Programs & Events

Academy Awards Contest

January 15th (All day) to February 9th (All day)
Think you can pick the winners? Look for Academy Award Contest entry forms in the library and check off your selections from this year's Oscar nominated films. Entries with the most correct answers will be eligible to win prizes. In the event of a tie, prizes will be awarded by means of a random drawing.

One entry per person please. Entries will be accepted at the Answers Desk until 5:00 pm on Sunday, February 24 or at our After Hours Awards Party.

Toddler Storytime

January 15th,
10:00am to 10:45am
Toddler Storytime
Ages 18-35 months with caregiver (siblings welcome)
Drop-In (Sign in at Kids World starting 30 minutes prior to class start)

Storytimes offer great opportunities for kids in the proper age range to learn and have fun.

Priority for Kids World Programs goes to residents of Norridge and Harwood Heights.

Family Storytime

January 15th,
11:00am to 11:45am
Family Storytime
All Ages
Drop-In (Sign in at Kids World starting 30 minutes prior to class start)

Storytimes offer great opportunities for kids and families to learn and have fun. Family Storytime is designed for children of all ages and interests.

Priority for Kids World Programs goes to residents of Norridge and Harwood Heights.

Parent and Child Book Club

January 15th,
6:00pm to 7:00pm
For eager readers in grades 2 or 3 with a parent or caregiver. Registration Required.

Please read and come prepared to discuss Bob by Wendy Mass & Rebecca Stead, as well as to recommend other fantasy books to the group. Copies will be available to borrow three weeks before our meeting date.

Classic Film Series: Eastern Promises

January 16th,
1:00pm to 4:30pm
Our Classic Film Series continues with Eastern Promises.

A Russian teenager dies during childbirth leaving behind clues in her journal that could tie her child to a violent Russian mob family. 2007. rated R. 1h 40m.

Film historian Ralph Amelio leads a discussion following the movie.

Anonymous Teen Writers

January 16th,
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.

Big Kids Storytime

January 16th,
6:00pm to 6:45pm
Big Kids Storytime
Grades K-2
Drop-In (Sign in at Kids World starting 30 minutes prior to class start)

Storytimes offer great opportunities for kids in the proper grade range to learn and have fun. Big Kids Storytime is specifically designed for children who are in kindergarten through second grade.

Priority for Kids World Programs goes to residents of Norridge and Harwood Heights.

Intro to the Embroidery Machine

January 16th,
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Learn the basics of the embroidery machine. You will learn how to thread, and use the computer program to put your name on a piece of material.

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.

Library Board Meeting

January 16th,
7:30pm to 9:30pm
The monthly meeting of the Eisenhower Library Board of Trustees

Junior Storytime

January 17th,
10:00am to 10:45am
Junior Storytime
Ages 3-5 years (siblings welcome)
Drop-In (Sign in at Kids World starting 30 minutes prior to class start)

Storytimes offer great opportunities for kids in the proper age range to learn and have fun.

Priority for Kids World Programs goes to residents of Norridge and Harwood Heights.

After Hours Teen Time: Final Girls and Write Your Own Horror Story

January 17th,
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 watch a group of college students get transported into a 1986 slasher film and then write your own horror story either alone or as a group.

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.

Family Storytime

January 18th,
10:00am to 11:00am
Family Storytime
All Ages
Drop-In (Sign in at Kids World starting 30 minutes pri

Blind Hem Stitching for Pants

January 18th,
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Learn to stitch invisible pant hems.

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.

Let's Play: Lego®

January 18th,
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Ages 4-12. Kids under 7 must bring an adult. Registration Required.

Get ready to explore, play and learn with Lego®.

In-person and phone registration for kids programs begins Monday, 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.

Let's Play: Lego®

January 18th,
3:30pm to 4:30pm
Ages 4-12. Kids under 7 must bring an adult. Registration Required.

Get ready to explore, play and learn with Lego®.

In-person and phone registration for kids programs begins Monday, 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.

My Phone Can Do What? Entertain & Inform Me

January 19th,
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Join us on Sundays in January to discover ways your smartphone can make your life easier and more independent. Bring a smartphone to participate.

Learn how to borrow eBooks, audiobooks, magazines, and more with the library apps Libby, Hoopla, and Flipster.

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.

Family Yoga

January 20th,
6:00pm to 7:00pm
Ages 5-12 with an adult. Registration Required

Join us for Family Yoga! Kids and parents will have this yoga class together. Mats will be provided but you are welcome to bring your own. Waivers are required to complete registration. 

In-person and phone registration for kids programs begins Monday, 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

January 20th,
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.

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