All Upcoming Events

Book Launch "Steppenwolf Theatre Company of Chicago: In Their Own Words"

Thursday, August 11, 2016 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm

Meet The Author. John Mayer discusses his new book, "Steppenwolf Theatre Company of Chicago: In Their Own Words," the first book to chronicle the iconic theater company. The book offers an account of its early years and development, from a church basement in Highland Park, its work, and the methodologies that have made it one of the most influential ensemble theaters today and reveals the story of its rise from basement to Broadway. Books will be for sale and the event will conclude with a book signing. Registration is not required.

Adult Services Room, HP Library

Summer Baby Booktime

Friday, August 12, 2016 -
10:30am to 11:30am

Newborns to walkers with parent or caregiver.
Introduce your baby to the sounds and rhythms of language using stories, music, and rhymes. Delight and stimulate your baby's senses and build a foundation for a lifelong love of books and reading. Each class will end with 1/2 hour of play featuring age-appropriate toys and time for socialization.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Spanish Literary Club

Friday, August 12, 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. Currently discussing "La Plaza del Diamante" by Merce Rodoreda.

Adult Services Mediascape Room, HP Library

Drop-in Chess

Saturday, August 13, 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

Book Nook-Friends of the Library

Saturday, August 13, 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

Minecraft Club, Jr.

Saturday, August 13, 2016 -
11:00am to 12:00pm

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 m

Alyce Brenner Room, HP Library

3D Modeling Adult Meetup Group

Saturday, August 13, 2016 -
12:30pm to 1:30pm

Step into the world of 3D printing with this hands-on class and learn how to turn your ideas into reality.

Alyce Brenner Room, HP Library

Minecraft Club

Saturday, August 13, 2016 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm

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 . . . ?

Alyce Brenner Room, HP Library

Pop-up Presentation: Ukulele Basics!

Saturday, August 13, 2016 -
3:00pm to 3:15pm

Did you ever want to learn how to play a musical instrument? The ukulele is an easy and fun instrument to play whether you're a beginner or an expert. Come learn the very basics at our ukulele pop-up program!

Main Lobby - Big Touch, HP Library

The Idea of America

Monday, August 15, 2016 -
10:30am to 12:00pm

Join an ongoing discussion series. Examine and engage in the great debate of law versus ethics-freedom versus equality-unity versus diversity- and common wealth versus private wealth. Developed by the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. Facilitated by William Fireside, a former faculty member of Roosevelt University. Registration is required. Register in the administration office or by calling (847)-432-0216 X120. Pick up an information packet in the administration office after registering. Meets MONDAYS August 8, 15, 22.

Alyce Brenner Room, HP Library

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