All Upcoming Events

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

Book Nook-Friends of the Library

Saturday, October 8, 2016 -
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

Drop-in Chess

Saturday, October 8, 2016 -
10:30am to 12:00pm

Join us any time during the session. There will be a chess expert there to help you whether you are a beginner or an advanced player.

Youth Services Dept, HP Library

Basic Compass Skills

Saturday, October 8, 2016 -
11:00am to 11:45am

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

How I Use DNA for Genealogy Research

Saturday, October 8, 2016 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm

Learn about the "why" and "how" of DNA testing for ethnicity and genealogy. Professional genealogist Caron Brennan provides case studies and examples for incorporating DNA tests into family history research.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Film showing and discussion with Bob Coscarelli: Avalon (1990)

Sunday, October 9, 2016 -
2:00pm to 4:30pm

The story covers nearly forty years in the lives of a Jewish immigrant family, starting in 1914 when Sam Krichinsky (Armin Mueller-Stahl) emigrates to Baltimore. The family goes from poverty through prosperity, facing and adjusting to the changing world around them. The film received several Academy Award and Golden Globes nominations, including best screenplay and best original score (Randy Newman) and was directed by Barry Levinson.

Presented with the Highland Park Senior Center

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Fall Tales for Tots

Monday, October 10, 2016 -
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

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