OBTW

Oh, By the Way…

Celebrate our 40th Anniversary with us!

This year, the Eisenhower Public Library will be celebrating its 40th Birthday!  In honor of such a memorable year, we will be celebrating all year long and having special programs monthly, and continuously for the occasion!  check on this page regularly for updates about new programs and posts we will be making that relate to our “40” theme! like: 40 tips on how to go green, 40 cool hairstyles for guys and gals, 40 fun facts about the decades during which Eisenhower existed, 40 easy holiday recipes and many many many more!

  Join the celebration, and see you at the birthday party!

 

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Calendar of Events: EPLD’s 40th Anniversary Celebration

January

  • Design your own anniversary buttons
  • Like Ike: 40 facts about President Eisenhower in 40 minutes

February

  • Trivia Night
  • 40 years of wedding photos for Valentine’s Day
  • Family Winter Reading – Until March 21st

March

  • Main kickoff cake party with book-shaped cake and musical guest
  • Main theme button released: theme of Community
  • 40 college prep tips
  • Library timeline

April

  • Patrons  submit their 4 favorite authors – answers are displayed in library/online
  • 40 spring gardening tips

May

  • Ridgewood alumni yearbook photos – displayed in library
  • Patrons  submit their 4 favorite books – answers are displayed in library/online
  • 1st mini button is released: theme TBA

June

  • Ike the book-man is introduced  for summer reading – similar to Flat Stanley
  • Patrons  submit their 4 favorite musical artists – answers are displayed in library/online
  • Handout: 40 destinations in Illinois

July

  • Patrons  submit their 4 favorite albums – answers are displayed in library/online
  • 2nd mini button is released: theme TBA

August

  • Taste of Norridge and Harwood Heights
  • Patrons  submit their 4 favorite actors – answers are displayed in library/online

September

  • Patrons  submit their 4 favorite movies – answers are displayed in library/online
  • 3rd mini button released: theme TBA

October

  • 40 myths and superstitions
  • Haunted Chicago/Haunted Illinois

November

  • 4th mini button released: theme TBA
  • 40 days of holiday recipes – November 17th to December 25th

December

  • 40 holiday recipes continued

Miscellaneous

  • One Book, One Community
  • Special Anniversary event publication

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So far….

January:

Just a brief glimpse into the happenings at Eisenhower Library. These are a few pictures from the button decorating that took place a few weeks back. Check out more pictures on the What’s up at Eisenhower? page.

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One thought on “Celebrate our 40th Anniversary with us!

  1. Excellent post. I’m going through some of these issues as well..

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