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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

A Conversation with Mystery Writer Sharon Fiffer

A Conversation with Mystery Writer Sharon Fiffer  Sunday, October 2nd, 2016. 2:00 – 3:00 pm

Meet Sharon Fiffer, the author of eight mysteries starring Jane Wheel. Recently laid off, separated, and heading for a midlife crisis, Jane is trying to …


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Classic Film: Casablanca

Screening: Thursday, September 29th, 1:00 pm.

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

During the early days of World War II, an American expatriate in Morocco meets a former lover, with unforeseen complications. Directed by …


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Book Club: Crooked Heart

Monday, September 12, 2017, 7:00 PM

This month’s Adult Book Discussion book will be Crooked Heart by Lissa Evans. Copies of the book will be available at the Library Services Desk approximately a month before our discussion.

Paper Moon meets …


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Sharon Fiffer and the Great Brewster Chair

In 1969, woodworker Armand Lamontagne made a replica of the famous Brewster Chairs, a pair of chairs once owned by pilgrim William Brewster, who arrived in America on the Mayflower in 1620. Annoyed by the self-importance of museum curators, Lamontagne …


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Zeroes by Chuck Wendig

We all need a little help once in a while. If you or I need some assistance we might call a friend or a family member. If a secret government organization needs help, they arrest a bunch of low-level techno-criminals …


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The Girl in the Well is Me by Karen Rivers

“Where are You?… YOU GUYS. Don’t leave me!”

Kammie’s life is in turmoil. Her family (minus her father) just moved to a new town, her brother is angry all the time, and she has to share an ugly orange room …


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A New Chapter

We’re entering a new chapter at Eisenhower. This week, construction has officially begun on our new teen space and study rooms. You’ll see some work being done throughout the library until November.…


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The Emperor of Any Place

It’s just Evan and his father. There’s a grandfather somewhere but all Evan knows about him is what his father said. “Your grandfather is a murderer.”

When his father dies, Evan has no one to call except the murderous grandfather.


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The Summer Before the War

Vivid, vibrant, and charming, The Summer Before the War tells the story of young lives just beginning, old ways winding down, and a small English town cheerfully blind to impending disaster – but ultimately, inevitably, caught up in the Great


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Classic Film: Champion

Screening: Thursday, September 15th, 1:00 pm.

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

Seduced by cheering crowds, money, and a succession of blondes, an amateur boxer rises to fame by stepping on other people. Directed …


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Killer Stuff by Sharon Fiffer

Jane Wheel knows she’s good at finding antiques, but she had no idea she’d be so good at finding dead bodies.

When her neighbor turns up murdered, Jane must explore suburban Chicago’s garage sales, auctions, and flea markets looking for


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Where’s the Elephant? by Barroux

“Where’s the elephant? Where’s the parrot? Where’s the snake?”

Take a look at the big, colorful forest and do your best to find the elephant, the parrot, and the snake. With each turn of the page, the forest shrinks smaller …


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Catalog Downtime

Overnight on Monday, July 11th, from 10:00 pm until Tuesday morning around 6:00 am, our catalog will be updated to its latest version. This upgrade will require intermittent downtime throughout the night. We apologize for any inconvenience you might experience.…


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Bridge of Spies

A convicted spy. A captured U-2 pilot. Two nations locked in a Cold War. That is the world we are shown in Bridge of Spies.

Already charged with defending Soviet spy Rudolf Abel in court, American lawyer James Donovan


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Modern Times Film: The Force Awakens

Screenings: Tuesdays, August 9th, 2:00 pm & August 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 Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the eagerly …


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Bus Trip: Fabyan Villa and Japanese Gardens

Tuesday, July 19, 2016, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. $20.00.

The Frank Lloyd Wright-designed home of Chicagoans George and Nelle Fabyan contains their collection of Asian artifacts, natural history specimens, original furniture and more. Their appreciation of Japanese culture is …


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Classic Film: The Caine Mutiny

Screening: Thursday, September 1st, 1:00 pm.

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

When a captain shows signs of mental instability, his first officer relieves him of command and faces a court martial. …


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