Criterion Collection: 12 Angry Men

Each week we’re recommending a movie from the film lover’s favorite home video company, Criterion. The Criterion Collection is dedicated to gathering the greatest films from around the world and publishing them in editions of the highest technical quality with …


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Classic Superhero Serials: Part Two

Mondays, December 06 - March 14, 7:00 PM.

Today, superheroes rule the big screen. But that isn't a new phenomenon. Each week this winter, join us on our Facebook page for online screenings of the classic serial adventures of Batman, Captain America, The Green Hornet, and Captain Marvel.

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Learn to Make Pasta

Monday, December 13, 4:30 or 6:00 PM. Ages 6-12.

Buy the ingredients beforehand and join us on Zoom where we go step by step making pasta together. Learn a new cooking skill and have dough ready to eat for dinner.

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Mohsin Zaidi Wins 2021 Polari First Book Prize

Founded by journalist and author Paul Burston, the Polari First Book Prize is awarded annually to a writer whose first book explores the LGBT experience, whether in poetry, prose, fiction, or non-fiction. This year the prize was awarded to Mohsin …


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The Lucky Ones: Poland in WWII

In her article “The Lucky Ones” from the October 21st issue of The New York Review of Books, Ruth Franklin writes about the trauma her grandparents endured as Polish Jews during WWII and discusses three upcoming books examining that …


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Kids Winter Reading Challenge 2022

December 01 - February 28

The weather outside is chilly and we're spending more time inside. What better time to warm up to some good books. Join us for our Winter Reading program. It's easy and fun. Read some books. Get prizes!

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Goodreads Choice Awards Challenge

December 01 - February 28, 2022.

How many of the year’s most popular books have you read? Let us know and you might win a prize package containing advanced reader copies of upcoming books.

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Throwback Thursday: Airframe

It’s Throwback Thursday! Twenty-five years ago this month, Airframe by Michael Crichton was first published.

Airframe is nonstop reading: the extraordinary mixture of super suspense and authentic information on a subject of compelling interest that has been a Crichton landmark …


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Classics Book Discussion: A Christmas Carol

Friday, December 10, 3:00 PM

We're reading and discussion the books that have stood the test of time and finally tackling the books on our to-read lists. This time, get ready for visits from the ghosts of past, present, and future, and join us to discuss Charles Dickens' enduring holiday tale, A Christmas Carol.

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U Make: An Elf Hat

Thursday, December 09, 6:00 PM. Ages 12 & under (7 & under with an adult)

Make this cute hat for yoursELF or as a gift for someone special! Pick up your supplies starting December 2nd, then join us on Zoom to make your hat with us.

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Anonymous Teen Writers Group

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

Writers in grades 7 - 12 are invited to join in on a Zoom video chat 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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Wolf Reverse Glass Painting

While Supplies Last

Ask at the Library Services for a make-and-take kit with everything you need to create this fun wolfy-wintery art project for adults and teens in grades 7 and up.

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Crochet-a-Long: Crochet a Gnome

Wednesdays, December 01, 08 & 15, 3:00 PM.

In December we'll be creating a gnome using MakeItSewCrochet.com's Scandinavian Gnome pattern. Join us on Zoom to share your progress on this or any other fiber based projects you are currently working on.

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The Mindful Vagabond: Awesome Australia

Tuesday, December 07, 7:00 PM.

G’day, mate! With his tapestry of original photographs and deep well of stories, world traveler Brian Michalski illuminates ten months of backpacking and working in the Land Down Under.

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Drama Club

Tuesday, December 07, 6:00 PM. Ages 8-12.

All the world's a stage…learn how to act in it. In each session we'll do voice acting and Improv scenes with fellow actors in a Zoom video chat.

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Family Storytime

Tuesday, December 07, 10:30 AM.

Storytimes offer great opportunities for kids and families to learn and have fun. Family Storytime is designed for children of all ages and interests. You may request a Storytime Kit with items that can be used with all of our storytimes.

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November 06, 2021 Special Board of Trustees Minutes

The Special Meeting of the Eisenhower Public Library District Board of Trustees November 6, 2021

CALL TO ORDER

President Braun called the meeting to order at 10:00 A.M.

ROLL CALL

Present: Braun, Ringelstein, Magnelli, Parent, Magnuson, Krebs.Absent: Ross.Also Present: Wittmann, …


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The Last Thing He Told Me by Laura Dave

“This is the thing about good and evil. They aren’t so far apart-and they often start from the same valiant place of wanting something to be different.”

Hannah has been married to Owen for about a year when he suddenly …


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