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4G LTE Mobile Hotspots are now available!

4G LTE Mobile Hotspots are now available!


Mobile Hotspots are now available for checkout to all Highland Park Public Library cardholders ages 14 and up. This allows patrons to “check out” internet service from the Library — absolutely free. 

  • Compatible with most Wi-Fi-enabled devices Including laptops, game consoles, smartphones and more.
  • Provides Wi-Fi connectivity for up to 10 compatible devices.
  • Operates on 4G LTE networks so you can stay connected with ease. 

Discover Your Family's Story

Discover Your Family's Story


Find ancestors in the complete set of U.S. Federal Census images from 1790-1940, including name indexes. In-Library use only.


When did those significant life changing events happen in your ancestors life? Search our Vital Records to find out. In-Library use only.


Did your ancestors serve in the Military? Our collection of military records holds the answers. In-Library use only.

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When did your ancestors arrive in the U.S.? And how did they get here? Search our passenger lists and other immigration records to learn more. In-Library use only.

TechConnect

TechConnect


We are your neighborhood technology center.

  • Get help navigating that new gadget
  • Find a computer to use when yours is in for repair.
  • Access the latest technologies like 3D printing, augmented reality headsets, and mobile webcams
  • Use our Digital Media Center to transform your old media such as photos, slides, or VHS tapes to the latest formats.
  • Borrow a projector for your next meeting.
  • Develop a website or create a podcast. 
  • And much more.

You can do it all at the Library. Contact our New Media Department at 847-681-7032 for your technology needs.

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