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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Curbside Pickup

Starting today, were offering curbside pickup in addition to home delivery.

To request pickup or delivery, place holds on books, movies, or other items as you normally would. You can place holds online in the library catalog or by calling …

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Announcing Kanopy

We’re happy to tell you that, starting today, residents of Norridge and Harwood Heights with Eisenhower Library cards can stream movies for free from Kanopy, the newest addition to our expanded digital media collection.

With its focus on independent …

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What Was Your Favorite Book of 2019?

A favorite book is like a good friend: It keeps you company, it entertains you, it offers guidance, it’s there when you need it. As the year comes to a close, we’re surveying our community to discover your favorite books …

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