Programs & Events

3rd-5th Grade Graphic Novel Club

September 4th,
4:30pm to 5:00pm
Grades 3-5. Registration Required.

Do you love graphic novels? Are you in grades 3-5? Join us as we discuss a graphic novel. Pick up a copy of the book from the Kids World Desk to read prior to the date of the discussion.

September 04: Sparks! by Ian Boothby
October 02: The Creepy Case Files of Margo Maloo by Drew Weing
November 06: El Deafo by Cece Bell

Garden Club: Upcycled Succulent Terrarium with a Healing Crystal

September 4th,
6:00pm to 7:30pm
$5.00 - What's better than making a succulent terrarium? One that includes a healing crystal too! Join us for a fun evening learning about succulents and crystals while creating your own indoor garden.

Registration starts August 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts August 12th.

Classic Film Series: A Fish Called Wanda

September 5th,
1:00pm to 4:30pm
Our Classic Film Series continues with A Fish Called Wanda.

Four criminals try to doublecross each other after a jewel heist. Starring John Cleese, Jamie Lee Curtis, Kevin Kline, and Michael Palin. 1988. Rated R. 1h 48m.

Film historian Ralph Amelio leads a discussion following the movie.

Anonymous Teen Writers

September 5th,
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.

Intro to the Serger

September 5th,
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Learn to use the serger, a special sewing machine used to prevent material from fraying at the edges.

Registration starts August 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts August 12th.

Mobile Device Help

September 6th,
1:00pm to 2:00pm
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 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts August 12th.

Mobile Device Help

September 6th,
2:00pm to 2:30pm
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 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts August 12th.

Mobile Device Help

September 6th,
2:30pm 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 August 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts August 12th.

Mini Comic Con

September 7th,
10:00am to 4:00pm
Don your cape and tights then drop into Eisenhower to join hundreds of fans at our annual Mini Comic Con, a celebration of the best in pop culture. Have fun with everything geeky: comics, toys, video gaming, television, original art, collectibles, anime, manga, and more!

Visit the artists alley, shop for comics and collectibles, and participate in our costume contest.

Find more details at eisenhowerlibrary.org/comiccon

Trip Cancelled!!! Bus Trip - Wired to Wear and Makers United at Museum of Science and Industry

September 9th,
9:00am to 3:30pm
$30.00 - Technology's next great revolution is as close as your clothes. Your wardrobe-and your life-will never be the same. Wired to Wear is the first-ever exhibit dedicated to smart clothing and devices designed to extend the human body's capabilities and make us healthier, stronger and safer. Get hands-on with circuit building, analyze a prototype, and build fabricated materials into your own wearable LED circuit band.

Registration starts August 5th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Online registration for everyone starts August 12th.

Baby Storytime

September 9th,
10:30am to 11:15am
Baby Storytime
Ages 6-17 months with caregiver (siblings welcome)
Drop-In (S

Kids Knitting

September 9th,
4:45pm to 6:00pm
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 three days. Class size is limited. This is a Workshop program and waivers must be completed in order to complete registration.

Adult Book Discussion: At the Wolf's Table

September 9th,
6:00pm to 7:30pm
This month's Adult Book Discussion book will be At the Wolf's Table by Rosella Postorino.

Germany, 1943: Impoverished and alone, Rosa has been conscripted to be one of Hitler's tasters: three times a day, she and nine other women go to his secret headquarters, the Wolf's Lair, to eat his meals before he does, protecting him from attempted poisoning. As secrets and resentments grow among the group of tasters, this unlikely sisterhood begins to wonder if they are on the wrong side of history.

Toddler Storytime

September 10th,
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)

Junior Storytime

September 10th,
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.

Adult Book Discussion: At the Wolf's Table

September 10th,
2:00pm to 3:30pm
This month's Adult Book Discussion book will be At the Wolf's Table by Rosella Postorino.

Germany, 1943: Impoverished and alone, Rosa has been conscripted to be one of Hitler's tasters: three times a day, she and nine other women go to his secret headquarters, the Wolf's Lair, to eat his meals before he does, protecting him from attempted poisoning. As secrets and resentments grow among the group of tasters, this unlikely sisterhood begins to wonder if they are on the wrong side of history.

Teen Music Club

September 10th,
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.

Page to Screen Book Club: Love in the Time of Cholera

September 10th,
5:30pm to 8:30pm
Every month The Page to Screen Club watches a movie and discusses the book from which it was adapted. This month we'll watch Love in the Time of Cholera after reading the novel by Gabriel Garcia Marquez. 2007. Rated R. 2h 19m.

Copies of the book will be available at the Library Services Desk approximately one month before the screening.

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