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Mon – Thur: 9AM to 9PM
Fri – Sat: 9AM to 5PM
Sun: 1PM to 5PM
4613 N Oketo Ave
Harwood Heights, IL 60706

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 13, 2016, 1:30 PM.

This month, we're starting with John Patrick Shanley’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play Doubt: A Parable and will screen the film starring Meryl Streep and Philip Seymour Hoffman.

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The Glorkian Warrior Eats Adventure Pie By James Kochalka

On a routine mission to protect pie from a space snake, things go horribly wrong. Now the Glorkian Warrior and their Super (Talking) Backpack are on a silly adventure to fix everything, the only problem is Glorkian Warrior’s rival Buster Glark seems to keep getting in the way.

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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 wrote that literature can enhance a reader's empathy, or ability to understand someone else's point-of-view.

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Judge This by Chip 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 of how the commonplace has inspired his own work as the designer of some of the most iconic book covers in publishing history.

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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 which to communicate with each other.

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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, including Navy Pier, Soldier Field, Chicago Stadium, the Art Institute, Frank Lloyd Wright's Robie House, and even more!

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Serendipity’s Footsteps by Suzanne Nelson

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 roses. She plans to wear them if she ever gets married.

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Modern Times Film: Mr. Holmes

Tuesdays, February 09, 2:00 PM & February 23, 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 aged, retired Sherlock Holmes looking back on his life and grappling with an unsolved case involving a beautiful woman. 2015. 1h 44m. Rated PG.

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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.

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