Film Showing & Discussion: Rebel without a Cause (1955)

December 6, 2018

In the last installment of the series of coming of age films, Bob Coscarelli introduces Rebel without a Cause (1955) and leads a discussion after the showing. This program will take place on Sunday December 16th at 2 P.M in the Auditorium.

Jim ...

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Note for Note music series : Lapis Trio

December 5, 2018

The Note for Note music series is proud to present the Lapis Trio. This acoustic group features the compositions of Chicago based jazz guitarist Casey Nielsen, the Lapis Trio draws on his study of the classical guitar and modern jazz. Their ...

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Let us bring your books to you!

November 28, 2018

Curb It!

Place items on hold and when they are ready, call us and say you’d like curbside delivery. We’ll bring them out to you! No more circling for parking or waking that baby who FINALLY fell asleep.

Call 847-432-0216

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Film discussion with Dick Adler - Graduation

November 28, 2018

Graduation (2016)

Join Dick Adler on Wednesday, November 28th at 7 p.m. for an insightful discussion about the film..

This acclaimed film from Palme D'or winning director Cristian Mungiu (4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 days ) follows a doctor (Adrian ...

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Sunday film showings with Bob Coscarelli

November 25, 2018

October Sky  (1999)

Bob Coscarelli introduces the film and leads a discussion after the showing.

The film is based on the true story of former NASA engineer Homer Hickam Jr., a high school student in rural West Virginia who seemed destined to ...

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Check out a Roku!

November 15, 2018


Highland Park Public Library cardholders can stream popular TV shows and movies from Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, and view our digital collection of over 150 movies through the Vudu app.

Check out a Roku with a Highland Park Public Library c...

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Bells of Peace

November 11, 2018

November 11, 1918, in a diary for her son, Norwegian author Cora Sandel (1880-1974) wrote, “Peace, you do not understand it and will never understand it, for war will be unthinkable when you are grown up.”  **  Later, Sandel wrote, “...

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Spied at the library

November 10, 2018

This guy was spotted in the ravine between the library and City Hall today.  Come relax in the comfy chairs near the windows of the Adult Services Room - you never know what you will see! 

Thanks to our librarian Natalie for taking this great p...

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Featured Database of the Month: American Indian History Online

November 9, 2018

Celebrate 15,000+ years of American Indian History and Culture with the American Indian History online database. Access primary sources, overview essays, maps, photos and chapters from print titles by notable historians all expertly written and a...

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Noirvember at the Library

November 9, 2018

Join all the tough guys and mysterious femme fatales for Noirvember, a celebration of all things film noir.. From the 1940's to the 1950's film studios often released low budget crime films and thrillers without major Hollywood stars.  Drawing f...

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