iRead 2023 Information

iRead 2023 kicks off on Saturday, January 21.

The annual 112 Education Foundation iRead read-a-thon starts on Saturday, January 21 with the Kick-Off event at the Highland Park LIbrary (limited services at the Highwood Public Library). The Kick-Off event schedule and offerings are listed below.

Saturday, January 21 from 9-2

Highland Park Public Library

  • Meet local authors
  • D112 teachers reading throughout the day
  • Enjoy storyteller performances (10:30 and 12:45)
  • Student who attend get an extra 30 minutes added to their reading log
  • Register for library cards
  • Check out books
  • Book character scavenger hunt
  • Craft kits and more!

Don’t miss professional storyteller, Anne Shimojima, performing “Laughs Around the World”.

Two showtimes: 10:30 and 12:45

Transportation from HW Library to HP Library on January 21

Pick up at 10:00 am at HW Library; return to HW
Library at 12:00 pm
Pick up at 12:15 pm at HW Library; return to HW Library at 2:00 pm

Space is limited. First come, first served.
Available free of charge.

iRead fun at the Highwood Public Library

Highwood Public Library is hosting Literary Lotería during our Pajama Storytime on
Monday, January 23 (PreK-K) from 6-7pm
Wednesday, January 25 (gr. 1-5) from 6-7pm
Space is limited and registration is required.
Click here to register.

Perfect Picks Junior  

Looking fore the perfect book for your elementary-age reader? The Highland Park Public Library has created Perfect Picks Junior to identify books that match your reader’s interests. Click on the link below to complete a few simple questions and get started reading!

Click here to access Perfect Picks Junior through the Highland Park Public Library.