Adult Events

Career Counseling

Meet with Dr. Iris Seeley, a career counselor from College of Lake County, for a half hour session. Learn job strategies, find assistance writing or updating a resume, and prepare for a job interview. For more job hunting information visit our Job Hunting Subject Guide. Also check out our recommended career and employment sites.
Registration Required: If you need help registering OR do not have a library card, stop by the Reference Desk OR Call 847/681-7031.

Memoir Writing

What's your story? Your life experience is the story that only you can tell. You don't have to be a polished writer to chronicle the story for all time! Examples of successful memoirs are discussed as well as techniques for organizing your thoughts and putting them on paper.
Cost-$60. 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.

Memoir Writing

What's your story? Your life experience is the story that only you can tell. You don't have to be a polished writer to chronicle the story for all time! Examples of successful memoirs are discussed as well as techniques for organizing your thoughts and putting them on paper.
Cost-$60. 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.

Film discussion with Dick Adler

A Price above Rubies
Set in a Hasidic Jewish community in Brooklyn, this is the story of Sonia (Renee Zellweger), a young woman aching to escape from the strictures of her environment. Trapped in an arranged marriage, she takes enormous risks that lead to her being locked out of her house and family. Boaz Yakin wrote and directed this drama.
Presented as part of the One Book, One Highland Park programs.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Highland Park Public Library.

Film showing

A Price Above Rubies.
Set in a Hasidic Jewish community in Brooklyn, this is the story of Sonia (Renee Zellweger), a young woman aching to escape from the strictures of her environment. Trapped in an arranged marriage, she takes enormous risks that lead to her being locked out of her house and family. Boaz Yakin wrote and directed this drama.
Presented as part of the One Book, One Highland Park programs.

The discussion will take place on Wednesday, April 1st, at 7 p.m.

Intro to Windows 8.1

Learn the new charms menu, start screen, navigation by touch and with a mouse, personalization, saving to the OneDrive cloud, using Windows 8 apps and more. Bring your Windows 8.1 device(tablet or laptop) and know the user name and password for your Microsoft account. If you don't have a Microsoft account, please sign up for one before class at: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/account.
Cost-$10. 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.

Intermediate Excel 2013

This class will work with formulas and functions, identify and use absolute and relative cell references, perform worksheet tasks such as renaming, moving, copying and deleting worksheets, add and delete worksheets, print features and more. Cost of text is not included in fee. To save your work, you will need to bring to class a USB Flash Drive 1 GB minimum.
Cost-$30. 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.

Intermediate Excel 2013

This class will work with formulas and functions, identify and use absolute and relative cell references, perform worksheet tasks such as renaming, moving, copying and deleting worksheets, add and delete worksheets, print features and more. Cost of text is not included in fee. To save your work, you will need to bring to class a USB Flash Drive 1 GB minimum.
Cost-$30. 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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