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Learn How to Digitize Your Slides and Photos
Learn about scanning your old slides or photos onto a computer and how to add them to the Arlington Heights Home Sweet Home project. Arlington Heights cardholders only.
Date and time: Monday, September 26, 1:30-3 p.m.
Location: Training Center
 
Publishing Your Genealogical Writing
Join us for a panel discussion regarding the publishing process for genealogical writing. Learn what has worked, what they would have done differently, and platforms used to self-publish.
Date and time: Saturday, October 8, 1-3 p.m.
Location: Cardinal Room, Arlington Heights Memorial Library
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Join David Wylly of Medicare Solutions Network for an informative session on Medicare coverage. David will discuss supplements, Advantage Plans, Part D Prescription Coverage and cost-saving strategies.
 
Date and time: Wednesday, September 28, 3–4:30 p.m and
Tuesday, October 4, 7–8:30 p.m.
 
Location: Hendrickson Room
 


Adults
 
With thousands of colleges in the U.S., finding the "right" one can be a daunting task. Learn about types of colleges and how to identify what you're looking for in a school. Explore your options and find the right college for you. For high school students only.
Date and time: Thursday, October 6, 7-8 p.m.
Location: Cardinal Room
 


 
Job Seekers: Use Your Skills and Life Experience to Start a (Side) Business
If you are currently looking for a job, you are in a unique position to re-evaluate your career path. What if you were to offer your skills and expertise to an audience who needs what you have in the form of your own small business? Presented by our Business Services Advisor here at the library, you'll get an alternative approach to your job search, suggestions for what you might offer based on your individual skill-set, and discover simple first steps you can take to get the ball rolling.
Date and time: Monday, September 26, 7-8 p.m.
Location: Business Center
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Job Seekers: Resumes, Cover Letters, and Applying Online
Not all resumes are created equal. Speaker Bruce Bennett's presentation will cover building the elements of your resume. Learn how to take advantage of all the features when uploading a job application to a company's applicant tracking system.
Date and time: Wednesday, October 5, 7-8:30 p.m.
Location: Business Center
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On September 20, Marianthi Thanopoulos of Arlington Heights was sworn in as the newest member of the Arlington Heights Memorial Library Board of Trustees. She will serve until the next general election on April 4, 2017.
 
Thanopoulos is the Community Engagement Liaison for the Village of Mount Prospect and a documentary producer. She obtained a Masters of Arts in social sciences from the University of Chicago and a Bachelor of Arts in communications from DePaul University. She formerly served as a communication and marketing liaison for the Evanston Public Library and describes herself as an “avid reader” who “deeply understands the value that people place on Library services, programs, events and community outreach.”
 
The seven-member Board of Library Trustees sets the library’s tax levy and budget as well as library policies. Trustees are elected for six-year terms.
 


 
"It's a book about ideas," said Executive Director Jason Kuhl as he spread the word at Monday night's Village board meeting about the library's third annual One Book, One Village community read. Presenting to Mayor Tom Hayes and the village trustees, Kuhl invited all of Arlington Heights to read this year's book choice, The Geography of Genius by Eric Weiner, which explores why creative genius flourishes at specific places and at specific times. The mayor in turn thanked Kuhl and the library "for your dedication in developing more geniuses in the village of Arlington Heights."
 
Check out a copy of the book today. Then join us for An Evening with Author Eric Weiner on Thursday, November 3 beginning at 7 p.m. in the Hendrickson Room. Registration opens on October 1.
 
 


 
Inklings is a creative writing club for teens that meets monthly on the first Thursday. We discuss types of creative writing, practice our skills and share and critique one another's writing. We'll continue to prep our NaNoWriMo novels so we can hit the ground running in November. For teens in grades 7–12.
 
Dates and time: Thursday, October 6, 4–6 p.m.
Location: Cardinal Room
 


Adults, Teen
 
Join Financial Consultant Mark Sommerville to learn the importance of estate planning for everybody, no matter your net worth or financial circumstance. Mark will share uses of different types of trusts, the importance of a will, and dive deeper into case studies showing how a lack of estate planning can impact heirs.
 

Date and time: Thursday, September 29, 7-8:30 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room
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Adults, Seniors
 
Before Hours Co-Working Connection: Partnering with Other Local Businesses
Join us for networking and discussion of topics designed to help build community and connections between our local businesses. Each meeting will have a different informal networking and discussion topic; this week we'll discuss innovative ideas for how local businesses can partner to build a strong economic community. Please enter through Door #13 inside the parking garage across from the drive up window. Doors will be closed at 8:10 a.m. We meet in the Business Center. Coffee and refreshments will be provided. Registration is required.
Date and time: Wednesday, September 28, 8-9 a.m.
Location: Business Center
 


Adults, business, Jobs
 
Trenton Lee Stewart, the author of the award-winning and New York Times bestselling Mysterious Benedict Society series, will appear at a special author event at the Arlington Heights Memorial Library on October 5. His new book, The Secretkeepers, is another thrilling tale of adventure and courage, with a magical watch, a string of secrets, and a race against time. Trenton will talk about his books, the writing life, and much more. Copies of all his books will be available for purchase. Trenton's presentation will begin at 7 p.m., followed by the book signing. Doors will open at 6:45 p.m. for refreshments and book purchases.
 
Date and time: Wednesday, October 5, 7-8:30 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room 
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Adults, Family

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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.
 
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