In Memory of Marc Mappen

Marc Mappen

Dr. Marc Mappen, an esteemed New Jersey historian and former president of the Highland Park Public Library Board of Trustees, died January 6, 2019. Read more.

Youth Coding Grant

Libraries Ready to Code

Library Receives Funding to Develop Youth Coding Programs: Library received $500 from the American Library Association (ALA) to help plan and implement coding activities. More about the coding grant.

Our Friends

HP Friends of the Library

Read Fall 2018 Friends newsletter. Learn how The FRIENDS of the Library contribute their time and talent. You can be a FRIEND, too!

The Highland Park Municipal ID

Highland Park Municipal ID card

Cards now available at the Highland Park Public Library, 31 North Fifth Avenue, at the following times:

Monday 2:00 – 4:30 p.m. and 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
Thursday 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

  • Available to all residents age 14 and over
  • Accepted for all municipal services, including library
  • Cost is $15.00/adult and $7.00/children, veterans and senior citizens (hardship waiver granted upon request)

Applicants must provide proof of identity and proof of Highland Park residency (on a point system) to receive a card. Visit for requirements.

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