Movie in the Parking Lot: Jurassic Park

Saturday, August 10, 8:15 PM.

During May we celebrate both Deaf Awareness Week and Techers Appreciation Week so we're offering a screening of Mr. Holland's Opus, the story of a composer who turns to teaching while raising a deaf son.

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.

Chess Club

Wednesday, August 07, 6:00 - 7:00 PM.

Join our bi-weekly chess club for a few games in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere for high school aged players and older. No experience required.

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.

Island Within a City: Call for Stories

History comes alive when we hear directly from those that experienced it. So we're offering an opportunity for you, the community, to shape future historical understanding of Norridge and Harwood Heights by writing short essays about your connections to the area.

Comicfest 2024

Saturday, September 14, 2024, 10:00am-4:00pm.

Superhero? Supervillian? Something in-between? Whoever you are there's something for you at our annual Comicfest. Aritsts, vendors, give-aways, cosplay, crafts, panels, and the Windy City Ghostbusters. Get ready to party!

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.

Chess Club

Wednesday, July 24, 6:00 - 7:00 PM.

Join our bi-weekly chess club for a few games in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere for high school aged players and older. No experience required.

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.

Model Building for Young People

Wednesdays, July 17 & August 21, 6:30 - 7:30 PM.

Join others who are interested in model building. Learn new skills and techniques. Work on your own project and get advice on making your project look it's very best. For modelers ages 8-17.

Board Game Night

Tuesday, July 15, 7:00-8:30 PM.

Game Night! Drop in to play some tabletop board games from the Library's growing collection at the Library or bring your own favorite games to share.

Summer Reading 2024: Read, Renew Repeat!

June 01–August 03, 2024

Excitement, fun, and prizes await those who journey to the Eisenhower Library to participate in our Summer Reading Challenge, Read, Renew, Repeat!

2024 Summer Scares List

In 2006, in honor of real estate developer and philanthropist, Sami Rohr's 80th birthday, his children, George, Evelyn and Lillian, found a way to salute two of Sami’s driving values, the importance of encouraging emerging talent and his love of Jewish literature--by establishing the Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature.

2024 NAACP Literary Image Award Winners

The NAACP Image Awards is an annual awards ceremony presented by the U.S.-based National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) to honor outstanding performances in film, television, theatre, music, and literature. In the Literary category, prizes are awarded to best fiction, nonfiction, debut author, biography/autobiography, instructional, poetry, children's, and teens.

Community Kindness Day 2024

Saturday, April 20, 2024.

Community Kindness Day is an annual event when residents of Norridge and Harwood Heights pledge to commit acts of kindness!

2024 Sydney Taylor Book Award Winners

The Sydney Taylor Book Award is presented annually to outstanding books for children and teens that authentically portray the Jewish experience. Presented since 1968 by the Association of Jewish Libraries, an affiliate of the American Library Association, the award encourages the publication and widespread use of quality Judaic literature.

Books for the Year of the Dragon

According to the Chinese Horoscope, any babies born between February 5th, 2024 and February 4th, 2025 will have arrived during the Year of the Dragon.

2023 Libby Book Award Finalists

The folks behind Libby, one of the apps Eisenhower card holders can use to borrow ebooks and audiobooks, have announced the finalists for the first ever Libby Book Awards!

2024 Alex Award Winners

The Alex Awards are given to ten books written for adults that have special appeal to young adults, ages 12 through 18.

2024 Schneider Family Book Award

The Schneider Family Book Awards honor authors or illustrators for books that embodies an artistic expression of the disability experience for child and adolescent audiences.

2024 Stonewall Book Award Winners

The Stonewall Book Awards are given annually to English-language children’s and young adult books of exceptional merit relating to the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender experience.