Equity actors from The Shakespeare Project of Chicago perform a theatrical reading of "Mary Stuart." A discussion with the director and cast follows the reading. Sponsored by the Friends of the Highland Park Library.
Author David Royko reads from and discusses his new book, "Royko in Love: Mike's Letters to Carol." Collected here for the very first time are the letters that Pultizer-prize winning columnist Mike Royko penned in the 1950s during the courtship of his first wife, Carol. David Royko, Mike and Carol's son, will read selected letters and sign copies of the book.
A Senior Resource Specialist will be available to provide informaiton, assistance, and advocacy on issues important to seniors and to answer questions on topics such as resources for retirement, social security, health insurance, medicare and medicaid, and RTA reduced fair.
Meet with a career counselor from College of Lake County for a half hour session. Learn job strategies, find assistance writing or updating a resume, and prepare for a job interview. For more job hunting information visit our Job Hunting Subject Guide
Leslie Goddard, author, historian, and educator, portrays Titanic survivor Violet Jessop, a stewardess of the ship.
Equity actors from The Shakespeare Project of Chicago perform a theatrical reading of "The Merry Wives of Windsor." Sponsored by the Friends of the Highland Park Library.
Join Elizabeth Lonsdorf and Steve Ross from Lincoln Park Zooï¿½s Fisher Center for the Study and Conservation of Apes, and co-editors of ï¿½The Mind of the Chimpanzeeï¿½ as they share the most recent research into how chimpanzees think, learn and feel. A One Book, One Highland Park event.
"Alice I have Been" - Lewis Carroll's Muse in Words and Pictures.
Author Melanie Benjamin discusses her historical novel, an imaginative rendering of the life of Alice Pleasance Liddell Hargreaves, the girl who inspired Lewis Carroll to invent Wonderland. Books will be for sale and the event will conclude with a book sigining. Presented with the Highland Park Senior Center. Sponsored by Sunrise Assisted Living.
Meet the Author: Philippa Gregory, via Skype.
Author Philippa Gregory, who wrote the bestselling "The Other Boleyn Girl," will introduce her new novel, The Red Queen, discuss its protagonist, Margaret Beaufort, and take quesitons from the audience about here career, characters, and love of history. Books wil be for sale with signed bookplates by Ms. Gregory. Presented with the Highland Park Senior Center. Sponsored by Sunrise Assisted Living.