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Dec. 24 - Closed on Christmas Eve
Dec. 25 - Closed on Christmas Day
Dec. 31 - Close at 5 p.m. New Year's Eve
Jan. 1 - Closed on New Year's Day
Saturday 9 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
Sunday Noon–5:30 p.m.
This is an honor for not only our staff and the Library Board of Trustees, but also for you, our customers. Thank you for making us a five-star library once again. See Library Journal's 2015 index of America's Star Libraries.
Date and Time: Thursday, December 3, 7-8 p.m.
Presenter: Vortex UAS
Date and Time: Tuesday, November 24, 5-7 p.m.
For teens in grades 7-12.
Location: Drop off your donation in the collection bins by the Checkout Desk.
Do you have Swedish ancestors? Kathy Meade, who has more than seven years experience helping people trace their Swedish ancestry, will be available to help you with your Swedish research. Kathy can also direct you to additional Swedish research resources. Please come with your research questions to learn more about your Swedish heritage.
Date and Time: Wednesday, December 16, Noon-7 p.m.
Location: Genealogy appointments are held in the Shackley Room, on the first floor of the library. Click to sign up for available appointment times.
The Greatest Comedy Films Part 2
Date and Time: Thursday, December 10, 7:30-9:30 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room
Earlier in the program when asked to describe the meaning of home, Henríquez responded, "Home is not a place. To me, home is a feeling. It's that feeling when your soul sighs."
The Metropolis event capped off a day-long exchange between the author and the Arlington Heights community about The Book Unknown Americans. Earlier at the library, she did a short reading from the novel for an audience in the Cardinal Room and met in the Hub with more than 80 students from three District 214 schools.