Virtual Anonymous Teen Writers Group

Every Thursday, 4:00 - 5:30 PM.

Writers in grades 7 - 12 are invited to join in on a Zoom video chat for some socializing, discussion, and, of course, writing! Share your poems and stories in a supportive space or listen to others read.

Join the live chat at https://zoom.us/j/724545079 or phone in at 312-626-6799. Meeting ID: 724 545 079.

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Virtual Anonymous Teen Writers Group

Every Thursday, 4:00 - 5:30 PM.

Writers in grades 7 - 12 are invited to join in on a Zoom video chat for some socializing, discussion, and, of course, writing! Share your poems and stories in a supportive space or listen to others read.

Join the live chat at https://zoom.us/j/724545079 or phone in at 312-626-6799. Meeting ID: 724 545 079.

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Virtual Anonymous Teen Writers Group

Every Thursday, 4:00 - 5:30 PM.

Writers in grades 7 - 12 are invited to join in on a Zoom video chat for some socializing, discussion, and, of course, writing! Share your poems and stories in a supportive space or listen to others read.

Join the live chat at https://zoom.us/j/724545079 or phone in at 312-626-6799. Meeting ID: 724 545 079.

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Virtual Anonymous Teen Writers Group

Every Thursday, 4:00 - 5:30 PM.

Writers in grades 7 - 12 are invited to join in on a Zoom video chat for some socializing, discussion, and, of course, writing! Share your poems and stories in a supportive space or listen to others read.

Join the live chat at https://zoom.us/j/724545079 or phone in at 312-626-6799. Meeting ID: 724 545 079.

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The Robot Chicken Star Wars Special

The Robot Chicken Star Wars Special
Featuring the voices of George Lucas, Mark Hamill, Ahmed Best, Tom Kane, Joey Fatone and Bob Bergen, in the first Robot Chicken Star Wars Special, Tthe Emperor gets an upsetting phone call, Imperial officers learn how to survive Darth Vader in Orientation, a commercial for Admiral Ackbar Cereal, Boba Fett has a little fun with...

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Star Wars Day: Graphic Novels

Every year, May the 4th is Star Wars Day! This year, we’re suggesting you celebrate with some of the ebooks, audiobooks, videos and more digital materials available to Eisenhower Library card holders. Looks for posts here on our library blog …


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Star Wars Day: Elstree 1976

Elstree 1976
In this fascinating documentary, go behind the scenes of one of the most iconic film series of all time: "Star Wars." The actors and extras who played aliens, storm troopers, rebels and even Darth Vader in George Lucas's "Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope" reminisce about their time on set and how making the Sci-Fi classic affected their lives and...

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Star Wars Day: Plastic Galaxy

Plastic Galaxy: The Story Of Star Wars Toys
When Star Wars landed in theaters, audiences discovered a galaxy filled with heroes, villains, robots, space ships, and aliens. But when the lights came up, they disappeared. Unless you had the toys! Like none before them, Star Wars toys were a phenomenon that swept the nation, permanently transforming both the toy and movie industries, and creating a hobby that, 30 years later, still...

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The Blossom and the Firefly by Sherri L. Smith

In this incandescent novel, readers are introduced to characters who at first blush are deeply foreign: Japanese, their lives unspooling in the waning years of World War II, when the Emperor was still Divine and Americans an unfathomable evil.

Hana …


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WE ALL READ: The Wind in the Willows + Frog & Toad

We're inviting the entire Eisenhower community to read the same book at the same time so we can share in the experience together.

We'd love for you and your families to read Kenneth Grahame's The Wind in the Willows. And for our younger readers, Frog and Toad are Friends

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Pen and Paper Tabletop Adventure

Saturday, May 30, 1:00 - 3:00 PM.
Grades 6 - 8.

Grab your pencils, dice, and device. We are going on an adventure without even leaving home! See what’s happening in this epic online Dungeons and Dragons story.

Join the adventure on Zoom.

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Virtual Trivia Night

Thursday, May 28, 7:00 PM.

Think you know your stuff? Put your knowledge to the test with our online trivia night. Join our Zoom video chat and we'll see who comes out on top. Outwit the other players to win a gift card to a local restaurant. Invite your friends!

Wrack your brain at https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88388944558

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Virtual Anonymous Teen Writers Group

Every Thursday, 4:00 - 5:30 PM.

Writers in grades 7 - 12 are invited to join in on a Zoom video chat for some socializing, discussion, and, of course, writing! Share your poems and stories in a supportive space or listen to others read.

Join the live chat at https://zoom.us/j/724545079 or phone in at 312-626-6799. Meeting ID: 724 545 079.

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Resumption of Service Plan

With Cook County and the rest of the state expected to move into Phase Three of Governor Pritzker’s Restore Illinois plan at the end of the month, Eisenhower staff will be in the building during the last week of May to begin implementing our plan to resume library services.

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Excited About Kanopy?

I have known about Kanopy for awhile, as a video streaming service, and I am actually SO EXCITED that we are now to our patrons it at the library!

If you have used Hoopla before, this is a similar model …


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Harry Potter at Home

Have you been wishing to escape away into a magical fantasy land lately? I know have.

J.K. Rowling has launched a movement called Harry Potter at Home, making the series far more accessible to everyone as we navigate …


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Animal Tails, Human Tales

Charming animal characters can be a lovely standin for the humanity in all of us. Mole, Rat, Badger, and Toad in The Wind and the Willows, our WE ALL READ book selection, express all kinds of human sentiments and …


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Hoopla Bonus Borrows

In order to provide provide more content to our patrons during this difficult time of sheltering at home, Hoopla Digital incredibly graciously put together a Bonus Borrows Collection.

This list of more than 1,000 top titles come at no cost to Eisenhower and any checkout of digital items in the Bonus Borrows collection will not count against the twenty items you can borrow from Hoopla each month...

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