Programs & Events

Classic Film Series: Schindler's List

January 18th,
1:00pm to 5:30pm
Our Classic Film Series continues with Schindler's List.

In German-occupied Poland, businessman Oskar Schindler protects Jewish refugees by hiring them to work in his munitions factories. 1993. Rated R. 3h 15m.

Film historian Ralph Amelio leads a discussion following the movie.

Mobile Device Help

January 18th,
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 November 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning November 13th.

Mobile Device Help

January 18th,
3:00pm to 4:00pm
Have a phone or tablet and need help getting started, have a bunch of questions, or 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 begins Nov 6 for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with a current library card. All others may register beginning Nov 13.

Anonymous Teen Writers

January 18th,
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.

Drop-in Big Kids Storytime

January 18th,
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

January 18th,
7:30pm to 9:30pm
The monthly meeting of the Eisenhower Library Board of Trustees

Drop-in Junior Storytime

January 19th,
10:00am to 11:00am

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.

Art Documentary Film Fest

January 19th,
1:00pm to 3:03pm
Leading up to our conversation Readymade Thief author Augustus Rose on February 4th, we're presenting a series of art documentaries.

Animal Show

January 20th,
11:00am to 12:00pm
Ages 12 & under. Registration required.

What's your favorite animal? Our friends from Animal Quest will bring ten different live animals over to the library for an engaging, information and interactive presentation. Slimy, scaly, furry, funny,,, maybe you'll have a new favorite after seeing the show!

Kids registration starts November 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents. All others may register beginning November 13th. Priority for Kids World programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Pen and Paper Table Top Adventure

January 20th,
1:00pm to 3:00pm
4-6 grade. Registration required

Grab your pencils and dice. We are going on an adventure without even leaving the library. Looking for new heroes for a new adventure each week! Enjoy a bite size version of Dungeons and Dragons.

Kids registration starts November 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents. All others may register beginning November 13th. Priority for Kids World programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Leveraging LinkedIn for College Grads

January 20th,
1:30pm to 3:30pm
More than 90% of recruiters and hiring managers use LinkedIn to find qualified candidates. Lori Howard examines the LinkedIn tips and tricks to help you find, and be found by, the employer you want.

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

Bus Trip: Singin' In The Rain at the Chicago Symphony

January 21st,
1:15pm to 6:30pm
$50.00 - Experience the greatest movie musical with Lennie Hayton's score performed live by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. MGM's Singin' in the Rain, starring Gene Kelly, Donald O'Connor and Debbie Reynolds, features some of the most iconic dance sequences and enduring songs ever to grace the silver screen. Roger Ebert wrote of this cinematic masterpiece, Singin' in the Rain is a transcendent experience, and no one who loves movies can afford to miss it." Dining is not included in this trip.

Drop-in Baby Storytime

January 22nd,
10:30am to 11:30am

Ages: 6 - 17 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.

Drawing Club

January 22nd,
4:00pm to 5:30pm
Grades 3-6. Drop-In.

Come draw with other kids in your community and let's see what we can create together. All materials will be provided, just bring your imagination.

Adult and Teen Take-Apart Lab

January 22nd,
7:30pm to 8:30pm
Learn about how things work by taking them apart and exploring what's under the surface of everyday objects such as electronics, toys, gadgets, and more. This month, we take apart video game consoles! 

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

Drop-in Toddler Storytime

January 23rd,
9:30am to 10:20am

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

January 23rd,
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.

Teen Music Club

January 23rd,
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.

Coffee with the Director

January 23rd,
5:00pm to 6:00pm
Stop in at Fannie's Cafe, grab a free cup of coffee, and share your thoughts, comments, and suggestions with library director Stacy Wittmann.

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