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

Friends of the Library Outdoor Book Sale

Saturday, July 30, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM.

The Friends of the Library are taking their book sale outdoors this summer. Drop by the library to find great deals on books, movies, and more just for grown ups.


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Bring Your Own Book Club

Friday, July 29, 3:30 PM.

Have a favorite book or two (or four) you'd like to share with fellow readers and librarians? Drop into our BYO book club to tell us about them!


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Check Out Our Board Games!

Did you know you can play board games at Kids World? All you have to do is select a game you want to play and we at the desk can check it out for you! Easy peasy!


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Eisenhower Treasure Hunt

June 01–August 31, 2022.

There is a treasure hunt for kids and teens happening at Eisenhower! Sign up each month on Beanstack for an increasingly challenging photo scavenger hunt. Complete each month for prizes!


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Book a Listener

Thursday, July 28, 5:00 - 8:00 PM. Ages 12 & under.

Read out loud to a librarian in an individual session geared towards readers who are not confident at grade level. Be sure to bring something to read.


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Kids Write Away

Thursday, July 28, 4:00 - 5:00 PM. Grades 4-6.

Want to become the next famous author? Join us for one or all three fun writing sessions this summer!


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Anonymous Teen Writers Group

Every Thursday, 4:00 - 5:30 PM.

Writers in grades 7-12 are invited to join us every week for some socializing, discussion, and, of course, writing! Share your poems and stories in a supportive space or listen to others read.


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BYO Book Club Recommendations

At the last meeting of the Bring Your Own Book Club, a bunch of book lovers chatted about the books we’ve all been reading lately including those listed below. Looks like we’ll be doing it again on July 1st at 3:30 PM. If you’d like to tell us about some books or hear what your fellow readers suggest, join our Zoom chat.


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Unplugged by Gordon Korman

“Bay Area Weekly just named me Silicon Valley’s Number One Spoiled Brat. Remember, we’re talking about California. Think of all the other spoiled brats I had to beat out for that title.”


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Tuesday Night Acoustic Jam

Tuesdays, July 05, 12, 19, 26, & August 02, 6:30 PM.

Join us for five Tuesday evening acoustic jam sessions. Bring your guitar, ukulele, harmonica, or other acoustic instrument to play along or enjoy the performances of others. No amps, no mics, just fun.


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Facebook Movie Night: Mystery Liner

Monday, July 25, 2022, 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 John Wayne and Maureen O'Hara in McLintock!


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Virtual Storytime and Craft

Monday, July 25, 6:00 PM. Ages 4-8.

We're celebrating summer with a fun summer themed Storytimes and crafts on Zoom! Pick up supplies in Kids World one week before each program!


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Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid

“Or that when white people compliment her (“She’s so professional. She’s always on time”), it doesn’t always feel good, because sometimes people are gonna be surprised by the fact that she showed up, rather than the fact that she had something to say when she did.”


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U Make: Pet Cactus Rocks

Saturday, July 23, 10:30 - 11:30 AM. Ages 12 & under (7 & Under with an Adult)

Come join us as we create some beautiful cactus pet rocks with fun googly eyes for gifting or decorating.


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2021 Nebula Award Winners

The Science Fiction Writers of America named the winners of their annual Nebula Awards. Since 1965, the Nebula Awards have been given each year for the best novel, novella, novelette, and short story eligible for that year’s award.


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Anonymous Teen Writers Group

Every Thursday, 4:00 - 5:30 PM.

Writers in grades 7-12 are invited to join us every week for some socializing, discussion, and, of course, writing! Share your poems and stories in a supportive space or listen to others read.


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