Programs & Events

Bus Trip: Troll Hunt at the Morton Arboretum

September 10th,
9:00am to 3:30pm
$30.00 - Journey through the far-reaching forests to find Danish artist Thomas Dambo's six colossal troll sculptures. These 15- to 20-foot-tall sculptures are crafted one by one as protectors  of our environment. The Arboretum tram will carry you through the woods and stop at each sculpture. Some walking is involved, including some on wood chip paths. Lunch on your own at the Arboretum's Ginko Cafe.

Registration starts August 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts August 13th

VHS to DVD Demonstration

September 10th,
10:00am to 11:00am
Learn how to bring your home movies into the modern age with our VHS to DVD conversion tools.

Registration starts August 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts August 13th

Drop-in Baby Storytime

September 10th,
10:30am to 11:30am
Ages: 6 - 17 Months

Let's "Sing, talk, read, write, and play" together. No need to register, just check-in at the Kids World Desk 30 minutes before class begins.

Priority for storytime goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights cardholders.

Excel 2016 Series

September 10th,
6:00pm to 8:00pm
In this three-part class, learn the basics, intermediate skills, and advanced skills of making spreadsheets with the latest version of Excel.

Registration starts August 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning August 13th.

Adult Book Discussion: The Black Hour

September 10th,
7:00pm to 8:30pm
This month's Adult Book Discussion book will be The Black Hour by Lori Rader-Day.

For Chicago sociology professor Amelia Emmet, violence was a research topic - until a student she'd never met shot her.

Copies of the book are available at the Library Services Desk one month before the discussion.

Drop-in Toddler Storytime

September 11th,
9:30am to 10:15am
Ages: 18 - 35 Months

Let's "Sing, talk, read, write, and play" together. No need to register, just check-in at the Kids World Desk 30 minutes before class begins.

Priority for storytime goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights cardholders.

Drop-in Junior Storytime

September 11th,
10:30am to 11:30am
Ages: 3 - 5 Years

Let's "Sing, talk, read, write, and play" together. No need to register, just check-in at the Kids World Desk 30 minutes before class begins.

Priority for storytime goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights cardholders.

Adult Book Discussion: The Black Hour

September 11th,
2:00pm to 3:30pm
This month's Adult Book Discussion book will be The Black Hour by Lori Rader-Day.

For Chicago sociology professor Amelia Emmet, violence was a research topic - until a student she'd never met shot her.

Copies of the book are available at the Library Services Desk one month before the discussion. If you are new to the club, please join us at the Monday evening session.

Yo Ho Ho! A Pirate Celebration

September 11th,
4:00pm to 6:00pm
Ages 7-12. Registration Required.

Be ready to party like a pirate with the Eisenhower Library crew featuring a screening of Muppet Treasure Island, crafts, and snacks!

Registration begins August 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning August 13th. Priority for Kids programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Teen Music Club

September 11th,
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.

Learn The Serger

September 11th,
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Get training on using the serger, a special sewing machine used to prevent material from fraying at the edges.

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

Registration starts August 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts August 13th

Drop-in Toddler Storytime

September 12th,
10:00am to 10:45am
Ages: 18 - 35 Months

Let's "Sing, talk, read, write, and play" together. No need to register, just check-in at the Kids World Desk 30 minutes before class begins.

Priority for storytime goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights cardholders.

Drop-in Family Storytime

September 12th,
11:00am to 12:00pm
Ages: All ages are welcome. Those under 3 should be accompanied by an adult.

Let's "Sing, talk, read, write, and play" together. No need to register, just check-in at the Kids World Desk 30 minutes before class begins.

Priority for storytime goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights cardholders.

Page to Screen Book Club: Shane

September 12th,
1:30pm to 4:30pm
Every month we'll watch a movie and discuss the book from which it was adapted.

This month we'll watch Shane after reading the novel by Jack Schaefer. 1953. Unrated. 1h 58m.

Copies of the book are available at the Library Services Desk approximately one month before the screening.

Mobile Device Help*

September 12th,
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Have a phone or tablet and need help getting started? Need advanced help with an app? Sign up for personalized individual help! One device per session, though multiple people may attend with the device.

Registration starts August 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning August 13th.

Mobile Device Help

September 12th,
3:00pm to 4:00pm
Have a phone or tablet and need help getting started? Need advanced help with an app? Sign up for personalized individual help! One device per session, though multiple people may attend with the device.

Registration starts August 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning August 13th.

Madam President: the Secret Presidency of Edith Wilson

September 12th,
7:00pm to 8:00pm
After Woodrow Wilson's stroke in 1919, First Lady Edith Wilson began to handle the responsibilities of the Executive Office. Her role was acknowledged in Washington but today, her accomplishments are largely forgotten. William Hazelgrove introduces you to Edith Wilson, Madam President.

Registration starts August 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts August 13th

Classic Film Series: Ragtime

September 13th,
1:00pm to 3:30pm
Our Classic Film Series continues with Ragtime.

During the racial tensions of 1900s New York City, a young black pianist becomes embroiled in the lives of an upper-class white family. Starring James Cagney. 1981. Rated PG. 2 h 35m.

Film historian Ralph Amelio leads a discussion following the movie.

Leo's Little Explorers

September 13th,
1:30pm to 3:00pm
Ages 5-6. Registration Required

In true Da Vinci fashion, we'll explore the worlds of math, science, art, literacy, and imagination. The program is ideal for those attending half day kindergarten.

Registration begins August 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning August 13th. Priority for Kids programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

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