Free Upcoming Events

LULA’S BOOK CLUB IS BACK….JUNE 24th at 7:00 pm…Lula will be surprising us with her June book choices!!!.  Participants will partake in reading aloud with Lula our dog volunteer, followed by a group discussion. In addition to encouraging children to read more freely and without criticism, we hope to enhance reading comprehension and open dialogue, which can help improve reading fluency and promote a higher self-esteem!  This program is intended for ages 5-11.  Space will be limited. REGISTER HERE.

All Ages Family Lego Night– Th. JUNE 25th.. 6:30pm- Bring the entire family and get building! Join us each month for an hour of Lego mania, fun for all ages. Registration suggested, walk-ins welcome. Register Here

SUPERHERO TRAINING ACADEMY  – Learn from Sgt. Major MAJOR to harness the powers of the Superheroes and fight evil in their own Gotham City.  This “action-clown” show features active, on-your-feet participation, nonsensical competition and a laugh-riot of epic proportions.  Everyone is encouraged to dress as their favorite superhero.  THURSDAY, JULY 2nd at          6:30 pm… All are welcome. 

SCIENCETELLERS : SUPER HEROES – Join us on a hilarious and wonderful journey into the science behind superpowers.  We will launch things through the air, send them plummeing toward the ground, and even make things transform and disappear right before your eyes!  THURSDAY, JULY 9th at 6:00 pm… All are welcome.

Junior Room Book Club –  Please join us on Thursday, July 16th for our junior room book club for kids in grades 4-6. It will be held the third Thursday of each month at 4:00 pm.. To coincide will the summer reading program, Every Hero Has a Story, this month’s selection is graphic novel “Batman Adventures Rogues Gallery Volume 1″.  Please read the book selection before the discussion group. If you need for us to get a copy of the book for you, please let us know by calling the circulation desk. Registration is required.

AFTERNOON STORIES WITH MISS PHYLLIS –  Please join us on Monday, June 20th as Miss Phyllis reads some wonderful books! This story time is held the third Monday of each month at 4:00.  Fun stories and a fun craft too! For ages 5 – 11. Registration suggested.

PLANETARIUM SHOW – Come join us at SUNY New Paltz for a planetarium show.  Learn about the movements in the night sky and how to find constellations right from your backyard. WEDNESDAY, JULY 29th at 4:00 pm… Registration is required.  Cost is $2.00 per person.  For all ages..

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Practice DMV Tests for Patrons

Highland Public Library is pleased to announce a new partnership with, one of the nation’s top sites for driver’s license practice tests. The partnership will strengthen the library’s mission to provide ready access and resources to information to enrich the community.

Highland Public Library is announcing a partnership with, a company dedicated to driver safety and education, to offer free DMV practice tests to library patrons, starting April 1, 2015. The new service includes free tests, written specifically based on the state DMV materials, and is the only site of its kind to include accessibility tools that allow users to hear selections read aloud, make them into MP3s, translate pages into other languages, magnify text, and mask sections of the screen for greater visibility on driving practice tests.


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