All Upcoming Events

Wednesday, October 15, 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).

Event Type: Adult Events | Location:
Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - 7:00pm

Ina Pinkney, known as the Breakfast Queen, was chef/owner of Ina's, one of Chicago's premier breakfast restaurants. Her book is a memoir with recipes or a cookbook with stories. Ina will discuss her book and serve samples of her coffeecake. Her monthly column, “Breakfast With Ina,” appears in the Dining Section of the "Chicago Tribune." Books will be for sale and the event will conclude with a book signing.

Event Type: Books and Authors, Adult Events | Location: Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

You will gain a working knowledge of how to create, change, cut, customize, save and print many types of documents. Learn how to work the new toolbars that offer powerful Word capabilities by selecting from galleries of predefined styles, table formats, list formats, graphical effects, and more. 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).

Event Type: Adult Events | Location:
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

You will gain a working knowledge of how to create, change, cut, customize, save and print many types of documents. Learn how to work the new toolbars that offer powerful Word capabilities by selecting from galleries of predefined styles, table formats, list formats, graphical effects, and more. 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).

Event Type: Adult Events | Location:
Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 9:00am to 4:00pm

The railroad is back by popular demand! Come for this special run as The North Central 'O' Gaugers Rairoad Club sends model trains through Spookytown. Great for Halloween and great for model train enthusiasts. Some visitors will even be able to "drive a train" and earn their "NCOG Honorary Jr. Operating Engineer" certificate. There will also be a special Thomas the Tank Engine track. Stop by anytime.

Event Type: Youth Events | Location: Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library
Friday, October 10, 2014 - 10:30am to 11:30am

Newborns to walkers with parent or caregiver.
Introduce your baby to the sounds and rhythms of language using stories, music, and rhymes. Delight and stimulate your baby's senses and build a foundation for a lifelong love of books and reading. Each class will end with 1/2 hour of play featuring age-appropriate toys and time for socialization.

Event Type: Storytimes, Youth Events | Location: Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library
Additional Information:
This class is part of the Fall session (Oct., Nov., Dec.).
Saturday, October 25, 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.

Event Type: Youth Events, Chess | Location: Youth Services Dept, HP Library
Saturday, October 11, 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.

Event Type: Youth Events, Chess | Location: Youth Services Dept, HP Library
Saturday, October 4, 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.

Event Type: Youth Events, Chess | Location: Youth Services Dept, HP Library
Saturday, October 18, 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.

Event Type: Youth Events, Chess | Location: Youth Services Dept, HP Library