All Upcoming Events

Spanish Conversation Group

Tuesday, October 14, 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

Book Discussion with Judy Levin

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

Nickolas Butler's novel "Shotgun Lovesongs" is itself a lovesong dedicated to the American Midwest. Narrated in turns by a group of friends who grew up together in small-town Little Wing, Wisconsin, the absorbing story explores all the various shapes the idea of home can take.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Board of Trustees Meeting

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Board of Trustees Meeting

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Intro to Excel

Wednesday, October 15, 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).

Fall Tales for Tots

Thursday, October 16, 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, October 16, 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, October 16, 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, October 16, 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.

Memoir Writing

Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

WHAT'S YOUR STORY? Your life experience is a story that only you can tell. Whether you want to write about your unique experiences growing up/traveling/working, etc., or you want to capture your entire life story for your grandchildren, this is the class for you. You don't have to be a polished writer to chronicle these stories for all time! Examples of successful memoirs are discussed as well as techniques for organizing your thoughts and putting them on paper. 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

Fall First Steps

Friday, October 17, 2014 - 9:15am to 10:00am

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

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