All Upcoming Events

Spring First Steps

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 - 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 Conversation Group

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 - 10:30am to 11:30am

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

Alyce Brenner Room, HP Library

STEM CAMP: Making in Miniature

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 - 1:00pm

Have you ever wanted to create your own accessories for dolls or action figures? Are you interested in 3D printing and digital design? Immerse yourself in this two-part session were campers develop coding and computer design skills while creating cool objects.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Beginning Spanish

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Acquire a basic mastery of listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. The course will emphasize the practice of grammar and communication skills. Order Learn Spanish the Fast and Fun Way with MP3 CD by Heywood Wald and George Thatcher prior to the class.
Cost-$60

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:

A.
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!

Alyce Brenner Room, HP Library

Saul Bellow Centennial Celebration

Wednesday, June 17, 2015 - 10:30am to 11:30am

To celebrate author Saul Bellow's 100th birthday, Richard Reeder reads from his work and discusses the author.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Creative Writing

Wednesday, June 17, 2015 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Perfect for the beginning or experienced writer seeking creative sparks, writing deadlines and the support and feedback from a writing group environment. Optional writing prompts and responses to guide works-in-progress are provided.
Cost-$60

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:

A.
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!

Alyce Brenner Room, HP Library

Canta & Bailar

Wednesday, June 17, 2015 - 7:00pm to 7:45pm

Alina Celeste is an internationally touring Family musician. Join us for this bilingual concert that mixes traditional songs with a modern twist and Alina's original songs. Don't be surprised if you find yourself dancing, clapping along, and singing on your way out!

Alina Celeste es un musico de la familia de gira internacional. Unase a nosotros para este concierto bilingue que mezcla canciones tradicionales con un toque moderno y canciones originales de Alina. No te sorprendas si te encuentras bailando, aplaudiendo y cantando al salir!
Registered program - No residency requirement
Children under age 8 must be accompanied by a REGISTERED ADULT

This program is made possible by generosity of the American Enterprise Bank.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Summer Tales for Tots

Thursday, June 18, 2015 - 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, June 18, 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

Summer Storytime Live!

Thursday, June 18, 2015 - 1:30pm to 2:00pm

For ages 3 1/2 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

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