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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

Remember Your Battle Purchase Forms!

Wednesday is the last day to pre-order one of Amy Polonsky’s books for the Battle of the Books Award Ceremony. Please turn in a check made out to Eisenhower Public Library District along with your Purchase Form to one of …

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Booked by Kwame Alexander

The stakes couldn't be higher for Nick Hall when things get dicey with his best friend and beloved soccer team, the bullies at school won't leave him alone, there's a special girl he wants to impress, and his parents' marriage is rocky at best. Will he dribble through his opponents or will the defense of life thwart his shot?

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Oscar Mix-Ups

There have been quite a few controversies in the 89 years of Academy Awards history. The streaker who ran past Elizabeth Taylor just as she was announcing The Sting as the Best Picture of 1974. The mix-up conspiracy that has haunted Marissa Tomei ever since her 1994 Best Supporting Actress win for My Cousin Vinny. The moment when John Travolta announced the made-up name "Adele Dazeem" when introducing singer Idina Menzel in 2014.

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Angel Catbird

Literary icon Margaret Atwood is having a bit of resurgence. Due to recent women's rights concerns, her most famous book, The Handmaid's Tale, has been topping the charts, 30 years after its original publication. A serialized adaptation of the book is set to air on Hulu in April and her first graphic novel, Angel Catbird, was just published.

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Battle Three Recap

Congratulations goes to all the Battle participants for their effort on Wednesday.

Just a few reminders, Battle begins promptly at 4:00 PM. If you intend to play in Round 1, make sure you are sitting in your team’s square at …

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Bus Trip: My Fair Lady at the Lyric Opera

Thursday, May 04, 2017, 12:00 - 6:00 PM. $65.00.

An all-star cast, plus the Lyric Opera Orchestra and Chorus, will charm you with favorite tunes and the story of Eliza Doolittle, a young flower seller with a Cockney accent, and Henry Higgins, the phonetics professor who believes he can teach her to speak like a proper lady, My Fair Lady is guaranteed to capture your heart.

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Movie Monday: Moana

Monday, March 20, 6:00 PM, 2017. Ages 12 & under.

In Ancient Polynesia, when a terrible curse incurred by the Demigod Maui reaches an impetuous Chieftain's daughter's island, she answers the Ocean's call to seek out the Demigod to set things right. Rated PG. 1h 47m.

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A Conversation with Stuart Dybek

Saturday May 20, 2017, 2:00 - 3:00 PM.

Raised on the South Side within a family of Polish immigrants, poet and short fiction writer Stuart Dybek has become one of Chicago’s finest voices. Using dreams, imagination, and religious iconography, he examines the gritty details of the working class, ethnic neighborhoods of his youth.

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Battle Two Recap

Congratulations for a fine second battle.

Please note the scores posted here, do NOT reflect any potential points that may be awarded if any of the challenges issued is proved valid. The challenges will be evaluated over the course of …

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Modern Times Film: The Magnificent Seven

Tuesdays, March 14, 2:00 PM & March 28, 6:00 PM.

Twice a month, the Modern Times Film Series showcases new additions to the library's movie collection. This month's movie will be The Magnificent Seven starring Denzel Washington as a gunslinger building a team of vigilantes in an updated version of the classic western. Rated PG-13. 2h 13m.

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Bus Trip: Historic Treasures of Culture and Commerce

Friday, April 07, 2017, 9:15 AM - 3:30 PM. $35.00.

Discover the great 19th and 20th century landmarks of Michigan Avenue and State Street, ranging from museums to department stores, skyscrapers to concert halls, including the Reliance Building and the Sullivan Center with this Chicago Architecture Foundation walking tour. Bring money for lunch at any of the restaurants on Michigan Avenue.

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Love Warrior by Glennon Doyle Melton

"Grief is love's souvenir. It's our proof that we once loved. Grief is he receipt we wave in the air that says to the world: Look! Love was once mine. I love well. Here is my proof that I paid the price."

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Brett Young

When college baseball player Brett Young was recovering from an injury, he decided to try his hand at song writing. Just a few years later his song "Sleep Without You" hit number one on the country music charts.

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Battle One Recap

Congratulations to all the teams for their fine efforts yesterday.

There was been quite a shift in the scoreboard comparing to the Practice Battle. Clearly, the teams this year are very strong. We look forward to seeing what happens next …

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