dress up your sofa. We'll a learn how to install a zipper, so you'll never have to fear it again.

Attending Learn the Sewing Machine is a prerequisite for this class.

Registration starts February 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning February 12th.

The Musical Irish Traveler

March 14th,
7:00pm to 7:45pm
Ages 12 and under.

Just in time for St. Patrick's day, Chris McBrien will bring a bit of Ireland. Stories and music abound with a touch of magic, so be prepared for a leprechaun or two.

Registration starts February 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning February 12th. Priority for Kids World programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Classic Film Series: Nothing Sacred

March 15th,
1:00pm to 3:30pm
Our Classic Film Series continues with Nothing Sacred.

Despite a misdiagnosis, a woman feigns continued sickness to a reporter looking for a story. Starring Carole Lombard and Frederic March. 1937. Unrated. 1h 17m.

Film historian Ralph Amelio leads a discussion following the movie.

Anonymous Teen Writers

March 15th,
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.

Girls Who Code

March 15th,
6:00pm to 8:00pm
We're looking for girls in grades 6-12 who want to learn computer science skills and join a supportive sisterhood of thousands of coding girls across the country. No experience necessary! Learn how to code and change the world.

Drop-in Big Kids Storytime

March 15th,
6:00pm to 7:00pm
Grades K - 2

Let's "Sing, talk, read, write, and play" together. No need to register, just check-in at the Kids World Desk 30 minutes before class begins.

Priority for storytime goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights cardholders.

Library Board Meeting

March 15th,
7:30pm to 9:30pm
The monthly meeting of the Eisenhower Library Board of Trustees

Bus Trip: Backstage at the Chicago Theatre

March 16th,
9:30am to 2:30pm
$25.00 - Experience one of the Chicago's theatrical treasures. Stand on the world famous stage, view the autographed backstage walls, and explore the beautiful Baroque interiors. Bring money for lunch at a nearby restaurant. We'll give you a list of the closest ones. Please be aware that parts of this tour are not accessible and walking is required.

Registration starts February 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning February 12th.

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