Witch Hazel by Molly Idle

“’I remember when I was your age. My furry friend and I would spend all day together in the sunshine, sharing stories.’
‘Tell me one,” said Hilda.
So Hazel told one…”

2023 Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards

First presented in 1967, the Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards are among the most prestigious honors in the field of children's and young adult literature. Winners and Honor Books are selected in three categories: Picture Book, Fiction and Poetry, and Nonfiction.

Play Our Online Trivia Game!

In celebration of Eisenhower Library's 50th year, we've put together a short online trivia quiz about the year the Library was established. Test your knowledge of 1973 kid books, toys, tv shows, fashion trends and more!

American Murderer by Gail Jarrow

“This vampire thrived in the warm southern climate. It lurked on the ground outside rural homes, schools, and churches. Invisible to its potential victims, it waited until one of them passed by. Undetected, it hitched a ride, burrowed in through the skin, and tricked the person’s body into allowing it to stay. The intruder hid deep in the host’s gut for years, anchored in place by sharp fang-like mouthparts.”

Registration for July’s Storytime Is Opening Up Soon!

Register starting June 26th for July's 3-week storytime session. Harwood Heights and Norridge residents may register by calling the Library at 708.867.7828 or by dropping by the Kids World desk. We anticipate spots going quickly, so be sure to mark your calendars!

Beneath by Cori Doerrfeld

“Beneath appearances are experiences. Beneath actions are explanations. Beneath what’s different is what’s the same.”

Celebrate Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month

May is Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month which is a celebration of history and cultures across Asia as well as the Pacific islands of Melanesia, Micronesia and Polynesia; which means the rich diverse cultures from this region not only encompasses Japan, China, and India, but also the native culture in America's own Hawai'i.

Celebrate Arab American Heritage Month

The Arab world is comprised of 22 countries that span from North Africa to East Asia. The culture in the Arab world is rich and diverse and well worth celebrating. This month long celebration is perfect for families with roots to the Arab world as well as for families to explore a culture and history they might be less familiar with.

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!