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.
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Storytime, Milk and Cookies at Panera
Spanish Conversation Group
Meet at the library for Spanish conversation. Former high school Spanish teacher, Graciella Napoles, facilitates the discussion. Conversational ability required.
Do you want to be heard? Work with skilled mentors and create your own podcast. Learn how to record, produce and edit your own show. For ages 9-12.
Readers' Round Table
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
Rise and Shine - Highland Park Homes in Hollywood Movies
Come see the Highland Park homes that have been featured in Hollywood films over the years. Learn some facts about the homes and the directors who chose Highland Park, IL for their filming location. Watch some film clips, too. Presented by library staff member Laura Chudacoff. Presented with the Highland Park Senior Center. Sponsored by Silverado of Highland Park. Registration is not required.
Close Encounters of the Chemical Kind
Try hands-on experiments that create slime, superballs and more, all yours to take home. See chemical reactions involving exploding foam and displays of fire and liquid nitrogen (in a safe
environment)! Presented by The Science Alliance.
Summer Tales for Tots
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.
Book Nook-Friends of the Library
Friends of the Library Book Sale every Thursday and Saturday on the lower level of the library.
Summer Storytime Live!
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.
3D Printing Club
Learn 3D modeling skills and how to design your own creations using the Library’s 3D printer. Ages 9 - 12