Upcoming Events

Apr 24 2019 - 10:30am
 Award-winning actress and scholar Leslie Goddard discusses Chicago's candy history.  For most of its history, Chicago produced about one-third of the nation's candy. Those produced or invented here include Brach's caramels, Snickers and Milky Way bars, Wrigley's gum, Cracker Jack, Baby Ruth and... more
Apr 24 2019 - 1:00pm
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LWV Book Discussion 1-2:30pm in the Meeting Room
Apr 24 2019 - 7:00pm
Go Green Highland Park screens the film about farming practices in Illinois and the food revolution in many Chicago restaurants.  A discussion follows the screening. Registration is not required, but if you would like an email reminder, please sign up with your email address. This program takes... more
Apr 25 2019 - 10:00am
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For ages 2 1/2 to 3 1/2 with parent or caregiver. Location: Meeting Room. 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. This class is part of the... more
Apr 25 2019 - 10:30am
Drop by the lower level to purchase gently used books, audiobooks, cds, dvds, vhs tapes and record albums! On non-Book Nook days a smaller selection of books are available for purchase from the Book Nook shelves on the lower and main levels. Funds that are raised by the Friends are used to... more
Apr 25 2019 - 1:30pm
For ages 3 1/2 to 6. Location: Meeting Room. Drop off your independent preschoolers or kindergartners in the Meeting Room 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... more
Apr 25 2019 - 5:00pm
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Register for a one-on-one mentoring session with a North Cook and Lake Counties SCORE counselor at https://northchicago.score.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... more
Apr 25 2019 - 6:30pm
Introductory Square Dancing Class in the Meeting Room 6:30-8:30pm 
Apr 26 2019 - 10:30am
Newborns to walkers with parent or caregiver. Location: Meeting Room. Introduce your baby to the sounds and rhythms of language using stories, music, and rhymes. Delight and stimulate your baby's senses and build a foundation for a lifelong love of books and reading. Each class will end with 1/2... more
Apr 26 2019 - 11:30am
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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.  Meets in the Media:Scape Room.  This is a drop-in event and no signup is necessary, but if you would... more

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Time Items
All day
Feb 28 2019 - 10:00am to 10:30am
Feb 28 2019 - 10:30am to 4:30pm
Feb 28 2019 - 3:45pm to 5:00pm
Feb 28 2019 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Feb 28 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Feb 28 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm