Adaptive Hour

Sunday, July 14, 12:00-1:00 PM.

Families with children 12 and under who have a diagnosis or disability are invited to visit the Kids World Department for a special hour exclusively for you!

Music at the Blissful

Saturday, July 06, 10:00-11:00 AM. Ages 12 & under

Award Winning, National Touring Children's Musician, Music at the Blissful (AKA Evan Haller) comes to Eisenhower for a fun-filled, interactive, movement-packed music experience for the whole family.

Battle Book List is Complete!

Thinking about joining the Battle of the Books program next year? Get a head start on reading the books! The Battle book list has been chosen and updated. Remember to include any reading time in your summer reading minutes!

Tots and PreK Fun Day: Egg Drop

Friday, July 05, 10:00-11:00 AM. Ages 2-5 with an adult.

This months theme will be Egg Drop! Humpty Dumpty fell off a wall. We are going to try to keep him safe! Littles, grab your adults and help Humpty Dumpty not break.

June’s Drop-in Storytime Starts Next Tuesday!

June's Drop-in Storytimes will start the week of June 10th. With no pre-registration, and no "locking in" to a specific class, our Drop-in Storytimes will give you the flexibility to fit storytime into your hectic summer schedules.

Island Within a City: Call for Stories

History comes alive when we hear directly from those that experienced it. So we're offering an opportunity for you, the community, to shape future historical understanding of Norridge and Harwood Heights by writing short essays about your connections to the area.

Kids Write Away

Thursday, June 27, 4:00-5:00 PM. Grades 4-6.

Want to become the next famous author? Join us for a fun writing class this summer! Snack provided at the end. The theme this month is "Comics Away."

Model Building for Young People

Wednesdays, June 26, July 17 & August 21, 6:30 - 7:30 PM.

Join others who are interested in model building. Learn new skills and techniques. Work on your own project and get advice on making your project look it's very best. For modelers ages 8-17.

Summer Window Cling Fling

Wednesday, June 26, 1:00 - 4:30 PM.

Drop in to welcome summer in style and help us transform the Workshop's windows with DIY window clings. All ages welcome!

Color By Day: June

June, 2024. Ages 12 & under.

Color your way through June with a color by number art project that is fun for all skill levels. Kits available for pickup starting May 27th. While supplies last.

Lego Day

Monday, June 24, 5:00-6:00 PM. Ages 4-7 with an adult.

Using the Library’s Lego collection, let’s have fun building a display for the Kids World display.

Dave DiNaso’s Traveling World of Reptiles

Saturday, June 22, 10:00-11:15 AM. Ages 12 & under (7 & under with an adult)

Get an up-close view of amphibians and reptiles in Dave DiNaso's humorous presentation with live animals.

World Kitchen by Abigail Wheatley

“All the recipes in this book were sent in by families from around the world.” This kids-appropriate cook book is a great way to explore foods from around the world. It has easy step-by-step recipes and a brief introduction on the particular food.

Comicfest 2024

Saturday, September 14, 2024, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM..

Superhero? Supervillian? Something in-between? Whoever you are there's something for you at our annual Comicfest. Artists, vendors, give-aways, cosplay, crafts, panels, and the Windy City Ghostbusters. Get ready to party!

Celebrate National Poetry Month

Poetry offers wordplay perfect for readers (and listeners) of all ages. From nursery rhymes to novels in verse, there is something for everyone!

Summer Reading 2024: Read, Renew Repeat!

June 01–August 03, 2024

Excitement, fun, and prizes await those who journey to the Eisenhower Library to participate in our Summer Reading Challenge, Read, Renew, Repeat!

2024 Summer Scares List

In 2006, in honor of real estate developer and philanthropist, Sami Rohr's 80th birthday, his children, George, Evelyn and Lillian, found a way to salute two of Sami’s driving values, the importance of encouraging emerging talent and his love of Jewish literature--by establishing the Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature.

Community Kindness Day 2024

Saturday, April 20, 2024.

Community Kindness Day is an annual event when residents of Norridge and Harwood Heights pledge to commit acts of kindness!

2024 Sydney Taylor Book Award Winners

The Sydney Taylor Book Award is presented annually to outstanding books for children and teens that authentically portray the Jewish experience. Presented since 1968 by the Association of Jewish Libraries, an affiliate of the American Library Association, the award encourages the publication and widespread use of quality Judaic literature.

Storytime Registration Starts Monday!

March's storytime is right around the corner. Registration will begin Monday, February 26th, 2024 right at 9:00 AM so set your phone alerts and reserve your child's spot!

Battle 4 Recap

Battle 4 is complete and the points added to each team's overall total score. Each team worked quite hard for their scores and are commended for their efforts. Many total scores are so close that each question in Battle 5 is a point that can secure a team's victory.