Programs & Events

After Hours Teen Time: Zathura and Galaxy Votives

September 14th,
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 Zathura and make your own galaxy votive jars with artist Jessica Van Swol.

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

ELL Parent Meet-Up: Supporting Your Child Starting at a New School

September 15th,
9:30am to 10:30am
English Language Learner parents are invited to share strategies for increasing your children's success in school. We'll examine library and community resources, the Common Core, and suggestions for successful parent-school communication. Children may attend if necessary. Simple, quiet activities will engage them while we meet.

Registration begins August 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning August 13th. Priority for Kids programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Sew-Lutions Saturday

September 15th,
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.

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

Basic Computer Literacy Series

September 15th,
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Learn the basics of using a computer in this three-part Computer Literacy Series. A great start for beginners.

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

Drop-in Baby Storytime

September 17th,
10:30am to 11:30am
Ages: 6 - 17 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.

Crazy 8s Math Club - Season One

September 17th,
4:30pm to 5:45pm
Grades K-2. Registration Required (for the full eight weeks)

Join Bedtime Math's Crazy 8s Club to build stuff, run and jump, make music, make a mess. It's a totally new kind of math club. You'll get to do mischief-making activities like Glow-in-the-Dark Geometry, Bouncy Dice, and Toilet Paper Olympics. You'll take home cool gadgets, too.

Registration begins August 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning August 13th. Priority for Kids programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

Pen and Ink Writers Group

September 17th,
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.

Drop-in Toddler Storytime

September 18th,
9:30am to 10:15am
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.

Drop-in Junior Storytime

September 18th,
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.

Knitting Circle

September 18th,
2:30pm to 4:00pm
Join the Knitting Circle every month in Fannie's Cafe for an afternoon of crafting, coffee, and friends.

Computer Skills: Word & Google Docs

September 18th,
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Registration Required
Grades 4-6

School projects stressing you out? Not sure how to make that paper look pretty? Learn some computer skills with a fun game show twist!

Registration begins August 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning August 13th. Priority for Kids programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents. 

Mobile Device Help

September 18th,
6:00pm to 7:00pm
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.

The Who, What, and Why of School Consolidation

September 18th,
6:30pm to 7:30pm
Join Dr. Mark Klaisner from West Cook Intermediate Service Center for an impartial, informational look at the process of school district consolidation.

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

Mobile Device Help

September 18th,
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 August 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning August 13th.

Drop-in Toddler Storytime

September 19th,
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.

Drop-in Family Storytime

September 19th,
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.

Digitize Your Photos and Negatives

September 19th,
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Digitize your photos, negatives, and slides with the technology in the Workshop. Get a demo of the process and then work on your digitization project during Open Workshop hours.

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

Leo's Little Explorers

September 20th,
1:30pm to 3:00pm
Ages 5-6. Registration Required

In true Da Vinci fashion, we'll explore the worlds of math, science, art, literacy, and imagination. The program is ideal for those attending half day kindergarten.

Registration begins August 6th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning August 13th. Priority for Kids programs goes to Norridge and Harwood Heights residents.

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