What's Up at the Library?

Heather Shouse, author of Food Trucks: Dispatches and Recipes from the Best Kitchens on Wheels, will discuss her book and share some of her favorite mobile food vendors and how one can find them. Book sale and signing will follow.
Date and time: Sunday, June 24, 2–3:30 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room

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

Check out our new teen site which just launched this week. It has an entirely new design and layout and includes these new features:
  • New billboard that makes it easier to learn about and register for upcoming programs just for teens.
  • Lots of recommendations for books, movies, music, and games from teen services staff and teen advisory board members.
  • DIY (Do It Yourself) page featuring projects from past and upcoming DIY programs sponsored by the library.
  • Blog posts about fun videos, topics in the news, and more that teens can comment on.
  • Weekly poll question asking teens to weigh in with their opinions on both serious and not-so-serious questions.
  • Quick and easy links to reliable online resources to help with school work.

While you're there, take a look at these programs coming up for teens this summer at the library:
•   Pass the Book program
•   Teen Summer Reading
•   Teen Film Fest


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

Jason Miller, personal trainer and owner of Fitness 19; Tom Jordan, RD and trainer from First Health Associates a sports MD will talk about pre- and post-workout nutrition along with demonstrations of workouts. A Q&A will follow the presentation.
Date and time: Tuesday, May 29, 7–8 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room North

Bruce Bixler from Optimizing Social Media is back with highlights from his previous LinkedIn programs. He will cover how to establish a sound LinkedIn profile that stands out and how to use the tools and applications of LinkedIn. Co-sponsored with the Rotary Club of Arlington Heights.
Date and time: Thursday, May 17, 7–8:30 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room


job seekers, Jobs

For the past 20 years, the library has set aside the month of May for displaying student artwork from all nine District 25 schools both in the gallery area and display cases on the first floor. The works highlight the art units and artistic techniques that students have learned throughout the current school year. Children enjoy bringing their families to the library to view their masterpiece and those of their classmates. We invite you to stop by this month and see the students’ accomplishments.

Alliant Credit Union Foundation generously donated the first four seasons of Biz Kid$ to the Kids’ World department at the library. Biz Kid$ is an Emmy Award winning public television series that teaches kids about making and managing money.

Pictured above are Alliant Credit Union Foundation Vice President Wayne Rosenwinkel and Arlington Heights Memorial Library Public Services Supervisor Tina Martin.

Click on the links below to reserve a copy of Biz Kid$ from our catalog.
Biz Kid$ – Season 1
Biz Kid$ – Season 2
Biz Kid$ – Season 3
Biz Kid$ – Season 4

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