Welcome to the Audio-Visual Department!
Opening September 23, 2014, the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago’s exhibit David Bowie Is presents a retrospective of the career of David Bowie. Featuring over 400 artifacts from his life and performances, the exhibit focuses on his creative vision and blending of mediums including fashion, sound, graphics, theater, and film.
The next time you are in the library, please take a moment to stop by the Audio-Visual Department and browse our newly reorganized display of Ravinia Festival posters. Produced annually to commemorate the event, our collection of 45 posters featuring natural, musical, and artistic themes in an array of visual styles dates back to 1972. Let us know what you think!
As we mourn the loss of two of our greatest entertainers, relive some of their classic performances at the library. The following DVDs and Blu-Ray discs can be found in our Adult and Youth film sections.
Highland Park Public Library patrons can enjoy the benefits of borrowing, downloading, and streaming music from our online digital media services Hoopla and Freegal. All you need is your library card! Check out some of the upcoming Ravinia artists you can listen to on your smartphone, tablet, or computer.
Get a sneak peak at our upcoming film discussion series starting in September! Bob Coscarelli’s Sunday film series will feature four selections centered on the theme of Women in Peril, while Dick Adler will discuss two highly regarded, recently released foreign films.
We are pleased to announce that the library’s online Freegal music service now allows patrons to download five songs per week. That’s right, five MP3s that are yours to download and keep, forever! All you need is your Highland Park Public Library card.
The 2014 Ravinia calendar has been released and tickets are on sale now. Some of this year's big name performers include Carrie Underwood, James Taylor, and Crosby, Stills & Nash. Visit our new Ravinia 2014 board on the AV Pinterest page to browse the artists and find links to their music in our catalog!