All Upcoming Events

Book Nook - Friends of the Library

You've Been Hacked (SCORE Chicago)

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Learn how to keep hackers out of your data and make sure you they don’t keep you out. Also learn about security for your network, systems, mobile devices, as well as the things viruses do and how to defend against them. Learn some surprising aspects of computer security and the one thing that ensures you have your data even when all else fails!

SCORE - Counselors to America's Small Business - is a nonprofit association dedicated to entrepreneur education and the formation, growth and success of small business in the US.

The workshop is presented by SCORE Chicago, City of Highland Park's Office of Economic Development, Highland Park Chamber of Commerce, and the Library.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Intro to Windows 8.1

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

In this class, you will 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 device (tablet or laptop) and know the user name and password for your Windows Live account. Cost is $10.00. Full payment by cash or check is required at least three days prior to the first class or registration will be cancelled. No refunds will be given for cancellations or no-shows. If you are a non-library cardholder, please register in-person in the administration office or by phone (847-432-0216 ext. 119).

Downtown Alliance Meeting

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 9:15am to 11:15am

Ripple Public Relations Meeting with DT HP Alliance businesses

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Intro to Word

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

You will gain a working knowledge of how to create, change, cut, customize, save and print many types of documents. Learn how to work the new toolbars that offer powerful Word capabilities by selecting from galleries of predefined styles, table formats, list formats, graphical effects, 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 1GB minimum. Cost is $50. Full payment by cash or check is required at least three days prior to the first class or registration will be cancelled. No refunds will be given for cancellations or no-shows. If you are a non-library cardholder, please register in-person in the administration office or by phone (847-432-0216 ext. 119).

Film Discussion with Dick Adler

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

You Will Be My Son (2011)
Paul de Marseul is the passionate, demanding proprietor of his prestigious family vineyard, but he has no faith in his son, Martin, who works there. Paul dreams of a harder-working, successful son - a dream that one day seemingly materializes when he meets Philippe, the son of his dying estate manager. Will Paul turn against his own blood and make Philippe the rightful heir of his family estate? Directed by Giles Legrand.

Sponsored by Friends of the Highland Park Public Library.

The film will NOT be shown prior to the discussion. Copies are available in the A-V Department.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Book Nook - Friends of the Library

Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 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 18, 2014 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm

Register for a one-on-one mentoring session with a SCORE Chicago counselor at http://www.scorechicago.org.

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.

Creative Writing

Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

This group is for all writers from beginners to experienced. Perfect for the writer seeking stimulating creative sparks, regular writing deadlines and the support and feedback from a writing group environment. Jennifer Dotson facilitates the group, providing optional writing prompts each session as well as thoughtful responses to guide works-in-progress. Creative Writing Group meets twice a month on alternating Thursdays to allow participants adequate time to bring new or revised material. This is your chance to write or polish that poem, play, short story, memoir or novel. Cost is $60. Full payment by cash or check is required at least three days prior to the first class or registration will be cancelled. No refunds will be given for cancellations or no-shows. If you are a non-library cardholder, please register in-person in the administration office or by phone (847-432-0216 ext 119).

Alyce Brenner Room, HP Library

Meet The Author: Stephen Bardo - "The Flyin' Illini"

Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Stephen Bardo, a television college basketball analyst and the former starting point guard on the University of Illinois 1989 men's basketball team that reached the Final Four, discusses his book about the popular University of Illinois basketball team that was nicknamed the Flyin’ Illini. Books will be for sale and the event will conclude with a book signing.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

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