We Have What You Have Been Asking For!

April 26, 2019

We have had many requests to add a miniDV player to our Digital Media Lab for digitizing projects.  So, after some searching we have gotten a Panosonic Leica MiniDV camera!  Just like our VCR and Video8 camera you can use the Elgato Video Captur...

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Tree City USA

April 26, 2019

"An Act to encourage the planting of trees” became law June 10, 1887 in the State of Illinois.* The first Arbor Day was held the next year, April 22, 1888.*

The earliest recorded plantation events took place in Spain in the 16th century; the ...

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National Volunteer Month

April 24, 2019

April is National Volunteer Month! For ideas on how to get involved, see our book display in the lobby through the end of April. Your service project can be one of the 150 (or more!) celebrating the 150th anniversary of Highland Park.

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2019 Pulitzer Prize Winners

April 16, 2019

The Pulitzer Prize Winners were announced on April 15, 2019.

Fiction:

Nonfiction:

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Black Oak Ensemble: Silenced Voices

April 14, 2019

The Note for Note music series is proud to present Black Oak Ensemble (Desirée Ruhstrat, violin, Aurélien Pederzoli, viola, David Cunliffe, cello) in a program of music written by composers brutally silenced during the pogroms and the Holocaus...

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Night of Italian Songs: Gianni Coletta and Linda Iovino

April 10, 2019

Linda Iovino photoCelebrate our Italian Community and Highland Park's 150th Anniversary with an evening of Italian songs, perfomed by tenor Gianni Coletta and Linda Iovino, accordion. This event will take place in the Adult Services Room on Wednesday, April 10, a...

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Film Showing & Discussion: Game Night (2018)

April 7, 2019

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 ...

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Autism Awareness Month

April 2, 2019

A neurodevelopmental disorder that manifests in many ways, autism spectrum disorder (ASD) affect 1 in 59 children, according to the CDC.  Autism occurs worldwide and affects people across all racial, ethnic and socioeconomic groups. Autism is a ...

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Film discussion with Dick Adler - The Wife (2017)

March 27, 2019

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 ...

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National Book Critics Circle Awards Announced

March 15, 2019

The winners of the  National Book Critics Circle Awards are:

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