Meeting Room A/B

After Hours Teen Time: Practical Magic and Watercolor Painting

October 12th,
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 Practical Magic and learn watercolor painting with artist Victoria Pelarenos.

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

Face the Music and Dance

September 30th,
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Jazz singer Petra van Nuis and guitarist Andy Brown will play dance-themed music guaranteed to get your toes tapping.

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

T-Rex Tea Party

September 29th,
3:00pm to 4:00pm
Ages 12 & Under. Registration Required.

Children and their families are cordially invited to have tea with a T-Rex. We'll serve tea and snacks while you take a close-up look at a life-sized Tyrannosaurus Rex skull on loan from the Field Museum. Space is limited!

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. Children under 7 must be accompanied by an adult.

Antique Appraisals with Mark Moran

September 23rd,
1:30pm to 4:30pm
Antique expert Mark Moran returns to Eisenhower to appraise your antiques. One item per person, please. No weapons, traps, Nazi memorabilia, fine jewelry, Beanie Babies, or money.

Just want to watch? Please register as an audience member here.

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

Once Upon a Brick

September 22nd,
2:00pm to 3:30pm
Grades 3-6. Registration Required

Brick by brick, imagine and engineer part of a story using Lego bricks. Tales told here may include magic, monsters, and other strange wondrous things.

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.

Classic Film Series: Ragtime

September 13th,
1:00pm to 3:30pm
Our Classic Film Series continues with Ragtime.

During the racial tensions of 1900s New York City, a young black pianist becomes embroiled in the lives of an upper-class white family. Starring James Cagney. 1981. Rated PG. 2 h 35m.

Film historian Ralph Amelio leads a discussion following the movie.

Page to Screen Book Club: Shane

September 12th,
1:30pm to 4:30pm
Every month we'll watch a movie and discuss the book from which it was adapted.

This month we'll watch Shane after reading the novel by Jack Schaefer. 1953. Unrated. 1h 58m.

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

Yo Ho Ho! A Pirate Celebration

September 11th,
4:00pm to 6:00pm
Ages 7-12. Registration Required.

Be ready to party like a pirate with the Eisenhower Library crew featuring a screening of Muppet Treasure Island, crafts, and snacks!

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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