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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

Classic Film Series: Funny Face

Thursday, August 31, 2017, 1:00 PM.

The summer season of our long-running Classic Film Series continues with Funny Face. 

A bookshop clerk is discovered by a fashion photographer and becomes a model. Directed by Stanley Donen. Starring Audrey Hepburn …


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Most Anticipated YA Books of August, 2017

Solo by Kwame Alexander and Mary Rand Hess – 08/01 From award-winning author Kwame Alexander, with Mary Rand Hess, comes Solo, a YA novel written in poetic verse. Solo tells the story of seventeen-year-old Blade Morrison, who knows the …


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Future Quest Volume One

In the 1960s, Saturday morning TV was dominated Hanna-Barbera’s animated adventure shows. Jonny Quest, The Impossibles, and The Herculoids delighted a generation of kids. The revivals of some of these shows kept me and my brothers entertained in …


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DVDs and Blu-rays Coming in August, 2017

The Circle – 08/01 When Mae Holland lands a new job at The Circle, a prestigious media giant, she quickly assimilates into the corporation’s merry-go-round of social media that promotes transparency and total integration but really objectifies and reduces people …


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Ready Player One Teaser Trailer

The first trailer for Steven Spielberg’s upcoming Ready Player One dropped today. Like the book, it’s full of references to 1980s pop culture.

In the near future, everyone is obsessed with the online, virtual reality world The Oasis. After James …


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2017 Thriller Awards

The International Thriller Writers announced the winners of the 2017 Thriller Awards on Saturday, July 15th at their annual Thrillerfest banquet. Find a complete list of all finalists at thrillerwriters.org. Find the winners of the big categories right here.…


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Titan Comics Added to Hoopla

Today it was announced that Hoopla Digital, the digital service that allows Eisenhower Library card holders to stream or download movies, TV shows, music, audiobooks, and eBooks, has begun distributed digital comics from publisher, Titan Comics. The new deal …


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Classic Film Series: Black Legion

Thursday, August 17, 1:00 PM.

The summer season of our long-running Classic Film Series continues with Black Legion. 

When a machinist loses a job to a Polish-born worker, he joins a group that intimidates immigrants. Directed by Archie Mayo …


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Remembering George A. Romero

It’s rare for any artist in any medium to truthfully be able to say “I created an entire genre.” But George Romero could. With his feature film directorial debut, 1968’s Night of the Living Dead, Romero invented the modern …


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A Wrinkle in Time Teaser Trailer

The first teaser for Ava DuVernay’s adaptation of the Madeleine L’Engle classic premiered today. It looks great.

For those who don’t know, the groundbreaking, science fiction novel tells the story of Meg Murry’s search for her long-missing father, a scientist …


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Book Club: Commonwealth

Monday, August 07, 7:00 – 8:30 PM.

This month’s Adult Book Discussion book will be Commonwealth by Ann Patchett.

One Sunday afternoon, Bert Cousins shows up at Franny Keating’s christening party uninvited. Before evening falls, he has kissed Franny’s mother, …


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Dragon Teeth by Michael Crichton

Toward the end of the 19th century, when fossilized bones were first providing evidence for an entire prehistoric world, two obsessed paleontologists brought dinosaurs into the mainstream. Othniel Charles Marsh and Edwin Drinker Cope spent decades excavating, researching, assembling, and …


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Modern Times Film: Star Wars: Rogue One

Tuesday, August 08, 2:00 pm Tuesday, August 22, 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 Rogue One, starring Felicity Jones as a reluctant …


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First Edition: Leaves of Grass

162 years ago, on today’s date in 1855, Walt Whitman’s Leaves of Grass was first published as a small book of just 12 poems. Over the next 37 years, stopped only by death, Whitman continued to edit and add to …


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Classic Film Series: Billy Budd

Thursday, August 03, 1:00 PM.

The summer season of our long-running Classic Film Series continues with Billy Budd. 

An innocent seaman in the British Navy is accused of murdering the Master-at-Arms. Directed by Peter Ustinov. Starring Robert Ryan. Unrated. …


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2017 Locus Awards Winners

The Locus Science Fiction Foundation has announced the winners of the 2017 Locus Awards.

The Locus Awards are chosen by a survey of readers in an open online poll that runs from February 1st to April 15th. To see all …


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Dan Brown’s Origin

Dan Brown and his symbologist-hero Robert Langdon are coming back this October with a new adventure through art, history, and conspiracies. Today, you can watch the trailer for Origin and get on the holds list to read the new book …


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