I hope you enjoyed, Silver Sparrow, the June, 2021 selection for our Facebook Book Club. If you did, hopefully you'll also like something from this list of books about complicated family relationships.
Thursday, July 29, 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.
“The love that I wanted so desperately: this isn’t what I thought it would feel like. It’s made me dizzy and it’s grounded me. It’s made me laugh when nothing is funny. It shimmers and it sparks, but it can be comfortable, too, a sleepy smile and a soft touch and a quiet, steady breath. Of course this boy—my rival, my alarm clock, my unexpected ally—is at the center of it. And somehow, it’s even better than I imagined.”
Tuesday, July 27, 2021, 7:00 PM.
Join us on the 4th Tuesday of each month this spring for a virtual book discussion to talk about cozy mysteries. This month will be discussing Guidebook to Murder by Lynn Cahoon.
Monday, July 26, 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 classic romance, Cyrano De Bergerac.
“A warrior believes in an end she can’t see and fights for it. A warrior never gives up. A warrior fights for those weaker than herself. It sounds like motherhood to me.”
It's Throwback Thursday! Twenty years ago this month, Year of Wonders by Geraldine Brooks was first published.
Friday, July 23, 2021, 3:00 PM.
Join us in a video chat to discuss Agatha Christie's And Then There Were None.
The 2021 Pulitzer Prizes were announced this month. Established in 1917 by provisions in the will of newspaper publisher Joseph Pulitzer, prizes are awarded yearly in twenty-one categories. For our purposes, we'll skip the journalism awards and focus on the book categories. But don't let that stop you from exploring all the awards.
Monday, July 19, 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 romantic comedy, The Amazing Adventure.
“There’s something almost miraculous about seeing a child’s eyes light up when you hand him a book that intrigues him. I’ve always thought that it’s those children—the ones who realize that books are magic—who will have the brightest lives.”
Saturday, July 17, 8:30 PM.
Motor into the nostalgic days of the outdoor theater as our parking lot is transformed for an in-car screening of Despicable Me.
The Regular Meeting of the Eisenhower Public Library District Board of Trustees June 17, 2021The Regular Meeting of the Eisenhower Public Library District Board of Trustees April 15, 2021
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President Braun called the meeting to order at …
It's Throwback Thursday! Fifty years ago this month, The Day of the Jackal by Frederick Forsyth was first published.
The Regular Meeting of the Eisenhower Public Library District Board of Trustees will be held on Thursday June 17, 2021 at 7:30 P.M. In the Library Building, 4613 N. Oketo
This will be an in-person meeting. Members of the public …
June is Audiobook Appreciation Month so this month's task for our 2021 Reading Challenge is to listen to an audiobook on CD or, better yet, download a book with one of our digital services, Hoopla or Libby/Overdrive. 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.
The #1 New York Times bestselling author’s new novel, a tale of family tragedy, healing love, and unnerving suspense.
Tuesday, July 13, 2021, 2:00 PM.
This month's Adult Book Discussion book will be My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She’s Sorry by Fredrik Backman.
Named in honor of the author of Dracula, the Bram Stoker Awards have been given every year since 1987 by the Horror Writers Association in celebration of horror writing in eleven categories, including novels, novellas, poetry, and screenplays. Previous winners include Stephen King, J.K. Rowling, George R. R. Martin, and Neil Gaiman.