Events

The HPL calendar lists upcoming library events. This is where you can look at upcoming events and register for the events you are interested in. To regsiter for an event, click on the event you are interested in then click on the "Register for Event"  link at the end of the page. You will be brought to a new window where you can register.

October 2020

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Monthly Teen Genre Challenge
Monthly Teen Genre Challenge Oct 01, 2020 - 9:00am

Join the Genre Challenge! Each month, the teen services department at HPL will focus on a new genre. Read a book from that genre and do the activities to be eligible for prizes. For grades 7 thru...

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For: Teens Location: 14824
9:00am
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K-2 Storytime (ZOOM)
K-2 Storytime (ZOOM) Oct 01, 2020 - 6:30pm - 7:00pm

This storytime is for children in grades K-2. We will read books, discuss basic reading comprehension, and have fun! Wear pajamas, bring your favorite stuffed animal, and get cozy to read with...

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For: Kids Location: 14844
6:30pm - 7:00pm
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Baby Bloomers (ZOOM)
Baby Bloomers (ZOOM) Oct 02, 2020 - 10:00am - 10:30am

Baby Bloomers is designed for birth-2 years and their caregivers. Easy fingerplays, songs, and stories will be featured. This virtual program will be on Zoom. Registration is required to receive...

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For: Kids Location: 14854
10:00am - 10:30am
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Preschool Storytime (ZOOM)
Preschool Storytime (ZOOM) Oct 02, 2020 - 11:00am - 11:30am

Develop a love of reading at our Preschool Storytime! This program is designed for 3 to 5 year olds who will participate in activities including games, songs, and stories. Registration is required...

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For: Kids Location: 14864
11:00am - 11:30am
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Rising Readers (ZOOM)
Rising Readers (ZOOM) Oct 06, 2020 - 11:00am - 11:30am

Rising Readers storytime is a program designed for babies to 6 years old. This program is virtual on ZOOM. Please register to get the weekly ZOOM links.

For: Kids Location: 14835
11:00am - 11:30am
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1st Tuesday Book Discussion
1st Tuesday Book Discussion Oct 06, 2020 - 7:30pm - 8:45pm

The 1st Tuesday book group meets every month at 7:30 p.m.

For: Discussion Groups Location: MultiPurpose Room 14278
7:30pm - 8:45pm
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Intro To... New Wave
Intro To... New Wave Oct 07, 2020 (All day)

<font size="4"><br><br>Join us for a virtual presentation of musical favorites in a variety of genres!<br><br>Watch the self-guided video presentation at...

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For: Adults Location: 14727
(All day)
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K-2 Storytime (ZOOM)
K-2 Storytime (ZOOM) Oct 08, 2020 - 6:30pm - 7:00pm

This storytime is for children in grades K-2. We will read books, discuss basic reading comprehension, and have fun! Wear pajamas, bring your favorite stuffed animal, and get cozy to read with...

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For: Kids Location: 14845
6:30pm - 7:00pm
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Baby Bloomers (ZOOM)
Baby Bloomers (ZOOM) Oct 09, 2020 - 10:00am - 10:30am

Baby Bloomers is designed for birth-2 years and their caregivers. Easy fingerplays, songs, and stories will be featured. This virtual program will be on Zoom. Registration is required to receive...

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For: Kids Location: 14855
10:00am - 10:30am
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Preschool Storytime (ZOOM)
Preschool Storytime (ZOOM) Oct 09, 2020 - 11:00am - 11:30am

Develop a love of reading at our Preschool Storytime! This program is designed for 3 to 5 year olds who will participate in activities including games, songs, and stories. Registration is required...

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For: Kids Location: 14865
11:00am - 11:30am
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Anime Fandom Connection - BENTO DEMO & RAFFLE
Anime Fandom Connection - BENTO DEMO & RAFFLE Oct 09, 2020 - 3:30pm - 4:30pm

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For: Teens Location: Meeting Room 14433
3:30pm - 4:30pm
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Native Harvest: Registration Required
Native Harvest: Registration Required Oct 10, 2020 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm



Join Kim Sigafus whose Ojibwa name, "Bekaadiziikwe"
means, "Quiet Woman" for a celebration of the Native Harvest.

REGISTER AT THE LINK. You will...

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For: Adults Location: Meeting Room 14128
1:30pm - 2:30pm
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Make It Mondays
Make It Mondays Oct 12, 2020 - 4:00pm

Do you like to do crafts? Are you bored or tired of looking at your monitor all day during the pandemic? Register to get a craft kit that you can pick up at the curbside pickup and work on at home...

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For: Teens Location: 14767
4:00pm
Teens
 
 
Rising Readers (ZOOM)
Rising Readers (ZOOM) Oct 13, 2020 - 11:00am - 11:30am

Rising Readers storytime is a program designed for babies to 6 years old. This program is virtual on ZOOM. Please register to get the weekly ZOOM links.

For: Kids Location: 14836
11:00am - 11:30am
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Chicago Architecture-Registration Required
Chicago Architecture-Registration Required Oct 13, 2020 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm


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For: Adults Location: 14795
7:00pm - 8:00pm
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Intro To... Hits from the Italian Diaspora
Intro To... Hits from the Italian Diaspora Oct 14, 2020 (All day)

<font size="4"><br><br>Join us for a virtual presentation of musical favorites in a variety of genres!<br><br>Watch the self-guided video presentation at...

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For: Adults Location: 14728
(All day)
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Cookies & Comics : Spooky Stories
Cookies & Comics : Spooky Stories Oct 15, 2020 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

<font size="4">Let's talk comics!<br /><br />This month's Cookies & Comics is all about spookiness! Read one or two graphic novels that have mystery,...

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For: Family/All Ages Location: 14806
6:00pm - 7:00pm
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K-2 Storytime (ZOOM)
K-2 Storytime (ZOOM) Oct 15, 2020 - 6:30pm - 7:00pm

This storytime is for children in grades K-2. We will read books, discuss basic reading comprehension, and have fun! Wear pajamas, bring your favorite stuffed animal, and get cozy to read with...

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For: Kids Location: 14846
6:30pm - 7:00pm
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Trivia Night via Crowdpurr
Trivia Night via Crowdpurr Oct 15, 2020 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Tonight's url is crowd.live/PRXMP<br /><br />Join us on Crowdpurr for a virtual battle of the brains! Anyone can play, but if you would like to compete for prizes, please register...

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For: Adults Location: 14799
7:00pm - 8:00pm
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Third Thursday Book Discussion Group
Third Thursday Book Discussion Group Oct 15, 2020 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

The Third Thursday group, with Lisa as facilitator, meets at 7:00 p.m. the third Thursday of most months. Lisa can be reached at 708-798-0121 ext 237 or ...

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For: Discussion Groups Location: MultiPurpose Room 14147
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Discussion Groups
 
 
Baby Bloomers (ZOOM)
Baby Bloomers (ZOOM) Oct 16, 2020 - 10:00am - 10:30am

Baby Bloomers is designed for birth-2 years and their caregivers. Easy fingerplays, songs, and stories will be featured. This virtual program will be on Zoom. Registration is required to receive...

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For: Kids Location: 14856
10:00am - 10:30am
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Preschool Storytime (ZOOM)
Preschool Storytime (ZOOM) Oct 16, 2020 - 11:00am - 11:30am

Develop a love of reading at our Preschool Storytime! This program is designed for 3 to 5 year olds who will participate in activities including games, songs, and stories. Registration is required...

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For: Kids Location: 14866
11:00am - 11:30am
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Pumpkin Decorating Contest - DROP OFF
Pumpkin Decorating Contest - DROP OFF Oct 17, 2020 - 10:00am - 2:00pm

Drop off your pumpkins for the Pumpkin Decorating Contest!!<br /><br />Want to participate, but didn't get a pumpkin from the library? YES, you can bring your own pumpkin! <br...

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For: Family/All Ages Location: Meeting Room 14119
10:00am - 2:00pm
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Self-Care Saturday for Teens
Self-Care Saturday for Teens Oct 17, 2020 - 2:00pm - 2:30pm

Are you overwhelmed due to all the changes brought on by the pandemic? Are you stressed with going to school virtually? Join us for a half hour of relaxation techniques, demonstrations of self-...

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For: Teens Location: 14777
2:00pm - 2:30pm
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Big & Little Craft: Caramel Apples -REGISTRATION REQUIRED!
Big & Little Craft: Caramel Apples -REGISTRATION REQUIRED! Oct 19, 2020 - 3:00pm

<br><br><font size="4">Get crafty in the kitchen with the big/little in your life and make some yummy caramel apples.<br><br>Each kit will include supplies...

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For: Family/All Ages Location: 14880
3:00pm
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Rising Readers (ZOOM)
Rising Readers (ZOOM) Oct 20, 2020 - 11:00am - 11:30am

Rising Readers storytime is a program designed for babies to 6 years old. This program is virtual on ZOOM. Please register to get the weekly ZOOM links.

For: Kids Location: 14837
11:00am - 11:30am
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Intro To... Conscious Hip Hop
Intro To... Conscious Hip Hop Oct 21, 2020 (All day)

<font size="4"><br><br>Join us for a virtual presentation of musical favorites in a variety of genres!<br><br>Watch the self-guided video presentation at...

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For: Adults Location: 14729
(All day)
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STEAM KIT - Balloon Rockets
STEAM KIT - Balloon Rockets Oct 22, 2020 - 4:00pm

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For: Kids Location: 14790
4:00pm
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K-2 Storytime (ZOOM)
K-2 Storytime (ZOOM) Oct 22, 2020 - 6:30pm - 7:00pm

This storytime is for children in grades K-2. We will read books, discuss basic reading comprehension, and have fun! Wear pajamas, bring your favorite stuffed animal, and get cozy to read with...

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For: Kids Location: 14847
6:30pm - 7:00pm
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Baby Bloomers (ZOOM)
Baby Bloomers (ZOOM) Oct 23, 2020 - 10:00am - 10:30am

Baby Bloomers is designed for birth-2 years and their caregivers. Easy fingerplays, songs, and stories will be featured. This virtual program will be on Zoom. Registration is required to receive...

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For: Kids Location: 14857
10:00am - 10:30am
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Preschool Storytime (ZOOM)
Preschool Storytime (ZOOM) Oct 23, 2020 - 11:00am - 11:30am

Develop a love of reading at our Preschool Storytime! This program is designed for 3 to 5 year olds who will participate in activities including games, songs, and stories. Registration is required...

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For: Kids Location: 14867
11:00am - 11:30am
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Tiny Picassos -- REGISTRATION REQUIRED!
Tiny Picassos -- REGISTRATION REQUIRED! Oct 24, 2020 - 11:00am - 11:45am

<br><br><font size="4">Tiny Picassos is back! Come learn about a famous artist with us and complete a project in their style.<br /><br>We will have a supply...

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For: Kids Location: 14882
11:00am - 11:45am
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Rising Readers (ZOOM)
Rising Readers (ZOOM) Oct 27, 2020 - 11:00am - 11:30am

Rising Readers storytime is a program designed for babies to 6 years old. This program is virtual on ZOOM. Please register to get the weekly ZOOM links.

For: Kids Location: 14838
11:00am - 11:30am
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Alzheimer's Association
Alzheimer's Association Oct 27, 2020 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Learn about the 10 warning signs of Alzheimer's. This event will be held on zoom. You must register. Once you register you will automatically receive the link to the event. <br /><br...

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For: Adults Location: 14884
6:30pm - 7:30pm
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Intro To... Halloween Songs
Intro To... Halloween Songs Oct 28, 2020 (All day)

<font size="4"><br><br>Join us for a virtual presentation of musical favorites in a variety of genres!<br><br>Watch the self-guided video presentation at...

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For: Adults Location: 14730
(All day)
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Pre-K Craft (GRAB AND GO)
Pre-K Craft (GRAB AND GO) Oct 29, 2020 - 4:00pm

Register for a crafting kit designed especially for our Pre-K readers, ages 3-5. Kits include instructions and supplies for two fun, simple crafts. <br /><br />Please register each...

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For: Kids Location: 14810
4:00pm
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K-2 Storytime (ZOOM)
K-2 Storytime (ZOOM) Oct 29, 2020 - 6:30pm - 7:00pm

This storytime is for children in grades K-2. We will read books, discuss basic reading comprehension, and have fun! Wear pajamas, bring your favorite stuffed animal, and get cozy to read with...

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For: Kids Location: 14848
6:30pm - 7:00pm
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Baby Bloomers (ZOOM)
Baby Bloomers (ZOOM) Oct 30, 2020 - 10:00am - 10:30am

Baby Bloomers is designed for birth-2 years and their caregivers. Easy fingerplays, songs, and stories will be featured. This virtual program will be on Zoom. Registration is required to receive...

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For: Kids Location: 14858
10:00am - 10:30am
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Preschool Storytime (ZOOM)
Preschool Storytime (ZOOM) Oct 30, 2020 - 11:00am - 11:30am

Develop a love of reading at our Preschool Storytime! This program is designed for 3 to 5 year olds who will participate in activities including games, songs, and stories. Registration is required...

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For: Kids Location: 14868
11:00am - 11:30am
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Gaming Night for Teens- On Zoom
Gaming Night for Teens- On Zoom Oct 30, 2020 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Participate in a virtual Escape Room.<br /><br />If you plan on participating or joining, please register with your email. Ms.Mary will then send you a link to ZOOM on the day of the...

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For: Teens Location: F.O.R.T. 14498
6:00pm - 8:00pm
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