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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2019 Property Assessments

September 20, 2019

Property owners in Lake County will be receiving their 2019 property tax assessment notices soon. The Moraine Township Assessments are scheduled to be published in the Highland Park News and the West Deerfield Township Assessments are scheduled to...

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Join us for Discussions with Davis, Fall 2019

August 28, 2019


Join us for any or all of the following book discussions, led by Davis Schneiderman, Provost and Dean of the Faculty and Professor of English at Lake Forest College.

All sessions in this series will meet in the Brenner Room.


My Parents: ...

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Our 3D Printer is Out of Order

August 13, 2019

The Library's 3D printer is currently out of order.  We are waiting for a replacement part, but do not know when it will arrive.  If you need a 3D print the Northbrook Public Library has a printer which you may use.  https://www.northbrook.inf...

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Introducing Explore More Illinois

June 13, 2019

Just in time for summer vacation you can use your Highland Park library card to reserve passes, discount admissions and other incentives to a variety of museums and attractions across Illinois!  Explore More Illinois is free and accessible from ...

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Film discussion with Dick Adler: Children Act (2017)

June 12, 2019

Join film instructor Dick Adler for an in-depth discussion about the film The Children Act (2017). The program will take place on Wednesday, June 12, at 7 p.m. in the Auditorium. 

London High Court Judge Fiona Maye (Emma Thompson) presides ove...

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Note for Note Music Series: Goran Ivanovic Trio

June 1, 2019

The Highland Park Public Library is proud to present Croatian born Guitarist Goran Ivanovic as part of our Note for Note music series. Goran and his group incorporate Balkan sounds and European classical music with jazz and flamenco. He will b...

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