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Creative entrepreneurs divide their time between right brain inspiration and the left brain task of managing the business. This program is designed with the creative entrepreneur in mind to include practical tips on managing your time, marketing tips and maintaining your muse. Recommended business books will be available for checkout.
More and more books are becoming available online. Learn the best ways to access materials for your family history research with online books.
Date and time: Wednesday, September 7, 1-2:30 p.m.
Location: Cardinal Room
Presented by volunteers who specialize in genealogy and can help you with your family history research.
Date and time: Thursday, September 8, 7-9 p.m.
Location: Cardinal Room
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 times: Wednesday, September 14, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Location: Genealogy Appointments are held in the Shackley Room, on the first floor of the library.
Click to sign up for available appointments.
Part of genealogy research is contacting lineage and ethnic societies. Come join us for a day of information and networking with members of various lineage and ethnic societies
Date and time: Saturday, September 17, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room
Drop in - No registration required
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.
Location: Training Center
• Register here or in Kids’ World.
• Start reading and counting.
• Drop by Kids’ World to check in and receive prizes.
• The program continues until your child enters kindergarten.
• Find more details at ahml.info/1000books.
- Reading aloud to your child is the single most important thing you can do to help your child be ready to read.
- We can help you find age-appropriate titles and topics for your child. Ask a librarian for help in choosing books for your baby, toddler or preschooler.
- You are your child’s first and best teacher. Children learn best through playful interaction with a caring adult.
- Talk, sing, read, write and play! Engaging in these five practices with your child will help him or her develop early literacy skills.
- To learn more, sign up for our quarterly Ready to Read eNewsletter.