New Hoopla and Kanopy Monthly Checkout Limits

September 3, 2019

As of August 31, 2019, the monthly checkout limits for hoopla digital and Kanopy have been reduced to 3 checkouts per user per platform.

We understand that this is a disappointing change for some users, but it is necessary due to overwhelming de...

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Announcing the 2019 National Book Award Winners

November 21, 2019

National Book Foundation has announced the National Book Award winners for 2019. The award catagories are fiction, nonfiction, poetry, translated literature, and young people's literature. 



Trust Exercise by Susan Choi


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It's Here! The Highland Park 150 Celebration Sesquicentennial Commemorative Book

November 18, 2019

The Library has six copies of the City's Sesquicentennial Commemorative Book available for checkout.  The book chronicles Highland Park's 150 years with words and pictures.  From the most humble house to the most celebrated architecture, from th...

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Film Showing & Discussion: Easy Rider (1969)

October 27, 2019

Bob Coscarelli introduces the film Easy Rider and leads a discussion after the showing.

Wyatt (Peter Fonda) and Billy (Dennis Hopper) are 'hippie' bikers who sell some dope in Southern California, stash their money away in their gas-tank and set...

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Announcing the 2018 & 2019 Nobel Prize in Literature Winners

October 10, 2019

The Swedish Academy has announced the winners of the Nobel Prize in Literature! Click here to learn more about it!


Nobel Prize in Literature 2018:

Olga Tokarczuk

Click here to read her books in English. Click here to read her books in...

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2019 National Book Award Finalist Announced

October 8, 2019

 National Book Foundation has announced the National Book Award finalists for 2019. The award catagories are fiction, nonfiction, poetry, translated literature, and youn people's literature. The winners will be announced on November 20, 2019. NPR...

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Catalog Downtime: 19-22 October 2019

October 8, 2019

Please join us in welcoming the Indian Trails Public Library District to our catalog!

This means more books, movies, & music are available from 26 libraries.

Our catalog will be down in preparation, so make sure you bring your library card to t...

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Join Us for Book Discussions with Judy Levin, Fall 2019

September 23, 2019
Join us for the following book discussions, lead by noted book discussion leader Judy Levin.
All sessions take place in the Meeting Room.


Inheritance by Dani Shapiro -- Tuesday, October 15, 1pm

In the spring of 2016, through a genealog...

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Note for Note Music Series: KAIA String Quartet

September 21, 2019

NOTE FOR NOTE  Music Series

KAIA String Quartet will perform a classical music concert as a part of the Note for Note music series on Saturday September 21st at 2:00 PM.  Kaia String Quartet is a Chicago-based ensemble devoted to capturing...

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