Adult Events

Beginning Knitting

Monday, February 27, 2017 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm

A hands-on workshop for those who want to learn how to knit or need a refresher course. Find out why and what we knit, learn how to start, make a knitted fabric, and end a basic knitted piece using straight needles and plain yarn. See how learning to make your basic piece can lead to bigger and more interesting beginner projects.
Cost-$50. Payment due at time of registration. You are not officially registered until payment is received. No refunds.
Enter your library card number below to complete registration.
Click here to pay by credit card at Illinois EPay.
To pay by cash or check or if you are a non-library cardholder, please register in person at the check out desk.

Main Lobby - Big Touch, HP Library

Mindfulness: The Space Between Impulse and Action

Monday, February 27, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm

The ability to be mindfully present enhances decision-making, increases willpower and self-compassion and builds resilience. Learn a concept or idea each week that is backed up through both science and the contemplative meditative traditions and learn to connect with yourself more deeply.
Cost-$60. Payment due at time of registration. You are not officially registered until payment is received. No refunds.
Enter your library card number below to complete registration.
Click here to pay by credit card at Illinois EPay.
To pay by cash or check or if you are a non-library cardholder, please register in person at the check out desk.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Readers' Round Table

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm

Book lovers--join us for a lively conversation about authors and books. Share your favorite recent reads and recommendations. Pick up a complimentary copy of a new or forthcoming book at each meeting. For avid readers and book club leaders looking for ideas.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Late Opening - Library will open at 11:00 am today.

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 11:00am

Library will open at 11:00 am due to a staff meeting.

Book Nook - Friends of the Library

Thursday, March 2, 2017 -
10:30am to 4:30pm

Friends of the Library Book Sale every Thursday and Saturday on the lower level of the library.

Lower Lobby, HP Library

SCORE Chicago Mentoring

Thursday, March 2, 2017 -
5:00pm to 8:00pm

Register for a one-on-one mentoring session with a SCORE Chicago counselor at http://www.scorechicago.org.

SCORE counselors are successful executives and business owners who can help you on a wide variety of business issues like financing, marketing or business plans. They have volunteered their wisdom and experience to help you at no cost.

Adult Services Meeting Room 2, HP Library

Spanish Literary Club

Friday, March 3, 2017 -
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. Currently discussing "La tía Julia y el escribidor" by Mario Vargas Llosa.

Adult Services Mediascape Room, HP Library

Book Nook - Friends of the Library

Saturday, March 4, 2017 -
10:30am to 4:30pm

Friends of the Library Book Sale every Thursday and Saturday on the lower level of the library.

Lower Lobby, HP Library

Note for Note: Wind Ensemble Concert-MYA

Sunday, March 5, 2017 -
2:00pm to 3:45pm

Join us for a program of music for woodwind ensemble, featuring talented young musicians from Midwest Young Artists Conservatory. Sponsored by Yea! Highland Park.
Program sponsored by a grant from Yea! Highland Park

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Mindfulness: The Space Between Impulse and Action

Monday, March 6, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm

The ability to be mindfully present enhances decision-making, increases willpower and self-compassion and builds resilience. Learn a concept or idea each week that is backed up through both science and the contemplative meditative traditions and learn to connect with yourself more deeply.
Cost-$60. Payment due at time of registration. You are not officially registered until payment is received. No refunds.
Enter your library card number below to complete registration.
Click here to pay by credit card at Illinois EPay.
To pay by cash or check or if you are a non-library cardholder, please register in person at the check out desk.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

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