Adult Events

Book Nook - Friends of the Library

Thursday, October 2, 2014 - 10:30am to 4:30pm

Friends of the Library Book Sale every Thursday and Saturday on the lower level at the library.

Lower Lobby, HP Library

SCORE Chicago Mentoring

Thursday, October 2, 2014 - 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.

Spanish Literary Club

Friday, October 3, 2014 - 11:30am

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. This event will be held in the MediaScape Room. Currently discussing “Los detectives salvajes” by Roberto Bolaño.

Adult Services Room, HP Library

Book Nook - Friends of the Library

Saturday, October 4, 2014 - 10:30am to 4:30pm

Friends of the Library Book Sale every Thursday and Saturday on the lower level at the library.

Lower Lobby, HP Library

Historical Society Presents Neil P. Iovino, A Hero Never Forgotten

Sunday, October 5, 2014 - 2:00pm

Iovino was a survivor of the WWII Bataan Death March. His daughters will share his life story from joining the Marines, his years as a POW, and how it affected his life afterwards.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Meet The Author - Ina Pinkney- "Taste Memories: Recipes for Life and Breakfast"

Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - 7:00pm

Ina Pinkney, known as the Breakfast Queen, was chef/owner of Ina's, one of Chicago's premier breakfast restaurants. Her book is a memoir with recipes or a cookbook with stories. Ina will discuss her book and serve samples of her coffeecake. Her monthly column, “Breakfast With Ina,” appears in the Dining Section of the "Chicago Tribune." Books will be for sale and the event will conclude with a book signing.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Fall Movie Preview with Chicago Tribune's Michael Phillips

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 - 10:30am

What are the hot new movies coming to a theater near you? "Chicago Tribune" film critic Michael Phillips previews movies opening this fall.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

The Penguin Book Truck

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 - 11:30am to 5:00pm

Classic, new and bestselling adult and children’s books will be for sale when Penguin’s bright orange truck makes a special stop at the library. Shop the truck and a portion of the sales will benefit the library. The first 100 people to purchase a book will receive a free “bundtini” cake from Nothing Bundt Cake’s Bundt Mobile. Kids can enjoy a penguin-themed craft and snack! Authors Rebecca Makkai and Renee Rosen will be at the truck at 1 p.m. and Margaret Hawkins will appear at 2 p.m.

Other, HP Library

Book Nook - Friends of the Library

Thursday, October 9, 2014 - 10:30am to 4:30pm

Friends of the Library Book Sale every Thursday and Saturday on the lower level at the library.

Lower Lobby, HP Library

SCORE Chicago Mentoring

Thursday, October 9, 2014 - 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.

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