Adult Events

Email Management

Monday, November 3, 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Professional organizer Bonnie Shay presents tips.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Late Opening - Library will open at 11:00 am

Wednesday, November 5, 2014 - 11:00am to 9:00pm

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

Video Marketing (SCORE Chicago)

Wednesday, November 5, 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

This information rich workshop will show you what it takes make a successful video, including cost considerations, time required, types of videos you can do yourself and how to spice up your videos plus market it once completed.

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, November 6, 2014 - 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, November 6, 2014 - 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.

Historical Society Presents Stockyard Fires of 1934

Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Fire Museum of Greater Chicago board Member Jeff Stern discusses Chicago's second greatest fire which struck the Union Stock Yards on May 19, 1934, and required the efforts of 1600 firefighters. Presented by the Highland Park Historical Society.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Spanish Literary Club

Friday, November 7, 2014 - 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. Title being discussed is “La tejedora de Sombras” by Jorge Volpi.

Adult Services Room, HP Library

Barry Bradford presents: "Top Ten Candidates"

Friday, November 7, 2014 - 1:00pm

Presented by the Highland Park Senior Center. Admission is $10 for non-members of the Senior Center.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Book Nook - Friends of the Library

Saturday, November 8, 2014 - 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

Book Discussion with Judy Levin

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 - 1:00pm to 1:30pm

Jane Franklin, sister of Benjamin Franklin, was one of Benjamin’s closest confidantes and displayed a keen and insightful mind. Despite this, few today know much about her. Historian Jill Lepore's biography, "Book of Ages," draws upon correspondence between the siblings to build a rich and fascinating portrait of a little-known woman who deserves greater renown.

Alyce Brenner Room, HP Library

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