All Upcoming Events

Spring Storytime Live!

Monday, April 13, 2015 - 10:45am to 11:15am

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

Shaping Our Democracy: A Conversation......

Monday, April 13, 2015 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

The Honorable Abner J. Mikva and Sen. Adlai Stevenson III will talk about the Mikva Challenge and the Adlai Stevenson Center on Democracy

RSVP: http://www.tenthdems.org/Mikva-Stevenson

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Board of Trustees Meeting

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Board Meeting

Historical Room, HP Library

Secrets of Self Publishing

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Gain insights and learn the dos and don’ts for self publishing in a panel discussion. For poets, fiction and non-fiction writers. Panelists include Lise Marinelli, president, Windy City Publishers; Mike Pickard, self-published author; and Roberta Dietzen self-published author. Presented by East on Central and Highland Park Poetry.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Advanced Beginner Spanish

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

This course is designed for those who have taken Beginning Spanish or its equivalent. You will improve your language skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing. 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 Windows 8.1

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Learn the new charms menu, start screen, navigation by touch and with a mouse, personalization, saving to the OneDrive cloud, using Windows 8 apps and more. Bring your Windows 8.1 device(tablet or laptop) and know the user name and password for your Microsoft account. If you don't have a Microsoft account, please sign up for one before class at: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/account.
Cost-$10. 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.

Adult Services Mediascape Room, HP Library

Intro to Powerpoint

Wednesday, April 15, 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.
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.

Adult Services Mediascape Room, HP Library

Historical Society Presents Lincoln's Watch/ "Dear Parents"

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Doug Stiles, from the Waukegan Historical Society, discusses Lincoln’s watch that was brought to a jeweler in Washington D.C., and answers the question as to if an inscription was added. Stiles is a descendant of the jeweler. Actor Colm Egan then reads excerpts from letters written by Highland Park city clerk John Finney during the Civil War.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Spring Tales for Tots

Thursday, April 16, 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 16, 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

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