Film discussion with Dick Adler - Can You Ever Forgive Me? (2018)

May 15, 2019

Join Dick Adler for a discussion about Can You Ever Forgive Me (2018) on Wednesday, May 15, at 7 p.m. in the Auditorium

The story is based on the memoirs of Lee Israel, a best-selling author from the 1970s and '80s. When she realized that she ...

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Do you have a business that is located in Highland Park?

May 6, 2019

If you own a business located in Highland Park you are eligible to receive a Small Business Owner Library Card.

Here are some of the benefits you get from using your Small Business Owner Library Card.

1.  Professional Development


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Note for Note Music Series: Opera and Musical Theater Gems

May 5, 2019

Northwestern University's Bienen School of Music students will present a program of arias and ensembles from opera and musical theater, which will include selections by Gilbert & Sullivan, Puccini, Rossini, Mozart, Sorozábal, Rogers & Hammerstei...

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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.



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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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