Banned Books Week, September 27 to October 3, promotes awareness of challenges to library materials and celebrates freedom of speech. This year, you can vote for your favorite banned or challenged book. A ballot is available on the Big Touch across from the checkout desk. If you can't make it to the library, you can vote from your computer by clicking here .
Did you know the library gives you access to numerous online courses. Some of the topics include areas like acoustics, blogs, filmmaking, music notation, Microsoft Office, or iPhone basics. Check out the complete online course offerings from Lynda.com and start learning today.
Enhance your language learning by watching a film using Mango Premiere. Mango teaches you to understand both written text and speech with full subtitles in both languages as the movie plays. Try this new and interesting way to learn a language today.
You can now listen to My Media Mall Overdrive audiobooks directly from any web browser. There are no downloads or software required. This streaming audiobook player works on computers, tablets, and mobile devices.
View this special exhibit that focuses on the world’s largest fresh water asset and the environmental restoration and economic renewal of the cities and ecosystem around it including six miles of Highland Park shoreline. The exhibit will be in the Adult Services Department through September.
Hoopla now offers a new way to view eComics called Action View. To enhance the reading experience of their eComic collection, this new feature enables readers to view and navigate comics page-by-page or panel-by-panel.
A new app is now available for Android and Apple devices that makes checking out eMagazines through Zinio much easier. Check out some of your favorite magazines with this special library app, login only once using your library account, and download them onto your iOS or Android device to read anytime, online or offline.
You can now read eMagazines checked out through Zinio immediately in your web browser using their Instant Reader. No software or downloads are required. Simply click Checkout Now and begin reading your eMagazine.
Read Superman, Batman, and other ebooks from DC Comics on your smartphone or tablet.
Want to eliminate household or business paperwork, be green and protect your identity? Bring your documents to be shredded (3-4 boxes per person) and unwanted electronics to the Shred Event with Electronic Recycling co-sponsored by The American Enterprise Bank and the Highland Park Public Library. This event will be held on Saturday, June 27, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. to noon at the American Enterprise Bank Highland Park Branch, 1725 N. McGovern St.