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, Lakewood by Megan Giddings, the May, 2021 selection for our Facebook Book Club. If you did, hopefully you'll also like something from this list more compellingly creepy fiction featuring culturally diverse characters.Read More
“I looked up and felt nothing for you—not love, not hate, not anything in between. Is this what the end was supposed to feel like? There are people who work through it, who fight for one another, who do it for the children. The life they thought they needed. But I had nothing to fuel the fire. Nothing to give.”Read More
Tuesday, June 29, 2021, 7:00 PM.
Join us each month this spring for a virtual book discussion to talk about cozy mysteries. This month will be discussing Clammed Up by Barbara Ross.Read More
We’re excited to introduce you to PressReader, the newest addition to our collection of digital library services.
PressReader gives Norridge and Harwood Heights residents access to more than 7,000 newspapers and magazines to view on computers and mobile …Read More
If you read A Gambling Man by David Baldacci 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, June 28, 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 Shirley Temple drama The Little Princess.Read More
June 28 - July 12, 2021.
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
The Edgar Allan Poe Awards (popularly called the Edgars) are presented every spring by the Mystery Writers of America to honor the best in mystery fiction, non-fiction, television, and film. Lists of all the nominees are available on the Edgar Awards website, theedgars.com.Read More
It's Throwback Thursday! Twenty years ago this month, Dead Until Dark by Charlaine Harris was first published.Read More
Aloysius Archer, the straight-talking World War II veteran fresh out of prison, returns in this riveting new thriller from #1 New York Times bestselling author David Baldacci.Read More
Thursday, June 24, 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
The L.A. Times Book Prizes are dedicated to championing new voices and celebrating the highest quality of writing from authors at all stages of their careers. The prizes are committed to literary excellence, to intelligence and engagement, and to the support of working writers.Read More
First presented in 1949, the Christopher Awards were established by Father James Keller to salute media that “affirm the highest values of the human spirit.”Read More
“Between life and death there is a library, and within that library, the shelves go on forever. Every book provides a chance to try another life you could have lived. To see how things would be if you had made other choices… Would you have done anything different, if you had the chance to undo your regrets?”Read More
The Secret Lives of Church Ladies by Deesha Philyaw has won the 2021 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction.Read More
Monday, June 21, 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 Film Noir, Impact.Read More
Fugitive Telemetry, a novella by Martha Wells, is a sequel to Exit Strategy and a prequel to Network Effect, the previous entry in the Murderbot Diaries series.Read More
The Regular Meeting of the Eisenhower Public Library District Board of Trustees May 20, 2021
CALL TO ORDER
President Braun called the meeting to order at 7:33 P.M.
Present Electronically: Magnelli, Braun, Magnuson, Ross, Ringelstein, Parent.Absent:Also Present Electronically: …Read More
It's Throwback Thursday! Twenty years ago this month, The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafón was first published.Read More
Since 1936, the Anisfield-Wolf Awards have recognized books that make important contributions to our understanding of racism and human diversity. Cleveland poet and philanthropist Edith Anisfield Wolf established the book awards in honor of her father, John Anisfield, and husband, Eugene Wolf, to reflect her family’s passion for social justice.Read More
If you read The Bounty by Janet Evanovich & Steve Hamilton 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
The Regular Meeting and The Reorganization Meeting Of the Eisenhower Public Library District Board of Trustees will be held on Thursday, May 20, 2021 At 7:30 P.M.
On Friday, June 12, 2020, Governor Pritzker has signed P.A.101-0640 (SB 2135) into …Read More
Founded in 1974, the National Book Critics Circle Awards are given annually to honor outstanding writing and to foster a national conversation about reading, criticism, and literature. The awards are open to any book published in the United States in English. The National Book Critics Circle comprises more than 700 critics and editors from leading newspapers, magazines and online publications.Read More