Youth Events

Storytime, Milk and Cookies at Panera

Tuesday, September 22, 2015 - 9:30am to 10:00am

Meet up at Panera in Highland Park (1853 N. 2nd St.) for a special story time, milk and cookies. Children ages 2-5, parents and caregivers are invited the 4th Tuesday of the month. Registration for children is required.

Fall Tales for Tots

Thursday, September 24, 2015 - 10:00am to 10:30am

For ages 2 1/2 to 3 1/2 with parent or caregiver.
Give your preschooler a head start with this program packed with great stories, puppets, flannel boards, music, and rhymes. Share this storytime together and build language and listening skills.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Fall Storytime Live!

Thursday, September 24, 2015 - 1:30pm to 2:00pm

For ages 3 1/2 to 6.
Drop off your independent preschoolers or kindergartners for a special storytime! Let them enjoy great stories, puppets, flannel boards, music, and activities that foster pre-reading skills, broaden social skills, and encourage a love of books.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Introduction to Python

Thursday, September 24, 2015 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Students will have a brief lecture on the uses for and characteristics of the Python computer programming language. Students will be introduced to the self-guided tutorials for Python via Codecademy and CodeSkulptor. Some prior programming experience required.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Summer Baby Booktime

Friday, September 25, 2015 - 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.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Young Hackers Collective

Saturday, September 26, 2015 - 9:30am to 10:30am

Looking for a fun way to learn about 3D printing, computer programming, robotics, creating mobile apps, gaming, and more? HPPL Young Hackers Collective is a program designed to encourage curiosity and enthusiasm for STEAM learning. Students in grades 5-8 are invited to explore the limits of what is possible. This is a drop in program, no registration necessary.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Drop-in Chess

Saturday, September 26, 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.
THERE WILL BE NO CHESS ON SEPTEMBER 5 DUE TO THE LABOR DAY WEEKEND

Youth Services Dept, HP Library

Minecraft Jr.

Saturday, September 26, 2015 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Come play on our Minecraft server for group Minecraft games and activities. Interact with fellow players while building new worlds and trying to survive your first night out. Creepers, Golems and Spiders oh my . . . ?

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Minecraft Club

Saturday, September 26, 2015 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Come play on our Minecraft server for group Minecraft games and activities. Interact with fellow players while building new worlds and trying to survive your first night out. Creepers, Golems and Spiders oh my!

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

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