All Upcoming Events

Thursday, September 8, 2016 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm

Discover new authors and titles to add to your reading list. Librarians will "buzz" their favorite new and upcoming Fall 2016 titles for adults. Books include both fiction and nonfiction titles. Advance reading copies of several featured titles will be raffled at the program!

Event Type: Adult Events, Books and Authors | Location: Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library
Thursday, August 25, 2016 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm

From music and documents to email and banking, computers are changing the way we do things. This program will introduce the fundamentals of computing and teach you how to use the mouse and keyboard, open and close computer programs, and create and organize documents.

Event Type: Adult Events | Location: Adult Services Mediascape Room, HP Library
Saturday, September 10, 2016 - 2:00pm

Thinking about solar energy for your home? A representative from the Illinois Solar Energy Association (ISEA) discusses current technology and its advantages to the planet and your wallet. Then tour the ISEA Solar House on display at the library, and explore local homes that are already reaping the benefits. Talk to the owners and hear how solar energy can be the right solution. Homes will be open from 3- 5 p.m. Directions to homes will be provided. Registration is not required.

Event Type: Lecture, Adult Events | Location: Main Lobby - Big Touch, HP Library
Friday, August 19, 2016 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm

Create your own internet blog using WordPress. It is easy, simple, and free to use.

Event Type: Adult Events | Location:
Thursday, September 8, 2016 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm

HP Neighborhood Meeting

Event Type: Not Library Sponsored, Meeting, Meeting | Location: Alyce Brenner Room, HP Library
Saturday, August 27, 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.

Event Type: Adult Events | Location: Adult Services Mediascape Room, HP Library
Wednesday, September 14, 2016 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm

Learn how to use Google Docs, Google Sheets, and Google Slides to create, edit, and share documents across multiple devices and with other people. Google account is required.

Event Type: Adult Events | Location: Adult Services Mediascape Room, HP Library
Monday, September 12, 2016 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm

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. No prior Photoshop experience needed.

Event Type: Teen Events, Adult Events | Location:
Friday, September 23, 2016 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm

Get answers to your computer and tech questions from the New Media staff. Pick up tips and tricks for all your devices or try out a Mac or Windows 10 computer, an iPad, a Kindle Reader or a Windows Surface.

Event Type: Adult Events, Teen Events | Location:
Friday, September 9, 2016 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm

Get answers to your computer and tech questions from the New Media staff. Pick up tips and tricks for all your devices or try out a Mac or Windows 10 computer, an iPad, a Kindle Reader or a Windows Surface.

Event Type: Adult Events, Teen Events | Location: