Programs & Events

Coding for Teens

January 17th,
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Learn to code with Scratch, a visual coding platform to create interactive games, stories and animation. For beginning Scratch users in grades 7-12.

Registration begins November 5 for Norridge and Harwood Heights patrons with valid library cards. All others may register beginning November 12.

Library Board Meeting

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

The Death Cafe: A Conversation About Death

January 20th,
2:00pm to 3:00pm
A Death Cafe is a group directed discussion of death with no agenda, objectives or themes. It is a discussion group rather than a grief support or counselling session. At a Death Cafe people, often strangers, gather to eat cake, drink tea and discuss death. Our objective is 'to increase awareness of death with a view to helping people make the most of their (finite) lives'.

Registration starts May 7th for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. Others may register beginning May 14th.

Coding for Teens

January 24th,
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Learn to code with Scratch, a visual coding platform to create interactive games, stories and animation. For beginning Scratch users in grades 7-12.

Registration begins November 5 for Norridge and Harwood Heights patrons with valid library cards. All others may register beginning November 12.

Mindful Meditation

January 28th,
7:00pm to 8:00pm
The people from Chicago's Middle Way Meditation will teach you how to reduce the stress in your daily life with practical mindfulness tools including the power of breath and guided meditation techniques.

Registration begins November 5 for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. All others may register beginning November 12.

Coding for Teens

January 31st,
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Learn to code with Scratch, a visual coding platform to create interactive games, stories and animation. For beginning Scratch users in grades 7-12.

Registration begins November 5 for Norridge and Harwood Heights patrons with valid library cards. All others may register beginning November 12.

Medicare 101

February 4th,
2:00pm to 3:30pm
Medicare can be confusing. Joanna Prisiajniouk will be presenting a free educational seminar as a Medicare certified trainer to get you up to speed on what Medicare covers, what it doesn't and your potential out of pocket exposure. We'll discuss Supplements, Advantage Plans, Part D Prescription Coverage, Medicare/Medicaid and cost saving strategies for the years ahead.

Registration begins November 5 for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. All others may register beginning November 12.

Watercolor Painting

February 10th,
2:00pm to 4:00pm
$5.00 Learn watercolor painting with step by step instruction. Paint along with Victoria Pelarenos (BFA American Academy of Art), as you learn techniques and create a painting by the end of the class.  Supplies will be provided.

Registration begins November 5 for Norridge and Harwood Heights patrons with valid library cards. All others may register beginning November 12.

The Six Wives of Henry VIII

February 14th,
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Meet the Six Wives of Henry VIII. Six women and six stories. These fascinating women led equally fascinating lives-apart from the manner in which they ended. Educational entertainer Martina Mathisen artfully interweaves tales of power, personality, and politics.

Registration begins November 5 for Norridge and Harwood Heights patrons with valid library cards. All others may register beginning November 12.

Jean Lafitte in Old New Orleans: How a Pirate Helped Save America

February 19th,
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Slip back to romantic New Orleans in 1815, a town of wrought-iron galleries, mansard roofs, narrow streets cafés, spiraling staircases and hideaway courtyards. Smell the sweetness of sugarcane, fruits in Gulf-side markets, coffee beans, imported chocolates, faraway scents from incoming ships. Meet the Caribbean pirates who walked its byways, considered by many to be outlaws--but when Britain made an attempt to win back America after the War for Independence Jean Lafitte and his pirates drew their cutlasses and loaded their cannons to

Library Board Meeting

February 21st,
7:30pm to 9:30pm
The monthly meeting of the Eisenhower Library Board of Trustees

Teen Yoga

March 7th,
6:00pm to 7:00pm
Midterms got you stressed? Nicole Bujweski from Time in Yoga will lead you in yoga for stress reduction and relaxation. All equipment provided, but bring your own mat if you wish. Grades 7-12.

Registration begins February 5 for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. All others may register beginning February 11.

Ma Rainey's Black Bottom at Writer's Theater

March 13th,
1:30pm to 6:30pm
$40.00 This visceral American classic serves as the 1920s chapter of August Wilson's epic Century Cycle. What begins as a routine recording session becomes more strained as tensions rise between the members of a blues band and the owners of the recording studio. The white producers mean to exploit the talents of the band-especially the gifted and impulsive Levee-but when Ma insists on having things her way, tensions are enflamed and the play builds to an unexpected and searing climax.

Teen Yoga

March 14th,
6:00pm to 7:00pm
Midterms got you stressed? Nicole Bujweski from Time in Yoga will lead you in yoga for stress reduction and relaxation. All equipment provided, but bring your own mat if you wish. Grades 7-12.

Registration begins February 5 for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. All others may register beginning February 11.

Bucket Drumming for Adults and Teens (Session 1)

March 16th,
2:00pm to 2:45pm
Be a bucket drummer! David Oromoner will teach two small groups everything they need to get started. Buckets and sticks supplied.

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

Bucket Drumming for Adults and Teens

March 16th,
3:00pm to 3:45pm
Be a bucket drummer! David Oromoner will teach two small groups everything they need to get started. Buckets and sticks supplied.

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

Teen Yoga

March 21st,
6:00pm to 7:00pm
Midterms got you stressed? Nicole Bujweski from Time in Yoga will lead you in yoga for stress reduction and relaxation. All equipment provided, but bring your own mat if you wish. Grades 7-12.

Registration begins February 5 for Norridge and Harwood Heights residents with valid library cards. All others may register beginning February 11.

Library Board Meeting

March 21st,
7:30pm to 9:30pm
The monthly meeting of the Eisenhower Library Board of Trustees

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