Welcome to the Music Section!

The library collects a wide range of musical styles to appeal to every taste. If there is anything that you would like to suggest for the collection or you would like a recommendation from one of our music experts, please contact us. 

For more information on how to find music, click here.


Get new music

Did you know that Kid Cudi, Rush, Bon Jovi, J. Cole, Tech N9ne, Neil Young, Post Malone, The Rolling Stones, The Weeknd, Prince, Bruno Mars, Faith Hill, and Sting all have new music out this holiday season? 

Did you also know that all of these artists and so much more are now available for free through Hoopla. Have you tried Hoopla? This is a groundbreaking digital media service offered by the library that allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone – and even your TV!

With no waiting, no holds, all of the titles can be streamed immediately, or downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later. Click here for more information. 

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Turn up the heat on your Summer time jams

Every essential summer party needs music! With a Highland Park library card you can download complete albums or individual songs, stream hours of music, create playlists and much more all for FREE.


We offer you two digital music platforms: Freegal and Hoopla. Both have apps for Apple and Android devices or can be accessed from a PC. There are literally hundreds of thousands of songs for you to choose from, so get started now. In the mean time here are five albums selected from Hoopla we think will turn the heat up on any Summer time jam:


The Black Keys "Turn Blue"

Nonesuch ENGLISH 2014 45 min 7 sec

Curtis Mayfield "Roots"

Atlantic Records/ATG 1971 53 min 15 sec

Fatboy Slim "Fatboy Slim Present Bem Brasil"

Astralwerks Records 2014 1 hr 49 min 54 sec




Blondie "Blondie 4(0)-Ever: Greatest Hits Deluxe Redux / Ghosts Of Download"

Noble ID, LLC 2014 1 hr 46 min 38 sec

Dave Van Ronk "Live in Monterey"

Omnivore Recordings 2014 55 min 15 sec
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