Adult Events

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

Wednesday, February 1, 2017 - 11:00am

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

Board? Games!

Wednesday, February 1, 2017 -
4:00pm to 6:00pm

Come by the Alice Brenner Room and play some classic table top games. Scrabble, Chess/Checkers, the "Game of the Week", and a selection of other games will be available.

Alyce Brenner Room, HP Library

Film discussion with Dick Adler: Indignation

Wednesday, February 1, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm

Indignation (2016)
Based on a best-selling novel by Philip Roth, this is the story of a brilliant working-class Jewish student from New Jersey studying in a conservative college in Ohio. His romance with a beautiful but mysterious classmate has consequences that risk shattering his family’s carefully laid out plans.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Highland Park Public Library.

The film will not be shown prior to the discussion. Copies are available in the Film & Music Department. You may also call us at 847/681-7033 to ask about available copies on DVD or Blu Ray.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Book Nook - Friends of the Library

Thursday, February 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, February 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

Meet The Author - Jeremy McCarter - "Hamilton: The Revolution"

Thursday, February 2, 2017 - 7:00pm

Meet The Author. Jeremy McCarter, co-author with Lin-Manuel Miranda of "Hamilton: The Revolution," discusses his bestselling book that chronicles the creation of the hit musical "Hamilton" from a performance at the White House to opening night on Broadway. Included in the book is the libretto with Lin-Manuel Miranda’s annotations. McCarter, a cultural critic and theater artist, was involved with the development of "Hamilton" from its earliest days off Broadway and provides an up-close look at the blockbuster musical that became a national phenomenon. Books will be for sale and the event will conclude with a book signing. Sponsored by the Elizabeth L. Joksimovic Foundation.

Adult Services Dept, HP Library

Spanish Literary Club

Friday, February 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, February 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

Beginning Knitting

Monday, February 6, 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

Intro to Guitar

Monday, February 6, 2017 -
7:00pm to 7:45pm

This class is designed to give students the fundamental knowledge necessary to be able to start playing the guitar in a very short period of time. You will learn to play a few basic chords and play along with a few songs. Students are responsible for bringing their own guitar and guitar pick. The guitars should have 6 strings, and be in working condition. Cost=$30
Payment due at time of registration. You are not officially registered until payment is received. NO REFUNDS.

To Register:

1. Enter your library card number below to complete registration. If you are a non-library cardholder, please register in person at the check out desk.

2. Pay for a class by:

A.
CREDIT CARD- click here to pay by credit card at Illiniois Epay.

B. CASH OR CHECK - to pay by cash or check or if you are a non-libray cardholder, please register in person at the check out desk.

Remember, you are not officially registered until payment is received!

Alyce Brenner Room, HP Library

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