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East Building Renovation Update
Construction in the East Building of the library has switched into high gear during the past months.  We have corrected all the issues that have been hindering the project and things are really starting to shape up nicely.  The walls have been put up, patched and painted.  The ductwork for the HVAC system is installed and operational.  The electrical work is completed and the fire alarm equipment for the building should be installed before the end of this month.  The doorway for the main entrance has been installed.  Lastly, both bathrooms have been tiled and are ready for the plumbing fixtures to be connected.  The goal at this time is to have everything ready for use in early Fall.  Thanks for all your patience.
 
Complimentary Ravinia Tickets Available
Ravinia has donated complimentary tickets to the library for library patrons.  Tickets are available for 7 Chicago Symphony Orchestra events and 12 Martin Theatre shows.  Tickets will be handed out to Highwood Library resident cardholders on a first come - first served basis.  Due to the popularity of the tickets there will be a limit of one date per patron.  Tickets are currently available for the following shows:

Chicago Symphony Orchestra 
 
25-July        Celebrating John Adams at 70 – One Score, One Chicago
1-August     Rach & Ravel; Ricers & Roses
3-August     Zuckerman Plays & Conducts
 
Martin Theatre

24-July        Emerson String Quartet & Calidore String Quartet
27-July        Apollo’s Fire (The Cleveland Baroque Orchestra)
31-July        Pierre-Laurent Aimard (piano)
2-August     Danish String Quartet
7-August     The Galways
9-August     Morris Robinson (bass-baritone) & Kevin Murphy (piano)
16-August   Vladimir Feltsman (piano)
17-August   The Knights 

Stop by the library and get your free tickets before they're gone.

 
Summer Schedule Now in Effect
Please note that the library has begun the summer schedule.  The following hours will be in effect the entire summer and will change after Labor Day.   Have a safe and wonderful summer!

 
Monday through Thursday  Noon until 8:00pm
Friday  Noon until 5:00pm
Saturday 10:00am until 5:00pm
Sunday  Closed

 

SUMMER READING EVENTS AT HIGHWOOD PUBLIC LIBRARY
JUNE 1 TO AUGUST 1, 2017

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.