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Support the Library

The Highland Park Public Library has been a trusted part of the community’s social fabric for more than 125 years, providing diverse opportunities for lifelong learning, literary and cultural enrichment, and an introduction to, and guidance with, technology. We open doors to information and imagination, encourage social inclusion and equity, foster civic engagement, create a bridge to local resources, and even strengthen economic vitality within the community. Gifts to the Highland Park Public Library are tax-deductible (EIN # 36-6005925).

Make a donation today and join us in ensuring the Library remains the most vibrant and welcoming place in Highland Park for years to come.

Giving Options

By supporting the Highland Park Public Library, you make a statement about the value of free and accessible learning opportunities—for all Highland Parkers. All gifts are tax deductible.

There are a variety of ways to support the Library with a tax deductible gift.

Honorary & Memorial Gifts

Tribute gifts are a wonderful way to acknowledge someone special and the Library at the same time. Honor a friend or loved one’s birthday, wedding, anniversary, or other special occasion with a gift to the Library. We also welcome memorial gifts.

Sustaining Gift

A sustaining gift ensures that the Library has reliable support to offer the most current books, classes, and other essential services all year round.

Friends of the Highland Park Public Library

The Friends of the Highland Park Public Library is a volunteer organization dedicated to enhancing the Library. With contributions from community members, the Friends of the Library fund programs, services, items, and new technology above and beyond the Library’s budget. Your annual membership helps to enhance the Library for you, your family, your neighbors, and our community.

More about the Friends

Public Program Sponsorship

Each year, the Library hosts more than 1,700 (confirm number) literacy development, cultural enrichment, and lifelong learning public programs for all ages. Program sponsors enjoy benefits such as acknowledgement on promotional materials, speaking opportunities, and verbal recognition at the beginning of the respective program. Sponsorship opportunities can be custom designed.

Contact Heidi Smith at hsmith@hplibrary.org for more information.

Laurel Circle 

Join our circle of valued supporters ($1,500+ level) who believe that the Library is an invaluable part of Highland Park’s literary and cultural fabric. Laurel Circle members receive priority reserved seating for author talks and invitations to special literary receptions.

Contact Heidi Smith at hsmith@hplibrary.org for more information.

Questions? 

For questions or for more information, please contact Heidi Smith, the executive director, at hsmith@hplibrary.org.