Adult Events

Book Nook-Friends of the Library

Saturday, May 30, 2015 - 10:30am to 4:30pm

Friends of the Library Book Sale every Thursday and Saturday on the lower level of the library.

Lower Lobby, HP Library

Late Opening - Library will open at 11:00 am today

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 - 11:00am to 9:00pm

Library will open at 11 am due to a staff meeting.

Creating Your Introductory Elevator Speech – Be Prepared for Opportunity!

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Stop struggling to describe the key points about your business at networking events and meetings, be succinct and to the point. Learn how to craft your 15-20 second introduction. You will also receive tips on how to expand your comments in situations where you are given more time (up to 2 minutes) to describe your business.

Ronnis Oher is a strong advocate and facilitator of the need to “Create Your Introduction and Elevator Speech” to promote your business. Ms Oher was a corporate trainer, performance improvement consultant, former school teacher and is an artist and story teller. Ronnis has successfully created, scheduled and delivered corporate-wide training programs, developed learning guides and course materials as well as conducted corporate briefings and workshops.

SCORE - Counselors to America's Small Business - is a nonprofit association dedicated to entrepreneur education and the formation, growth and success of small business in the US.

The workshop is presented by SCORE Chicago, City of Highland Park's Office of Economic Development, Highland Park Chamber of Commerce, and the Library.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Book Nook-Friends of the Library

Thursday, June 4, 2015 - 10:30am to 4:30pm

Friends of the Library Book Sale every Thursday and Saturday on the lower level at the library.

Lower Lobby, HP Library

SCORE Chicago Mentoring

Thursday, June 4, 2015 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm

Register for a one-on-one mentoring session with a SCORE Chicago counselor at http://www.scorechicago.org.

SCORE counselors are successful executives and business owners who can help you on a wide variety of business issues like financing, marketing or business plans. They have volunteered their wisdom and experience to help you at no cost.

Spanish Literary Club

Friday, June 5, 2015 - 11:30am to 1:00pm

Attendees will take part in lively discussions on Spanish Literature, focusing on the works of notable authors. Conversations will be mostly in Spanish, but non-native speakers are welcome. This event will be held in the MediaScape Room.

Book Nook-Friends of the Library

Saturday, June 6, 2015 - 10:30am to 4:30pm

Friends of the Library Book Sale every Thursday and Saturday on the lower level of the library.

Lower Lobby, HP Library

Instrument Petting Zoo

Saturday, June 6, 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Let the instructors from the Music Institute of Chicago demonstrate instruments for you and then let you try them out. There will be strings, percussion, guitar/bass, keyboard, and wind instruments. From 2:30 - 3:00 p.m. there will also be a Musikgarten class ideal for children birth through age three. No tickets are required for this free drop-in event.

This program is made possible by generosity of the American Enterprise Bank.
In partnership with the Highland Park Historical Society and the "Save the Stupey Cabin" Picnic, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m., Stupey Cabin lawn.

Alyce Brenner Room, HP Library

Instrument Petting Zoo

Saturday, June 6, 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Let the instructors from the Music Institute of Chicago demonstrate instruments for you and then let you try them out. There will be strings, percussion, guitar/bass, keyboard, and wind instruments. From 2:30 - 3:00 p.m. there will also be a Musikgarten class ideal for children birth through age three. No tickets are required for this free drop-in event.

This program is made possible by generosity of the American Enterprise Bank.
In partnership with the Highland Park Historical Society and the "Save the Stupey Cabin" Picnic, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m., Stupey Cabin lawn.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Senior Center

Monday, June 8, 2015 - 10:30am to 11:30am

Senior Center

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

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