Writing in the Margins: Summer 2016

In the past, I have used this column to highlight new services the Eisenhower Library will be offering you. This time, I am highlighting something we are taking away.

Writing in the Margins: Winter 2016

My last newsletter column focused on how Eisenhower has the best customer loyalty program around. Over the last few months, we’ve added even more services available specifically to residents of Norridge and Harwood Heights.

Writing in the Margins: Fall 2015

It seems like almost every store has a loyalty program. There are some good ones out there. I am a fan of the Ulta and Sephora loyalty programs. Fannie Schmoe’s Bakery has offered a punch card that rewards customers after so many visits. However, the issue with many loyalty programs is that they track your purchases. Author Cory Doctorow has called this “putting a premium on privacy.” In other words, discounts are only offered when you agree to disclose some of your personal information.

Writing in the Margins: Fall 2014

One of our goals at the Eisenhower Library is to make your experience using library services as easy as possible, including the process of finding materials.

Up From the Grave by Jeaniene Frost

Vampire Cat Crawfield and her vampire husband, Bones, have faced many threats over the years, among them ghouls, ghosts, other vampires, and the U.S. Government.

The Dead in Their Vaulted Arches

The sixth installment in Alan Bradley’s award-winning Flavia De Luce series finds our heroine anxiously awaiting the return of her long absent mother, Harriet, at the train station. What she doesn’t count on is a whispered, cryptic message from a stranger who promptly ends up murdered. Flavia unravels this latest mystery with the help of some discovered film footage, a Gypsy Moth plane, and – of course - the magic of chemistry.

Writing in the Margins: Summer 2014

Community. It’s what drives us every day. We spent all of last year celebrating the fact that, in 1973, the people of Norridge and Harwood Heights decided that a public library was essential to their communities.