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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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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