Programs & Events

Modern Times Film Series: A Quiet Place

January 8th,
2:00pm to 4:30pm
The Modern Times Film series showcases new additions to the library's movie collection. This month's movie will be A Quiet Place. A family is forced to live in silence while hiding from monsters with ultra-sensitive hearing. 2018. Rated PG-13. 1h 30m.

Teen Music Club

January 8th,
4:00pm to 6:00pm
Musicians of all levels in grades 7-12 are invited to hang out with friends and geek out about music. During each session, we'll talk about music, write songs, learn some instruments, and make recordings in the Workshop studio. Bring your ideas, instruments, and friends.

Adult and Teen Take Apart Lab

January 8th,
7:30pm to 8:30pm
Learn about how things work by taking them apart and exploring what's under the surface. This month, we'll take apart radio devices!

Registration starts November 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 12th.

Page to Screen Book Club: The Manchurian Candidate

January 9th,
1:30pm to 4:30pm
Every month the Page to Screen Club watches a movie and discusses the book from which it was adapted.

This month we'll watch The Manchurian Candidate after reading the novel by Richard Condon. Copies of the book are available at the Library Services Desk one month before the screening. 1962. PG-13. 2h 6m.

Kids Yoga

January 10th,
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Ages 8-12. Registration Required

Enjoy Yoga at the library with a registered yoga teacher. This program focuses on yoga and integrative learning with storytelling. Yoga mats are provided.

Registration starts November 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 12th. Priority for Kids programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Anonymous Teen Writers

January 10th,
4:00pm to 5:30pm
Writers in grades 7 - 12 are invited to join in on a weekly hour and a half of socializing, discussion, and, of course, writing! Share your poems and stories in a supportive space or listen to others read.

Mysterious Myanmar

January 10th,
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Brian Michalski had no idea where Myanmar was before his backpacking journey around the world. It ended up a favorite  destination due to its untouched natural beauty, rich history, creative cuisine, and generous locals. Come along on this photo-rich adventure exploring a Southeast Asian gem.

Registration starts November 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 12th.

Coding for Teens

January 10th,
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Learn to code with Scratch, a visual coding platform to create interactive games, stories, and animation. For beginning Scratch users in grades 7-12.

Registration starts November 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 12th.

Scale Model Club

January 10th,
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Are you interested in large-things-made-small? Have you been modeling forever and want to share your expertise? Join this informal group for modelers of all skill levels. For adults and teens 12 and older.

Registration starts November 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 12th.

Silent Film Festival

January 11th,
9:30am to 4:30pm
For the first time in twenty years, an entire year's worth of movies are entering the public domain. In 2019, works first published in 1923 will become free to creatively re-edit, adapt, or screen publicly. We're celebrating with screenings of 1923's best silent features interspersed with shorts.

9:30 AM: A Woman of Paris
When Marie St. Clair believes she has been jilted by her fiance when he fails to meet her at the railway station, she goes off to Paris alone. Directed by Charles Chaplin. 1h 22m.

11:05 AM: The Hunchback of Notre Dame

After Hours Teen Time: Sky High and Origami

January 11th,
5:00pm to 8:00pm
We're keeping the library open after hours just for teens. Bring your friends, to watch a movie, eat some pizza, and make a craft.

This month watch Sky High and fold some paper into origami crafts.

Registration starts November 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 12th.

Reading Sewing Patterns

January 12th,
10:00am to 11:00am
Pattern Construction Part One: Get a demo of the pattern reading process and learn what all those symbols mean.

Thanks to the Friends of the Eisenhower Library for supporting this class.

Registration starts November 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 12th.

Transferring and Laying Out Sewing Patterns

January 12th,
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Pattern Construction Part Two:Get a demo of methods to transfer patterns onto fabric.

Thanks to the Friends of the Eisenhower Library for supporting this class.

Registration starts November 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 12th.

Friends Book Sale

January 12th,
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Look for the Friends of the Library in the Book Sale on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of every month to support the library and find great deals.

Pen and Paper Tabletop Adventure Club

January 12th,
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Grades 5-8

Grab your pencils and dice. We are going on an adventure without even leaving the library! Explore what's happening in Waterdeep in this Dungeons and Dragons adventure.

Registration starts November 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 12th. Priority for Kids programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Crazy Eights Math Season Two

January 14th,
4:30pm to 5:45pm
Grades K-2. Registration is for all eight weeks and attendance at week one is required.

Join Bedtime Math's Crazy 8s, a new kind of math club where we'll build stuff, make mazes and do mischief-making activities like Beach Ball Party, Funny Money and Glow-in-the-Dark City.

Registration starts November 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 12th. Priority for Kids programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Basic Computer Literacy Series

January 15th,
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Learn the basics of using a computer in this three-part Computer Literacy Series. A great start for beginners.

Registration starts November 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 12th.

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