Typing Basics

Thursday, May 9, 2019 - 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Have you always wished that you could type more efficiently? Want to learn how to type without looking at your keyboard? This introductory class is meant for you! Join us to improve your typing confidence and speed. Walk-ins are welcome. Reg...

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Square Dancing Session 1

Thursday, May 9, 2019 - 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Square Dancing Session 1 in the Meeting Room 6:30-8:30pm

5/2, 5/9, 5/16, 5/23, 5/30, 6/6, 6/13, 6/20, 6/27

Cost: $90

Spring Baby Booktime

Friday, May 10, 2019 - 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM

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 o...

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Spanish Literary Club

Friday, May 10, 2019 - 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

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...

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Friends Book Nook Saturdays

Saturday, May 11, 2019 - 10:30 AM to 4:20 PM

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.


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Drop-In Chess

Saturday, May 11, 2019 - 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

Play chess on Saturday mornings in the Youth Services Department. This program is for ages 5-14. Children under age 7 must be accompanied by an adult. No registration required. 

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Streaming Movies

Saturday, May 11, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Do you wish you could watch more movies online without paying for more subscriptions? Join us to learn about Hoopla and Kanopy, two streaming services that you have access to with your Highland Park Library card. Walk-ins are welcome. Registratio...

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"The Roaring Girl" Theatrical Reading

Sunday, May 12, 2019 - 12:30 PM

Equity actors from The Shakespere Project of Chicago perform a theatrical reading of Thomas Dekker's and Thomas Middleton's city comedy. It is a fictionalized dramatization of the life of Mary Frith aka Moll Cutpurse, a notorious criminal who dr...

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Mindfulness and Meditation Apps

Sunday, May 12, 2019 - 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM

Do you need to destress but find you have limited time for self-care? Join us for an introduction to guided meditation apps that can help you clear your mind and unwind, even when you only have 5-10 minutes to yourself. Walk-ins are welcome. Regis...

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My Yoga Time

Monday, May 13, 2019 - 10:45 AM to 11:15 AM

Children ages 3-6, accompanied by an adult, are invited to stretch, breathe and move at their very own yoga time. Our friends from Banner Day Camp will be here to lead this introductory practice. Please drop in, no need to register.

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