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
I hope you enjoyed, The Ventriloquists by E.R. Ramzipoor, the April selection for our Facebook Book Club. If you did, hopefully you'll also like something from this list more intricately plotted historical fiction based on true events. Head over to the group to find out what March's book will be and join in on our community conversations.Read More
It's Throwback Thursday! Forty-five years ago this month, Anne Rice's Interview with the Vampire was first published.Read More
Grayson Sykes knows that a missing woman doesn’t always want to be found. Unfortunately, she’s a newly minted private investigator who doesn’t get to pick the clients.Read More
Friday, May 28, 2021, 4:00 PM.
Join us in a video chat to discuss William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream.Read More
Thursday, May 27, 2021,7:00 PM.
Join the Hollywood Book Club on the last Thursday of every month as we examine the history, films, genres, stars and scandals of Hollywood and the film industry at large.Read More
Wyoming game warden Joe Pickett must accompany a Silicon Valley CEO on a hunting trip—but soon learns that he himself may be the hunted—in the thrilling new novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author C. J. Box.Read More
Tuesday, May 25, 2021, 7:00 PM.
Join us each month this spring for a virtual book discussion to talk about cozy mysteries. This month we will be discussing Purr M for Murder by T.C. LoTempio.Read More
From Victorian London horrors to magical realism, here are a few books from Steven Johnson, Shaun Tan, Aimee Bender, Vivian Shaw, Alexander Dumas, Megan Whalen Turner, and Tara Westover that I think are unmissable.Read More
Monday, May 24, 2021, 7:00 PM.
Join us on our Facebook page every Monday night at 7:00 PM for an online screening of a classic movie. This week we’re watching the character study, Rembrandt.Read More
On an island off the coast of Ireland, guests gather to celebrate two people joining their lives together as one. The groom: handsome and charming, a rising television star. The bride: smart and ambitious, a magazine publisher. It's a wedding for a magazine, or for a celebrity: the designer dress, the remote location, the luxe party favors, the boutique whiskey. The cell phone service may be spotty and the waves may be rough, but every detail has been expertly planned and will be expertly executed.Read More
Can anything good happen in a town called Shudder-To-Think?Read More
It's Throwback Thursday! Forty-five years ago this month, Tom Robbins' Even Cowgirls Get the Blues was published.Read More
If you read Jennifer Weiner's Big Summer and need something similar or if you're on the hold list and you're looking for something to tide you over until it arrives, here's a few read-a-likes we hope you'll love.Read More
Monday, May 17, 2021, 7:00 PM.
Join us on our Facebook page every Monday night at 7:00 PM for an online screening of a classic movie. This week we’re watching the unhistorical pirate adventure, Captain Kidd.Read More
Moody and atmospheric, this is the type of horror book that seeps into your psyche, leaving you wondering who is controlling whom, and how.Read More
We're right in the middle of spring and, after the rough winter we had, it's time to throw the windows open, let some fresh air in and get to work doing some spring cleaning.Read More
The Regular Meeting of the Eisenhower Public Library District Board of Trustees April 15, 2021
CALL TO ORDER
President Braun called the meeting to order at 7:32 P.M.
Present Electronically: Magnuson, Braun, Magnelli, Ross, Ringelstein, Parent, Adams.Absent:Also Present …Read More
It's Throwback Thursday! Forty ago this month, Raymond Carver's What We Talk About When We Talk About Love was published.Read More
April is National Poetry Month so this month's task for our 2021 Reading Challenge is to read a book of poetry. Below you'll find a few recommendations to meet the task, but for even more suggestions, give us a call at 708-867-7828. Your librarians are here to help.Read More
The Regular Meeting of the Eisenhower Public Library District Board of Trustees will be held on Thursday April 15, 2021 at 7:30 P.M.
On Friday, June 12, 2020, Governor Pritzker has signed P.A.101-0640 (SB 2135) into law. Per SB 2135, …Read More
Grief is as tricky as it is painful. Words that comfort one day come up short the next. It’s difficult to be that friend who knows what to say or do. The closest thing I’ve found to a manual for “being there for a suffering friend” is There is No Good Card for This by Kelsey Crowe and Emily McDowell.
Monday, May 10, 2021, 7:00 PM.
Join us on our Facebook page every Monday night at 7:00 PM for an online screening of a classic movie. This week we’re watching the Japanese Kaiju movie, War of the Monsters.Read More
Wood burning is an easy and fun way to customize and personalize wooden objects. I have dabbled in it myself and love the low cost entry point, and versatility. Read More