The Highwood Library offers a wide variety of programming to meet the needs of the community.  Click the Events Calendar icon on the Home page for exact programming schedule.
Adult Programming:
Highwood Library Book Club
  • The morning club meets on the first Wednesday of the month. The evening club meets on the first Wednesday of every other month. Please see events calendar for exact dates
  • 10:15 am session or 7:15 pm.session
  • Morning session contact - Sandy
  • Evening session contact - Sandy    

    September Book Club Selections:
    Morning: Marriage of Opposites by Gloria Goodreich
    Evening: No meeting

    October Book Club Selections:
    Morning: My Russian Grandmother and Her American Vacuum Cleaner by Meir Shalev
    Evening:Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance

    November Book Club Selections:
    Morning: To be Announced
    Evening: No meeting

    December Book Club Selections:
    Morning: To be Announced
    Evening:The Innovators by Walter Isaacson

Current Events Roundtable
Come for a lively discussion where Democrats-Republicans-Independents come together to voice their opinions or just listen to the current events of the day.  Moderated by Dr. Suzanne Cahnmann of "Cahnmann's Current Events Roundtable" of Channel 19 cable television.
  • Meets on the 2nd Wednesday of the month from 10:30 to noon.
  • Contact Information: Suzanne Cahnmann, Ph.D.
  • 847-494-0157
Sherlock Holmes Discussion Group
Add some mystery to your life and join the Sherlock Holmes study group every other month at the library.... Sit around our fireplace, drink some coffee, while reviewing one of Dr. Watson's favorite "Sherlock" stories. 
  • Meets on the first Tuesday of every other month at 7:00 pm. 
  • Contact Brenda Rossini at for details.
English as a Second Language Discussion Group
Meets at 6:30pm every Tuesday evening.
Children's & Teen's Programming  (Please check events calendar for dates):
Teen Craft Night
Held first Wednesday of the month at 6:00 pm. Open to ages 11-17.
Children's Craft Time
Held alternating Saturdays at 1:30 pm. 
Storytime in English
Held alternating Saturdays at 1:30 pm.
Children Weeknight Storytime
Every Monday and Thursday at 6:00 pm
All Ages Welcome
K9 Reading Buddies of the North Shore
Held the 3rd Tuesday of the month from 6-7 pm in 15 minute slots
See flyer for more details
Grades 1-5, must register.
Please contact the library to reserve a spot.  
Click the Events Calendar icon on Home page for exact programming schedule.