All Upcoming Events

Fall First Steps

Friday, November 7, 2014 - 10:15am to 11:00am

For walking toddlers to 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 Literary Club

Friday, November 7, 2014 - 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. Title being discussed is “La tejedora de Sombras” by Jorge Volpi.

Adult Services Room, HP Library

Barry Bradford presents: "Top Ten Candidates"

Friday, November 7, 2014 - 1:00pm

Presented by the Highland Park Senior Center. Admission is $10 for non-members of the Senior Center.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Gaming Tournament -Grades 4 -8

Saturday, November 8, 2014 - 10:00am to 3:30pm

Take on the world of gaming! It's a double elimination tournament. Regular rounds begin at 10 a.m. Pizza, drinks and dessert provided for registered gamers. Prizes and glory go to the winners, but there's fun for everyone! Family and friends are welcome to watch and cheer the players on.
Registration is required for gamers.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Book Nook - Friends of the Library

Saturday, November 8, 2014 - 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

Drop-in Chess

Saturday, November 8, 2014 - 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

Spanish Conversation Group

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 - 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

Veteran's Day Observance

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

City Program - Veteran's Day Observance

Adult Services Room, HP Library

Book Discussion with Judy Levin

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 - 1:00pm to 1:30pm

Jane Franklin, sister of Benjamin Franklin, was one of Benjamin’s closest confidantes and displayed a keen and insightful mind. Despite this, few today know much about her. Historian Jill Lepore's biography, "Book of Ages," draws upon correspondence between the siblings to build a rich and fascinating portrait of a little-known woman who deserves greater renown.

Alyce Brenner Room, HP Library

Board of Trustees Meeting

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Board of Trustees Meeting

Historical Room, HP Library

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