The Uninhabitable Earth by David Wallace-Wells

Halfway through The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After Warming,  Wallace-Wells writes “If you have made it this far, you are a brave reader.” There is enough information on every page to produce a week-long panic attack. 

It’s more than just melting …


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Census Help

Wednesdays, March 18 - May 06
3:00 - 7:00 PM

Need help filling out the census questionnaire? We’re here to make sure you’re counted. In mid-March...
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2020 Andrew Carnegie Medal Winners

The Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction were established in 2012 by the American Library Association to recognize the best fiction and nonfiction books for adult readers published in the U.S. the previous year. This year the …


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Formal Ball Photos

Each little clam here / Know how to jam here / Under the sea ” – Sebastian from Disney’s The Little Mermaid.

Eisenhower hosted its 3rd Formal Ball on Saturday, February 15th. We dove down under the sea …


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2020 Theodor Seuss Geisel Award

The Geisel Award is given annually to the authors and illustrators of the most distinguished American book for beginning readers published in English in the United States during the preceding year. The award is named for Theodor Geisel, better known …


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The Bear by Andrew Krivak

In a distant future, a man and his daughter may be the last surviving humans on Earth.

Together, they spend their days hunting and fishing, a father passing on his wisdom to his daughter. The secrets of the seasons, the …


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Dear Index…

March 01 - April 30.

Index the Gnome is spending Springtime at the library. Have a question or a real funny joke? Write Index a letter and...


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Practice Battle Recap

Congratulations to all the teams for a great Practice Battle. Just a reminder, be careful of those warning eggs! If any of the warnings were moved to negative points, it would have really changed the results.

As it is, Practice …


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Sloth Crafts by Ellen Deakin

Craft books usually focus on a material theme, i.e. knitting, paper, beads – but Sloth Crafts uses the sloth image to explore all kinds of media.

Projects range from stunning-yet-simple (like the crepe paper sloth suncatcher) to the more complex …


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Laser Comedy Show

Saturday, March 14, 10:00 - 11:00 AM.
Ages 12 & under

Comedian Chris Fair turns off the lights and creates a comedic improv performance with laser lights with the audience's help...
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Tax Forms Are Here

Visit the library to find copies of Federal forms 1040 and 1040-SR; instruction booklets; and Illinois 1040 forms, available to anyone while supplies last.

Other forms and instructions can be printed at the Answers Desk. Residents of Norridge and Harwood


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Horn from the Heart: The Paul Butterfield Story

In Horn from the Heart: The Paul Butterfield Story, we are shown the life and talent of Chicago’s very own legendary harmonica player and bluesman Paul Butterfield. Born and raised in the Southside’s Hyde Park neighborhood, he was exposed …


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Bring Your Own Book Club

Thursday, March 19, 2020, 2:00 - 3:00 PM.

Come to the book club with no required reading! Bring a book or two (any length, any genre) to discuss with librarians and fellow readers
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Scale Model Club

Thursday, March 12, 6:30 - 8:00 PM.

Are you interested in large-things-made-small? Have you been modeling forever and want to share your expertise?
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Tuesday Mooney Talks to Ghosts by Kate Racculia

When billionaire Vincent Pryce dies suddenly, Tuesday Mooney joins the leagues of Bostonians embarking on an Edgar Allan Poe-themed scavenger hunt for his fortune. Her advantage? She’s a trivia queen and expert researcher, and also walks around with the ghost …


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Train Songs of America

Wednesday, March 11, 7:00 - 8:00 PM.

Hop aboard folk musician Dean Milano's presentation of train-themed tunes from America's past, from the well- known to the obscure. Along the way
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Upright Women Wanted by Sarah Gailey

After her best friend and lover hangs for the crime of Possession of Unapproved Materials, Esther stows away on the Library Wagon passing through town. But when she wakes up to the barrel of the Head Librarian’s revolver, she realizes …


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