All Upcoming Events

Facebook 101

Thursday, October 6, 2016 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm

This program covers how to create, use, and maintain a Facebook page, including understanding Facebook privacy policies and settings.

Adult Services Mediascape Room, HP Library

SCORE Chicago Mentoring

Thursday, October 6, 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

Poetry Writing

Thursday, October 6, 2016 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm

This poetry class is designed for both beginning and experienced poets. In-class writing exercises will challenge your inner muse as we experiment with various poetic forms (rhymed and unrhymed) and sparks for inspiration.
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.

Alyce Brenner Room, HP Library

Beginning Nature Photography

Thursday, October 6, 2016 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm

This class is for new photographers with no or limited experience with cameras and photography. The focus of this class is on the basic craft of photography.
Cost-$40. 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 Mediascape Room, HP Library

Fall First Steps

Friday, October 7, 2016 -
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

Fall First Steps

Friday, October 7, 2016 -
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, October 7, 2016 -
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.

Adult Services Mediascape Room, HP Library

Make a Tune

Friday, October 7, 2016 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm

Stop by the Digital Media Lab and learn to make a very short musical composition using GarageBand's sound library. No registration or musical abilities required. For Grades K - 8.

Meet the Microsoft Hololens

Friday, October 7, 2016 -
4:00pm to 5:30pm

Microsoft HoloLens is the world's first fully self-contained, holographic computer, enabling you to interact with high‑definition holograms in your world. Click on the link below to schedule a 30-minute appointment and be one of the first in the Chicagoland area to experience the incredible Hololens.

Basic Compass Skills

Saturday, October 8, 2016 -
10:00am to 10:45am

Discover the lost art of using a compass! Participants will learn why compass skills are important, even in this age of GPS technology, and how to use a basic compass to navigate. This class is filled with demonstrations, hands-on practice, and helpful tips and tricks for successful navigation. Compasses will be available during the class. For ages 7 and older.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

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