2021 Nebula Award Winners

The Science Fiction Writers of America named the winners of their annual Nebula Awards. Since 1965, the Nebula Awards have been given each year for the best novel, novella, novelette, and short story eligible for that year’s award.


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Anonymous Teen Writers Group

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

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


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Campfire Tales Club: The Black God’s Drums

Wednesday, July 20, 2022, 6:30 PM.

Join us in the library's garden this summer for an evening discussion of science fiction, fantasy, and horror novellas. This month we'll discuss The Black God's Drums by P. Djeli Clark.


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Take a Closer Look! Artifact Table

Wednesday, July 20, 2022 1:30 - 2:30 PM. Drop-in. All Ages Welcome!

Stop in to get a closer look at nature! Hal Tyrrell Trailside Museum of Natural History is bringing interesting things from the area's forest preserves.


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Anonymous Teen Writers Group

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

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


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Mobile Museum of Tolerance

July 18 - 22, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM.

Visit the Mobile Museum of Tolerance, an initiative of the Simon Wiesenthal Center, bringing world-class learning experiences to communities across the state of Illinois. In the museum, learn about how ordinary citizens stood up against oppression in Nazi Germany and how people today can take an active role in preventing hate and promoting tolerance.


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We Were Liars by E. Lockhart

When Candace Sinclair was fifteen, something terrible happened, giving her a head injury that causes excruciating headaches. But Candace doesn’t remember what that thing was.


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The Plain Janes by Cecil Castellucci and Jim Rugg

About 15 years ago, Cecil Castellucci and Jim Rugg published The Plain Janes and its sequel, Janes in Love, through Minx, a young adult imprint of DC Comics. They were a bit ahead of their time. The graphic novels were critical darlings but sales were slow.


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Anonymous Teen Writers Group

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

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


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Eisenhower Treasure Hunt

June 01–August 31, 2022.

There is a treasure hunt for kids and teens happening at Eisenhower! Sign up each month on Beanstack for an increasingly challenging photo scavenger hunt. Complete each month for prizes!


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Anonymous Teen Writers Group

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

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


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2022 Maine South Summer Reading Selections

At Main South High School, all incoming 9th through 12th graders are required to read one book during the summer. The English Department, with the assistance of school librarian, Suzanne Kowalski, has created a diverse list of titles to choose from. And don't forget that any books you read for school can be counted for Eisenhower's Summer Reading program and help your win stuff like a Nintendo Switch, a $150 Dicks Sporting Goods card, or other great prizes.


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Movie in the Parking Lot: Encanto

Saturday, June 25, 2022, 8:30 PM.

Motor into the nostalgic days of the outdoor theater as our parking lot is transformed for an in-car screening of Disney's newest hit, Encanto.


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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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Crisis in Ukraine

At Eisenhower, our hearts go out to the innocent people who are directly and indirectly affected by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, including those in our community who may have family or friends in the region.


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Five Total Strangers by Natalie D. Richards

Mira's on her way home to New Jersey from her elite west coast art high school when winter weather forces her flight to land early. It's the anniversary of her aunt's death so she's desperate to get home. She doesn't want her mom to spend Christmas alone and in mourning.


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