All Upcoming Events

Winter First Steps

Tuesday, February 21, 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

Tuesday, February 21, 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 Conversation Group

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 -
10:30am to 11:30am

Meet at the library for Spanish conversation. Former high school Spanish teacher, Graciella Napoles, facilitates the discussion. Conversational ability required.

Alyce Brenner Room, HP Library

Goodies and Games

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 -
6:00pm to 8:30pm

Drop by the Alice Brenner Room for coffee, cookies, classic table-top games and fun! Scrabble, Chess/Checkers/Backgammon, Yahtzee, All-Star Baseball, Careers, and cards to name just a few.

Alyce Brenner Room, HP Library

Creative Writing

Tuesday, February 21, 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.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Color Correct Your Movies

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 -
6:30pm to 7:30pm

Have you digitized your old movies only to find that the color has faded or changed? Come to the Digital Media Lab and learn about the different programs we have which can fix them.

Social Media: Twitter

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 -
11:00am to 12:00pm

Twitter is a social medial platform where users can share ‘tweets’ or short burst of information to the world instantly. Each ‘tweet’ is limited to 140 characters and usually includes a ‘hashtag’. Join us to learn more about this social media platform and start Tweeting. No computer or portable devices are required.

Adult Services Mediascape Room, HP Library

Book Match

Wednesday, February 22, 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

Winter Tales for Tots

Thursday, February 23, 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, February 23, 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

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