All Upcoming Events

Read It! Watch It! Book Club - Holes

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

In this new book club, compare Louis Sachars's Newbery Medal winning book "Holes" to the feature film! Read the book prior to the film screening at the library on Wednesday, August 9, if you haven't already done so....

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Book Nook - Friends of the Library

Thursday, August 10, 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

YIVO Summer Festival - Yiddish Translations Into English & Vice Versa

Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 2:00pm

There are well-known translations from Yiddish into English ("Yentl") and from English into Yiddish ("Hamlet," "King Lear"), but there are many others. Professor Jeffry Mallow presents examples - some serious, some...

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Library at the Ravinia Food Truck Festival

Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 4:00pm to 8:00pm

Spin the Wheel for a prize while enjoying dinner, listening to music and meeting up with friends. The Library will be glad to answer questions, issue new library cards, and take suggestions while we're there!

Off-site, Not At The Library

SCORE Chicago Mentoring

Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm

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

Summer Baby Booktime

Friday, August 11, 2017 - 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...

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Spanish Literary Club

Friday, August 11, 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

Photoshop Fundamentals

Friday, August 11, 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...

Lake Cook Spinners

Saturday, August 12, 2017 - 9:30am to 12:30pm

Lake Cook Spinners will be hold a group knitting circle.

Alyce Brenner Room, HP Library

Drop-In Games

Saturday, August 12, 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