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Are you interested in creating a marketing video for your small business? We can help!  Contact Business Services Librarian Shannon Scanlan at sscanlan@ahml.info, or Business Services Advisor Julie Kittredge at jkittredge@ahml.info. Check out the new spotlight video created for local business, Paper Crown.Gallery. Learn more about our services for small businesses on our Business page.

Come explore our re-designed digital media lab, the Studio, and get creative.  Interested in making your own movie or music video, or maybe you would like to touch up some old family photos?  Make a reservation for up to two hours at a time or drop in. If you need help with your project, you can make an appointment for one-to-one assistance.  Learn more about the Studio. Funded by the Friends of the LIbrary.
Available for Arlington Heights residents age 12 and older, business cardholders and local high school students.


Drop in to Kids' World for an iPad "petting zoo" and test-drive learning apps for children with special needs.  For all ages.
Date and Time: Saturday, April 27, 10 a.m.- 3 p.m.
Location: Kids' World
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Join us for snacks and more as we talk about the book Rules by Cynthia Lord.  For ages nine and up.  Books are available at the Kids' World Desk.
Date and Time: Friday, April 12, 4:15–5:15 p.m.
Location: Lindsey Room
Register Adult attendance is not required at this program.

April is National Autism Awareness Month and the library is focusing on raising awareness about this complex disorder through education, resource sharing and programs for all ages.  Drop in to view the special exhibit, Stories of Autism in the Marketplace from April 1 – 26.  It includes the moving portraits and stories of adults and children on the autism spectrum. 

Learn more about autism programs and resources on the library's autism website page.


The library is honoring Women's History Month with a film showing of Miss Representation. The documentary takes an in-depth look at how the media's misrepresentations of women have led to a discriminatory and stereotypical portrayal of females in positions of power, and addresses the impact this has on people in their everyday interactions. Join us for a screening of the film, followed by a discussion.
Date and Time: Wednesday, March 27, 7 – 8:30 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room

Join us for these two informative genealogy programs on Saturday, March 23 in the Hendrickson Room.
Catholic Records in Chicago:  10 a.m.– noon
A lot of Chicago's Catholic records are available online.  Genealogist Dan Niemiec will show you how to access and read those records.
Successful Italian Genealogy: 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Genealogist Dan Niemiec can trace his Italian ancestral lines to the 1600s. He will explain how to start your research by using records from the Family History Library.

Join us for this informative panel discussion on women's health.  Dr. Amanda Karm, Lindy Camardella, Dr. Jennifer Green, Cindee Manaves, Rachel Matrejek and Lydia Chasen Nadolski will discuss holistic ways to deal with hormones, fertility, disease prevention, basic self-care and more. Co-sponsored with the Arlington Heights Chamber of Commerce.
Date and Time: Thursday, March 21, 7-8:30 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room

Whether you're looking for an opportunity to expand your horizons or just want something to do this summer, stop by our Volunteer Fair to talk with representatives from area organizations seeking volunteers. Opportunities available for both kids and adults. 
Date and Time: Saturday, March 16, 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room
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