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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2019 Tax Forms

January 6, 2020

The Library will be receiving tax forms from both the IRS and the Illinois Department of Revenue sometime in February.

IRS Tax Forms and Publications

The Library will receive a limited numer of IRS forms including Form 1040 and Schedules 1-6, th...

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Highland Park Public Library Will Discontinue its Subscription in 2020

December 30, 2019

Beginning 31 December 2019, the Highland Park Public Library will discontinue its subscription to, one of the library’s many popular online learning resources. Though your account will still be active with, you would need a...

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2019 Staff Picks are Here!

December 24, 2019

Annual Staff Picks

Do you wonder what books your library staff loved this year? Look no further than our 2019 Annual Staff Picks

Be on the look out for the print version, coming soon.

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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

The Y...

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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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