Come play on our Minecraft server for group Minecraft games and activities. Interact with fellow players while building new worlds and trying to survive your first night out. Creepers, Golems and Spiders oh my . . . ?
All Upcoming Events
Minecraft Block by Block
Starting with the Library and moving on to Sunset Woods, Centennial Ice Arena, Stupey Cabin, Heller Nature Center and Central Avenue we will work together to build Highland Park, IL from scratch within the world of Minecraft.
Spanish Conversation Group
Meet at the library for Spanish conversation. Former high school Spanish teacher, Graciella Napoles, facilitates the discussion. Conversational ability required.
Book Discussion with Judy Levin
Judy Levin moderates the discussion of THE HOUSEGUEST by Kim Brooks. In the summer of 1941,disturbing news from Europe prompts American Jews to take action. Abe Aver takes in a European refugee, the volatile and alluring Yiddish actress, Ana Beidler, who changes his and his family's lives forever.
Goodies and Games
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.
Board of Trustees Meeting
Sadie Garland Dreikurs: From Hull House Kid to International Renown
Megan Wells, acclaimed actress and award-winning storyteller, performs a world premiere of a one-woman show about Sadie Garland Dreikurs, a Hull House kid, long-time Hull House resident, and aide to Jane Addams, who went on to pioneer the field of art therapy and become known internationally as the “Mother of Art Therapy.” The show is authored by Highland Park resident Barbara Garland Polikoff. This program will conclude at 11:50. Presented with the Highland Park Senior Center. Sponsored by The Sheridan at Green Oaks.
Become an Armchair Tour Guide
In this three part series you will learn to digitize your old travel photos, slides and videos and turn them into a presentation to share with others.
Week 1: Learn how to digitize your old photos, negatives, slides, VHS/camcorder tapes, and cassette recordings.
Week 2: Learn how to create a Powerpoint presentation and a digital slideshow of your adventures
Week 3: Be the tour guide! Present your creation on the big screen in our auditorium to your classmates, friends and family.
Book Nook - Friends of the Library
Friends of the Library Book Sale every Thursday and Saturday on the lower level of the library.
Are you using your voice-activated assistant to the fullest? Discover new ways to use this great feature that is now a standard on smartphones, tablets, and computers. We will take a look at Siri, Cortana, and Google Now.