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Mon – Thur: 11:30 am to 7:00 pm | Fri – Sat: 9:30 am to 5:00 pm
4613 N Oketo Ave, Harwood Heights, IL 60706 | 708-867-7828
Mon – Thur: 11:30 am to 7:00 pm
Fri – Sat: 9:30 am to 5:00 pm
4613 N Oketo Ave
Harwood Heights, IL 60706

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

Mon – Thur: 11:30 am to 7:00 pm | Fri – Sat: 9:30 am to 5:00 pm

Shhh! This Book is Sleeping! by Cedric Ramadier

“There. It’s asleep! Close the book very gently… Good night!”

This board book is perfect to help a toddler wind down from the day. Step by step, the child is encouraged by a mouse to lead “the book” through the …

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The Assistants by Camille Perri

Despite having trouble paying her bills, Tina Fontana takes pride in her work and has the utmost respect for her boss Robert Barlow, the head of the Titan Corporation, a multimedia news conglomerate. Think Ted Turner meets Rupert Murdoch. So …

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Book Club: Angela’s Ashes

Monday, July 11, 2016, 7:00 PM Tuesday, July 12, 2016, 2:00 PM

This month’s Adult Book Discussion book will be Angela’s Ashes by Frank McCourt. Copies of the book will be available at the Library Services Desk approximately a …

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Written and Drawn by Henrietta by Liniers

“A box of colored pencils is as close as you can get to owning a piece of the rainbow.”

Meet Henrietta, a girl with a boundless imagination and, today, a new deluxe set of colored pencils. Immediately, of course, she …

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Classic Film: Easter Parade

Screening: Thursday, July 21st, 1:00 pm.

The fall season of our long-running Classic Film Series continues with Easter Parade.

A nightclub performer hires a naive chorus girl as his new dance partner to make his former partner jealous. Directed by …

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The Seventh Most Important Thing by Shelley Pearsall

When Arthur T. Owens throws a rock at the strange, neighborhood Junk Man’s arm, he doesn’t anticipate hitting him in the head. Or that the Junk Man himself will save him from juvenile detention. By completing 120 hours of community …

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Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang

This weekend I’ll be going to the theater. My expectations are high for The Nice Guys, the story of a mismatched pair of private eyes (played by Russell Crowe and Ryan Gosling) investigating an apparent suicide in 1970s Los …

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The 2016 PEN/Faulkner Award

Today the winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award was announced. The award honors the best work of fiction published by an American in a single calendar year. The largest peer-reviewed literary prize in the country, the PEN/Faulkner Award continues to recognize …

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The Nebula Awards

Tonight the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America announced the winners of the annual Nebula Awards, recognizing the best works of science fiction or fantasy published in the United States. This year, women writers virtually swept the awards.

Best …

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Einstein’s Book Club

On May 29th, 1919, on the island of Principe off the west coast of Africa, one of the longest solar eclipses of the 20th century lasted for nearly seven minutes. Astronomer, physicist, and mathematician Sir Arthur Stanley Eddington was there …

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Remembering Darwyn Cooke

Today the comics industry lost one of its greats. Writer, artist, and animator Darwyn Cooke died at the age of 54 following a battle with cancer.

After a decade and a half as art director and graphic designer for Canadian …

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Bus Trip: The King and I at the Lyric Opera

Thursday, May 12, 2016, 11:45 AM – 6:00 PM. $55.00.

The King of Siam meets his match in Anna, the feisty Welsh teacher hired to instruct his wives and children in the ways of the West. These two passionate people …

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Watch the Sky by Kirsten Hubbard

“Don’t trust anyone outside the family”

Jory has been told for years to watch for signs. He is never told what the signs mean but they are everywhere. He is told that he should keep his head down in school …

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Finding Nemo at the HIP

Screening: Friday, June 10th, 8:30 pm.

A week before Finding Dory hits theaters, see Finding Nemo on the roof of the Harlem Irving Plaza as part of our Summer Film Series, a cooperation between the Eisenhower Library, Norridge Park District, …

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The Bear and the Piano by David Litchfield

What happens when a bear finds a piano in the woods? He learns to play it, of course. And what happens when a father and daughter from the big city hear a bear playing a piano in the woods? They …

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2016 Edgar Award Winners

The Edgar Allan Poe Awards (popularly called the Edgars) are presented every spring by the Mystery Writers of America to honor the best in mystery fiction, non-fiction, television, and film. Today we’re going to provide links links to the library …

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Modern Times Film: In the Heart of the Sea

Screenings: Tuesdays, June 14th, 2:00 pm & June 28th, 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 In the Heart of the Sea, a …

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