All Upcoming Events

Sadie Garland Dreikurs: From Hull House Kid to International Renown

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 -
10:30am to 11:30am

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.

Adult Services Room, HP Library

Become an Armchair Tour Guide

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 -
11:00am to 12:00pm

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

Thursday, March 16, 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

Voice Assistant

Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 11:00am

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.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

SCORE Chicago Mentoring

Thursday, March 16, 2017 -
5:00pm to 8:00pm

Register for a one-on-one mentoring session with a SCORE Chicago counselor at http://www.scorechicago.org.

SCORE counselors are successful executives and business owners who can help you on a wide variety of business issues like financing, marketing or business plans. They have volunteered their wisdom and experience to help you at no cost.

Adult Services Meeting Room 2, HP Library

Ask The Organizing Experts

Thursday, March 16, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm

Would you like to be more organized? Jot down your biggest organizing challenges and bring them with you. Professional organizers Bonnie Hillman Shay and Lauren Silverman will answer your questions and provide tips and techniques to help you achieve your organizing goals. Just in time for spring cleaning!

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Winter First Steps

Friday, March 17, 2017 -
9:15am to 10:00am

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 toddler's love of books and encourage him or her to learn numbers, colors, sounds, and new words. Each class will end with 1/2 hour of play and time to meet other parents, caregivers, and toddlers.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Winter First Steps

Friday, March 17, 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 toddler's love of books and encourage him or her to learn numbers, colors, sounds, and new words. Each class will end with 1/2 hour of play and time to meet other parents, caregivers, and toddlers.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Spanish Literary Club

Friday, March 17, 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 "La tía Julia y el escribidor" by Mario Vargas Llosa.

Adult Services Mediascape Room, HP Library

Start Selling on eBay

Friday, March 17, 2017 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm

Selling on eBay is as easy as 1-2-3. This program will provide you with an overview of the basics on how to sell items on this popular selling platform.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

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