Adult Events

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

Midwest Young Artists

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

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

Creative Writing

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm

Perfect for the beginning or experienced writer seeking creative sparks, writing deadlines and the support and feedback from a writing group environment. Optional writing prompts and responses to guide works-in-progress are provided.
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.

Adult Services Mediascape Room, HP Library

Meet The Author Will Schwalbe

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm

Meet The Author: Will Schwalbe – "Books For Living"

Will Schwalbe, author of the bestselling "The End of Your Life Book Club," discusses his new book that’s a celebration of reading and a recommendation of specific books to help guide us through our daily lives. In each chapter he makes clear the ways in which a particular book has helped to shape how he leads his own life and the ways in which it might help to shape ours, with books by Melville, Dickens, E.B. White, James Baldwin, and more. A thought-provoking, heartfelt and inspiring book.

Books will be for sale and the event will conclude with a book signing.

Alyce Brenner Room, HP Library

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