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Find books on trauma in the lobby. A wide range of titles are available thanks to the many neighboring libraries who have sent books for immediate checkout.

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

Join us for a series of events to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month throughout Highland Park and Highwood.

Music! Art! Refreshments! Fun for All Ages!

Saturday, October 8, 1 – 4 p.m. at the Library

Learn Something New This Fall With Library U!

Classes include Beginning Italian, Poetry Writing, Poe​try Writing in Spanish, Memoir Writing, Canasta, and Mah Jongg.

Register Now.

Library U is a continuing adult education program made possible by the generous support of the Alvin H. Baum Family Fund. Fees apply for classes.

Here's What's Happening At The Library!

Canceled
Wed, Sep 28, 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Library U Beginning Italian 1-2:30pm

Canceled
Wed, Sep 28, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Library U Beginning Italian 1-2:30pm

Canceled
Wed, Sep 28, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Library U Beginning Italian 1-2:30pm

Wed, Sep 28, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Meeting Room 8
Library U

Wed, Sep 28, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Hoot, hoot! Make and decorate your own unique, wise origami owl to entrust with important information: the page you're up to in your book!

Wed, Sep 28, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Join us for a seminar by Positive Parenting Program to help parents and caregivers with children's feelings of worry and stress.
Register

Thu, Sep 29, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Lower-Level Meeting Room/Auditorium
Thursdays 10:00am-12pm
Registration is now closed

Thu, Sep 29, 10:30am - 11:00am
Let's rock! Join Miss Kelly for a musical storytime where you can make lots of noise. - ¡Vamos a rockear! Únete a la Srta. Kelly para una hora de cuentos musicales en la que podrás hacer mucho ruido.

Thu, Sep 29, 11:00am - 4:00pm
The Friends Book Sale will take place on Thursdays in the lower level lobby from 11am-4pm. Stock up on books and more. - Venta de libros los jueves en el vestíbulo del nivel inferior de 11am a 4pm.

Thu, Sep 29, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Únase a nosotros para un seminario del Programa de Paternidad Positiva para ayudar a los padres y cuidadores con los sentimientos de preocupación y estrés de los niños.
Register

Thu, Sep 29, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Zoom
Award-winning author Erika Sanchez discusses her new memoir.
Register

Rescheduled
Fri, Sep 30, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
New date Friday, September 23, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Spend an hour using Tinkercad to create your own 3D designs.

Sat, Oct 01, 10:00am - 3:00pm
Stock up on gently-used books, DVDs, CDs, and more. The Friends Book Sale will take place on Saturdays in the lower level lobby from 10am-3pm. La venta es los sábados de 10 a. m. a 3 p. m.

Sat, Oct 01, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Come play with us! We'll have a variety of games from Central and South America for you to try. You might learn your new favorite recess game!

Mon, Oct 03, All day
Make your own creepy craft stick spider web, just in time for Halloween! Pick up your materials at the Youth Services Desk, available while supplies last.

Mon, Oct 03, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Lower-Level Meeting Room/Auditorium
10am-12pm Mondays
Registration is now closed

Mon, Oct 03, 5:00pm - 5:45pm
Activity Room
Looking for your next great read? Come check out what books are on the menu! Sample new books and snack on a treat. Registration required. For ages 9-12. Program takes place in the Activity Room

Mon, Oct 03, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room 8
Mindful Meditation-Loving Kindness, Self-compassion, and Gratitude
This event is full

Tue, Oct 04, All day
Make your own creepy craft stick spider web, just in time for Halloween! Pick up your materials at the Youth Services Desk, available while supplies last.

Tue, Oct 04, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Lobby
Outreach

Tue, Oct 04, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Lower-Level Meeting Room/Auditorium
¿Hablas español? Join us for Spanish Conversation - Participe en el grupo de conversación en español.
Register

Tue, Oct 04, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Lower-Level Meeting Room/Auditorium,Activity Room
Join us for a workshop on how to talk to your children after traumatic events.

Wed, Oct 05, All day
Make your own creepy craft stick spider web, just in time for Halloween! Pick up your materials at the Youth Services Desk, available while supplies last.

Wed, Oct 05, 1:00pm - 1:45pm
Activity Room
Join us for fun, hands-on art projects for your little ones. Dress to get messy! Program takes place in the Activity Room. Registration required. For ages 3 to 5 with one caregiver.