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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

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

My Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite

These sisters have bad habits: Ayooli has stabbed a boyfriend or three in “self-defense” and Korede has always cleaned up the mess. When Ayooli starts dating Korede’s long-time unrequited crush, Korede asks herself how much she owes her beautiful little sister, and if she can even change.

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Central Baptist Book Club: Firefly Lane

Friday, December 21, 2018, 3:30 PM.

Every month, residents of Central Baptist Village meet in the Craft Room to discuss a book chosen by our Outreach Librarian. This month we're reading Firefly Lane by Kristin Hannah.

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Warlight by Michael Ondaatje

“In 1945 our parents went away and left us in the care of two men who may have been criminals.” This is the opening line of Michael Ondaatje’s haunting new novel, Warlight.

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Impostors by Scott Westerfeld

Impostors by Scott Westerfeld begins a new series based in the same universe as his most popular work: The Uglies series. Where Uglies begins in a seemingly idyllic setting, Impostors takes place after the wool has been removed from the eyes. There are precarious peace treaties in motion, and a growing rebellion against those in power.

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Polish Heritage Book Club: The Winter Palace

Thursday, December 13, 2018. 3:00 - 4:30 PM.

Join us every other month for an English-language book discussion group focused on literature related to Poland and Polish culture. This month we're discussing The Winter Palace by Eva Stachniak.

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Black Friday: 11/23/2018

The day after Thanksgiving has become a major shopping event in America, with deals and discounts at all your favorite stores. At Eisenhower we offer unbeatable values every day of the year but we’re ratcheting the saving up for Black …

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Modern Times Film Series: Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

Tuesdays, December 11, 2018. 2:00 PM, December 18, 6:00 PM.

The Modern Times Film series showcases new additions to the library's movie collection. This month's movie will be Won't You Be My Neighbor? an exploration of the life, lessons, and legacy of iconic children's television host, Mr. Rogers. 2018. Rated PG-13. 1h 34m.

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How to Walk Away by Katherine Center

“I would never tell you that the life you wanted couldn't have been exactly as great as you planned. But you have to live the life you have. You have to find inspiration in the struggle, and pull joy out of the hardship... Because that's all we can do: Carry the sorrow when we have to, and absolutely savor the joy when we can.”

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Bus Trip: Museum of Contemporary Art After Hours

Friday, February 22, 2019, 4:30 PM - 9:30 PM. $25.00.

Explore the Museum of Contemporary Art after hours when the museum takes on an entirely different aspect. Enjoy an evening of thoughtful and amazing art by pivotal figures in the world of contemporary art including Chuck Close, Christo, Alexander Calder, and Andy Warhol. Please bring money to purchase a meal at Marisol, the restaurant called one of the best by in the city Chicago Magazine.

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Bus Trip: Halim Time and Glass Museum

Sunday, January 13, 2019, 11:45 AM - 3:45 PM. $40.00.

The Halim Time & Glass Museum is a world class collection of historic timepieces, stained glass windows, and decorative arts. Permanent exhibits include the American Stained Glass Masters, the Louis Comfort Tiffany Gallery and Clocks of the World. Enjoy lunch at the museum (included in registration fee) and a guided tour of this Evanston gem.

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Bus Trip: Santaland Diaries at the Goodman Theatre

Sunday, December 16, 2018, 12:00 - 5:00 PM. $40.00.

Strapped for cash, a struggling actor takes a job as a Christmas elf at Macy’s. Enduring a daily gauntlet of screaming children, rude parents and suspect Santas, it’s going to take more than a glass of eggnog to get him through the holiday season. Adapted from the beloved essay by best-selling author David Sedaris, The Santaland Diaries has become a new holiday classic.

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Fiona Mozley wins the Polari First Book Prize

Founded by journalist and author Paul Burston, the Polari First Book Prize is awarded annually to a writer whose first book explores the LGBT experience, whether in poetry, prose, fiction or non-fiction. This year the prize was awarded to the novel, Elmet by Fiona Mozley.

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