Adult Events

Morningstar (Thirfty Thursdays)

Thursday, September 17, 2015 - 3:00pm to 3:15pm

A brief overview of the Morningstar database.

Main Lobby - Big Touch, HP Library

Morningstar (Thirfty Thursdays)

Thursday, September 17, 2015 - 3:00pm to 3:15pm

A brief overview of the Morningstar database.

Main Lobby - Big Touch, 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 "Cien años de soledad" by Gabriel García Márquez.

Adult Services Mediascape Room, HP Library

Using Freegal Music

Friday, September 18, 2015 - 1:00pm to 1:15pm

Learn how to download and stream music for free.

Main Lobby - Big Touch, HP Library

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

Skidmore Owings & Merrill: Basin Communities and a Shared Vision for for the Gre

Saturday, September 19, 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Are economic, cultural and environmental interests intrinsically at odds? Philip Enquist, Partner and Master Urban Planner for Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM), presents "Great Cities, Great Lakes, Great Basins," an exhibit designed and created by SOM, calling for a shared 100-year vision for basin communities like Highland Park. Is it possible to achieve responsible development, great cities, and the preservation of one of the world's greatest natural resources? Join us!

Adult Services Dept, 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.
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