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
708-867-7828

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

Jazz Books for Jazz Fans

Hopefully, you've been enjoying our virtual bus trips, exploring the world every Wednesday during the pandemic from the safety of our homes. A few weeks ago we "visited" the American Jazz Museum in Kansas City to gain a better appreciation of Jazz music. If you want to add even more Jazz to your life check out this list of books for Jazz fans.


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For Fans of Shirley Jackson

If you’re fascinated with the strange and creepy underpinnings of life you can’t do better than Shirley Jackson. Her short story “The Lottery” is a classic, and her novels, including We Have Always Lived in the Castle and The Haunting of Hill House, look at the horror that is often hiding in the banality of the everyday. But if you’ve read all of her work and are looking for something in the same vein, try these books.


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August 18, 2020 Special Board Meeting Minutes

The Special Meeting of the Eisenhower Public Library District Board of Trustees August 18, 2020

CALL TO ORDER

President Braun, called the meeting to order at 7:03 P.M.

ROLL CALL

Present Electronically: Ringelstein, Braun, Magnelli, Magnuson, Parent, Adams, Ross (7:08 …


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Stay-at-Home Movie Party: Fear and Desire

Monday, September 07, 7:00 PM.

We may not be able to watch movies together right now but that doesn't mean we can't keep the screenings going. Join us on our Facebook page at 7:00 PM for an online screening of Stanley Kubrick's early films Fear and Desire and The Day of the Fight.


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The Book of Longings by Sue Monk Kidd

“Lord our God, hear my prayer, the prayer of my heart. Bless the largeness inside me, no matter how I fear it. Bless my reed pens and my inks. Bless the words I write. May they be beautiful in your sight. May they be visible to eyes not yet born. When I am dust, sing these words over my bones: she was a voice.”


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The Sun Down Motel by Simone St. James

“The books I read were the dark kind—about scary things like disappearances and murders, especially the true ones. While other kids read J. K. Rowling, I read Stephen King. While other kids did history reports about the Civil War, I read about Lizzie Borden.”


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August 2020 LibraryReads List

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.


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