All Upcoming Events

Electronics for Arduino

Saturday, December 6, 2014 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Arduino is a fun way to learn about electronics and computer programming. Now the library has Arduino kits for you to play with while getting an easy-to-digest taste of the world of electronics engineering! Come to this introductory workshop to make cool stuff and basically be awesome.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Spanish Conversation Group

Tuesday, December 9, 2014 - 10:30am to 11:30am

Meet at the library for Spanish conversation. Former high school Spanish teacher Graciella Napoles facilitates the discussion. Conversational ability required.

Alyce Brenner Room, HP Library

Board of Trustees Meeting

Tuesday, December 9, 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Board of Trustees Meeting

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Rise & Shine - Below Stairs: A Servant's Life in Edwardian England

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 - 10:30am to 11:30am

Leslie Goddard, historian, educator, and actress, portrays Margaret Powell, who worked as a servant in stately English homes in the 1920s. Powell's 1968 bestselling memoir "Below Stairs" inspired "Downton Abbey" and "Upstairs, Downstairs." Behind the glamour of the lavish households, a small army of servants toiled around the clock. Learn who they were, what they did, and how their labor shaped and upheld the households.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Career Counseling

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Meet with Dr. Iris Seeley, 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. Also check out our recommended career and employment sites.
Registration Required: Sign-up at the Reference Desk OR Call 847/681-7031.

Intro to PowerPoint

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

This class is task oriented with a step-by-step approach. You will experience creating slide shows for computer based presentations for work or home uses. The designs can be your own or from existing templates. The inclusion of charts, animation and photographs will be explained. Plan on enjoying yourself! To save your work, you will need to bring to class a USB Flash Drive 1GB minimum. Cost is $30. Full payment by cash or check is required at least three days prior to the first class or registration will be cancelled. No refunds will be given for cancellations or no-shows. If you are a non-library cardholder, please register in-person in the administration office or by phone (847-432-0216 ext. 119).

Book Nook - Friends of the Library

Thursday, December 11, 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, December 11, 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.

Creative Writing

Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

This group is for all writers from beginners to experienced. Perfect for the writer seeking stimulating creative sparks, regular writing deadlines and the support and feedback from a writing group environment. Jennifer Dotson facilitates the group, providing optional writing prompts each session as well as thoughtful responses to guide works-in-progress. Creative Writing Group meets twice a month on alternating Thursdays to allow participants adequate time to bring new or revised material. This is your chance to write or polish that poem, play, short story, memoir or novel. Cost is $60. Full payment by cash or check is required at least three days prior to the first class or registration will be cancelled. No refunds will be given for cancellations or no-shows. If you are a non-library cardholder, please register in-person in the administration office or by phone (847-432-0216 ext 119).

Alyce Brenner Room, HP Library

Intro to IPad

Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Learn how to set up your iPad and use email and the Internet. Among learning the basics, you will also learn how to use apps, manage calendars, and navigate contacts. Bring your iPad to class and have an Apple ID created in advance! Cost is $20. Full payment by cash or check is required at least three days prior to the first class or registration will be cancelled. No refunds will be given for cancellations or no-shows. If you are a non-library cardholder, please register in-person in the administration office or by phone (847-432-0216 ext. 119).

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