Happy Birthday, Highland Park

March 11, 2019

Pedestrians, bicyclists and other vehicles navigate the 21st Century Green Bay Road and Trail as Highland Park, Illinois celebrates its sesquicentennial as an Illinois municipality, March 11, 2019. 

Many others traversed the moraines and ravines...

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Consolidated Election -- April 2, 2019

March 11, 2019

On April 2, 2019 Highland Park residents will go to the polls and vote for Highland Park Mayor and City Councilman, Park District of Highland Park Commissioner, Board of Education members for North Shore School District 112 and Township High Schoo...

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Film Showing & Discussion: Catch-22 (1970)

March 4, 2019

Black Comedies film series.

Bob Coscarelli introduces the film Catch-22 and leads a discussion after the showing. The program will take place in the Auditorium on Sunday, March 10, at 2 p.m.

Director Mike Nichols directs a star-studded cast ...

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Film Showing & Discussion: After Hours (1985)

March 4, 2019

Bob Coscarelli introduces the film and leads a discussion after the showing. The program will take place in the Auditorium on Sunday, February 24, at 2 p.m.

Paul Hackett (Griffin Dunne) is a computer operator setting out to meet a date late one n...

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Note for Note music series -- Alfonso Ponticelli and Swing Gitan

March 3, 2019

The Note for Note music series is proud to present Alfonso Ponticelli & Swing Gitan performing their vibrant, upbeat and passionate blend of American Jazz, Gypsy jazz, Flamenco and world folk music.  Voted "Best Jazz Band 2013" in the Chicago R...

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2018 Income Tax Forms

February 2, 2019

The Highland Park Library has recieved a limited number of Federal and State forms and instructions for the 2018 tax year.

From the IRS, we have received the following federal tax forms and instructions:

  • Form 1040 and Schedules 1-6 (all in one ...

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CANCELED Film discussion with Dick Adler

January 30, 2019


Join Dick Adler for a discussion about the film Searching (2018). The event will take place on Wednednesday, January 30, at 7 p.m. in the Auditorium.
After David Kim's sixteen-yea...

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February New Media Programs Just For Kids!

January 28, 2019

3D Printing Club 

Create your own 3D designs to submit for printing on the Library’s 3D printer.  Staff will be on hand to offer assistance. 

Friday, February 1, February 15, 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.  

Ages 9-13.

Registraton required.  Reg...

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Sunday film showing and discussion with Bob Coscarelli

January 20, 2019

Harold and Maude (1971)

On Sunday January 20th at 2:00 PM join Bob Coscarelli for the first film in his series on dark comedies. He will introduce the film and lead a discussion after the showing.

Harold (Bud Cort) is a wealthy young man obs...

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Can you share that recipe?

January 16, 2019

Online, one can find sophisticated recipes, refined and tested at  prestigious institutions like the Milk Street Cooking School, or pinned and posted on various sites by people and communities.   

The cookbook evolved from recipes on palimps...

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