Criterion Collection: Dead Man

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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Family Storytime

Tuesday, January 18, 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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Pen & Ink Writers Group

Monday, January 17, 7:00 PM.

The Pen and Ink Writers Group gathers on the third Monday of each month to read short stories, poems or essays, all inspired by a common theme. Build up your writing skills through practice, presentation and positive critique.

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Classic Superhero Serials: Part Seven

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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Throwback Thursday: The Unlikely Spy

It’s Throwback Thursday! Sixty years ago this month, The Unlikely Spy by Daniel Silva was first published.

“In wartime,” Winston Churchill wrote, “truth is so precious that she should always be attended by a bodyguard of lies.” For Britain’s counterintelligence …


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December 16, 2021 Special Board Meeting Agenda

The Regular Meeting of the Eisenhower Public Library District Board of Trustees will be held on Thursday December 16, 2021 at 7:30 P.M. In the Library Building, 4613 N. Oketo

This will be an in-person meeting. Members of the public …


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Criterion Collection: The Breakfast Club

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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Crying in H Mart by Michelle Zauner

“Hers was tougher than tough love. It was brutal, industrial-strength. A sinewy love that never gave way to an inch of weakness. It was a love that saw what was best for you ten steps ahead, and didn’t care if …


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Classic Superhero Serials: Part Six

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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Goldenrod by Maggie Smith

The poems in Maggie Smith’s 2021 collection Goldenrod urge their reader to sit still with life’s troubles until something clarifying shines through. Consider these first lines of “At the End of My Marriage, I Think of Something My Daughter Said …


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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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Throwback Thursday: Things Fall Apart

It’s Throwback Thursday! Twenty-five years ago this month, Things Fall Apart by Pema Chödrön was first published.

The beautiful practicality of her teaching has made Pema Chödrön one of the most beloved of contemporary American spiritual authors among Buddhists and …


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A Spindle Splintered by Alix E Harrow

If you, like me, believe that fairy tales are much darker than Disney portrays, this new retelling of Sleeping Beauty by Alix Harrow should be just what you’re looking for.

Zinna has an incurable disease. No one who has it …


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Holidays on Hoopla

It’s time to celebrate the season with all of these special collections of holiday movies, ebooks, audiobooks, and music on our digital media service, Hoopla. Norridge and Harwood Heights residence can log in to Hoopla on computers, tablets, and smart …


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Criterion Collection: Blue Velvet

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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