Formal Ball Photos

Each little clam here / Know how to jam here / Under the sea ” – Sebastian from Disney’s The Little Mermaid.

Eisenhower hosted its 3rd Formal Ball on Saturday, February 15th. We dove down under the sea …


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2020 Theodor Seuss Geisel Award

The Geisel Award is given annually to the authors and illustrators of the most distinguished American book for beginning readers published in English in the United States during the preceding year. The award is named for Theodor Geisel, better known …


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Dear Index…

March 01 - April 30.

Index the Gnome is spending Springtime at the library. Have a question or a real funny joke? Write Index a letter and...


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Practice Battle Recap

Congratulations to all the teams for a great Practice Battle. Just a reminder, be careful of those warning eggs! If any of the warnings were moved to negative points, it would have really changed the results.

As it is, Practice …


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Laser Comedy Show

Saturday, March 14, 10:00 - 11:00 AM.
Ages 12 & under

Comedian Chris Fair turns off the lights and creates a comedic improv performance with laser lights with the audience's help...
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2020 Coretta Scott King Book Awards

Designed to commemorate the life and works of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and to honor Mrs. Coretta Scott King for her courage and determination to continue the work for peace, the Coretta Scott King Book Awards annually recognize outstanding …


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2020 Caldecott Medal Winners

Named in honor of nineteenth-century English illustrator Randolph Caldecott, the Caldecott Medal is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book …


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Spring 2020 Eisenhower Explorer

The temperature might say otherwise but spring is on the way and so is the spring edition of our library newsletter.

The Spring 2020 Eisenhower Explorer should be arriving in Norridge and Harwood Heights mailboxes this week. If you don’t …


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2020 Newbery Medal Winners

The Newbery Medal was named for eighteenth-century British children’s book publisher John Newbery. It is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the author of the most distinguished contribution …


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Let’s Play: Lego

Saturday, February 29, 2:00 - 3:00 PM or 3:30 - 4:30 PM.
Ages 4-12. Kids under 7 must bring an adult.

Get ready to explore, play and learn with Lego
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Kids Write Away

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

Want to become the next famous author? Join us for one of our fun writing classes this winter
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Kids Concert: Little Miss Ann

Wednesday, February 26, 2020, 10:00 - 11:00 AM.
Ages 12 & under. Kids under 7 must bring an adult.

Award winning kids musician, Little Miss Ann will play both re-invented classics and upbeat
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Kids Winter Reading

December 01 - February 28.
Grades 6 and under.

Read and explore book genres this winter to earn all seven unique, collectible character cards
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Be Dramatic! Theater Club

Thursday, February 20,
4:00 - 5:00 PM.
Ages 8-12.

All the world's a stage... learn how to act in it. Perform quick scenes with your fellow actors and play some theater games
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The Boy Who Grew a Forest by Sophia M. Gholz

“The best time to plant a tree was twenty years ago. The second best time to plant a tree is now.” -proverb

As a young boy, Jadav “Molai” Payeng witnessed the disastrous impact of the rainy season in India. He …


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Parent and Child Book Club: Bob

Wednesday, January 15, 2020, 6:00 - 7:00 PM.
For eager readers in grades 2 or 3 with an adult.

Please read and come prepared to discuss Bob by Wendy Mass & Rebecca Stead, as well as to
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2019 Kirkus Prize Winners

The Kirkus Prize is one of the richest literary awards in the world, with a prize of $50,000 bestowed annually to authors of fiction, nonfiction and young readers’ literature. This year’s winners are The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead, How


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