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.Read More
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.Read More
Friday, September 27, 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 Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens.Read More
Every month at libraryreads.org, 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.Read More
The Twelve Dancing Princesses becomes a horror story in this sea tossed retelling.Read More
Thursday, September 19, 2019, 1:00 PM.
Our Classic Film Series continues with Bye Bye Birdie.Read More
Fans of Killers of the Flower Moon and In Cold Blood will like Say Nothing.Read More
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.Read More
Friday, September 13, 2019, 5:00 - 8:00 PM.
We're keeping the library open after hours just for teens. Bring your friends, to watch a movie, eat some pizza, and make a craft.Read More
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.Read More
Thursday, September 12 , 2019, 3:00 - 4:00 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'll read By Cook or By Crook by Maya Corrigan.Read More
Tuesday, September 10, 2019, 5:30 PM.
This month we'll watch Love in the Time of Cholera after reading the novel by Gabriel Garcia Marquez. 2007. Rated R. 2h 19m.Read More
Monday, September 09, 2019, 6:00 - 7:30 PM.
Tuesday, September 10, 2019, 2:00 - 3:30 PM.
This month's Adult Book Discussion book will be At the Wolf's Table by Rosella Postorino.Read More
Thursday, September 05, 2019, 1:00 PM.
Our Classic Film Series continues with A Fish Called Wanda.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
Wednesday, September 04, 2019, 4:30 PM.
Do you love graphic novels? Are you in grades 3-5? Join us as we discuss Sparks! by Ian Boothby.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
At home, Connell’s mother is Marianne’s maid. At school, Connell is a popular athlete while Marianne is a pariah.Read More
Even if you never end up crafting with wood, Woodcraft is one of those books that gets you excited about the possibilities.Read More