Adult Events

A Night at the Oscars

Thursday, February 11, 2016 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm

"Chicago Tribune" film critic Michael Phillips shares his predictions. Registration is not required.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Spanish Literary Club

Friday, February 12, 2016 -
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.

Adult Services Mediascape Room, HP Library

Book Nook-Friends of the Library

Saturday, February 13, 2016 -
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

From Sketch to Digital Art

Saturday, February 13, 2016 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm

Learn how to transform your sketched drawings into digital art. You will be introduced to the library’s digital media lab and learn the process of turning your sketches into digital files for further editing in programs such as Photoshop and Illustrator.

Beginning Knitting

Monday, February 15, 2016 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm

Cost-$50. Payment due at time of registration. You are not officially registered until payment is received. No refunds.
Enter your library card number below to complete registration.
Click here to pay by credit card at Illinois EPay.
To pay by cash or check or if you are a non-library cardholder, please register in person at the check out desk.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Building Blocks to Fluency in Spanish

Monday, February 15, 2016 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm

This class will be using short readings to learn everyday, practical Spanish vocabulary and grammar. You will improve your listening, speaking, reading and writing skills in Spanish. This class is appropriate for those who have had at least a year of High School Spanish.You will need to order a textbook prior to class - "Cuentitos Simpaticos" by McGraw-Hill.
Cost-$60. Payment due at time of registration. You are not officially registered until payment is received. No refunds.
Enter your library card number below to complete registration.
Click here to pay by credit card at Illinois EPay.
To pay by cash or check or if you are a non-library cardholder, please register in person at the check out desk.

Alyce Brenner Room, HP Library

David Axelrod in Conversation with Steve Edwards

Monday, February 15, 2016 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm

Meet The Author! David Axelrod, political consultant, senior strategist to President Obama's historic 2008 presidential campaign and re-election campaign, former senior advisor to the president, and director of the Institute of Politics at the University of Chicago, discusses his bestselling book, "Believer: My Forty Years in Politics" with Steve Edwards, executive director of the Institute of Politics and former acclaimed host at WBEZ. In his book, Axelrod opens up about his years as a journalist, political consultant, and ultimately, senior advisor to the president. Books will be for sale and the event will conclude with a book signing.

Adult Services Room, HP Library

Rise and Shine - Meet Author Peter Slevin - "Michelle Obama: A Life"

Wednesday, February 17, 2016 -
10:30am to 11:30am

Meet the author! Peter Slevin, author, associate professor at Northwestern University, and former national correspondent for "The Washington Post," discusses his book, "Michelle Obama: A Life." The book follows Michelle to the White House from her childhood on Chicago’s largely segregated South Side and illuminates the dilemmas she faced in Chicago while building a high-powered career, raising a family, and helping a young community organizer named Barack Obama become president of the United States. Books will be for sale and the event will conclude with a book signing. Registration is not required. Presented with the Highland Park Senior Center. Sponsored by Silverado of Highland Park and the Elizabeth L. Joksimovic Foundation.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Rise and Shine - Meet Author Peter Slevin - "Michelle Obama: A Life"

Wednesday, February 17, 2016 -
10:30am to 11:30am

Meet the author! Peter Slevin, author, associate professor at Northwestern University, and former national correspondent for "The Washington Post," discusses his book, "Michelle Obama: A Life." The book follows Michelle to the White House from her childhood on Chicago’s largely segregated South Side and illuminates the dilemmas she faced in Chicago while building a high-powered career, raising a family, and helping a young community organizer named Barack Obama become president of the United States. Books will be for sale and the event will conclude with a book signing. Registration is not required. Presented with the Highland Park Senior Center. Sponsored by Silverado of Highland Park and the Elizabeth L. Joksimovic Foundation.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Intermediate Excel 2013 using Windows 2013

Wednesday, February 17, 2016 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm

Work with formulas and functions, perform worksheet tasks such as renaming, moving, copying and deleting worksheets, and more. Cost of text is not included in fee. To save your work, bring a USB Flash Drive.

Cost= $30
Payment due at time of registration. You are not officially registered until payment is received. NO REFUNDS.

To Register:

1. Enter your library card number below to complete registration. If you are a non-library cardholder, please register in person at the check out desk.

2. Pay for a class by:

A.
CREDIT CARD- click here to pay by credit card at Illiniois Epay.

B. CASH OR CHECK - to pay by cash or check or if you are a non-libray cardholder, please register in person at the check out desk.

Remember, you are not officially registered until payment is received!

Adult Services Mediascape Room, HP Library

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