Sunday, March 29, 2020, 7:00 PM.
The library may be closed but that doesn't mean we can't keep the movie screenings going. Join us on our Facebook page at 7:00 PM for an online screening of "the greatest movie Alfred Hitchcock never made," Stanley Donen's Charade.Read More
Based on the graphic novel by Charles Forsman, the new Netflix series I Am Not Okay With This is probably going to be the next Stranger Things and you're not going to want to miss it.Read More
There was a bit of shuffling on the ranking board with this week’s scores.
Remember, the Total Score combines the scores from Battle One and Battle Two. The Total Score will continue to grow as Battles pass, and will determine …Read More
Harry Potter evokes a breathless magic that captivates fans the world over. Knitting Magic's officially licensed patterns embrace the joy and spirit of the whole series.Read More
At the end of every autumn Rhen, crown prince of Emberfall, becomes a beast who kills everyone and everything until his curse resets and it all starts again.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
Congratulations to all the Battle teams for a great Battle One!
The scores from Battle One will add to the points that will be earned during Battle Two, Battle Three, Battle Four, and Battle Five to determine the season’s winning …Read More
Halfway through The Uninhabitable Earth, David Wallace-Wells writes “If you have made it this far, you are a brave reader.” There is enough information on every page to produce a week-long panic attack.Read More
"Each little clam here / Know how to jam here / Under the sea " - Sebastian from Disney's The Little Mermaid.Read More
In a distant future, a man and his daughter may be the last surviving humans on Earth.Read More
Congratulations to all the teams for a great Practice Battle. Just a reminder, be careful of those warning eggs! If any of the warnings were moved to negative points, it would have really changed the results.
As it is, Practice …Read More
Craft books usually focus on a material theme, i.e. knitting, paper, beads - but Sloth Crafts uses the sloth image to explore all kinds of media.Read More
In Horn from the Heart: The Paul Butterfield Story, we are shown the life and talent of Chicago’s very own legendary harmonica player and bluesman Paul Butterfield. Born and raised in the Southside’s Hyde Park neighborhood, he was exposed to both music and the arts at an early age by his parents, and eventually began sneaking into blues clubs throughout the city, where he would meet and become influenced by legends such as Muddy Waters and Howlin' Wolf.Read More
March 23 through April 13, 2020.
We’re excited to join libraries and readers across the country in the Big Library Read, a reading program that connects readers around the world with the same ebook or audiobook at the same time without any wait lists or holds.Read More
Thursday, March 12, 2020, 1:00 PM.
Our Classic Film Series continues with Creature from the Black Lagoon.Read More
When billionaire Vincent Pryce dies suddenly, Tuesday Mooney joins the leagues of Bostonians embarking on an Edgar Allan Poe-themed scavenger hunt for his fortune. Her advantage? She's a trivia queen and expert researcher, and also walks around with the ghost of her best friend residing in her head.Read More
After her best friend and lover hangs for the crime of Possession of Unapproved Materials, Esther stows away on the Library Wagon passing through town. But when she wakes up to the barrel of the Head Librarian's revolver, she realizes her escape from danger has only led to violence and intrigue (and possibly, a romance).Read More
Springtime means a fresh start for a lot of people. We might decide to deep clean our homes, prepare our gardens for fresh crops and new flowers, learn a new skill, and maybe tackle projects that have been on our lists but we just haven’t found the time for yet. Perhaps you want to do some future planning or go to a concert or movie from time to time.Read More
Tuesday, March 10, 2020, 2:00 PM.
The Modern Times Film series showcases new additions to the library's movie collection. This month, come along on a fantastical, musical journey as Reginald Dwight transforms from shy piano prodigy into international superstar Elton John. Rated R. 2h 1m.Read More
Tuesday, April 07, 2020, 2:00 - 3:30 PM.
This month's Adult Book Discussion will be about Spill Simmer Falter Wither by Sara Baume.Read More
In 2017 a small team of people caused more than $10 billion in damages, crippled multinational companies, stranded more than 800 seafaring vessels carrying tens of millions of tons of cargo. That team, based in Russia, had stolen hacking tools from the NSA and was wreaking havoc on the world.Read More
Thursday, March 12, 6:00 - 7:00 PM.
Whether you're new to comics or a life-long reader, our club for teens in grade 7-12 will help you find something new to read and talk about from the world of comics. This month we'll read and discuss Ms. Marvel: No Normal by G. Willow Wilson.Read More
Thursday, March 12, 2020,
3:00 PM - 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're discussing Meet Your Baker by Ellie Alexander.Read More
We are super excited to announce a new way of getting an Eisenhower Library card, something that is sorely needed in this time of the Coronavirus stay-at-home order: instant online library card registration.Read More