Adult Events

Solar Energy Day

Saturday, September 10, 2016 - 2:00pm

Thinking about solar energy for your home? A representative from the Illinois Solar Energy Association (ISEA) discusses current technology and its advantages to the planet and your wallet. Then tour the ISEA Solar House on display at the library, and explore local homes that are already reaping the benefits. Talk to the owners and hear how solar energy can be the right solution. Homes will be open from 3- 5 p.m. Directions to homes will be provided. Registration is not required.

Main Lobby - Big Touch, HP Library

Learn to Play Canasta

Monday, September 12, 2016 -
10:00am to 12:00pm

Canasta is a fun, social, and challenging card game. It is a partnership game that is played with two decks of cards. Each player should bring one deck of cards (with Jokers) and pen and paper for note-taking. 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.

Adult Services Room, HP Library

Photoshop Fundamentals

Monday, September 12, 2016 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm

Learn the basics of Adobe Photoshop and explore photo editing techniques to apply to your own photographs. We will do an overview of the toolbar, menu options, and filter gallery. No prior Photoshop experience needed.

Learn to Play Mah Jongg

Tuesday, September 13, 2016 -
9:30am to 11:30am

Mah Jongg is a fun, social, and mentally stimulating tile game played with four players. Players create strategy and build hands. Both skill and luck play a part. Bring the 2016 National Mah Jongg League score card. 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.

Adult Services Room, HP Library

Book Discussion with Judy Levin

Tuesday, September 13, 2016 -
1:00pm to 2:30pm

Judy Levin moderates the discussion of VINEGAR GIRL by Anne Tyler. The fall discussion series kicks off with a commemoration of the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death. VINEGAR GIRL is a contemporary take on The Taming of the Shrew.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Board of Trustees Meeting

Tuesday, September 13, 2016 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm

Board Meeting

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Introduction to Microsoft Word

Wednesday, September 14, 2016 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm

You will gain a working knowledge of how to create, change, cut, customize, save and print many types of documents. Cost of text is not included in fee. To save your work, bring a USB Flash drive (1G minimum).
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!

Adult Services Mediascape Room, HP Library

Second Wednesday Book Discussion

Wednesday, September 14, 2016 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm

Davis Schneiderman, Associate Dean of the Faculty and Professor of English at Lake Forest College leads a discussion of BRAVE NEW WORLD. Aldous Huxley's masterpiece is a cautionary tale that imagines an "ideal" society achieved through government control and scientific manipulation.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Book Nook-Friends of the Library

Thursday, September 15, 2016 -
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, September 15, 2016 -
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

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