All Upcoming Events

Winter Tales for Tots

Thursday, January 19, 2017 -
10:00am to 10:30am

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.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Book Nook - Friends of the Library

Thursday, January 19, 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

Winter Storytime Live!

Thursday, January 19, 2017 -
1:30pm to 2:00pm

3 1/2 to 6 years old.
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.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Finals Study Break

Thursday, January 19, 2017 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm

Reset your brain. Drop by the Big Touch Computer in the lobby and play some video games.

Main Lobby - Big Touch, HP Library

SCORE Chicago Mentoring

Thursday, January 19, 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

Consider the source: all information is not created equal

Thursday, January 19, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm

Distortion is a powerful tactic used by websites to mislead the public. Images, videos, and text can be chopped, twisted, and stuffed into a new headline to fit an inflammatory new narrative. Attend this program to learn more about the recent proliferation of fake news and walk away with fact-checking tools of the trade you can use to identify misinformation.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Winter First Steps

Friday, January 20, 2017 -
9:15am to 10:00am

For walking toddlers to 2 1/2 year olds with parent or caregiver.
Enjoy an interactive storytime with picture books, songs, fingerplays, puppets, and parachute play. Nurture your toddler's love of books and encourage him or her to learn numbers, colors, sounds, and new words. Each class will end with 1/2 hour of play and time to meet other parents, caregivers, and toddlers.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Winter First Steps

Friday, January 20, 2017 -
10:15am to 11:00am

For walking toddlers to 2 1/2 year olds with parent or caregiver.
Enjoy an interactive storytime with picture books, songs, fingerplays, puppets, and parachute play. Nurture your toddler's love of books and encourage him or her to learn numbers, colors, sounds, and new words. Each class will end with 1/2 hour of play and time to meet other parents, caregivers, and toddlers.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Spanish Literary Club

Friday, January 20, 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 Casa de los espíritus" by Isabel Allende.

Adult Services Mediascape Room, HP Library

Book Match

Friday, January 20, 2017 -
3:15pm to 5:00pm

Students within District 112 form teams and match wits based on their knowledge of assigned books.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

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