Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Bully documentary-- edited for younger audiences

In the face of increased public discussion , this documentary looks at how bullying affects today’s kids. This version focuses on Alex, a 12-year-old Iowan with social difficulties who becomes awkward around other kids. Bilingual Counselor, Florencia Avalos-Delcid, MSW, of Family Service will be available to facilitate a discussion after the film. Family Service is a community organization committed to providing needed services and counseling.

Robert Seyfarth Month

Panel discussion and lecture on the architecture of Robert Seyfarth. Moderated by Susan Benjamin, architectural historian. Panelists include Mary Seyfarth, granddaughter of Robert Seyfarth, David Van Zanten, Professor of Art, Northwestern University, Art Miller,historian and author, Ken Jellema, former Historic Preservation Chair for Blue Island, Illinois, and Joel Reinstein, local homeowner of a Seyfarth-designed home.

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. 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.

Halloween Railroad

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.

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 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.

Market Research (SCORE Chicago)

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.