Programs & Events

Basic Computer Literacy for Beginners

September 18th,
10:00am to 11:30am
Learn the basics of using a computer in this two-part computer literacy series.

This series covers:
  • What a mouse is and how to use one
  • How the window works on a computer
  • The parts of a computer
  • The buttons on a keyboard
  • Using the "window"
  • Understanding Microsoft Windows
  • The concept of the internet
  • Parts of an internet browser
  • Different types of sites you may encounter on the internet

Plant a Tree for Climate Change

September 18th,
6:30pm to 7:30pm
Join Openlands, the Morton Arboretum, and the University of Illinois Extension for a program on the value of trees in a time of climate change. Copies of the U.S. Global Change Research Program's Climate Report will be available for checkout and representatives from the villages of Norridge and Harwood Heights will be here offering low-cost parkway trees for village residents. Most trees will cost $10.00 and, if you order yours tonight, the library will cover half the fee.

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.

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

Bollywood Film Friday: Saawariya

September 20th,
1:00pm to 4:00pm
Leading up to our October 13th conversation with Sonali Dev, author of the Bollywood Series of romance novels we're presenting a series of Bollywood movies.

This month's movie is Saawariya. A musician falls for an unhappy woman who is waiting for her absent lover to return.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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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