Programs & Events

Mobile Device Help

May 15th,
7:00pm 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.

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

Learn The Serger

May 15th,
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 February 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning February 12th.

Family Take-Apart Lab

May 16th,
6:00pm to 7:00pm
Registration Required. Children under the age of 9 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian

Learn about how things work by taking them apart and exploring what's under the surface of everyday objects such as electronics, toys, gadgets, and more.

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.

Excel 2016 Series

May 16th,
6:00pm to 8:00pm
In this three-part class, learn the basics, intermediate skills, and advanced skills of making spreadsheets with the latest version of Excel.

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

Adult and Teen Take-Apart Lab

May 16th,
7:30pm to 8:30pm
Learn about how things work by taking them apart and exploring what's under the surface of everyday objects such as electronics, toys, gadgets, and more. This month, we will be taking apart storage devices!

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

Anonymous Teen Writers

May 17th,
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.

Meet Louisa May Alcott

May 17th,
7:00pm to 8:00pm
To celebrate the 150th anniversary of Louisa May Alcott's Little Women, living history portrayer Leslie Goddard brings the author to life, reminiscing about her poverty-stricken childhood, her struggles as a writer, and the unexpected success of her famous novel.?

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

Library Board Meeting

May 17th,
7:30pm to 9:30pm
The monthly meeting of the Eisenhower Library Board of Trustees

Ben's Bubble Show

May 19th,
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Ages 3-12. Registration required. Children under 7 must be accompanied by an adult.

Who doesn't love bubbles? Join Ben as he makes sculptures out of bubbles and performs other cool bubbly tricks!

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.

Mobile Device Help

May 21st,
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

May 21st,
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.

Pen and Ink Writers Group

May 21st,
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.

Teen Music Club

May 22nd,
4:00pm to 6:00pm
Musicians 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

May 22nd,
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: Baby Driver

May 22nd,
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 Baby Driver. After being coerced into working for a crime boss, a music-obsessed getaway driver takes part in one last heist. 2017. Rated R. 1h 52m.

Our Lady of the Angels Bus Tour

May 23rd,
10:00am to 4:00pm
$55.00 - Enjoy the buffet lunch at Sawa's Old Warsaw Restaurant as historian Jim Gibbons presents the history of the December 1st, 1958 Our Lady of the Angels school fire. After lunch, we'll tour the Our Lady of the Angels church. Walking is involved in the tour and the church is not accessible to wheelchairs. The cost of lunch is included in the registration fee.

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

Excel 2016 Series

May 23rd,
6:00pm to 8:00pm
In this three-part class, learn the basics, intermediate skills, and advanced skills of making spreadsheets with the latest version of Excel.

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

Classic Film Series: Stalag 17

May 24th,
1:00pm to 3:30pm
Our Classic Film Series continues with Stalag 17.

When two American POWs are killed during an escape, the prison camp's black marketeer is suspected of being an informer. Starring William Holden and Otto Preminger. 1953. Unrated. 2h 01m.

Film historian Ralph Amelio leads a discussion following the movie.

Anonymous Teen Writers

May 24th,
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.

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