Programs & Events

Anonymous Teen Writers

April 18th,
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

April 18th,
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. 

Library Board Meeting

April 18th,
7:30pm to 9:30pm
The monthly meeting of the Eisenhower Library Board of Trustees

Bus Trip: Backstage Tour at Lyric Opera

April 19th,
8:45am to 2:30pm
$25.00 - Experience the Lyric Opera House beyond the footlights. From the moment you enter the beautiful grand foyer, you'll be in for a special, one-of-a-kind experience with an engaging Lyric docent who will give you behind-the-scenes insights into the vibrant world of Chicago opera. Lunch on your own after the tour. Pair this with West Side Story at the Lyric in May.

Registration starts February 4th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts February 11th.

Junior Storytime

April 19th,
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. 

First Sewing Project

April 20th,
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Grades 4 - 6. Registration is Required.

For those who learned how to use the sewing machine in our two part class, or have scheduled sewing machine time in the workshop, join us now to use those skills and sew from a pattern.

Registration starts February 4th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts February 11th. Priority for Kids programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Basic Computer Literacy Series

April 20th,
2:00pm to 3:30pm
Learn the basics of using a computer in this two-part Computer Literacy Series. A great start for beginners.

Registration starts February 4th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts February 11th.

Pen & Paper Tabletop Adventure

April 20th,
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Grades 4-6. Registration Required

Grab your pencils and dice. We are going on an adventure without even leaving the library! Each week is a new story with new heroes in this bite size Dungeons and Dragons game.

Registration starts February 4th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts February 11th. Priority for Kids programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Baby Storytime

April 22nd,
10:30am to 11:15am
Baby Storytime
Ages 6-17 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. 

Kids Knitting

April 22nd,
4:45pm to 6:45pm
Grades 4-6. Registration Required

Join us for a beginners knitting class just for kids! Each week will build on different knitting skills to complete a simple project. Registration is for all four days. Class size is limited. This is a Workshop program and waivers must be completed in order to complete registration.

Registration starts February 4th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts February 11th. Priority for Kids World programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Toddler Storytime

April 23rd,
9:30am to 10:15am
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. 

Junior Storytime

April 23rd,
10:30am to 11:15am
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. 

Teen Music Club

April 23rd,
4:00pm to 6:00pm
Music fans 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.

Coffee with the Director

April 23rd,
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.

Modern Times Film Series: Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again

April 23rd,
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 Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again. Five years after the events of Mamma Mia, Sophie prepares for the reopening of the Hotel Bella Donna as she learns more about her mother's past. 2018. PG-13. 1h 54m.

Toddler Storytime

April 24th,
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

April 24th,
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. 

Mobile Device Help

April 24th,
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 February 4th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts February 11th.

Catalog Usability Testing

April 24th,
3:00pm to 9:00pm
We're testing features of our online catalog and could use your help. Participants will be asked to browse our catalog and offer insights. The testing should take about an hour here at the Eisenhower Library and participants will receive a $25 gift card.

If you're interested, please apply at this link and we'll be in touch if you are selected.

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