All Upcoming Events

Friday, September 25, 2015 - 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. Currently reading "Cien años de soledad" by Gabriel García Márquez.

Event Type: Adult Events, Books and Authors | Location: Adult Services Mediascape Room, HP Library
Friday, September 18, 2015 - 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. Currently reading "Cien años de soledad" by Gabriel García Márquez.

Event Type: Adult Events, Books and Authors | Location: Adult Services Mediascape Room, HP Library
Friday, September 4, 2015 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm

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. Currently reading "El coronel no tiene quien le escriba" by Gabriel García Márquez. This short story is available full text, online:

http://biblio3.url.edu.gt/Libros/el_coro.pdf

Event Type: Adult Events, Books and Authors | Location: Adult Services Mediascape Room, HP Library
Friday, September 11, 2015 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm

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. Currently reading "El coronel no tiene quien le escriba" by Gabriel García Márquez. This short story is available full text, online:

http://biblio3.url.edu.gt/Libros/el_coro.pdf

Event Type: Adult Events, Books and Authors | Location: Adult Services Mediascape Room, HP Library
Tuesday, September 15, 2015 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Monthly board meeting

Event Type: Adult Events | Location: Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library
Saturday, September 19, 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Are economic, cultural and environmental interests intrinsically at odds? Philip Enquist, Partner and Master Urban Planner for Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM), presents "Great Cities, Great Lakes, Great Basins," an exhibit designed and created by SOM, calling for a shared 100-year vision for basin communities like Highland Park. Is it possible to achieve responsible development, great cities, and the preservation of one of the world's greatest natural resources? Join us!

Event Type: Lecture, Adult Events | Location: Adult Services Dept, HP Library
Monday, September 28, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Meet The Author! Critically acclaimed and bestselling author Jonathan Evison discusses his new book. With her husband in the grave, 78-year-old Harriet Chance embarks on an ill-conceived Alaskan cruise only to discover that she's been living the past 60 years under false pretenses. Once on board, Harriet learns that her husband had never intended to share the voyage with her; he was planning on traveling with another woman...her best friend. A bittersweet portrait of a postmodern everywoman. Books will be for sale and the event will conclude with a book signing. Registration is not required.

Event Type: Books and Authors, Adult Events | Location: Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library
Sunday, September 20, 2015 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

As a Great Lakes basin community, Highland Park has an important role to play in the sustainable use of the world's greatest fresh water resource. Join a public discussion surrounding the Great Cities, Great Lakes, Great Basin exhibit. WBEZ's Jason Marck leads a panel discussion with local experts including Bertram C. Frey, acting regional counsel for US EPA, and David Naftzger, executive director, Council of Great Lakes Governors. Registration not required.

Event Type: Adult Events | Location: Adult Services Dept, HP Library
Wednesday, September 9, 2015 - 1:00pm to 1:30pm

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: If you need help registering stop by the Information & Reader Services Desk OR Call 847/681-7031.

Event Type: Adult Events | Location: Adult Services Meeting Room 2, HP Library
Tuesday, September 29, 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Book lovers--join us for a lively conversation about authors and books. Share your favorite recent reads and recommendations. Pick up a complimentary copy of a new or forthcoming book at each meeting. For avid readers and book club leaders looking for ideas.

Event Type: Adult Events, Books and Authors | Location: Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library