Adult Events

Meet The Author: Stuart Rojstaczer - The Mathematician's Shiva

Tuesday, September 9, 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Author Stuart Rojstaczer discusses his new book where the comedy and tragedy of eastern European Jewish life collide with the elegance of mathematics in a tale of an American immigrant family. Books will be for sale and the event will conclude with a book signing.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Board of Trustees Meeting

Tuesday, September 9, 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Board of Trustees Meeting

Historical Room, HP Library

Rise and Shine - Lyric Opera Lecture- "Il Trovatore"

Wednesday, September 10, 2014 - 10:30am

Christine Casey from the Lyric Opera will present a lecture on Verdi’s "Il Trovatore" with biographical information about the composer, librettist, and performers, as well as plot synopsis and in-depth information about the opera. Musical examples are included, as this highly emotional and action packed opera is examined.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Spanish Literary Club

Wednesday, September 10, 2014 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

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. The first title that will be discussed is
"Crónica de una muerte anunciada” by Gabriel García Márquez.

Matzo Balls, Chopped Liver and the Midwest

Wednesday, September 10, 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Highland Park Historical Society presents a lecture by Ellen Steinberg, PhD, author of "From the Jewish Heartland: Two Centuries of Midwest Foodways." Steinberg explores the evolution of Midwestern Jewish cuisine. Books will be for sale and the event will conclude with a book signing.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Book Nook - Friends of the Library

Thursday, September 11, 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, September 11, 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.

Spanish Literary Club

Friday, September 12, 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. Currently discussing “Los detectives salvajes” by Roberto Bolaño.

Adult Services Room, HP Library

Barry Bradford Presents: "Top Ten in Presidents"

Friday, September 12, 2014 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

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, September 13, 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

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