Friends Book Nook - Thursdays and Saturdays

Saturday, September 22, 2018 - 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM

Friends Book Nook - lower level lobby

Drop-In Chess

Saturday, September 22, 2018 - 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

Play chess with us on Saturday mornings in the Youth Services Department.

Come meet our new chess expert and challenge him to a game.

This program is for ages 5-14. Children under age 7 must be accompanied by an adult.

No registration required. 

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How-To Fest

Sunday, September 23, 2018 - 1:00 PM

Learn something new!  Try something new!  Do something new!  Attend multiple how-to sessions and demonstrations at the Library.  Leave with new skills, tips, and knowledge. How-to sessions include how to make a button, square dance, make a pi...

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Fall Tales for Tots

Monday, September 24, 2018 - 10:00 AM to 10:30 AM

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 languag...

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Fall Storytime Live!

Monday, September 24, 2018 - 10:45 AM to 11:15 AM

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...

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Know How: Image Restoration

Monday, September 24, 2018 - 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Learn how to digitally turn your faded or scratched photographs back to their normal color and quality. The process is simple and only takes a few clicks. We will also explore a wide range of creative photo filters you can apply to your photograph...

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Storytime, Milk and Cookies at Panera

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 9:30 AM to 10:00 AM

Meet up at Panera in Highland Park (1853 N. 2nd St.) for a special storytime, milk and cookies. Children ages 2 - 5, parents and caregivers are invited the 4th Tuesday of the month. Registration for children is required.

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Volunteer Fair

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Looking for opportunities to volunteer and ways to get involved with community organizations? Meet local organizations and find out about their volunteer needs.

 Presented with the Volunteer Pool of Highland Park.

Registration is not required, ...

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Spanish Conversation Group

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Meet at the library for Spanish conversation. Former high school Spanish teacher, Graciella Napoles, facilitates the discussion. Conversational ability required.  Meets in the Alyce Brenner Room.  This is a drop-in event and no signup is necess...

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SCORE Chicago Mentoring

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Register for a one-on-one mentoring session with a SCORE Chicago counselor at

SCORE counselors are successful executives and business owners who can help you on a wide variety of business issues like financing, market...

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