What's Up at the Library?
Linda Robertson of Chicago's Old Town School of Folk Music delights children and adults alike with interactive songs. Experience the joy and excitement of children's music from all over the world!
Enjoy your spring break by coming to the library. We'll pass the popcorn and then settle in for a fun time as we watch Dolphin Tale. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. For ages 7 and up.
Bring your preschooler to our next Tales for Tots storytime at Mariano’s Fresh Market. We'll be reading Fran's Flower by Lisa Bruce. This storytime is for children ages six and under.
Location: Mariano's Fresh Market, 802 E. Northwest Highway, Arlington Heights
Register at the Mariano's customer service desk or call 847-253-5439. Sign up today! Space is limited.
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Chicago mystery author Michael Harvey joins us for an evening of conversation as he talks about The Chicago Way, the first book in the Michael Kelley P.I. series. Harvey is a former investigative reporter for CBS and also the co-creator of the A&E series, Cold Case Files. There will be a Q and A with the audience, followed by a book sale and signing.
Enjoy an evening of adventure on the library's large screens as we feature the Oscar-nominated movie, Captain Phillips. It follows the true story of Captain Richard Phillips (played by Tom Hanks) and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the U.S.-flagged MV Maersk Alabama, the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in two hundred years. Rated PG 13; 134 minutes. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
• Ukulele: Jared K.
(Pictured: Teen Advisor Evan Mather, Carly B., Guitar Center teacher Brandt Miller and Jared K.)
Learn about Microsoft's current release of Windows operating software. The drastic redesign includes a touch-enabled interface, which expands use beyond desktop computers and laptops to mobile devices. It also provides access to apps as well as new security features and other improvements.
Get those pinkies out because it's tea time with Black Butler. Let's get together and have some tea while discussing manga and anime. Then we will watch the first two episodes of the anime Black Butler. For high school students only. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.