All Upcoming Events

Book Nook - Friends of the Library

Jewelry - Design It Yourself!

Sunday, March 29, 2015 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

A One Book, One Highland Park event.
Metalsmith instructor Amy Butts from The Art Center Highland Park will be on hand to teach beginning wire wrapping techniques. Participants will have an opportunity to design and make a one of a kind bracelet, decorating it with beaded charms that they create. Ages 10 and up, no previous skills are required. Materials generously donated by The Art Center Highland Park.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

District 113 Spring Break

Monday, March 30, 2015 (All day)

No School

Spring Tales for Tots

Monday, March 30, 2015 - 10:00am to 10:30am

For ages 2 to 3 with parent or caregiver.
Give your preschooler a head start with this program packed with great stories, puppets, flannel boards, music, and rhymes. Share this storytime together and build language and listening skills.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Spring Storytime Live!

Monday, March 30, 2015 - 10:45am to 11:15am

For ages 3 to 6.
Drop off your independent preschoolers or kindergartners for a special storytime! Let them enjoy great stories, puppets, flannel boards, music, and activities that foster pre-reading skills, broaden social skills, and encourage a love of books.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Optical Illusions Workshop

Monday, March 30, 2015 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Young artists will learn of Victor Vasarely, know as the founder of optical art. We'll learn how to alter line and shading in order to fool the eye, and create 3-D art on flat paper!

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Film showing

Monday, March 30, 2015 - 6:30pm to 8:45pm

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.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

District 113 Spring Break

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 (All day)

No School

Readers' Round Table

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 - 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

Arduino: Let's Build!

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm

Arduino is a fun way to learn about electronics and computer programming. Now the library has Arduino kits for you to play with while getting an easy-to-digest taste of the world of electronics engineering! Come to this introductory workshop to make cool stuff and basically be awesome.