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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 | 708-867-7828
Mon – Thur: 9am to 9pm
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

Paper Wishes by Lois Sepahban

Japan has just bombed Pearl Harbor. This single action is the spark that forces thousands of Japanese American citizens from their homes to internment camps. Ten year old Minami has to leave her island home and everything behind to go …


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Movie in the Park: Goosebumps

Screening: Friday, August 5th, 8:30 pm.

As part of our Summer Film Series, a cooperation between the Eisenhower Library, Norridge Park District, and the HIP, check out Goosebumps, starring Jack Black as legendary writer R.L Stine, at Norridge Park …


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A Midsummer Night’s Dream: A Fairies Primer by Jennifer Adams

“There sleeps Titania sometime of the night, lull’d in these flowers with dances and delight;”

Beginning readers can meet the fairies of Shakespeare’s famous play, A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Filled with bright and whimsical digital artwork and some famous quotes …


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The Monkees: Good Times!

The surviving members of the classic 1960s, made-for-TV pop band, The Monkees are back with a surprisingly great new record. Just like in the old days, the band has recruited some of the best songwriters available to help out. Look …


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Classic Film: The Informer

Screening: Thursday, August 18th, 1:00 pm.

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

In 1920s Dublin, a destitute ex-rebel succumbs to temptation, turning in his former comrade for a 20 pound reward. Directed by …


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Horrible Bear! By Ame Dyckman

“Bear got an idea. It was a Horrible Bear idea.”

Mistakes are easy for anyone to make, and I mean anyone. A young girl and a bear cross paths through a misunderstanding, leading them to both think the other to …


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The Paper Cowboy by Kristin Levine

Dealing with a sister hospitalized by an event you could have prevented and mother whose temper is unpredictable and unwieldy is hard. But it’s 1953 in Downers Grove and, on top of everything else, the Cold War is heating up. …


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Sleeping Giants by Sylvain Neuvel

For a few days, when she was 12 years old, Rose Franklin was at the center of a major scientific discovery. While riding her bike near her home in the Black Hills of South Dakota she saw an eerie blue …


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Classic Film: Taking Off

Screening: Thursday, August 4th, 1:00 pm.

The fall season of our long-running Classic Film Series continues with Taking Off.

While searching for their runaway daughter, an uptight upper class couple gets involved with 1970s counterculture. Directed by Milos Forman. Starring …


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Drive in Movie: Adventures in Babysitting

Screening: Friday, July 22nd, 8:00 pm.

For one magical summer night, as part of our Summer Film Series, a cooperation between the Eisenhower Library, Norridge Park District, and the HIP, the library parking lot will transform into a classic drive-in …


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Modern Times Film: The Big Short

Screenings: Tuesdays, July 19th, 2:00 pm & July 26th, 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 The Big Short, a frighteningly comedic look …


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Writing in the Margins: Summer 2016

In the past, I have used this column to highlight new services the Eisenhower Library will be offering you. This time, I am highlighting something we are taking away.

It’s a long-standing tradition in public libraries to charge fines for …


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Automated Phone Calls

If you receive phone calls letting you know when on-hold items are ready to be picked up, these calls will switch to automated, prerecorded messages on June 6th. In addition, these calls will let you know if you have overdue


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The Audie Awards

A couple of weeks ago, the Audio Publishers Association (APA) announced its winners for the 21st annual Audie Awards recognizing distinction in audiobooks and spoken word entertainment. Since June is Audio Book Month, now seemed like the best time to …


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