Howard Reich, the Chicago Tribunes award-winning jazz critic, shares his tales of covering music in Chicago for more than 30 years. He will discuss and read from his new book, "Let Freedom Swing: Collected Writings on Jazz, Blues and Gospel. Books will be for sale and the event will conclude with a book signing.
Chicago jazz quartet BMR4, featuring members of the Buddy Guy, Lonnie Brooks and Patricia Barber bands, performs at the Library. Enjoy an afternoon of upbeat, classic jazz, mixed with R&B and Blues.
Meet with 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
"Chicago Tribune" film critic Michael Phillips offers predictions for this year's Academy Awards--and talks about the ones that got away.
"The Housekeeper and the Professor" by Yoko Ogawa is a quiet, exquisite tale of love, learning, and the connections between us all. Ogawa's novel tells the story of a simple housekeeper, her young son, and the poignant relationship they manage to form with a brilliant mathematics professor whose short-term memory only lasts 80 minutes.
Bob Coscarelli, professor emeritus at College of Lake County, will introduce the film Sabrina(1954). A discussion will follow the showing. This event is presented with the Highland Park Senior Center.
Bob Coscarelli, professor emeritus at College of Lake County, will introduce the film Ace in the Hole (1951). A discussion will follow the showing. This event is presented with the Highland Park Senior Center.
The documentary is a behind-the-scenes look into the unregulated and unseen world of the bottled water industry. Also examined is the impact of plastic bottles on the environment and our health.
This program is presented with the Highland Park Natural Resources Commission and the League of Women Voters.
College of Lake County representative providing information on what programs are available at the school.
A Senior Resource Specialist will be available to provide information, assistance, and advocacy on issues important to seniors and to answer questions on topics such as resources for retirement, social security, health insurance, Medicare and Medicaid, prescription drug plans and more.
CJE Senior Life is a partner in serving our community, supported by the Jewish United Fund/Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago.
J-HELP Access is being piloted in Chicago and Skokie with generous grants from the Polk Bros Foundation and the Jewish Federation's J-HELP initiative.