All Upcoming Events

Fall Tales for Tots

Monday, October 20, 2014 - 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

Fall Storytime Live!

Monday, October 20, 2014 - 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

Beginning Spanish

Monday, October 20, 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

The goal of this course is to enable you to acquire a basic mastery of listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. The course will emphasize the practice of grammar and communication skills. Cost is $80. 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).

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Fall First Steps

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 9:15am to 10:00am

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

Fall First Steps

Tuesday, October 21, 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 Conversation Group

Tuesday, October 21, 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

Highland Park Anime and Manga Club

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 3:15pm to 5:15pm

Join us at the Highland Park Public Library the third Tuesday of every month, September through March, to watch anime, read manga, eat snacks, and enjoy other fun things.
Grades 6 - 10

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Windows 8.1 Apps

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

In this class, for those already familiar with the Windows 8.1 Interface, we will discover how to make the built-in apps work for you to keep in touch. We will cover the Mail and People apps in this 90 minute hands-on class. Bring your Windows 8.1 device and your Windows Live e-mail, Facebook, LinkedIn, Skype, and/or Twitter log-ins and password information if they are not already set up in your apps. Cost is $10. 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).

Intro to Excel

Wednesday, October 22, 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).

Market Research (SCORE Chicago)

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Your business decisions should be based on the needs and wants of customers and prospects. Learn how to tap into the mind-set of your target market to help you make the right marketing, operational and financial decisions that can strengthen your opportunity for business success and lead to greater profitability.

SCORE - Counselors to America's Small Business - is a nonprofit association dedicated to entrepreneur education and the formation, growth and success of small business in the US.

The workshop is presented by SCORE Chicago, City of Highland Park's Office of Economic Development, Highland Park Chamber of Commerce, and the Library.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

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