All Upcoming Events

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.

3D Printing for Kids

Friday, April 24, 2015 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Come learn about 3D printing and be one of the first to see the Library's new 3D printer in action!

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Book Nook-Friends of the Library

Saturday, April 25, 2015 - 10:30am to 4:30pm

Friends of the Library Book Sale every Thursday and Saturday on the lower level of the library.

Lower Lobby, HP Library

Drop-in Chess

Saturday, April 25, 2015 - 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

Minecraft Club Jr.

Saturday, April 25, 2015 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Come play on our Minecraft server for group Minecraft games and activities. Interact with fellow players while building new worlds and trying to survive your first night out. Creepers, Golems and Spiders oh my . . . ?

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Minecraft Club

Saturday, April 25, 2015 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Come play on our Minecraft server for group Minecraft games and activities. Interact with fellow players while building new worlds and trying to survive your first night out. Creepers, Golems and Spiders oh my . . . ?

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Theatrical Reading - "The Revenger's Tragedy"

Sunday, April 26, 2015 - 2:00pm to 4:30pm

Equity actors from the Shakespeare Project of Chicago perform a theatrical reading of Thomas Middleton's violent, dark masterpiece. The play reflects the dissatisfaction of King James I with court corruption upon his ascension to the throne.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

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