All Upcoming Events

Summer First Steps

Friday, August 4, 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...

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Spanish Literary Club

Friday, August 4, 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 "El...

Adult Services Mediascape Room, HP Library

Summer 3D Printing Club

Friday, August 4, 2017 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Spend an hour using Tinkercad to create your own 3D designs to submit for printing on the Library's 3D printer. Staff will be on hand to offer assistance. A special "design puzzle" will be presented for those who...

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Photoshop Fundamentals

Friday, August 4, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

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. A beginning level class, basic...

Library at Port Clinton Square for the Children's Festival

Saturday, August 5, 2017 - 10:00am to 1:00pm

With a superhero theme, this festival celebrates all the fun that summer can have for children. The Library will answer questions, issue library cards, and offer child-friendly activities. Stop by for latest...

Off-site, Not At The Library

Drop-In Games

Saturday, August 5, 2017 - 10:30am to 12:00pm

Join us any time during the session. Play an assortment of Library board, card, and party games (chess included). Bring friends or make some while you're here. For ages 7-14. If you can't make it to the Drop-In come...

Youth Services Dept, HP Library

Book Nook - Friends of the Library

Saturday, August 5, 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

Robotics: Lego Mindstorms

Monday, August 7, 2017 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Join us for a hands-on program using Lego Mindstorms, which is a robotics kit that allows you to program and command a Lego robot. Its graphical programming environment makes program design easy and fun. We will be...

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Spanish Conversation Group

Tuesday, August 8, 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

SCORE Chicago Mentoring

Tuesday, August 8, 2017 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Register for a one-on-one mentoring session with a SCORE Chicago counselor at

SCORE counselors are successful executives and business...

Adult Services Meeting Room 2, HP Library