Adult Events

Robert Seyfarth Month

Sunday, October 19, 2014 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Panel discussion and lecture on the architecture of Robert Seyfarth. Moderated by Susan Benjamin, architectural historian. Panelists include Mary Seyfarth, granddaughter of Robert Seyfarth, David Van Zanten, Professor of Art, Northwestern University, Art Miller,historian and author, Ken Jellema, former Historic Preservation Chair for Blue Island, Illinois, and Joel Reinstein, local homeowner of a Seyfarth-designed home.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Robert Seyfarth Month

Sunday, October 19, 2014 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Panel discussion and lecture on the architecture of Robert Seyfarth. Moderated by Susan Benjamin, architectural historian. Panelists include Mary Seyfarth, granddaughter of Robert Seyfarth, David Van Zanten, Professor of Art, Northwestern University, Art Miller,historian and author, Ken Jellema, former Historic Preservation Chair for Blue Island, Illinois, and Joel Reinstein, local homeowner of a Seyfarth-designed home.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Market Research (SCORE Chicago)

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Your business decisions should be based on the needs and wants of customers and prospects. Learn how to tap into the mind-set of your target market to help you make the right marketing, operational and financial decisions that can strengthen your opportunity for business success and lead to greater profitability.

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, October 23, 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, October 23, 2014 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm

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, October 24, 2014 - 11:30am

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

Book Nook - Friends of the Library

Saturday, October 25, 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

Readers' Round Table

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Book lovers-join us for a lively conversation about authors and books. Share your favorite recent reads and recommendations. Pick up a complimentary copy of a new or forthcoming book at each meeting. For avid readers and book club leaders looking for ideas. Join us in the downstairs meeting room.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Meet The Author Jonathan Eig - "The Birth of the Pill"

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Bestselling author Jonathan Eig discusses his new book, "The Birth of the Pill." Called the most important invention of the 20th centrury, the birth-control pill's creation was anything but certain. Eig tells the story of the group who created the pill against overwhelming odds. Books will be for sale and the event will conclude with a book singing.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Book Nook - Friends of the Library

Thursday, October 30, 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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