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

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

Color-By-Day Calendar

September 2023. Ages 12 & Under.

Color your way through September with a color by number art project that is a fun for all skill levels. Kits available for pickup starting August 28th. Coloring pencil sets available while supplies last.

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Meet Banned Author Jessie Ann Foley

Saturday, October 07, 2023, 11:00 AM.

Jessie Ann Foley's first book, The Carnival at Bray, won a Printz Award for Excellence in Young Adult Literature and was short-listed for a Morris Award, honoring authors writing for teens. Yet the novel was banned from schools and libraries in Utah and Florida.

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Star in a Read Poster!

September 2023. Ages 12 & Under.

Come into Kids World during September where we'll take a photo of you with your favorite book. In a few days it will be transformed into a poster on display! Come back in October and you'll get to take your poster home.

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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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Chess Club

Wednesday, September 27, 6:00 PM

Join our bi-weekly chess club for a few games in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere for high school aged players and older.

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Meditation in the 21st Century

Tuesday, September 26, 6:30 PM.

People have been practicing meditation for centuries and today we see a surge in its popularity as new benefits continue to be discovered. In the modern world with all its stresses, meditation is needed more than ever.

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Senior Chair Exercise

Tuesdays, September 26, 11:00 AM.

Mobility issues shouldn’t stop you from staying active. Join Jen Adams every week for a chair exercise program for seniors ages 60 and up.

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Island Within a City: Call for Stories

History comes alive when we hear directly from those that experienced it. So we're offering an opportunity for you, the community, to shape future historical understanding of Norridge and Harwood Heights by writing short essays about your connections to the area.

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Library Card Sign-Up Month

September 2023.

Happy National Library Card Sign-Up Month! No matter your age, September is the perfect time to sign up or renew your library card! This year, in honor of our 50th anniversary, we're offering special edition, golden anniversary cards and bookmarks.

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1973 Film Series: Badlands

Monday, September 25, 2023, 2:00 PM.

We're celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Eisenhower Library with a film series dedicated to the year the library was founded. Every month throughout the year, join us for a screening of one of 1973's greatest movies. This month, we're watching Badlands.

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Salvation Army Toiletry Drive

September 11 - October 09.

Did you know that non-food items such as shampoo, toilet paper, tooth paste, tooth brushes, and bar soap are not available for purchase to families on food stamps? Yet, wouldn't you agree these items are very important – and expensive?

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Emergency Closure 08/24, 4:30 PM

The air conditioning in the building has failed and it is getting hotter by the minute so we’re forced to close early today, August 24th, 2023. We expect to be open tomorrow as the forecast is for cooler weather.

Thank …

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September 2023 LibraryReads List

LibraryReads is the monthly nationwide library staff picks list for adult fiction and non-fiction. Rather than picking “the best” of anything, LibraryReads represents collective favorites—the books library staff across the U.S. loved reading and cannot wait to share.

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