Programs & Events

Learn The Serger

November 6th,
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

November 7th,
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.

Mobile Device Help

November 7th,
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 August 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning August 13th.

Mobile Device Help

November 7th,
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 August 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning August 13th.

Drop-in Family Storytime

November 7th,
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.

Crochet-o-Rama: Crochet a Fall Placemat

November 7th,
3:00pm to 5:00pm
$5.00 - Enhance your Thanksgiving table with a fall-themed, crocheted placemat for your centerpiece. The registration fee covers the cost of yarn, crochet hook, and project guide. Basic crochet skill are necessary.

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

Meditation: Garden of Peace

November 7th,
6:00pm to 7:30pm
Our inner spirit and everyday lives can be enriched by meditation. Markus Schramm, who has been practicing meditation for over 30 years, offers advice on including the the practice of meditation to your daily life.

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

Classic Film Series: The Deer Hunter

November 8th,
1:00pm to 3:30pm
Our Classic Film Series continues with The Deer Hunter.

A tight-knit group in industrial Pennsylvania faces upheaval when three of their number enlist to serve in Vietnam. Starring Robert De Niro and Christopher Walken. 1978. Rated R. 3h 3m.

Film historian Ralph Amelio leads a discussion following the movie.

Anonymous Teen Writers

November 8th,
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

November 8th,
6:00pm to 7:00pm
Ages: K - 2nd Grade

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.

Crochet-o-Rama: Crochet a Fall Placemat

November 8th,
6:30pm to 8:30pm
$5.00 - Enhance your Thanksgiving table with a fall-themed, crocheted placemat for your centerpiece. The registration fee covers the cost of yarn, crochet hook, and project guide. Basic crochet skill are necessary.

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

Veterans' Breakfast

November 9th,
9:00am to 11:00am
We're saying thank you to the courageous men and women who have served our country by offering current service men, women, and veterans a free pastry and a hot beverage. Join us breakfast, followed by a photo slideshow, music, and reminiscing. Please use the group option if you're planning to bring your spouse or a guest.

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

Drop-in Junior Storytime

November 9th,
10:00am to 11:00am
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.

After Hours Teen Time: Matinee and Bug Crafts

November 9th,
5:00pm to 8:00pm
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 Matinee and make make some bugs.

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

Sew-Lutions Saturday

November 10th,
10:00am to 12:00pm
Have a sewing project in mind, but aren't sure how to get started? In the middle of a project and having a problem? A sewing instructor will be in The Workshop to answer questions and provide guidance. First come, first served.

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

Excel 2016 Series

November 10th,
10:00am to 12:00pm
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. Online registration for everyone starts August 13th.

Fingerless Gloves Using the Serger

November 10th,
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Fingerless gloves are not only cute but practical. This pattern comes in mitten, 3/4, and elbow length. We'll make the 3/4 length version using the serger so a previous serger class is a prerequisite.

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

Friends Book Sale

November 10th,
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Look for the Friends of the Library in the Book Sale on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of every month to support the library and find great deals.

NaNoWriMo Write Your Novel Here

November 11th,
1:00pm to 4:30pm
Every Sunday during the month of November we're offering quiet space in our conference room for NaNoWriMo participants. For access, ask at the Answers Desk.

How to Write a Novel

November 11th,
2:00pm to 3:00pm
If you're having trouble with your NaNoWriMo project or if you're just interested in writing your novel, come and get tips from author William Hazelgrove,national bestselling author of ten novels and three nonfiction titles including The Bad Author and The Real Santa.

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