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Spanish Conversation Group

¿Hablas español? Meet at the Library for Spanish conversation. Conversational ability required. This is a drop-in event and no signup is necessary. Location to be announced.

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Foreign Language | Community |

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Highland Park Public Library

Phone: 847-432-0216

Hours
About the library

Opening doors to information and imagination.

 

 

Upcoming events

Tue, Sep 29, 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, Sep 29, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Highland Park Public Library
Learn about the vote by mail process and other voting options. Lake County's top election official will answer your questions about the election so you can cast your vote with confidence.

Tue, Sep 29, 7:30pm - 7:45pm
Virtual Event - Zoom Event
This storytime is planned with your preschooler in mind. Put on your jammies, grab your favorite stuffed friend & settle down for goodnight stories with Miss Deena via Zoom. Registration is required.

Wed, Sep 30, 3:00pm - 3:20pm
Highland Park Public Library
Sing along to some silly songs with Miss Kelly! For even more fun, play along with your own instruments, real or homemade!

Wed, Sep 30, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Virtual Event
Ellen Feldman discusses her new book, "Paris Never Leaves You."
Register

Wed, Sep 30, 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Virtual Event - Zoom Event
Join us this week as week talk about upcoming video games for the fall/winter as well as what we are currently playing! Register for an invitation.

Thu, Oct 01, 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Virtual Event - Zoom Event
Preschoolers and siblings are invited to enjoy two stories and create a craft along with Miss Deena. We will be meeting on Zoom. Registration required.

Thu, Oct 01, 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Highland Park Public Library
Comic Bookclub meets every fourth Thursday at 7:30PM. Details on how to participate will be sent after registration. See the long description for discussion titles!

Fri, Oct 02, 10:30am - 11:00am
Virtual Event - Zoom Event
Preschoolers and siblings are invited to enjoy great stories, puppets, flannel boards, music and activities that foster pre-reading skills and encourage a love of books. Registration required.

Mon, Oct 05, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Virtual Event - Zoom Event
Completion of Beginning French or knowledge of the French alphabet, vocabulary, greetings, simple sentence structure, basic grammar, and pronunciation are prerequisites for this class. 
Register

Mon, Oct 05, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Virtual Event - Zoom Event
This class is designed for beginning students.  Learn the French alphabet, vocabulary, greetings, and simple sentence structure along with basic grammar and pronunciation. 
Register

Tue, Oct 06, 9:00am - 10:00am
Virtual Event - Zoom Event
This class is designed for beginning students. Students will develop the basic language skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing.
Register

Tue, Oct 06, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Virtual Event - Zoom Event
Lake Forest College professor Jim Marquardt discusses foreign policy challenges facing the next president and the differences in the candidates' visions of America's role in the 21st century world.

Tue, Oct 06, 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.
Register

Tue, Oct 06, 7:30pm - 7:45pm
Virtual Event - Zoom Event
This storytime is planned with your preschooler in mind. Put on your jammies, grab your favorite stuffed friend & settle down for goodnight stories with Miss Deena via Zoom. Registration is required.

Tue, Oct 06, 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, Oct 07, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Highland Park Public Library
Is your student participating in virtual learning this year? Feeling overwhelmed? We're here to help!

Wed, Oct 07, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Virtual Event - Zoom Event
Designed for both beginning and experienced poets. In-class writing exercises will challenge your inner muse as we experiment with various poetic forms (rhymed & unrhymed) and sparks for inspiration.
Register

Thu, Oct 08, 9:00am - 10:00am
Virtual Event - Zoom Event
This class is designed for beginning students. Students will develop the basic language skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing.
Register

Thu, Oct 08, 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Virtual Event - Zoom Event
Preschoolers and siblings are invited to enjoy two stories and create a craft along with Miss Deena. We will be meeting on Zoom. Registration required.

Thu, Oct 08, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Virtual Event - Zoom Event
Completion of Beginning French or knowledge of the French alphabet, vocabulary, greetings, simple sentence structure, basic grammar, and pronunciation are prerequisites for this class. 
Register

Thu, Oct 08, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Virtual Event - Zoom Event
This class is designed for beginning students.  Learn the French alphabet, vocabulary, greetings, and simple sentence structure along with basic grammar and pronunciation. 
Register

Fri, Oct 09, 10:30am - 11:00am
Virtual Event - Zoom Event
Preschoolers and siblings are invited to enjoy great stories, puppets, flannel boards, music and activities that foster pre-reading skills and encourage a love of books. Registration required.

Sun, Oct 11, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Virtual Event - Zoom Event
Peter Garino, the artistic director of The Shakespeare Project of Chicago, discusses The First Folio.
Register

Mon, Oct 12, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Highland Park Public Library
Craft with us on Zoom! ¡Crea con nosotros en Zoom!

Mon, Oct 12, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Virtual Event - Zoom Event
Completion of Beginning French or knowledge of the French alphabet, vocabulary, greetings, simple sentence structure, basic grammar, and pronunciation are prerequisites for this class. 
Register

Mon, Oct 12, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Virtual Event - Zoom Event
This class is designed for beginning students.  Learn the French alphabet, vocabulary, greetings, and simple sentence structure along with basic grammar and pronunciation. 
Register

Tue, Oct 13, 9:00am - 10:00am
Virtual Event - Zoom Event
This class is designed for beginning students. Students will develop the basic language skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing.
Register

Tue, Oct 13, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Virtual Event - Zoom Event
Join noted book discussion leader Judy Levin on Zoom as she discusses 'Maybe You Should Talk to Someone' by Lori Gottlieb. Registration required.

Tue, Oct 13, 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.
Register

Tue, Oct 13, 7:30pm - 7:45pm
Virtual Event - Zoom Event
This storytime is planned with your preschooler in mind. Put on your jammies, grab your favorite stuffed friend & settle down for goodnight stories with Miss Deena via Zoom. Registration is required.

Wed, Oct 14, 3:00pm - 3:20pm
Highland Park Public Library
Sing along to some silly songs with Miss Kelly! For even more fun, play along with your own instruments, real or homemade!

Wed, Oct 14, 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 The New Jim Crow by M. Alexander (10th Anniversary ed.).

Wed, Oct 14, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Virtual Event - Zoom Event
Designed for both beginning and experienced poets. In-class writing exercises will challenge your inner muse as we experiment with various poetic forms (rhymed & unrhymed) and sparks for inspiration.
Register

Thu, Oct 15, 9:00am - 10:00am
Virtual Event - Zoom Event
This class is designed for beginning students. Students will develop the basic language skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing.
Register

Thu, Oct 15, 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Virtual Event - Zoom Event
Preschoolers and siblings are invited to enjoy two stories and create a craft along with Miss Deena. We will be meeting on Zoom. Registration required.

Thu, Oct 15, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Virtual Event - Zoom Event
Completion of Beginning French or knowledge of the French alphabet, vocabulary, greetings, simple sentence structure, basic grammar, and pronunciation are prerequisites for this class. 
Register

Thu, Oct 15, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Virtual Event - Zoom Event
This class is designed for beginning students.  Learn the French alphabet, vocabulary, greetings, and simple sentence structure along with basic grammar and pronunciation. 
Register

Fri, Oct 16, 10:30am - 11:00am
Virtual Event - Zoom Event
Preschoolers and siblings are invited to enjoy great stories, puppets, flannel boards, music and activities that foster pre-reading skills and encourage a love of books. Registration required.

Mon, Oct 19, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Virtual Event - Zoom Event
Completion of Beginning French or knowledge of the French alphabet, vocabulary, greetings, simple sentence structure, basic grammar, and pronunciation are prerequisites for this class. 
Register

Mon, Oct 19, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Virtual Event - Zoom Event
This class is designed for beginning students.  Learn the French alphabet, vocabulary, greetings, and simple sentence structure along with basic grammar and pronunciation. 
Register

Tue, Oct 20, 9:00am - 10:00am
Virtual Event - Zoom Event
This class is designed for beginning students. Students will develop the basic language skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing.
Register

Tue, Oct 20, 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.
Register

Tue, Oct 20, 7:30pm - 7:45pm
Virtual Event - Zoom Event
This storytime is planned with your preschooler in mind. Put on your jammies, grab your favorite stuffed friend & settle down for goodnight stories with Miss Deena via Zoom. Registration is required.

Wed, Oct 21, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Highland Park Public Library
Join the Library and Go Green HP on Zoom to discuss Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver. Registration required.

Wed, Oct 21, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Virtual Event - Zoom Event
Designed for both beginning and experienced poets. In-class writing exercises will challenge your inner muse as we experiment with various poetic forms (rhymed & unrhymed) and sparks for inspiration.
Register

Wed, Oct 21, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Highland Park Public Library
Social worker and childhood development specialist, Grazyna Jakubowska, will facilitate this session on how to support young children's mental health as families navigate life in Covid-19.

Thu, Oct 22, 9:00am - 10:00am
Virtual Event - Zoom Event
This class is designed for beginning students. Students will develop the basic language skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing.
Register

Thu, Oct 22, 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Virtual Event - Zoom Event
Preschoolers and siblings are invited to enjoy two stories and create a craft along with Miss Deena. We will be meeting on Zoom. Registration required.

Thu, Oct 22, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Virtual Event - Zoom Event
Completion of Beginning French or knowledge of the French alphabet, vocabulary, greetings, simple sentence structure, basic grammar, and pronunciation are prerequisites for this class. 
Register

Thu, Oct 22, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Virtual Event - Zoom Event
This class is designed for beginning students.  Learn the French alphabet, vocabulary, greetings, and simple sentence structure along with basic grammar and pronunciation. 
Register

Fri, Oct 23, 10:30am - 11:00am
Virtual Event - Zoom Event
Preschoolers and siblings are invited to enjoy great stories, puppets, flannel boards, music and activities that foster pre-reading skills and encourage a love of books. Registration required.

Tue, Oct 27, 9:00am - 10:00am
Virtual Event - Zoom Event
This class is designed for beginning students. Students will develop the basic language skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing.
Register

Tue, Oct 27, 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.
Register

Tue, Oct 27, 7:30pm - 7:45pm
Virtual Event - Zoom Event
This storytime is planned with your preschooler in mind. Put on your jammies, grab your favorite stuffed friend & settle down for goodnight stories with Miss Deena via Zoom. Registration is required.