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Winter First Steps

Tuesday, February 16, 2016 -
10:15am to 11:00am

For walking toddlers to 2 1/2 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 Conversation Group

Tuesday, February 16, 2016 -
10:30am to 11:30am

Meet at the library for Spanish conversation. Former high school Spanish teacher, Graciella Napoles, facilitates the discussion. Conversational ability required.

Alyce Brenner Room, HP Library

Photoshop Basics

Tuesday, February 16, 2016 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm

Learn the tools and techniques of Adobe Photoshop.

Highland Park Anime and Manga Club

Tuesday, February 16, 2016 -
3:15pm to 5:30pm

Join us at the Highland Park Public Library the third Tuesday of every month, September through April, to watch anime, read manga, eat snacks, and enjoy other fun things.
Grades 6 - 12

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Rise and Shine - Meet Author Peter Slevin - "Michelle Obama: A Life"

Wednesday, February 17, 2016 -
10:30am to 11:30am

Meet the author! Peter Slevin, author, associate professor at Northwestern University, and former national correspondent for "The Washington Post," discusses his book, "Michelle Obama: A Life." The book follows Michelle to the White House from her childhood on Chicago’s largely segregated South Side and illuminates the dilemmas she faced in Chicago while building a high-powered career, raising a family, and helping a young community organizer named Barack Obama become president of the United States. Books will be for sale and the event will conclude with a book signing. Registration is not required. Presented with the Highland Park Senior Center. Sponsored by Silverado of Highland Park and the Elizabeth L. Joksimovic Foundation.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Book Match

Wednesday, February 17, 2016 -
3:45pm to 5:00pm

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

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Intermediate Excel 2013 using Windows 2013

Wednesday, February 17, 2016 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm

Work with formulas and functions, perform worksheet tasks such as renaming, moving, copying and deleting worksheets, and more. Cost of text is not included in fee. To save your work, bring a USB Flash Drive.

Cost= $30
Payment due at time of registration. You are not officially registered until payment is received. NO REFUNDS.

To Register:

1. Enter your library card number below to complete registration. If you are a non-library cardholder, please register in person at the check out desk.

2. Pay for a class by:

CREDIT CARD- click here to pay by credit card at Illiniois Epay.

B. CASH OR CHECK - to pay by cash or check or if you are a non-libray cardholder, please register in person at the check out desk.

Remember, you are not officially registered until payment is received!

Adult Services Mediascape Room, HP Library


Wednesday, February 17, 2016 - 7:00pm

Highland Park as a Summer Resort : The Wildwood Experience
The Origins of Chicago´s Jewish North Shore

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Winter Tales for Tots

Thursday, February 18, 2016 -
10:00am to 10:30am

For ages 2 1/2 to 3 1/2 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, February 18, 2016 -
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