Workshop Open Saturday Mornings

Starting on November 5th, 2022, the Workshop, our space dedicated to creativity, will reopen. Drop in for open studio hours on Saturdays, from 9:00 AM – noon. We’ll be here to help you work on a sewing project with …


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Scam Alert

We recently became aware of an email scam that appears to be an overdue notice from the “Norridge Public Library”. Despite using the wrong library name, the email may appear official. It is not.

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BBC Now on Kanopy

The best of BBC Studios arrives on our streaming service, Kanopy today, September 27th, 2022!

Harwood Heights and Norridge residents with library cards can borrow and stream classic British crime and detective shows alongside BBC’s comedies, dramas, kids’ titles, and …


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Explore More Illinois

We’re excited to announce a new resource for state-wide road trippers with Eisenhower Library cards.

Explore More Illinois offers instant access to free and discounted tickets for museums, science centers, sporting events, zoos, park districts, theatres, and other cultural attractions …


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Summer Reading Ends July 30th!

Don’t forget to log your reading in Beanstack and submit your drawing tickets for chances to win some of the great prizes available for kids, teens, and adults.

Need help submitting your tickets? Call 708-867-7828 or drop into the library.…


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Say Hello to Hellosaurus

New to Hoopla’s collection of BingePasses (unlimited access to online content from The Great Courses, Curiosity Stream, and more) is Hellosaurus!

Designed by early childhood experts for kids ages 2-8, the Hellosaurus app puts kids in the center of their …


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Roof Repair

Starting next week, May 11th or 12th, 2022, we’ll begin doing repairs to the library roof. While these repairs are necessary, they will cause some minor inconveniences.

The driveway and book drops accessible from Wilson Avenue will be closed intermittently; …


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A History of the Oscars

By now you’ve probably heard about the controversy at last night’s Oscar ceremony. But that’s nothing new. Watch a recording of our recent program with Hollywood aficionado Susan Gibberman exploring the history (and drama) of the Academy Awards on Youtube


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Illinois Libraries Present

We’re excited to join Illinois Libraries Present, an organization connecting dozens of libraries across the state to offer high-quality events that might otherwise be cost-prohibitive for single libraries to hold individually. The first cooperative event, on January 26th, 2022, …


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Hoopla BingePass Offers Unlimited Access to Magazines and Videos

Hoopla, one of our digital library material providers, has launched BingePass, a new type of Instant Borrow that provides Eisenhower cardholders access to The Great Courses Library Collection, over 300 popular video courses ideal for lifelong learners looking for in-depth instruction from some of the world's greatest professors. BingePass also offers access to Hoopla's new digital magazines including popular periodicals such as Cosmopolitan, HGTV, Elle, Fast Company, and Time for Kids.


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Phasing Out the OverDrive App

In February of 2022, one of our ebook and digital audiobook providers, OverDrive, plans to begin phasing out it’s OverDrive app in favor of it’s newer reading and listening app, Libby.

If you’re currently an OverDrive app user, you …


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AppleTV+ Now Available

In addition to Roku streaming devices featuring Netflix, Hulu, Disney Plus, and ESPN, residents of Norridge and Harwood Heights with Eisenhower Library Cards can now borrow an Apple TV device and sample the programming of Apple’s streaming service, AppleTV+ such …


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Read an Ebook Day

September 18th, 2021 is Read an Ebook Day! Be a part of the festivities by checking out an ebook using the Libby App from Overdrive. Share what you’re reading and stories about why you love ebooks by using the hashtag #EbookLove on social media for a chance to win Libby swag.


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Guitars and Ukes

New to our special collection of nontraditional library items: stringed instruments!

Learn to play with a guitar kit featuring a Fender FA-115 acoustic guitar, tuner, guitar strap, picks, and instruction book or a ukulele kit featuring a Luna concert ukulele, …


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