Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Spanish Literary Club

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. Title being discussed is “Arráncame la vida” by Ángeles Mastretta.

Meet The Author - Ina Pinkney- "Taste Memories: Recipes for Life and Breakfast"

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.

Fall Baby Booktime

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.

Film Discussion with Dick Adler

You Will Be My Son (2011)
Paul de Marseul is the passionate, demanding proprietor of his prestigious family vineyard, but he has no faith in his son, Martin, who works there. Paul dreams of a harder-working, successful son - a dream that one day seemingly materializes when he meets Philippe, the son of his dying estate manager. Will Paul turn against his own blood and make Philippe the rightful heir of his family estate? Directed by Giles Legrand.

Sponsored by Friends of the Highland Park Public Library.

Film showing & discussion - Women in Peril

Rosemary’s Baby (1968)
Rosemary (Mia Farrow) and her struggling actor husband, Guy (John Cassavettes), move into a new apartment in New York, where they are surrounded by odd neighbors and events. Guy’s career begins to pick up and soon after Rosemary becomes pregnant, which happens to follow a disturbing dream. Confused and fearful, Rosemary begins to suspect that a friendly neighborly couple may have special plans for her unborn baby. Roman Polanski directed this film.
Presented with the Highland Park Senior Center.