Mon – Thur: 9AM to 9PM | Fri – Sat: 9AM to 5PM | Sun: 1PM to 5PM
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

Modern Times Film Series: Searching

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

The Modern Times Film series showcases new additions to the library's movie collection. This month's movie will be Searching. After his 16-year-old daughter goes missing, a desperate father breaks into her laptop to look for clues to find her. 2018. PG-13. 1h 42m.

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An American Marriage Wins 2019 Aspen Words Award

At an awards ceremony at The Morgan Library in New York City on April 11th, Tayari Jones was announced as the winner of the second annual Aspen Words Literary Prize for her novel An American Marriage, calling it a novel that's "going to have a place in the literary imagination for a long time."

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Central Baptist Book Club: How to Walk Away

Friday, May 24, 2019, 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 How to Walk Away by Katherine Center.

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Calypso by David Sedaris

“I felt betrayed, the way you do when you discover that your cat has a secret secondary life and is being fed by neighbors who call him something stupid like Calypso. Worse is that he loves them as much as he loves you, which is to say not at all, really.”

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May 2019 LibraryReads

Every month at, librarians across the county nominate their favorite upcoming books. Whichever books get the most nominations go onto the monthly list. Place holds now to get these sure-to-be popular books as soon as possible after they're released.

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Catalog Testing

On April 24th, we’re testing features of our online catalog and could use your help. Participants will be asked to browse our catalog and offer insights. The testing should take about an hour here at the Eisenhower Library and participants …

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The River by Peter Heller

I was excited to see a new book by Peter Heller, author of The Dog Stars, The Painter, and The Whale Warriors. Heller is an adventure writer. His books all feature wilderness and conquering, or better, interacting with nature. In The River two college friends plan a leisurely canoe trip north to Hudson Bay. Things don't go as planned.

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Deliciously Fictitious Book Club: Eggs in Purgatory

Thursday, May 09, 2019, 3:00 - 4:30 PM.

Join us every other month in Fannie's Cafe to discuss culinary-themed mysteries and sample delicious recipes from the pages of the books. This month we're discussing Eggs in Purgatory by Laura Childs.

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Tommy Orange Wins Pen/Hemingway Award

Critically-acclaimed debut author Tommy Orange is the winner of the 2019 PEN/Hemingway Award for his novel There There. Séan Hemingway, the grandson of the American writer Ernest Hemingway, will present the prestigious literary award to Tommy Orange on Sunday, April 7th, during a ceremony at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum in Boston.

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