The Dragon Awards are a set of literary and media awards presented annually since 2016 for excellence in various categories of science fiction, fantasy, and horror novels, movies, television, and games. The Dragon Awards are among the few awards nominated and voted on directly by fans.Read More
Saturday, October 22, 2022, 6:30 PM.
Motor into the nostalgic days of the outdoor theater as our parking lot is transformed for an in-car screening of the late 90's celebration or spookiness, The Addams Family.Read More
Banning books isn't a new concept but, in recent years, challenges to books in schools and libraries have increased exponentially.Read More
The Hugo Award is an annual literary award administered by the World Science Fiction Society for the year's best science fiction or fantasy works. It is named after Hugo Gernsback, the founder of the pioneering science fiction magazine Amazing Stories.Read More
Due to a family health emergency, Jesmyn Ward is not able to appear on October 12th. The event will be rescheduled as soon as possible.Read More
It amazes me how our eyes can suddenly be open to gaps in our knowledge. This happened to me at the end of January when my mother died.Read More
“We treat the things that soak up energy and resources like they're valuable, and the things that generate them like they're disposable. We don't celebrate batteries. And I think that's wrong.”Read More
September 18-24, 2022.
This fall we're celebrating the right to read with special, limited edition "I Read Banned Books" library cards and bookmarks. Ask for yours starting during Banned Books Week!Read More
Tuesday, September 20, 7:00 PM.
Join authors Jeff Zentner and Jessie Ann Foley for a virtual discussion about censorship, banned books, and the importance of reading.Read More
After years in development, the highly anticipated new series The Sandman, based on Neil Gaiman's seminal comics series, hit Netflix last week!Read More
Saturday, September 10, 2022, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM.
Our annual ComicFest has been shrunken down, Ant-Man-style.
Last month, at Comic Con International, the Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards were announced. Commonly shortened to the Eisners, these prizes, given for creative achievement in American comic books, are sometimes referred to as the comics industry’s equivalent of the Academy Awards.Read More
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!Read More
I hope you enjoyed The Gown by Jennifer Robson, the June, 2022 selection for our Facebook Book Club. If you did, maybe you'll also like something from this list of historical novels featuring characters that form strong bonds and rely on the support of each other, despite their disparate backgounds.Read More
Jane Austin is apparently on a lot of minds lately. A new movie adaptation of her classic novel, Persuasion, recently began streaming on Netflix. It is also the first selection chosen for the new TikTok Book Club.Read More
Set in the Pacific Northwest on a fictional San Juan island, Patricia Wants to Cuddle is a B horror movie set inside of a reality tv dating show with a final girl story. And a sasquatch.Read More
“You suffered a cranial bleed as well as internal damage. Three broken ribs, one of which punctured a lung. By the time the medics brought you in, you were coding…”Read More
July 13 – 27, 2022.
We’re excited to join libraries and readers across the country in the Big Library Read, a reading program that connects readers around the world with the same ebook at the same time without any wait lists or holds.Read More
Saturday, August 13, 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 Alfred Hitchcock's classic thriller, Rear Window.Read More
"Nothing I actually do can compete with the boundless potential of what I could do. But if I allow the fear of imperfection to trap me in perpetual beginnings, I’ll never create anything again. Am I even an artist, then? What is my purpose, then?"Read More
“Oh please. We can’t help that we’re hungry. But we can control who we eat. Where we eat them. What we leave behind.”Read More
June 04–July 30, 2022
Take your reading journey along the road less traveled and win incredible prizes with Summer Reading for kids, teens and adults at Eisenhower!Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More