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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
708-867-7828

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

Classic Film Series: Anchors Aweigh

Thursday, March 30th, 1:00 PM.

The spring season of our long-running Classic Film Series continues with Anchors Aweigh. 

Two sailors on shore leave in Los Angeles, attempt to get an aspiring singer and audition at MGM. Directed by George …


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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 …


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Unscripted Joss Byrd

Joss is twelve and making her third movie. This time she’s playing Norah, the sister in The Locals, an indie autobiography of her director.

The film is a gritty thing about two kids with an abusive father and the …


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Ingrid Bergman in Her Own Words

From her simple beginnings in Stockholm and the devastating loss of her parents to her success in Hollywood, we follow Ingrid Bergman through her nomadic and complex life. We see the vicious criticism she faced when she left her husband …


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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 …


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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 …


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Old 97’s: Graveyard Whistling

In the early nineties, a bunch of musicians, influenced by the sounds of classic honky-tonk, roots rock, bluegrass and old-school country became inspired by the do-it-yourself ethic of punk rock. They operated outside the mainstream country music scene. Many eschewed …


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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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Spring Cleaning Bag Sale

On Saturday, February 25, from 12:00 – 4:00 PM, the Friends of the Library group is doing some early bird spring cleaning in the Book Sale Room! Purchase a bag (Friends members: $3.00. Non-members: $4.00) and fill it with books. …


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Seed Exchange

For over 12,000 years, humans have been farming.

Today we have access to thousands of varieties of useful, life sustaining plants that exist only because farmers and gardeners have grown them, saved the seeds, and grown them again. Our favorite …


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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 …


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Movie Monday: Moana

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

Join us for free popcorn and a family movie on the big screen!

In Ancient Polynesia, when a terrible curse incurred by the Demigod Maui reaches an impetuous Chieftain’s daughter’s island, …


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Classic Film Series: The Last of the Mohicans

Thursday, March 16th, 1:00 PM.

The spring season of our long-running Classic Film Series continues with The Last of the Mohicans. 

The last members of a Native American tribe fight to protect a British Colonel’s daughters during the French …


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A Conversation with Stuart Dybek

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,

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More Dark Materials

Earlier this week, the British newspaper, The Guardian announced that Philip Pullman is working on another set of books in the world of his epic fantasy trilogy, His Dark Materials. Often called a darker version of Harry Potter, the …


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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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Leave Me Alone!

“She packed up her things in a big sack, and as she left she shouted back…LEAVE ME ALONE.”

With her huge family in the way, their Grandmother can’t get one bit of knitting done before winter comes. So after making …


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Modern Times Film: The Magnificent Seven

Tuesday, March 14th, 2:00 PM. Tuesday, March 28th, 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 …


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What’s Happening at Eisenhower?

Maybe you don’t know it, but there’s always great stuff happening at Eisenhower. For instance, yesterday Bailey Dee and her band put on a show of jump and swing tunes right here at the library. Everybody loved it.

Pretty much …


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