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Fri – Sat: 9am to 5pm
Sun: 1pm to 5pm
4613 N Oketo Ave
Harwood Heights, IL 60706
708-867-7828

4613 N Oketo Ave, Harwood Heights, IL 60706
708-867-7828

Mon – Thur: 9am to 9pm | Fri – Sat: 9am to 5pm
Sun: 1pm to 5pm

Page to Screen Club: Doubt

Sunday, March 13th, 2016, 1:30 pm

Every month The Page to Screen Club watches a movie and discusses the book from which it was adapted.

This month, we’re starting with John Patrick Shanley’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play Doubt: A Parable and …


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Book Club: Delancey

Monday, March 07, 2016, 7:00 PM Tuesday, March 08, 2016, 2:00 PM

This month’s Adult Book Discussion book will be Delancey by Molly Wizenberg. Copies of the book will be available at the Library Services Desk approximately a month before …


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Reading Can Make You a Better Person

Do you know someone lacking empathy? Think that they can’t change? A new study offers hope for grinches and grumps. Researchers from the University of Toronto suggest that reading fiction can make people more empathetic. The authors of the study …


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I Am Chris Farley

Almost twenty years after his death, Chris Farley continues to live on through his work and the memories of fans, friends, and family.

In I Am Chris Farley, directors Brent Hodge and Derik Murray document Farley’s career, from his


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The Soul of an Octopus

Naturalist Sy Montgomery chronicles science’s growing recognition of the unique intelligence of the Giant Pacific Octopus.

When kept in captivity, the octopus needs to be kept occupied through puzzles and other complex entertainment. If they become bored, they will stop


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George by Alex Gino

“George, whatever it is, you can tell me… Whatever happens in your life, you can share it, and I will love you.”

Sweet and funny, George tells the realistic middle-school tale of a boy who has always felt like a …


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Wandering through the Stacks

Browsing shelves in the library provides a serendipitous pleasure that browsing the Amazon Marketplace never will. When you’re on Amazon everything is an algorithm, you’re seeing everything you’re supposed to see. When you wander through the stacks in a library …


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Judge This by Chipp Kidd

From binder clips o federal tax forms, Chipp Kidd aims his graphic designer’s eye on everyday objects, judging the clarity or mysteriousness of their designs, sometimes describing ways in which confusing designs could be made more clear and providing examples


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Bel Canto by Ann Patchett

When world-renowned soprano Roxanne Cross travels to South America or a private performance, she finds herself held hostage along with an assortment of international dignitaries because there is no common language, the hostages and the kidnappers find complicated ways in


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Bus Trip: The Wonderland Express at the Chicago Botanic Gardens

Saturday, January 02, 2016, 9:15 AM – 2:00 PM. $20.00.

Take a magical adventure to a winter wonderland of twinkling lights and holiday beauty. Outside, 750,000 lights sparkle. Inside, a 10,000-square-foot exhibition of model trains winds through miniature Chicago-area landmarks, …


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Serendipity’s Footsteps

It’s all about the shoes.

Dalya is a shoemaker’s daughter living in Berlin in the 1930s. Dayla is also Jewish. She’s finally received permission to design her own shoes, a pair of pink heels with silken ribbons decorated with embroidered


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Modern Times Film: Mr. Holmes

Screenings: Tuesdays, February 9th, 2:00 pm & February 23rd, 6:00 pm.

Twice a month, the Modern Times Film Series showcases new additions to the library’s movie collection.

Join us this month for Mr. Holmes, starring Ian McKellen as an …


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Writing in the Margins: Winter 2016

My last newsletter column focused on how Eisenhower has the best customer loyalty program around. Over the last few months, we’ve added even more services available specifically to residents of Norridge and Harwood Heights.

We now offer Eisenhower Exclusives, copies …


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Movie Monday: The Jungle Book

Screening: Monday, February 13th, 4:00 pm. Ages 12 & under.

Join us for free popcorn and a family movie on the big screen!

A community of animals surround Mowgli, a human boy adopted by a pack of wolves. The appearance …


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