All Upcoming Events

Book Nook - Friends of the Library

Thursday, July 31, 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

Summer Storytime Live!

Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 1:30pm to 2:00pm

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

SCORE Chicago Mentoring

Thursday, July 31, 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.

Adult Services Dept, HP Library

Summer First Steps

Friday, August 1, 2014 - 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

Summer First Steps

Friday, August 1, 2014 - 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, August 1, 2014 - 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.

Adult Services Dept, HP Library

Get Tech Savvy

Saturday, August 2, 2014 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

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

Book Nook - Friends of the Library

Saturday, August 2, 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

Drop-in Chess

Saturday, August 2, 2014 - 10:30am to 12:00pm

Join us any time during the session. There will be a chess expert there to help you whether you are a beginner or an advanced player.

Youth Services Dept, HP Library

Moon Over Higland Park

Monday, August 4, 2014 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm

Join us for an all-ages event presented by the Lake County Astronomical Society. LCAS volunteers will bring sophisticated telescopes to allow viewing of the moon and other objects in the sky. You are welcome to view at any time and stay as long as you want. Kids will receive glow bracelets and astronomy stickers. There will also be a kid friendly telescope.

If August 4th if rainy or cloudy, we will attempt to hold the event on August 5th. If the weather is still bad, we will cancel the event.

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