All Upcoming Events

Barry Bradford presents: "Top Ten Candidates"

Friday, November 7, 2014 - 1:00pm

Presented by the Highland Park Senior Center. Admission is $10 for non-members of the Senior Center.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Gaming Tournament -Grades 4 -8

Saturday, November 8, 2014 - 10:00am to 3:30pm

Take on the world of gaming! It's a double elimination tournament. Regular rounds begin at 10 a.m. Pizza, drinks and dessert provided for registered gamers. Prizes and glory go to the winners, but there's fun for everyone! Family and friends are welcome to watch and cheer the players on.
Registration is required for gamers.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Book Nook - Friends of the Library

Saturday, November 8, 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

Drop-in Chess

Saturday, November 8, 2014 - 10:30am to 12:00pm

Join us any time during the session. There will be a chess expert there to help you whether you are a beginner or an advanced player.

Youth Services Dept, HP Library

Spanish Conversation Group

Tuesday, November 11, 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

Veteran's Day Observance

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

City Program - Veteran's Day Observance

Adult Services Room, HP Library

Book Discussion with Judy Levin

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 - 1:00pm to 1:30pm

Jane Franklin, sister of Benjamin Franklin, was one of Benjamin’s closest confidantes and displayed a keen and insightful mind. Despite this, few today know much about her. Historian Jill Lepore's biography, "Book of Ages," draws upon correspondence between the siblings to build a rich and fascinating portrait of a little-known woman who deserves greater renown.

Alyce Brenner Room, HP Library

Board of Trustees Meeting

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Board of Trustees Meeting

Historical Room, HP Library

Career Counseling

Wednesday, November 12, 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 Excel

Wednesday, November 12, 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).