All Upcoming Events

Saturday, January 17, 2015 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Drop by and meet with a member of the teen tech-savvy team for one-to-one guidance.

Event Type: Adult Events | Location: Circulation Lobby, HP Library
Friday, January 9, 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. This event will be held in the MediaScape Room. Currently discussing "Eva Luna" by Isabel Allende.

Event Type: Adult Events, Books and Authors | Location:
Friday, January 16, 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. This event will be held in the MediaScape Room. Currently discussing "Eva Luna" by Isabel Allende.

Event Type: Adult Events, Books and Authors | Location:
Friday, January 2, 2015 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm

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Great Scott's Comedy and Illusion Show

A $20 bill repairs itself, a mysterious hat predicts the future and an audience member levitates. Filled with laughter and magic, the show uses crowd participation to fill a bucket full of coins, make playing cards switch places and bring back a green handkerchief. For ages 3 and up. OPEN TO ALL! NONRESIDENTS AND THOSE WITHOUT LIBRARY CARDS CALL 847-681-7030 to register

Event Type: Youth Events | Location: Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library
Monday, December 22, 2014 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm

Think science is dull? Think again. The exciting world of science comes to you! Join Steve Belliveau as he uncovers the mysteries behind air & water pressure, magnetism & electricity, friction, chemistry, simple machines, conservation of energy, sound and color--all in one action-packed show! ADULT ATTENDEES SHOULD REGISTER AS 21+ YEARS OLD
OPEN TO ALL! NONRESIDENTS AND THOSE WITHOUT LIBRARY CARDS CALL 847-681-7030 to register

Event Type: Youth Events | Location: Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library
Saturday, January 10, 2015 - 9:00am to 3:00pm

What better place to kick-off the iRead program than the Youth Services Department with over 60,000 books to choose from? Our staff will be happy to help you choose books or you can just browse on your own. Other staff will be available for library card sign up.
Teachers from District 112 will be here reading some of their
favorite books to students. A schedule of times for the teacher readings will be forthcoming.
Nationally-known family entertainer Chris Fascione brings children’s stories to life with his high-spirited and innovative performances. Full of energy, humor, and imagination, Chris creates colorful characters through his unique combination of acting, storytelling, comedy, and juggling. Adults and children alike have fun participating in the show. Shows at 11 a.m. or 1 p.m.

District 112 teachers will be here to greet you and to read selections from some of their favorite books.
Students will receive 30 minutes credit on their reading logs.

Event Type: Youth Events, Theater, Book Sale | Location: Youth Services Dept, HP Library
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Library lobby
Saturday, January 3, 2015 - 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.
NO CHESS ON JANUARY 10th DUE TO iREAD KICK-OFF

Event Type: Youth Events, Chess | Location: Youth Services Dept, HP Library
Saturday, January 17, 2015 - 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.
NO CHESS ON JANUARY 10th DUE TO iREAD KICK-OFF

Event Type: Youth Events, Chess | Location: Youth Services Dept, HP Library
Saturday, December 27, 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.
NO CHESS ON JANUARY 10th DUE TO iREAD KICK-OFF

Event Type: Youth Events, Chess | Location: Youth Services Dept, HP Library
Saturday, January 10, 2015 - 9:00am to 3:00pm

Author Appearance Schedule for 2015 iRead Kick-off

9 a.m. – 11 a.m
Kate Hannigan Cupcake Cousins GRADES 3 – 5

John Madormo Charlie Collier: Snoop for Hire
The Homemade Stuffing Caper
The Camp Phoenix Caper
The Copycat Caper GRADES 4- 6

Wendy MClure Wanderville GRADES 4 – 6
The Princess and the Peanut Allergy GRADES K – 2

Josh Schneider You’ll Be Sorry PRESCHOOL – GRADE 1
Meanest Birthday Girl GRADES 1 - 4
Tales for Very Picky Eaters GRADES K – 4
Bedtime Monsters PRESCHOOL – GRADE 3
Princess Sparkle-Heart Gets a Makeover PRESCHOOL – GRADE 2

11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Rebecca Dudley Hank Finds an Egg
Hank Has a Dream PRESCHOOL – GRADE 2

Michele Weber Hurwitz Calli Be Gold GRADES 4 - 7
The Summer I Saved the World . . . in 65 Days GRADES 5 – 8

Tom Watson Stick Dog
Stick Dog Wants a Hot Dog
Stick Dog Chases a Pizza GRADES 3 - 7

1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Nancy Grossman A World Away GRADES 7 & up

Jenny Meyerhoff Third Grade Baby GRADES 2 – 3
Sami’s Sleepaway Summer GRADES 2 – 3
Queen of Secrets GRADES 7 & up
The Barftastic Life of Louie Berger GRADES 3 – 7
Class B.U.R.P. GRADES 3 – 7

Andy Rash
(illustrator) Game Over, Pete Watson GRADES 4 - 7
(author) Agent A to Agent Z PRESCHOOL - GRADE 2
Are You A Horse? PRESCHOOL - GRADE 1

It's all part of the iRead kick-off celebration

Event Type: Youth Events, Books and Authors | Location: Circulation Lobby, HP Library