All Upcoming Events

Spring First Steps

Friday, April 17, 2015 - 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 Literary Club

Friday, April 17, 2015 - 11:30am to 1:00pm

Attendees will take part in lively discussions on Spanish Literature, focusing on the works of notable authors. Conversations will be mostly in Spanish, but non-native speakers are welcome. This event will be held in the MediaScape Room. Currently discussing "Cuentos de amor, de locura y de muerte, Anaconda, y Cuentos de la selva" by Horacio Quiroga.

Adult Services Mediascape Room, HP Library

Get Tech Savvy

Saturday, April 18, 2015 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Drop by and meet with a member of the teen tech-savvy team for one-to-one guidance.

Adult Services Room West, HP Library


Saturday, April 18, 2015 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Looking for a fun way to learn about 3D printing, computer programming, robotics, creating mobile apps, gaming, and more? ClubTech is a program designed to encourage curiosity and enthusiasm for STEAM learning. Students in grades 5-8 are invited to join in this hands-on discovery session.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Drop-in Chess

Saturday, April 18, 2015 - 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

Book Nook-Friends of the Library

Saturday, April 18, 2015 - 10:30am to 4:30pm

Friends of the Library Book Sale every Thursday and Saturday on the lower level of the library.

Lower Lobby, HP Library

Earth Day Harmony with Nature

Saturday, April 18, 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Eric Leonardson of the Midwest Society of Acoustic Ecology will introduce the concept of Soundscape Ecology and lead participants in a sound walk. Dress for weather. Meet in the Auditorium. (Ages 8 and up)

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Earth Day Harmony with Nature: Crafts

Saturday, April 18, 2015 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Create a space and the song birds will come! This crafting event for all ages will help make your yard a bird sanctuary.

Auditorium - Meeting Room, HP Library

Meet the Author: An Afternoon with Helene Wecker

Sunday, April 19, 2015 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm

Author Helene Wecker will discuss her debut book, "The Golem and the Jinni", which was selected to be the One Book, One Highland Park title for 2015.

Adult Services Room, HP Library

Spring Tales for Tots

Monday, April 20, 2015 - 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