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As of August 1, the AHML mobile app will be discontinued. You will still be able to manage your account, search our catalog, and register for programs on your phone or tablet using our mobile-friendly website, http://www.ahml.info.

We encourage our app users to bookmark our mobile menu screen at http://www.ahml.info/mobile.html. You will still be able to manage your account, search our catalog, place a hold and register for programs on your phone or tablet using our mobile-friendly website. The mobile site is accessible from any browser. By August 1, the library’s mobile website will have the added feature of allowing you to display your barcode on your mobile device. Navigate to My Account as of August 1, and you’ll see an option to display your library card’s barcode. You can then use this barcode at our self-checkout stations or at our Checkout Desk in the library. 

Feel free to contact the library for assistance.
 
If you would like to create an icon on your device's home screen so you still can access our website quickly, follow the instructions below:

For Android Devices:
Chrome
1. Open the Chrome app
2. Navigate to ahml.info
3. Select the Options button (located in the top right corner of the app)
4. Select "Add to Home Screen"
5. Name your bookmark and click Add
6. You should now see a new icon on your phone's home screen

Firefox
1. Open the Firefox app
2. Navigate to ahml.info
3. Select the Options button (located in the top right corner of the app)
4. Select "Page"
5. Select "Add to Home Screen"
6. You should now see a new icon on your phone's home screen

For iPhone and Apple Devices
1. Open the Safari app
2. Navigate to ahml.info
3. Tap the Share button at the bottom of the screen
4. Select "Add to Home Screen"
5. Name your bookmark and save it
6. You should now see a new icon on your phone's home screen
If you have any questions, please contact the library for assistance
 


 
Let’s Get Physical
Wednesday, August 16, 2–3 p.m. / Hendrickson Room North
Did you know 150 minutes of moderate activity or 75 minutes of vigorous activity each week, can change your life? Come learn about the cardiovascular benefits and stay motivated to keep moving.
 


Adults, Seniors
 
Teens, are you an up and coming filmmaker? Showcase your creativity, compete for prizes and earn recognition for your cinematic skills by entering the 11th Annual Teen Film Fest to be held on Friday, August 11. To get started, read these important film fest guidelines.Then check out the equipment you can borrow from the library including a camera slider, DSLR, portable green screen, tripods and Rode shotgun mic. Attend any of our Teen Film Camp sessions or drop in for help at (Open) Training Day for advice and assistance on Wednesdays from 2-4 p.m. starting June 24.
 
IMPORTANT FILM FEST DATES:
 
Friday, July 28- Early bird deadline, a new addition this year. Submit your film by noon on the 28th and receive feedback to improve your film before the final deadline.
 
Tuesday, August 1-The final deadline for submissions. Learn how to submit an entry and see last year's winning films.
 

Friday, August 11- 11th Annual Teen Film Fest. Whether you're a filmmaker submitting a movie, a friend or family member who wants to support teen films, or just an interested moviegoer, don't miss out on this very special Teen Film Fest. Meet filmmakers and mingle on the red carpet preceeding the event.

7–9 p.m. – Screening of films in the Hendrickson Room / Register
9–10 p.m. – Glow Party, the official after party held in the Hub and Cardinal Room / Drop in
 

 
 


Adults, Teen
 
Bring your little one into our world of abstract impressionism and experimentation with art. Each week will be a different activity. We may get a little messy, so wear play clothes. For ages 2–3.
 
Date and time: Tuesdays, July 25 and August 1; 10:30–11 a.m.
Location: Lindsey Room
Drop in



Stop by to check out our new Tween Art Cart. We’ll provide supplies like colored pencils, embroidery floss and duct tape, and you can create anything you want. For grades 4–6.
 
Date and time: Friday, August 11, 2–3:30 p.m.
Location: Cardinal Room
Drop in
 
 


    
Bring a blanket, lawn chairs and a picnic to Arlington Lakes Golf Club to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Heart's Club Band with fun-lovin' Acoustic Beatles Tribute Band Kaleidoscope Eyes.
 
Date and time: Thursday, July 20, 7-8:30 p.m.
Location: Arlington Lakes Golf Club, 1211 South New Wilke Rd.
Drop in - No registration required.
 
We hope that you will join us and "Come Together" to "Twist and Shout" the night away. 
Rain location: Arlington Heights Memorial Library, Hendrickson Room.
 


 
NEW: Bilingual Storytime in the Park

Drop by for a 20-minute bilingual storytime and browse in the bookmobile. In case of bad weather, the storytime will be canceled, but the bookmobile will still be available. Bookmobile stops from 11 a.m. - noon. Storytime is at 11:15 a.m.

Les invitamos al parque para escuchar cuentos bilingües en Español e Inglés y para explorar materiales en nuestra biblioteca móvil. Los cuentos empezarán a las 11:15am y durarán por 20 minutos. La biblioteca móvil se quedará por la hora entera. En caso de mal tiempo, se cancelará la hora de cuentos pero la biblioteca móvil todavía estará disponible.

Heritage Park between the playground and Juliette Low School
Mondays, July 17 and 24

Storytime in the Park

Join us for fun in the sun at area parks this summer. Drop by for a 20-minute storytime and browse in the bookmobile. In case of bad weather, the storytime will be canceled, but the bookmobile will still be available. Bookmobile stops from 11 a.m. to noon. Storytime is at 11:15 a.m.

Pioneer Park at the corner of Fairview and Fernandez
Tuesdays, July 18 and 25 (no bookmobile storytime on July 4)

Frontier Park in the northwest corner of the parking lot
Wednesdays, July 19 and July 26

For more summer programs, visit http://www.ahml.info/summer



 
On the fourth Wednesday of the month, enjoy a screening of an Oscar-nominated film on the big screen at the library. Films will be shown in the Hendrickson Room beginning at 1 p.m.
 
Jackie-July 26
Following the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy fights through grief and trauma to regain her faith, console her children and define her husband's historic legacy. Rated R; 100 minutes.
 
La La Land-August 23
Written and directed by Damien Chazelle, the film stars Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone as a musician and an aspiring actress who meet and fall in love in Los Angeles. Rated PG-13; 128 min.
 


Adults

Build a better world through artistic expression in unique pop-up art studios at the library this summer. Add your finished creations to the growing display, or take them home with you. Pop-up programs are for artists of all ages, while supplies last.
 
Tag, You're It!
Create graffiti art, with a positive spin. Choose a positive word or phrase and work with an artist to create a colorful, individualized “tag” to represent it.
Sunday, August 6, 1–3 p.m. / Marketplace
Drop in
 



An inclusive playgroup for children who currently receive therapy services. This unique playgroup offers opportunities for children to play while families meet and find support. Siblings welcome. Please contact the library if your party requires any special accommodations. Facilitated by Beth Deiter, speech-language pathologist. For ages 0–5.

Date and time: Tuesday, August 8, 10–11 a.m.
Location: Cardinal Room
Drop in


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6.012 Patron-Generated Content

04/27/2011
The Library offers various venues in which patrons can contribute content that is accessible to the public.  These include, but are not limited to, blogs, reviews, forums, and social tagging on the Library’s website and catalog.  Any instance in which a patron posts written or recorded content to any of the Library’s venues that are accessible to the public is considered “patron-generated content” and is subject to this policy.
 
By contributing patron-generated content, patrons grant the Library an irrevocable, royalty-free, worldwide, perpetual right and license to use, copy, modify, display, archive, distribute, reproduce and create derivative works based upon that content.
 
By submitting patron-generated content, patrons warrant they are the sole authors or that they have obtained all necessary permission associated with copyrights and trademarks to submit such content.
 
Patrons are liable for the opinions expressed and the accuracy of the information contained in the content they submit.  The Library assumes no responsibility for such content.
 
The Library reserves the right not to post submitted content or to remove patron-generated content for any reason, including but not limited to:
 
  • content that is profane, obscene, or pornographic;
 
  • content that is abusive, discriminatory or hateful on account of race, national origin, religion, age, gender, disability, or sexual orientation;
 
  • content that contains threats, personal attacks, or harassment;
 
  • content that contains solicitations or advertisements;
 
  • content that is invasive of another person’s privacy;
 
  • content that is unrelated to the discussion or venue in which it is posted;
 
  • content that is in violation of the Library’s Code of Conduct or any other Library policy