Programs & Events

Coffee with the Director

April 24th,
5:00pm to 6:00pm
Stop in at Fannie's Cafe, grab a free cup of coffee, and share your thoughts, comments, and suggestions with library director Stacy Wittmann.

Money Smart Week: Wills and Trusts

April 24th,
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Attorney Jacob K. Ehrensaft discusses wills, trusts, powers of attorney, probate and guardianship. Take the first step toward a plan to protect your final wishes.

Registration starts February 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning February 12th.

Drop-in Toddler Storytime

April 25th,
9:30am to 10:30am
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.

Mobile Device Help

April 25th,
10:00am to 11:00am
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 February 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning February 12th.

Mobile Device Help

April 25th,
11:00am to 12:00pm
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 February 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning February 12th.

Drop-in Family Storytime

April 25th,
1:00pm to 2:00pm
All Ages Welcome

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.

U Make: Earth Day Bonsai

April 25th,
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Ages 8-12.

Make a bonsai tree with materials you have around the house.

Registration starts February 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning February 12th. Priority for Kids World programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Money Smart Week: Savvy IRA Planning

April 25th,
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Discover tax saving strategies to help you get more out of your Individual Retirement Account.

Registration starts February 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning February 12th.

Classic Film Series: Once Upon a Time in the West

April 26th,
1:00pm to 3:30pm
Our Classic Film Series continues with Once Upon a Time in the West.

A mysterious stranger joins forces with a desperado to protect a widow from a ruthless assassin. Starring Henry Fonda and Charles Bronson. 1968. Rated PG-13. 2h 44m.

Film historian Ralph Amelio leads a discussion following the movie.

Book A Listener

April 26th,
3:45pm to 4:00pm

Registration Required, Ages 12 and under

Readers are invited to read out loud to one of the Kids World librarians for 10-15 minutes in these individual sessions geared for individuals who are not confident readers or for whom additional practice is needed to be at grade level. Please be sure to bring the reader's desired reading material to the session.

Kids Write Away Redux

April 26th,
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Grades 4-6. Registration Required.

Want to become the next famous author? Come join us for one or all three classes this spring! The themes for each class are, "Pretty Amazing Poetry", "Plot Your Story" and "What's the Theme?".

Registration starts February 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning February 12th. Priority for Kids World programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Anonymous Teen Writers

April 26th,
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.

Drop-in Big Kids Storytime

April 26th,
6:00pm to 7:00pm
Grades K - 2

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.

Money Smart Week: Take Control of Your Money

April 26th,
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Discover effective strategies for saving, managing spending, and improving credit. Set financial goals to gain control over your money. Presented by Preferred Planning Concepts, LLC.

Registration starts February 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning February 12th.

Drop-in Junior Storytime

April 27th,
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.

Money Smart Week: Investigate iCash

April 27th,
12:30pm to 4:30pm
Do you have money you haven't claimed from a lost check or an inheritance? Barbara Chalko from the Illinois Treasurer's office will be her to help you find out.

How to Read a Sewing Pattern

April 28th,
10:00am to 11:30am
Learn how to get started with a sewing pattern and discover what all those symbols mean.

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

Registration starts February 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning February 12th.

Bus Trip: Midsummer Night's Dream at the Joffrey Ballet

April 28th,
12:30pm to 6:30pm
$45.00 - This is not Shakespeare's midsummer. Swedish trailblazer Alexander Ekman astounds with this ode to the longest day of the year. Delight in joyful abandon and romance under the Scandinavian sun as dancers celebrate and let their imaginations run wild. Join us for the North American premiere of the tour de force show that took Stockholm by storm.

Registration starts February 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning February 12th.

Mark and Cut a Sewing Pattern

April 28th,
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Learn methods of transferring patterns to fabric and proper cutting techniques using scissors and a rotary cutter.

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

Registration starts February 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning February 12th.

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