Meddling Kids by Edgar Cantero

The Scooby Gang taught Saturday-morning-cartoon-obsessed-kids that there's a rational explanation for everything and reason triumphs over superstition. Monsters are not real. But what if they were?

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Six Books Featuring Dads for Father’s Day

Father's Day is almost here, the one day of the year when we celebrate our dads. So here are six unforgettable books that feature dads and the complicated, rich, and rewarding role they can play in the lives of their children.

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Bring Your Own Book Club

Friday, July 15, 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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June Reading Task: Antiracism Books

In honor of Juneteenth (June 19th) commemorating the end of slavery in the United States, this month's task for our 2022 Reading Challenge is to read a nonfiction book about anti-racism. 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.

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On Juneteenth by Annette Gordon-Reed

“There is no way to get around the fact that, whatever legitimate federalism-based issues were at play, slavery was a central reason Anglo-Texans wanted out of Mexico. Using unpaid labor to clear forests, plant crops, harvest them, and move them to market was the basis of their lives and wealth.”

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June 16, 2022 Board Meeting Agenda

The Regular Meeting of the Eisenhower Public Library District Board of Trustees will be held on Thursday, May 19, 2022 At 7:30 P.M. in the Library Building, 4613 N. Oketo, Harwood Heights.

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Book a Listener

Thursday, July 14, 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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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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Tuesday Night Acoustic Jam

Tuesday, 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: Indestructible Man

Monday, July 11, 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 the sci-fi thriller Indestructible Man.

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Pixel Power

Monday, July 11, 4:00 PM.

Art goes 8-bit! Bring digital art to the real world and make your very own pixel creation. Be completely original, or use one of the many patterns that will be available. Workshop Waivers must be completed to ensure registration.

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