Programs & Events

Battle of the Books

April 3rd,
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Battle of the Books challenges students in grades four through six to become familiar with literature. Comprehension and retention are put to the test in a Jeopardy style battle between the teams.

Area schools create their own teams and gather at the library to compete in a five-week battle on questions derived from selected books. See your school's Battle Coach to sign up.

Adult Book Discussion

April 8th,
7:00pm to 8:30pm
This month's Adult Book Discussion book will be announced soon.

Copies of the book are available in regular and large type. Loans will also be available in audio and eBook formats. Join us for a lively discussion.

Adult Book Discussion

April 9th,
2:00pm to 3:30pm
This month's Adult Book Discussion book will be announced soon.

Copies of the book are available at the Library Services Desk one month before the discussion. If you are new to the club, please consider attending the Monday evening session.

Teen Music Club

April 9th,
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.

Page to Screen Book Club

April 10th,
1:30pm to 4:30pm
Every month we'll watch a movie and discuss the book from which it was adapted. This month's adaptation will be announced soon. Copies of the book will be available at the Library Services Desk approximately one month before the screening.

Polish Heritage Book Club

April 11th,
3:00pm to 4:30pm
Join us every other month for an English-language book discussion group focused on literature related to Poland and Polish culture.


Friends Book Sale

April 13th,
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.

Library Board Meeting

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

Backstage Tour at Lyric Opera

April 19th,
8:45am to 2:30pm
$25.00 Lyric Opera of Chicago invites you to experience the Lyric Opera House beyond the footlights with this private docent tour. Pair this with West Side Story at the Lyric in May. Lunch on your own after the tour.

Registration begins February 4 for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. All others may register beginning February 11.

Teen Music Club

April 23rd,
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.

Tromp l'oeil: Fool the Eye

April 24th,
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Professor Emeritus Robert Munman presentsThe art of "trompe l'oeil" - French for "fool the eye" - which has been around since antiquity and continues to beguile and entertain its audiences today. Like the best illusions of a magic show, artistic "trompe l'oeil" effects can convince the observer that the false is real or the real is false. How much can your eye be fooled?

Registration begins February 4 for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. All others may register beginning February 11.

Friends Book Sale

April 27th,
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.

Movie Makers Club

May 4th,
1:00pm to 4:00pm
Write, star in and shoot your own mini-movie. Go pro cameras provided, but bring your own camera if you want to.

Registration begins February 4 for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning February 11.


Adult Book Discussion

May 6th,
7:00pm to 8:30pm
This month's Adult Book Discussion book will be announced soon.

Copies of the book are available in regular and large type. Loans will also be available in audio and eBook formats. Join us for a lively discussion.

Adult Book Discussion

May 7th,
2:00pm to 3:30pm
This month's Adult Book Discussion book will be announced soon.

Copies of the book are available at the Library Services Desk one month before the discussion. If you are new to the club, please consider attending the Monday evening session.

Levi Strauss, the Gold Rush and the World's Most Famous Pair of Pants

May 7th,
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Everybody loves them, everybody wears them: Jeans are no doubt an iconic garment and they tell the legendary story of the American West. But did you know that they were made world famous by an adventurous Bavarian Jew who combined his marvelous business sense with German ingenuity? Join German Historian Anette Isaacs, M.A., for a fascinating journey into the days of the Gold Rush and learn about Levi Strauss and his amazing life!

Movie Makers Club

May 11th,
1:00pm to 4:00pm
Write, star in and shoot your own mini-movie. Go pro cameras provided, but bring your own camera if you want to.

Registration begins February 4 for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning February 11.


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