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.

We now offer Eisenhower Exclusives, copies …

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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 …

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Polish Heritage: In America

Thursday, October 8th, 2015, 3:00 pm

This month we will discuss In America by Susan Sontag, a kaleidoscopic true story of Polish actress Helena Modjeska, her arrival in California in 1876, and her ascendancy to American stardom.

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Writing in the Margins: Winter & Spring 2015

We are grateful to Congressman Quigley’s office for nominating us for the 2015 National Medal for Museum and Library Service. This is one of the most prestigious awards a library can earn. Platitude or not, I am completely sincere when …

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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. While our current computer system does allow you to find items, it could definitely …

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Writing in the Margins: Summer 2014


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. We take that decision …

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