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Sunday film showings and discussions with Bob Coscarelli

Sunday film showings and discussions with Bob Coscarelli

The theme for the upcoming Sunday film series is Espionage, starting with Notorious (1946) on Sunday, January 28 at 2 p.m. in the Auditorium.

Alicia (Ingrid Bergman) is recruited by American agent Devlin (Cary Grant) in a plan to seduce and marry Sebastian, the head of a Brazilian neo-Nazi group. After Alicia and Sebastian are married, Devlin admits that he has fallen in love with her. Alicia’s life is in danger when her husband discovers that she is a spy. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock.

Presented with the Highland Park Senior Center.
Sponsored by Warren Barr North Shore.

Introducing Kanopy

Introducing Kanopy

Kanopy is a streaming service offering more than 30,000 titles, including classic and contemporary feature films, award-winning documentaries, educational films, foreign films and much more, with collections from The Great Courses, Criterion, and PBS, among many others.  Highland Park Public Library cardholders may stream up to 10 titles per month. Each is available to stream for 72 hours.

Create an account at
Click on "sign up" and follow the directions.

You may access Kanopy through a variety of devices and platforms, including:

  • Apple TV (4th generation only)

  • Chromecast

  • Roku

  • Android 

  • iOS devices

Upcoming Events

Winter Tales for TotsThu, January 18th - 10:00 AM
Book Nook - Friends of the LibraryThu, January 18th - 10:30 AM
Winter Storytime Live!Thu, January 18th - 1:30 PM
Book MatchThu, January 18th - 3:45 PM
SCORE Chicago MentoringThu, January 18th - 5:00 PM

Archives & Local History

Elm Place School
Lincoln School
Fletcher's Pier (1890s)
D. m. Erskine & Co. (1900)