All Upcoming Events

Identity Theft: Take Immediate Action (Money Smart Week)

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:15pm

Identity theft occurs when a criminal obtains and uses someone else’s personal information to purchase goods and services fraudulently. A fast response to identity theft is the best way to minimize the damage to your name and financial health. This presentation by Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan’s Office will discuss the steps you need to take if your identity is stolen and how to prevent identity theft in the future.

Money Smart Week® (MSW) is a national education campaign designed to help consumer better manage their personal finances. Started by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago in 2002, the program consists of public and private partner organizations offering thousands of free classes, seminars and other educational activities.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Advanced Beginning Spanish

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Advanced Beginning Spanish

Alyce Brenner Room, HP Library

Intro to Powerpoint

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

This class is task-oriented with a step-by-step approach. You will create slide shows for computer-based presentations for work or home. Charts, animation and photographs will be explained. To save your work, you will need to bring a USB Flash Drive 1GB minimum.
Cost-$30. Payment due at time of registration. You are not officially registered until payment is received. No refunds.
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To pay by cash or check or if you are a non-library cardholder, please register in person at the check out desk.

Game Plan for the Second Half of Your Life (Money Smart Week)

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

This estate planning overview will coach you through the winning legal strategies you can use for a successful future using wills, trusts, and powers of attorney.

This seminar will be presented by Kenneth M. Bloom, attorney, CPA, and partner of the Chicago estate planning law firm Peck Bloom, LLC.

Money Smart Week® (MSW) is a national education campaign designed to help consumer better manage their personal finances. Started by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago in 2002, the program consists of public and private partner organizations offering thousands of free classes, seminars and other educational activities.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Spring Tales for Tots

Thursday, April 23, 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

Book Nook-Friends of the Library

Thursday, April 23, 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

Spring Storytime Live!

Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 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, April 23, 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.

Spring Baby Booktime

Friday, April 24, 2015 - 10:30am to 11:30am

Newborns to walkers with parent or caregiver.
Introduce your baby to the sounds and rhythms of language using stories, music, and rhymes. Delight and stimulate your baby's senses and build a foundation for a lifelong love of books and reading. Each class will end with 1/2 hour of play featuring age-appropriate toys and time for socialization.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Spanish Literary Club

Friday, April 24, 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. Currently discussing "Cuentos de amor, de locura y de muerte, Anaconda, y Cuentos de la selva" by Horacio Quiroga.

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