2018 Grammy Nominations

November 30, 2017

Here are some of the nominated songs and albums that are available in the Film and Music collection.

Album Of The Year

Awaken My Love -- Childish Gambino

4:44 --  Jay-Z

Damn -- Kendrick Lamar

Melodrama -- Lorde

24K Magic -- Bruno Mars


Read more

Award winning books for 2017

November 29, 2017

Have you read the National Book Award winners Sing Unburied Sing, The Future is History, Far From the Tree and Half-light: Collected Poems 1965-2016?& You may want to check out these other 2017 award winners

In 1935, poet and philanthropist Edith...

Read more

Learn a New Skill

October 23, 2017

Learn a new skill using Lynda.com, an online education resource that offers thousands of video courses in design, software, business skills, and more. A Highland Park Public Library card is required to get access to this resource.

See Lynda.com.


Read more

Get Help From Expert Tutors

October 12, 2017

Library members can now take certification practice tests for computer programming languages: C++, JavaScript, Java, and SQL.

Whether you need help with an assignment or need to master a key academic skill, expert tutors are just a click away....

Read more

Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth

October 11, 2017

Reading Level: Grade 3-6

Ever since his grandfather was taken away, Prez Mellows has cycled in and out of foster homes.  He had just been welcomed by the Blythe family for a summer stay at their farm, when a kilt wearing alien shows up at the...

Read more

Get Excited for Fall @ the Library

September 21, 2017

Monday, September 11th: Kids ages 3-6 and a caregiver are invited to explore Life in a Pond with our friends from the Park District of Highland Park! The program starts @ 10:45am in the Library meeting room, no registration required!

Thursday, S...

Read more

LISTEN- Note for Note Podcast Episode Two

September 18, 2017

This episode features an interview with Highland Park resident and owner of the Sirens Records, Steven B. Dolins.


Events featured in this podcast:

Sunday, September 24th, 2 pm- Erwin Helfer
Saturday, November 4th, 2 pm- Pastor Donald Gay


Read more

Online Magazines

August 24, 2017

Convenient, easy to use, and free. Check out the list of online magazines available from RBdigital.

Read more

Introducing LIBBY — to manage your ematerials

August 15, 2017

Libby streamlines the functions of the original Overdrive app and makes the process of finding, downloading and reading e-books and e-audiobooks a bit easier! You can bring your tablet or phone to the Library and we’ll help you get started with ...

Read more

Lollapalooza Artists Available Right Now On Hoopla

August 15, 2017

So many of your favorite bands and musicians from the 2017 Lollapalooza lineup are available right now on Hoopla! All you need is a Highland Park library card to stream music on your smart phone or computer.

Read more