Adult Events

Tell Your Story: An Intro to Memoir Writing

Monday, September 15, 2014 - 7:00pm

Inspired by Hélène Berr's remarkable journal written during WWII, writer Jennifer Dotson shares strategies for writing your own memoir and tips for getting started using the Library’s extensive collection of memoirs as well as how-to-guides as resources.

Alyce Brenner Room, HP Library

You've Been Hacked (SCORE Chicago)

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Learn how to keep hackers out of your data and make sure you they don’t keep you out. Also learn about security for your network, systems, mobile devices, as well as the things viruses do and how to defend against them. Learn some surprising aspects of computer security and the one thing that ensures you have your data even when all else fails!

SCORE - Counselors to America's Small Business - is a nonprofit association dedicated to entrepreneur education and the formation, growth and success of small business in the US.

The workshop is presented by SCORE Chicago, City of Highland Park's Office of Economic Development, Highland Park Chamber of Commerce, and the Library.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Film Discussion with Dick Adler

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

You Will Be My Son (2011)
Paul de Marseul is the passionate, demanding proprietor of his prestigious family vineyard, but he has no faith in his son, Martin, who works there. Paul dreams of a harder-working, successful son - a dream that one day seemingly materializes when he meets Philippe, the son of his dying estate manager. Will Paul turn against his own blood and make Philippe the rightful heir of his family estate? Directed by Giles Legrand.

Sponsored by Friends of the Highland Park Public Library.

The film will NOT be shown prior to the discussion. Copies are available in the A-V Department.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Book Nook - Friends of the Library

Thursday, September 18, 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, September 18, 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.

Meet The Author: Stephen Bardo - "The Flyin' Illini"

Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Stephen Bardo, a television college basketball analyst and the former starting point guard on the University of Illinois 1989 men's basketball team that reached the Final Four, discusses his book about the popular University of Illinois basketball team that was nicknamed the Flyin’ Illini. Books will be for sale and the event will conclude with a book signing.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Spanish Literary Club

Friday, September 19, 2014 - 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. 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, September 20, 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

Film-"From Hollywood to Nuremberg: John Ford, Samuel Fuller, George Stevens"

Sunday, September 21, 2014 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Historian and filmmaker Christian Delage relates the story of three great filmmakers sent to Europe to document the realities of war and the liberation of the camps. Their footage was used as evidence during the Nuremberg trials. Christian Delage will speak about the film via Skype.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Book Nook - Friends of the Library

Thursday, September 25, 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

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