Adult Events

3D Printing in Action with Autodesk123D

Tuesday, September 15, 2015 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Step into the world of 3D modeling and printing with this hands-on class and learn how to turn your ideas into reality.

Rise and Shine - A Look Back: The Impact of Women’s Clubs Locally & Nationally

Wednesday, September 16, 2015 - 10:30am

For the past 125 years, the General Federation of Women’s Clubs have impacted communities through their volunteer work. What contributions and reforms have women brought to the table in Highland Park and across our nation? Join community member Amy Lohmolder to learn about the history of Club Women/General Federation of Women's Clubs' "municipal housekeeping" and local stories from our own community. If you yourself are a Club Woman you may have a few stories of your own to share! Presented with the Highland Park Senior Center. Sponsored by Silverado of Highland Park. Registration is not required.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

The Imitation Game: Film discussion with Dick Adler

Wednesday, September 16, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:45pm

Benedict Cumberbatch plays the role of Alan Turing, the pioneer of modern-day computing, who was credited with cracking the codes of Germany’s World War II Enigma machine. During the winter of 1952, British authorities entered Turing’s home to investigate a reported burglary. They instead ended up arresting him on charges that would lead to his conviction for the criminal offence of homosexuality. Nominated for 8 Academy Awards, the film was directed by Morten Tyldum.
Please note that the film will not be shown prior to the discussion. Copies are available in Film & Music Services

Sponsored by Friends of the Highland Park Public Library

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Book Nook-Friends of the Library

Thursday, September 17, 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, September 17, 2015 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm

Register for a one-on-one mentoring session with a SCORE Chicago counselor at

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.

Author Joe Urschel - The Year of Fear:

Thursday, September 17, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Meet The Author! Joe Urschel, an award-winning journalist and one of USA Today’s founding editors, discusses his book, "The Year of Fear: Machine Gun Kelly and the Manhunt that Changed the Nation." Urschel gives a gripping account of a turning point in the history of American crime -- a high-profile kidnapping and the chase led by J. Edgar Hoover. Books will be for sale and the event will conclude with a book signing. Registration is not required.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Spanish Literary Club

Friday, September 18, 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 "Dos Crímenes" by Jorge Ibargüengoitia.

Book Nook-Friends of the Library

Saturday, September 19, 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

Fall's Hottest Book Releases

Saturday, September 19, 2015 - 11:00am to 11:15am

Rachel will discuss Fall's hottest new book releases.

Main Lobby - Big Touch, HP Library

Learn to Play Canasta

Monday, September 21, 2015 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Cost-$50.00. 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.
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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