Highwood Library has Ravinia Tickets!
We have 7 dates for Chicago Symphony Orchestra Concerts (4 tickets per date) and 12 dates for Martin Theater Concerts (2 tickets per date.) Each patron is allowed 4 tickets total. You must be a Highwood Resident to be eligible to receive them. They will be handed out on a first come, first serve basis.
Ravinia 2016 Words & Music
Chicago Symphony Orchestra Concerts:
July 26th The Firebird (One Score, One Chicago)
Aug 2nd Daniil Trifonov
Aug 3rd American Masterworks
Aug 9th Bernstein & Brahms
Aug 10th Gil Shaham in the 1930's
Martin Theater Concerts:
July 28th The Zukerman Trio
Aug 1st Matthew Polenzani & Kevin Murphy, tenor & piano
Aug 4th Danielle de Niese & Kevin Murphy, soprano & piano
Aug 8th Vladimier Feltsman, piano (Brahms & Mussorgsky)
Aug 30th Brahms
Monday Evening Story Time
The 2016 Summer Reading Program is Packed Full of Activities and Prizes!
Sign Up For The 2016 Summer Reading Program!
AGES 0 TO 18
HOW TO REGISTER: Complete a Registration Form at the Circulation Desk
Early Registration Begins, Tuesday, May 24
Registration continues Through Saturday, July 16
HOW TO PARTICIPATE:
READ EVERY DAY. Find something good to checkout at the Highwood Public Library. For every book you read, enter book title on your reading log and accomplish the "Book Review" Form either at home or with the help of your librarian. Did you listen to a book? those titles count too!. For every book you read or listen, you will get a sticker in your log; only four stickers per week.
ATTEND A LIBARY PROGRAM. (Crafts, Storytime, Movie Night, Summer Reading Kickoff and Finale Party). When you attend a program you will get a sticker for that week; only one sticker per week.
EARN REWARDS. Collect stickers throughout the summer and earn great prizes! Stop by the YA Librarian's desk to collect prizes.
GOING ON VACATION? Keep track of the book you read and enter book title on your reading log and when you come back, you can accomplish the "Book Review" form and will give you the sticker for the weeks you were away.
LAST DAY TO CHECK IN IS JULY 31.
A weekly raffle will be held starting the week of June 1st to the week of July 25th. A sticker/ stickers you earned on a particular week is entitled to one raffle ticket for that week (only one raffle ticket per week). The Winner will be notified and posted on the entrance of the library. You can claim your prize at the circulation desk during library hours.
Books for Sale - Help Support Our Library
Volume I and Volume II of the Highwood Highlife cookbook - for sale at the library. Our cookbooks are perfect for hostess, teacher, new bride gifts, or just a treat for yourself. Cook up some new recipes from local chefs and residents of surrounding communities, who have contributed over 800 recipes. Book covers feature local artist Babe Galassini's whimsical and colorful oils of fruit and flora.
- One book costs $15; Two books are $25..
Through the generous underwriting by US Bank, all proceeds benefit the library's resources and programming fund.