All Upcoming Events

Book Match

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 3:15pm to 5:00pm

Students within District 112 form teams and match wits based on their knowledge of assigned books.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Beginning Spanish

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Acquire a basic mastery of listening, speaking, reading and writing skills. The course will emphasize the practice of grammar and communication skills. You will need to order a textbook prior to class -"Learn Spanish the Fast and Fun Way with MP3 CD" by Heywood Wald and George Thatcher.
Cost-$60. Payment due at time of registration. You are not officially registered until payment is received. No refunds.
Enter your library card number below to complete registration.
Click here to pay by credit card at Illinois EPay.
To pay by cash or check or if you are a non-library cardholder, please register in person at the check out desk.

Alyce Brenner Room, HP Library

Intro to WordPress

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Learn how to create your own website or blog using a simple yet powerful online platform called WordPress. The class will provide a basic understanding about setting up your WordPress account, using built-in design themes, content management, publishing tools, search engine optimization (SEO), importing multimedia, and tips n' tricks. Bring your own laptop -- a WordPress account will be set up as part of the first class.
Cost-$20. Payment due at time of registration. You are not officially registered until payment is received. No refunds.
Enter your library card number below to complete registration.
Click here to pay by credit card at Illinois EPay.
To pay by cash or check or if you are a non-library cardholder, please register in person at the check out desk.

Financial Aid Process: Paying for College (Dollars and Sense Series)

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

A representative of the Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC) will discuss the costs of attending college, types and sources of financial aid, and how to apply for financial aid.

The Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC) is the college access and financial aid agency in the state of Illinois that administers scholarship, grant, prepaid tuition, and student loan repayment/forgiveness programs.

The goal of the Dollars and Sense series is to provide community members with the information to help manage their personal finance issues with common sense.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

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

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 - 11:00am to 9:00pm

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

Intro to Word 2013

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

You will gain a working knowledge of how to create, cut, customize, save and print many types of documents. 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 - $30.Payment due at time of registration. You are not officially registered until payment is received. No refunds.
Enter your library card number below to complete registration.
Click here to pay by credit card at Illinois EPay.
To pay by cash or check or if you are a non-library cardholder, please register in person at the check out desk.

Film discussion with Dick Adler

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Calvary (2014)
Father James (Brendan Gleeson) is a conscientious priest and a widower whose faith is not shared by many in his flock. During a confession a mysterious parishioner threatens to kill the priest in a week's time. As Father James continues to comfort the troubled members of his community, including his own daughter, he struggles to find the courage to meet his fate. This highly acclaimed film was written and directed by John Michael McDonagh.
The film will be shown on Monday, February 2, at 6:30 p.m. in the Auditorium.
Sponsored by Friends of the Highland Park Public Library

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Winter Tales for Tots

Thursday, February 5, 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

Winter Storytime Live!

Thursday, February 5, 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, February 5, 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.

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