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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.


Ways to Give

Donations can be made online, dropped off at the Library Administration Office, or mailed to 494 Laurel Ave., Highland Park, IL 60035.

Giving Options 

Tax-Deductible Gift

By supporting the Library with an unrestricted gift, you make a statement about the value of free and accessible learning opportunities—for all Highland Parkers.

Recurring Gift

With a monthly or quarterly recurring gift, selecting this type of donation ensures the Library has reliable support to offer the most current books, classes, and other essential services all year round.

Honorary & Memorial Gifts

Honor a friend or loved one’s birthday, wedding, anniversary, or other special occasion with a gift to HPPL. We also welcome memorial donations.

Public Program Sponsorship

Each year, the Library hosts more than 1,700 literacy development, cultural enrichment, and lifelong learning public programs for all ages. Program funders enjoy benefits such as naming rights and logo placement on promotional materials, speaking opportunities, and verbal recognition at the beginning of the respective program. Contact Jane Conway at to discuss sponsorship opportunities.

Become a Laurel Circle Member

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. 

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