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This storytime is designed to engage children through movement, music, stories, and play. Ideal for children with autism spectrum disorders or sensory processing issues or children who have difficulty sitting still. Join us in this fun, safe environment. Please feel free to call 847-506-2620 if you’d like to tell us about your child or request special accommodations. For ages 4–7 with caregiver. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. 
 
Date and time: Saturday, July 14, 1:30–2:15 p.m.
Location: Lindsey Room
 



Our Choo Choo Choose Reading train is pulling into Kids' World again after chugging down the July 4 parade route. We invite you to come in to see it and take a picture next to it while holding your favorite book. Be sure to stop by the summer reading desk first and pick up your very own conductor hat to wear in the photo. Then post your photo to the the library’s Facebook page, and you will be entered into a drawing to win prizes. All aboard! Stop on by before the train leaves.
 

 



Did you know that as an Arlington Heights resident you can come to the library to have a professional review your resume? Call 847-392-0100 to schedule a free, one-hour appointment for a Tuesday or Thursday evening.


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A $20 bill repairs itself, a mysterious hat predicts the future and an audience member levitates. Filled with laughter and magic, the show uses crowd participation to fill a bucket full of coins, make playing cards switch places and bring back a green handkerchief. For ages 3 and up.
 
Date and time: Wednesday, June 27, 10:30–11:30 a.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room
 



Learn about databases and other online tools to help you research companies, work on your resume, update your job skills and search for jobs. For more information, contact Shannon Scanlan, Business Services Librarian, 847-870-3642 or sscanlan@ahml.info.
 
Date and time: Tuesday, June 26, 10–11 a.m.
Location: Business Center
 


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Calling all six-legged fans! Join children’s author Patricia J. Murphy for a celebration of all things buggy. Explore the secret lives of bugs and help spread the word in a hands-on poster-making project about why bugs need our love. For ages 8–11.
 
Date and time: Monday, June 25, 10:30–11:30 a.m.
Location: Lindsey Room
 


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Have you tried our self-checkout stations yet? They are a convenient way to check out items, pay your fines, and view  your holds and checked out items. Located near the Checkout Desk, the stations are just one of the options you can use to check out items from the library. You can still get personal customer service at the Checkout Desk, and you can check out with the library’s app for your smartphone.



Rachel Singer Gordon, author of Point, Click, and Save: Mashup Mom's Guide to Saving and Making Money Online, will share strategies for finding legitimate ways to make side income online, using the Internet to locate work-at-home opportunities and the best ways to avoid scams.
 
Date and Time: Thursday, June 7, 7-8:30 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room
 



Are you interested in learning more about treating your parkway ash tree to combat the spread of the Emerald Ash Borer beetle? Check out our Green Choices blog for more information on the village's new cost-sharing program.


Professionals from Illinois workNet will focus on effective techniques to find jobs in today's market, expert guidance on writing resumes and cover letters that get results, and the direction needed for interview preparation. Review the common interview questions and learn effective ways to answer them. Mock interviews and "elevator speeches" will be conducted to practice those new-found skills.
 
This group begins promptly at 9:30am. For more information, contact Shannon Scanlan, Business Librarian, 847-870-3642, sscanlan@ahml.info.
 
Date and Time: Monday, June 4, 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room
 


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