Film & Music
Film discussion with Dick Adler - The Wife (2017)
Join Dick Adler for a discussion about The Wife (2017)
Glenn Close stars as the self-effacing wife of a famed novelist (Jonathan Pryce) who is about to be awarded the Nobel Prize for Literarature. The film interweaves the story of the couple's youthful ambition with a portrait of their almost forty years of marriage and shared compromises. This highly acclaimed film was directed by Björn Runge.
The film will be shown on Monday, March 18 and Monday, March 25, at 6:30 p.m.
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Sponsored by The Friends of the Highand Park Public Library.
Film Showing & Discussion: Game Night (2018)
Bob Coscarelli will introduce the film Game Night and lead a discussion after the showing. The program will take place on Sunday, April 7, at 2 p.m., in the Auditorium.
Max and Annie (Jason Bateman and Rachel McAdams) host weekly game nights with friends. But one of the evenings takes an unexpected turn when Max’s brother (Kyle Chandler) plans a murder mystery game. Directed by John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein.
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Presented with Highland Park Senior Center.
Sponsored by Right at Home Senior Care.
Free movies to stream at home with Kanopy and Hoopla
Check out a Roku!
Highland Park Public Library cardholders can stream popular TV shows and movies from Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, and view our digital collection of over 150 movies through the Vudu app.
Check out a Roku with a Highland Park Public Library card, connect it to your television with the included HDMI or AV cables, and start enjoying the world of streaming content! Requires a high-speed wireless internet connection. Available to patrons ages 14 and older.
The loan period for a Roku device is seven (7) days with the chance of one (1) renewal. It can be checked out and returned to our Film & Music Services desk. No returns in the book drops. The late fee is $1/day.
Click here for availability and to reserve a Roku streaming device, or call Film & Music Services at 847/681-7033.