Programs & Events

Scale Model Club

December 12th,
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 4th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 11th.

Library Board Meeting

December 12th,
7:30pm to 9:30pm
The monthly meeting of the Eisenhower Library Board of Trustees

After Hours Teen Time: Ratatouille & Cupcake Decorating

December 13th,
4:30pm to 7:30pm
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 decorate your own cupcakes after watching a rat achieve his dream of becoming a chef.

In-person and phone registration starts November 4th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 11th.

Friends Book Sale

December 14th,
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Look for the Friends of the Library in the Book Sale Room on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of every month to support the library and find great deals.

Learn the Carvey: Engraved Bookmark

December 16th,
6:00pm to 8:00pm
The Carvey machine engraves, carves, or cuts flat materials like wood, plastic, and metal. Learn the basics of the Carvey's software and create a personalized wooden bookmark. Adults and teens 7th grade and up.

In-person and phone registration starts November 4th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 11th.

Cozy Winter Movie Night

December 16th,
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Ages 5-12. Children under 7 must bring an adult. Registration Required.

Wear your pajamas, bring your blanket. Let's cozy up, watch a movie, and have a snack.

In-person and phone registration starts November 4th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 11th.Priority for Kids World programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Pen and Ink Writers Group

December 16th,
7:00pm to 9:00pm
The Pen and Ink Writers Group gathers on the third Monday of each month to read short stories, poems or essays, all inspired by a common theme. Build up your writing skills through practice, presentation and positive critique.

Knitting Circle

December 17th,
2:30pm to 4:00pm
Join the Knitting Circle every month in Fannie's Cafe for an afternoon of crafting, coffee, and friends.

Modern Times Film Series: At Eternity's Gate

December 17th,
6:00pm to 8:30pm
The Modern Times Film series showcases new additions to the library's movie collection. This month's movie will be At Eternity's Gate.

During the last and most tumultuous years of his life, Vincent Van Gogh creates some of history's most beloved and stunning works of art. PG-13. 1h 51m.

Mobile Device Help

December 18th,
6:00pm to 7:00pm
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.

In-person and phone registration starts November 4th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 11th.

Mobile Device Help

December 18th,
7:00pm to 7:30pm
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.

In-person and phone registration starts November 4th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 11th.

Mobile Device Help

December 18th,
7:30pm to 8:00pm
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.

In-person and phone registration starts November 4th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 11th.

Classic Film Series: Little Shop of Horrors

December 19th,
1:00pm to 4:30pm
Our Classic Film Series continues with Little Shop of Horrors.

A nerdy florist finds his chance for success and romance with the help of a giant man-eating plant in this classic musical comedy. 1986. PG-13. 1h 34m.

Film historian Ralph Amelio leads a discussion following the movie.

Anonymous Teen Writers

December 19th,
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.

Kids Write Away Redux

December 19th,
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Grades 4-6. Registration Required.

Want to become the next famous author? Join us for one or all three classes this winter! The themes for each class are, "Settings of Your Story," "What's the Plot?," and "Can You Find the Theme?"

In-person and phone registration starts November 4th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 11th. Priority for Kids World programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Intro to the Sewing Machine

December 19th,
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Learn the basics of the sewing machine. You will learn how to thread and use the basic stitch on the machine.

In-person and phone registration starts November 4th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 11th.

The Elvis Holiday Show

December 21st,
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Join us for your favorite holiday songs, Elvis style with Chicagoland's youngest Elvis impersonator, Hugo Colin! Bring the whole family for Christmas songs, gospel tunes, and the King's good old rock and roll!

In-person and phone registration starts November 4th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 11th.

Teen Cooking Camp

December 26th,
10:00am to 2:00pm
In this two-day camp become your own chef. Learn to make pizza from scratch with crust, sauce, and toppings, decorate a gingerbread house, and make a delicious, healthy smoothie.

In-person and phone registration starts November 4th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts November 11th.

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