CANCELED/RESCEDULED – Money Smart Week

Money Smart Week is a national public education program that empowers people with the knowledge and skills to make better-informed personal financial decisions around the key financial pillars of...
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CANCELED – Teen Tabletop Games

Friday, Saturday & Monday,
April 10, 11 & 13,
2:00 - 4:00 PM.

Grab your pencils and dice. We are going on an adventure without even leaving the library! See what's happening in this epic...
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Dear Index…

With the stay-at-home order, Index the Gnome’s plan for hiding around the library for you to find is totally out the window. But he’s still hanging out in Kids World waiting to reply to your messages. Now, you can contact Index by email and he’ll either email you back or send you a letter in the mail.

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Virtual Anonymous Teen Writers Group

Every Thursday, April 09 - May 21,
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.

Join the live chat at https://zoom.us/j/724545079 or phone in at 312-626-6799.

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Learn to Bullet Journal

Saturday, April 11,
10:00 AM.

With all of us sheltering in place, now is the perfect time to learn about the Bullet Journal method. Journaling is a mindful practice that gives you focus and a place to think about the day ahead, or reflect and process on the day that has passed. Any journal or notebook that you have at home can become a bullet journal.

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Quarantine Quizzes & Puzzles

Get your brain going with a COVID-themed puzzle challenge!

Check back each day this week for a new puzzle, each one harder than the last. Let us know when you’ve solved a puzzle and we’ll add your name to a …


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Virtual Bring Your Own Book Club

Friday, April 10,
3:00 - 4:00 PM.

Our BYO Book Club is going back online! Have a favorite book or two (or four) you'd like to share with fellow readers and librarians? Drop into our virtual book club to tell us about them!

Join the live video chat at at https://zoom.us/j/318243559 or phone in at 312-626-6799.

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Virtual Bus Trip: Behind the Scenes of the Field Museum

Wednesday, April 08, 2020.

We can’t take bus trips right now but we can explore virtually! Join us each Wednesday in April as we visit Chicago and beyond. 

Today check out the Field Museum's Brain Scoop and find your front row seat to stories of collections, research, and people at the Field Museum.

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WE ALL READ: The Wind in the Willows + Frog & Toad

April 10th - 20th, 2020.

We're inviting the entire Eisenhower community to read the same book at the same time so we can share in the experience together.

We'd love for you and your families to read one of the most celebrated works of classic literature, Kenneth Grahame's The Wind in the Willows. And for our younger readers, Frog and Toad are Friends by Arnold Lobel.

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