Adult Events

City Neighborhood Meeting

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

City Neighborhood Meeting

Alyce Brenner Room, HP Library

Book Nook-Friends of the Library

Thursday, May 7, 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, May 7, 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, May 8, 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. Currently reading "Balas de plata" by Elmer Mendoza. Please note: The library does not have this book in their collection.

This event will be held in the MediaScape Room.

Book Nook-Friends of the Library

Saturday, May 9, 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

Film showing

Monday, May 11, 2015 - 6:15pm to 8:45pm

Gone Girl.
PLEASE NOTE EARLIER START TIME: RUNNING TIME IS 149 MINUTES.
On his fifth wedding anniversary Nick Dunne (Ben Affleck) reports that his wife Amy (Rosamund Pike) has gone missing. As the investigation develops, Nick becomes the prime suspect in his wife’s disappearance and the focus of media frenzy. David Fincher directed this adaptation of Gillian Flynn’s bestselling book.
The discussion will take place on Wednesday, May 13 at 7 p.m.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Book Discussion with Judy Levin

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

In NORA WEBSTER, Colm Toibin presents a grief-stricken but determined young Irish widow following the untimely death of her husband as she struggles to care for her children and confront the future alone.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Board of Trustees Meeting

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Board Meeting

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Archibald Motley; Jazz Age Modernist

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 - 10:30am to 11:30am

Twentieth-century American artist Archibald J. Motley, Jr. had an important impact on art history. While considered a major contributor to the Harlem Renaissance, Motley never lived in New York but rather played that role from Chicago – his home for most of his life. Amy Mooney, Associate Professor of Art History at Columbia College Chicago, will present an overview of Motley’s life and work. A special exhibit of Motley’s work is on display at the Chicago Cultural Center through August.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Film discussion with Dick Adler

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Gone Girl
On his fifth wedding anniversary Nick Dunne (Ben Affleck) reports that his wife Amy (Rosamund Pike) has gone missing. As the investigation develops, Nick becomes the prime suspect in his wife’s disappearance and the focus of media frenzy. David Fincher directed this adaptation of Gillian Flynn’s bestselling book.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Highland Park Public Library.
The film will be shown on Monday, May 11 at 6:15.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

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