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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

Robert Macfarlane Wins Wainwright Nature Writing Prize

After being nominated three times for the UK’s top nature-writing award, Robert Macfarlane has finally won the Wainwright Golden Beer Book Prize for his book, Underland, an extraordinary journey into our relationship with darkness, burial, and what lies beneath the surface of both place and mind.

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Whimsical Stitches by Lauren Espy

I'm the kind of person who thinks eyes and a smile make any inanimate object instantly adorable and irresistible. If that speaks to you (or your inner child) you will delight in every page of Lauren Espy's Whimsical Stitches: a Modern Makers Book of Amigurumi Crochet Patterns.

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September 2019 LibraryReads List

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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The Salt Line by Holly Goddard Jones

I have acarophobia (extreme fear of very tiny bugs), so I’m still trying to figure out why I couldn’t put down Holly Goddard Jones’ dystopian novel in which the only common enemy is the deadly virus-carrying miner tick.

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Writing in the Margins: Fall 2019

September is Library Card Sign-Up Month. We encourage everyone who lives in Norridge and Harwood Heights who doesn’t already have an Eisenhower Library card to get one. Sign up is quick and easy and you get so many benefits that are exclusive to residents.

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Bus Trip: Explore Chinatown

Tuesday, November 05, 2019, 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM. $25.00.

Explore the shops, bakeries, and restaurants of Chinatown with a self-guided walking tour. Visit Chinatown landmarks like the Chinese-American Museum, the Nine-Dragon Wall, or the new Chinatown branch of the Chicago Public Library with its Feng shui-influenced interior design and expansive views of the city.

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Bus Trip: Bernhardt/Hamlet at the Goodman Theatre

Sunday, October 06, 2019. 12:30 - 6:00 PM. $60.00.

In 1899, legendary leading lady Sarah Bernhardt’s decision to assume the title role of Shakespeare’s Hamlet left critics and patriarchs aghast and indignant. Laced with forbidden romance and backstage gossip, this behind-the-scenes look at Bernhardt’s most ambitious role combines high humor and human drama in a rollicking comedy so clever it uplifts, so timely it hurts.

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Bus Trip: Wired to Wear and Makers United at Museum of Science and Industry

Monday, September 09, 2019. 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM. $30.00.

Technology’s next great revolution is as close as your clothes. Your wardrobe—and your life—will never be the same. Wired to Wear is the first-ever exhibit dedicated to smart clothing and devices designed to extend the human body’s capabilities and make us healthier, stronger and safer. Get hands-on with circuit building, analyze a prototype, and build fabricated materials into your own wearable LED circuit band.

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Modern Times Film Series: A Star is Born

Tuesdays, September 03, 2:00 PM & September 24, 6:00 PM.

The Modern Times Film series showcases new additions to the library's movie collection. This month's movie will be A Star is Born. A veteran musician helps an up-and-coming singer find fame as alcoholism sends his own career into a downward spiral. 2018. Rated R. 2h 16m.

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