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Social media is a must for business visibility and relationship marketing. Come gain ideas, tips, and inspiration for using these critical marketing tools.
Date and Time: Monday, May 12, 7-8 p.m. or Tuesday, May 13, 10-11 a.m.
Location: Business Center

Hoopla, a new online checkout service available at Arlington Heights Memorial Library, is revolutionizing the way libraries provide access to the newest titles or hottest TV shows and movies. Read all about it in this June 25 Chicago Tribune article.
Learn how to access hoopla.

Interested in learning how to use hoopla? The library will offer four classes in July and August with the next class on Wednesday, July 16, 10:30-11 a.m.  Visit the AHML calendar to register beginning July 1.

Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious! Join us for an evening of fun as we present the film about everyone's favorite nanny. Rated G, 139 minutes. For all ages. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
Date and Time: Friday, June 27, 6:30–8 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room

Mary Poppins
Learn about staying fit from the inside out! Bring a yoga mat or towel, wear comfortable clothing, and experience the benefits of this ancient discipline that involves stretching, balancing, and meditating. Stay for a demo on making healthy smoothies and enjoy a delicious, guilt-free treat. All levels welcome. For teens ages 12–18.
Date and time: Tuesday, June 17, 2–4 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room

This year we are teaming up with the park district to bring you a summer of reading and doing, both at the library and in the parks. We have activities and prizes for all ages, so sign up today to get your summer off to a great start.

Plan on hitting the books at our Final Exams Study Lounge! Come to the Hub for group-study spaces, school supplies, laptops and study assistance from our smart teen staff. We will also have delicious and healthy food from Whole Foods. For high school teens.
Dates and Times: Saturday, May 31, noon through Thursday, June 5, 10 p.m.
Location: The Hub

One of our goals at the library is to always strive to be the go-to place for residents to learn the tech skills they need for business, school and home. We are pleased to announce the pilot introduction of Treehouse, a new online resource for learning advanced tech skills such as coding, web design and app development. A.H. cardholders will be able to enroll in any of eight different tech tracks that can ultimately give the user the ability to create an online portfolio to show to potential employers.  Learn more about Treehouse here and get started today.

At the annual Volunteer Recognition Luncheon, funded by the Friends of the Library, we get an opportunity to express our thanks to our amazing volunteers. The luncheon is also a time for us to recognize volunteers for their many hours and years of service. Pictured above are some of the volunteers who received service awards for volunteering from 500 hours up to 14,500 hours and from 3 years to 30 years here at the library. Also pictured is our Volunteer of the Year, Mark Ostrand, who contributed 410 hours of service last year.
Our volunteers are hard at work all over the library, at the Senior Center and on the bookmobile. We can't thank them enough for the valuable services they provide to us and to everyone who uses the library.

How to Use Your iPad
Learn to use your tablet’s settings, apps, web browser, and much more. Bring your iPad if you have one.

Date and Time: Thursday, June 5, 9:30-11 a.m.
Location: Training Center

Register (A.H. cardholders)
How to Use Your iPad's Apps
Explore in-depth many of the default apps available on your iPad.  Bring your iPad if you have one. Requirement: Comfortable with the basic functions of an iPad.

Date and Time: Tuesday, June 17, 9:30–11 a.m.
Location: Training Center
Register (A.H. cardholders)
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It's almost time to cast those ballots! Here are some reliable sources of information on the candidates and issues that you'll be voting on. Happy voting! 
Your voter information:
  • Verify your voter registration
  • Find your polling place
  • See your sample ballot, when available
  • See a list of your elected officials and their contact information
  • Check your mail ballot status
Information on the candidates:
Information on judges:
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Judicial Evaluations (Chicago Council of Lawyers)

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