All Upcoming Events

Braeside School

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 - 10:30am to 11:30am

Local history social studies core at Stupey Cabin Library.

Alyce Brenner Room, HP Library

Late Opening - Library will open at 11:00 am today

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 - 11:00am to 9:00pm

Library will open at 11 am due to a staff meeting.

Creating Your Introductory Elevator Speech – Be Prepared for Opportunity!

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Stop struggling to describe the key points about your business at networking events and meetings, be succinct and to the point. Learn how to craft your 15-20 second introduction. You will also receive tips on how to expand your comments in situations where you are given more time (up to 2 minutes) to describe your business.

Ronnis Oher is a strong advocate and facilitator of the need to “Create Your Introduction and Elevator Speech” to promote your business. Ms Oher was a corporate trainer, performance improvement consultant, former school teacher and is an artist and story teller. Ronnis has successfully created, scheduled and delivered corporate-wide training programs, developed learning guides and course materials as well as conducted corporate briefings and workshops.

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

Book Nook-Friends of the Library

Thursday, June 4, 2015 - 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, June 4, 2015 - 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.

Yiddish and Laughter - YIVO Event

Thursday, June 4, 2015 - 7:00pm

Rabbi Barry Schechter, raconteur, has become well-known throughout the Chicago area and beyond for his programs on Jewish humor. A Chicago YIVO Society Summer Festival of Yiddish Culture program. Registration is not required.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Spring First Steps

Friday, June 5, 2015 - 9:15am to 10:00am

For walking toddlers to 2 year olds with parent or caregiver.
Enjoy an interactive storytime with picture books, songs, fingerplays, puppets, and parachute play. Nurture your toddler's love of books and encourage him or her to learn numbers, colors, sounds, and new words. Each class will end with 1/2 hour of play and time to meet other parents, caregivers, and toddlers.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Spring First Steps

Friday, June 5, 2015 - 10:15am to 11:00am

For walking toddlers to 2 year olds with parent or caregiver.
Enjoy an interactive storytime with picture books, songs, fingerplays, puppets, and parachute play. Nurture your toddler's love of books and encourage him or her to learn numbers, colors, sounds, and new words. Each class will end with 1/2 hour of play and time to meet other parents, caregivers, and toddlers.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Spanish Literary Club

Friday, June 5, 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. This event will be held in the MediaScape Room.

Get Tech Savvy

Saturday, June 6, 2015 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Drop by and meet with a member of the teen tech-savvy team for one-to-one guidance.

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