All Upcoming Events

Fall First Steps

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 - 10:15am to 11:00am

For walking toddlers to 2 year olds with parent or caregiver.
Enjoy an interactive storytime with picture books, songs, fingerplays, puppets, and parachute play. Nurture your toddler's love of books and encourage him or her to learn numbers, colors, sounds, and new words. Each class will end with 1/2 hour of play and time to meet other parents, caregivers, and toddlers.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Spanish Conversation Group

Tuesday, November 4, 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

Late Opening - Library will open at 11:00 am

Wednesday, November 5, 2014 - 11:00am to 9:00pm

Library will open at 11 am due to a staff meeting.

Intro to Excel

Wednesday, November 5, 2014 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Learn how a spreadsheet program can work for you. This course will guide you through the basics and give you a thorough understanding of how to create, change, and customize worksheets for home or office. Navigate the new toolbars that provide powerful tools and features that you can use to analyze, share, and manage your data with ease. Cost of text is not included in fee. To save your work, you will need to bring to class a USB flash drive 1GB minimum. Cost is $50. 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).

Video Marketing (SCORE Chicago)

Wednesday, November 5, 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

This information rich workshop will show you what it takes make a successful video, including cost considerations, time required, types of videos you can do yourself and how to spice up your videos plus market it once completed.

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

Fall Tales for Tots

Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 10:00am to 10:30am

For ages 2 to 3 with parent or caregiver.
Give your preschooler a head start with this program packed with great stories, puppets, flannel boards, music, and rhymes. Share this storytime together and build language and listening skills.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Book Nook - Friends of the Library

Thursday, November 6, 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

Fall Storytime Live!

Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 1:30pm to 2:00pm

For ages 3 to 6.
Drop off your independent preschoolers or kindergartners for a special storytime! Let them enjoy great stories, puppets, flannel boards, music, and activities that foster pre-reading skills, broaden social skills, and encourage a love of books.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

SCORE Chicago Mentoring

Thursday, November 6, 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, November 6, 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

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