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 - Darryl
  • Evening session contact - Sandy    

    March Book Club Selections:
    Morning: Beartown by Fredric Bachman
    Evening: To be announced

    April Book Club Selections:
    Morning: Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly
    Evening: To be announced
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.
    ​​     (January 2018 will meet on 1rst Wednesday)
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 Conversation Group
​Join us to improve your English conversational skills.
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
Open to children in grades 1 through 5
Registration required
See flyer for more details

Free Hand-Crafts for Children
The Together for Childhood Network meets the first Tuesday of every other month to provide food, handcrafts, raffles and games for children.  The program starts at 6:00 pm and runs until 7:30.  All children are welcome but must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.  For more information contact Martina at 847-630-1273.
Please contact the library to reserve a spot.  
Click the Events Calendar icon on Home page for exact programming schedule.