Special Events

A picture of a wizard, a wand, and a hat

A Day at Wizard School

July 30, 4:00-8:00 pm

For families

  • Attend a sorting 
  • Dress up as your favorite witch or wizard. Earn points for your house 
  • Four wizarding classes 

For Highland residents, and those who have Highland Library Cards only.

Pre-register starting July 18 on the Library Eventbrite page.

Poetry Contest Winners

We are pleased to announce the winners of the 2020 Highland City Library Poetry Competition.


1st Place

A Sunny Spot by Julie Cornelius-Huang

2nd Place

Turtle Collection by Abigail Cox

3rd Place

Blue Blossoms by Mary Favro


1st Place

My Story by Hannah Lyons

Click on the tabs below to see their wonderful poems!

  1. A Sunny Spot
  2. Turtle Collection
  3. Blue Blossoms
  4. My Story

A Sunny Spot

By Julie Cornelius-Huang

I have a sunny spot
In my kitchen.
When I bathe myself in the lemon yellow light
Which settles there
My skin becomes hot and tight.
I see red inside my eyelids.
And for a short time
All of my worries evaporate.
Complete lightness.

Picture of a kitchen windowImage by Leandro De Carvalho from Pixabay