Programs & Events

Anonymous Teen Writers

October 12th,
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.

Organized Crime and the Chicago Outfit

October 12th,
7:00pm to 8:00pm
How did good people end up working for the mob? Explore the history of the social and criminal aspect of Chicago crime with Laura Enright, author of Chicago's Most Wanted.

Registration starts August 7th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with current library cards. All others may register beginning August 14th.

True Crime Film Fest: Zodiac

October 13th,
1:00pm to 3:45pm
Leading up to our conversation with true crime writers Ted Gregory and Adam Selzer on October 29th we're presenting a series of real-life thrillers.

This week, join us for Zodiac starring Jake Gyllenhaal as an amateur detective obsessed with tracking down the unidentified killer terrorizing California in the late '60s. Rated R. 2007. 2h 37m.

After Hours Teen Time: Beetlejuice & Slime

October 13th,
5:00pm to 8:00pm
Hang out in the library after everyone has gone home. Watch the movie Beetlejuice and learn how to make your own gooey slime with artist Jessica Van Swol.

Registration begins August 7th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. All others may register beginning August 14th.

Advanced Computer Literacy Series

October 14th,
10:00am to 11:00am
Extend your computer knowledge with this three-part series.

Registration starts August 7th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with current library cards. All others may register beginning August 14th.

Lego Master Builders Challenge

October 14th,
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Ages 8-12 years. Registration required.

Want to try out some new Lego ideas? Want to learn real world science skills? Master Builders Challenge is for you!

Registration starts August 7th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with current library cards. All others may register beginning August 14th. Priority for Kids World programs is given to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Lego Day

October 14th,
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Ages 4-12 years. Registration required.

Come and build with our Lego bricks and we'll photograph your creation for our Facebook page.

Registration starts August 7th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents. All others may register beginning August 14th. Priority for Kids World programs is given to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Greta Garbo the Musical

October 15th,
2:00pm to 3:30pm
Singer Jill Gabrielle returns with her new one-woman musical revealing the life and relationships of Hollywood's first superstar, Greta Garbo.

Registration starts August 7th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with current library cards. All others may register beginning August 14th.

Crazy 8s Math Club

October 16th,
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 is for all eight classes; note that there is no class October 2nd.

Ain't That a Kick in the Head! The True Story of the Rat Pack

October 16th,
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., Peter Lawford and Joey Bishop captivated audiences with song and laughter. Join storyteller Clarence Goodman for this unbelievable journey from Hollywood to Las Vegas and the White House.

Registration starts August 7th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with current library cards. All others may register beginning August 14th.

Pen and Ink Writers Group

October 16th,
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. This month's theme is TALL TALE/TAIL.

Convert VHS to DVD

October 17th,
10:00am to 11:00am
Bring your home movies into the modern age with our VHS to DVD conversion tools.

Registration starts August 7th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with current library cards. All others may register beginning August 14th.

Knitting Circle

October 17th,
2:30pm to 4:00pm
Join us the third Tuesday of each month for an afternoon of knitting and crocheting over tea and coffee with fellow fiber-arts lovers. No need to register, just show up with your needles and hooks and craft away!

Kids Yoga

October 17th,
4:30pm to 5:30pm
Ages 7-10 Registration Required (One session per family)

Enjoy Yoga at the library with a registered yoga teacher. This program focuses on yoga and integrative learning with storytelling. Yoga mats are provided.

Kids registration starts August 7 for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents. All others may register beginning August 14. Priority for Kids World programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Microsoft Word 2016

October 17th,
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Learn the basics of typing and saving documents with the latest version of Word.

Registration starts August 7th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with current library cards. All others may register beginning August 14th.

Adult & Teen Take-Apart Lab

October 18th,
7:30pm to 8:30pm
Learn how things work by taking them apart and exploring what's under the surface. This month we'll take apart toys.

Registration starts August 7th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with current library cards. All others may register beginning August 14th.

Anonymous Teen Writers

October 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.

Kids Write Away

October 19th,
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Grades 4-6. Registration required.

Bring your creativity and get ready to devote an hour to your imagination. We will provide pens, paper, and exercises to flex your inspiration and practice your craft. Let's write away!

Registration starts August 7th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with current library cards. All others may register beginning August 14th. Priority for Kids World programs is given to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Library Board Meeting

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

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