All Upcoming Events

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

Career Counseling

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Meet with Dr. Iris Seeley, a career counselor from College of Lake County, for a half hour session. Learn job strategies, find assistance writing or updating a resume, and prepare for a job interview. For more job hunting information visit our Job Hunting Subject Guide. Also check out our recommended career and employment sites.
Registration Required: Sign-up at the Reference Desk OR Call 847/681-7031.

Intro to Excel

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Learn how a spreadsheet program can work for you. This course will guide you through the basics and give you a thorough understanding of how to create, change, and customize worksheets for home or office. Navigate the new toolbars that provide powerful tools and features that you can use to analyze, share, and manage your data with ease. 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 is $50. Full payment by cash or check is required at least three days prior to the first class or registration will be cancelled. No refunds will be given for cancellations or no-shows. If you are a non-library cardholder, please register in-person in the administration office or by phone (847-432-0216 ext 119).

Friends Book Sale

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Friends Book Sale Preview Night

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Friends Book Sale

Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 9:30am to 5:30pm

Friends Book Sale

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Book Nook - Friends of the Library

Thursday, November 13, 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

SCORE Chicago Mentoring

Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 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.

Memoir Writing

Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

WHAT'S YOUR STORY? Your life experience is a story that only you can tell. Whether you want to write about your unique experiences growing up/traveling/working, etc., or you want to capture your entire life story for your grandchildren, this is the class for you. You don't have to be a polished writer to chronicle these stories for all time! Examples of successful memoirs are discussed as well as techniques for organizing your thoughts and putting them on paper. Cost is $60. Full payment by cash or check is required at least three days prior to the first class or registration will be cancelled. No refunds will be given for cancellations or no-shows. If you are a non-library cardholder, please register in-person in the administration office or by phone (847-432-0216 ext. 119).

Alyce Brenner Room, HP Library

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