Welcome to Film & Music Services
Visit the Library's Facebook page for a chance to win Ravinia lawn passes to classical concerts. A limited number of lawn passes will be available to people providing the correct answer to a question. You must have a Facebook account to be able to send messages with your response. For assistance in setting up a Facebook account, please request a Book a Librarian session here.
Looking for some new tunes? The Film & Music Department has you covered. Check out these new additions to our collection.
The Film & Music Department is excited to announce a new podcast series! Each episode will feature interviews with performers from upcoming library events.
Pan's Labyrinth (2006) was nominated for Best Foreign Film in 2007. Bob Coscarelli will introduce the film and lead a discussion after the showing. Sunday, March 19, at 2 p.m. in the Auditorium.
Moonlight (2016) won the Oscar for Best Picture this year in a ceremony that will be remembered for years to come. Dick Adler will lead a discussion on Wednesday, March 22, at 7 p.m. in the Auditorium.
Listen to talented young musicians from Midwest Young Artists Conservatory, a pre-college music school, perform works for wind instruments. The concert will take place on Sunday, March 5, at 2 p.m. in the Auditorium.
Join us on Saturday, February 18, at 2 p.m. in the Auditorium for a spicy mix of Latin, Spanish, Balkan, and classical sounds. Black Oak Ensemble was founded by three multi-award-winning, globe-trotting virtuosi: Goran Ivanovic on guitar, Desirée Ruhstrat on violin, and David Cunliffe on cello. Sponsored by the Friends of the Highland Park Public Library.
Join Bob Coscarelli, professor emeritus College of Lake County, as he explores Magical Realism in film. The series starts this Sunday, January 22 at 2 p.m. in the Auditorium, with Like Water for Chocolate.