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Welcome to 2020

Adult & Teen Summer Reading!


Welcome to 2020 Adult & Teen Summer Reading!

Summer Reading 2020 runs from 15 June - 31 August 2020. 

Sign-up to be eligible for prizes and take a peek at our Summer Reading 2020 Bingo Card. Each line through the Bingo Card counts as an entry into winning one of our Summer Reading 2020 prizes!

Questions? Contact us at (847) 681-7031 or email us at HPPLA@hplibrary.org

Adult & Teen Summer Reading Registration 
Summer Events for Adults
Thu, Dec 03, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Virtual Event - Zoom Event
This class is designed for students who have at least 3 years of HS Spanish or college level Spanish, and it will be conducted entirely in Spanish with emphasis on speaking, listening, and reading.

Thu, Dec 03, 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Highland Park Public Library
Comic Bookclub meets monthly on a Thursday at 7:30PM. Details on how to participate will be sent after registration. See the long description for discussion titles!

Mon, Dec 07, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Highland Park Public Library
Book Discussion. Davis Schneiderman, Provost and Dean of the Faculty and Professor of English at Lake Forest College, leads the discussion of On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous by Ocean Vuong.

Tue, Dec 08, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Highland Park Public Library
What is your story? Your life experience is the story that only you can tell. Examples of successful memoirs are discussed as well as techniques for organizing your thoughts and putting them on paper.

Wed, Dec 09, 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Virtual Event - Zoom Event
Join us as we talk about the games we are currently playing, the best games to buy for the holidays, gaming gift ideas, and our picks for best of the year! Register for an invitation.

Thu, Dec 10, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Virtual Event - Zoom Event
This class is designed for students who have at least 3 years of HS Spanish or college level Spanish, and it will be conducted entirely in Spanish with emphasis on speaking, listening, and reading.

Fri, Dec 11, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Highland Park Public Library
Do you know the difference between gillyweed and bubotubers? Are you polishing off your Patronus charm? Bring your History of Magic textbook to this virtual trivia event! For students in grades 6-8.

Tue, Dec 15, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Virtual Event - Zoom Event
Love to read? Always looking for book recommendations or your next book club title? Meet fellow bibliophiles at Readers' Round Table! This will be an online discussion. Register for an invite.

Tue, Dec 15, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Highland Park Public Library
What is your story? Your life experience is the story that only you can tell. Examples of successful memoirs are discussed as well as techniques for organizing your thoughts and putting them on paper.

Tue, Dec 15, 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Highland Park Public Library
Try out recipes from each meeting's cookbook selection, then discuss your experience on Zoom with fellow foodies.

Wed, Dec 16, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Virtual Event - Zoom
Chicago Tribune's Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Mary Schmich discusses her book, a collection of her columns.
Register

Thu, Dec 17, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Virtual Event - Zoom Event
This class is designed for students who have at least 3 years of HS Spanish or college level Spanish, and it will be conducted entirely in Spanish with emphasis on speaking, listening, and reading.

Tue, Dec 29, 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Highland Park Public Library
Try out recipes from each meeting's cookbook selection, then discuss your experience on Zoom with fellow foodies.

Adult Summer Reading Bingo Card

   

     

    

Presidential Reading Recommendations Great Mystery Books Movies on kanopy Movies on hoopla Books We've Loved
Opposing Viewpoints Database Online Programming True Crime Reads Books from Shelf-Isolation Books Adapted to Film
Listen to New Music Environmental Science Books Register for a Library Card Lake County Voter Power Recommended Teen Books
Documentaries on kanopy Documentaries on hoopla Books Set Abroad or In Translation Books about History & Politics Online Databases
Reserve What You Want via the Catalog Virtual Museum Tours Readers' Round Table Leaders of Country Books That are Out of This World