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 Musical Realism in film. The series starts this Sunday, January 22 at 2 p.m. in the Auditorium, with Like Water for Chocolate.
The Film and Music Department have some of 2016's most critically acclaimed and best selling albums!
The library’s subscription to Freegal Music will be discontinued on December 16, 2016. Patrons will have access to digital music albums through hoopla and to physical music albums through our large music CD collection, which consists of over 10,000 CDs. Patrons may also access Music Online, which allows unlimited streaming from a broad range of collections and genres.
The 2017 Grammy nominations have been announced. See the full list below.
Two Oscar nominated films will be featured in upcoming programs: Wild Tales (showing on Monday, November 28, at 6:30 p.m.; discussion on Wednesday, November 30 at 7 p.m.) and Brooklyn (film showing & discussion on Sunday, December 4, at 2 p.m.)