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Heading out soon for your summer vacation? A.H. cardholders can choose from over a hundred different magazine titles and have them delivered right to their PC or mobile device for free by using Zinio, the library's digital magazine service. Better still, there's no due dates or borrowing limits to worry about.  Visit our eBooks and Downloads page to learn more about using Zinio or we'll show you how at one of our tech skills sessions:
 
Zinio: Digital Magazines for Your Tablet and Computer
 
Dates and Times: Thursday, July 25, 9:30–11 a.m. or Monday, August 19, 1:30-3 p.m.
Location: Training Center
 
A.H. Cardholders Only
 


It was a grand night for showcasing the creativity of our local teens. Congratulations to our award-winning teen filmmakers in the 7th Annual Teen Film Fest that took place at the library on Friday, August 16. Twenty-six films were submitted and awards made in five different categories. There was a red carpet event for all the filmmakers before the film screening and even an after-party for teens to celebrate in the Hub when the film fest was over. 

Many thanks to our judges, Daily Herald film critic Dann Gire, Arts Commissioner Toni Higgins Thrash and Metropolis playwright Scott Woldman and also to our event partners, Metropolis Performing Arts Centre and the Arlington Heights Arts Commission.

Check out the winning films on our Teen page:

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY: Robert Kraybill for his film 'Ouija'

BEST MUSIC VIDEO: Lynnette Hartwell for her film 'One Way Ticket'

BEST ACTION VIDEO: Luke Mayo for his film 'Artifact'

BEST COMEDY: Abby Anderson for her film 'Alice the Fairy'

AUDIENCE FAVORITE: Robert Kraybill for his film 'Ouija'

BEST OVERALL: Riley Langefeld for his film 'Symphony'

              

 


Come one, come all to the Math Midway 2 Go mathematics exhibit! MM2GO highlights the wonder of mathematics and features six interactive, custom-designed exhibits with hands-on activities that will captivate and engage visitors of all ages. Make your own designs on the Miles of Tiles magnetic wall. Find shapes within shapes using the Ring of Fire. Design the fastest roller coaster using the Roller Graphicoaster. All ages are invited. 

View the video that highlights some of the exhibit's activities. (Please note that images on the video are from the exhibit that is currently on tour at science centers and museums. The actual MM2Go versions are more compact for smaller venues and may be slightly different.) 
 
Dates and Times:  September 9-29, during library open hours.
Location: Marketplace Exhibit Area
 
Drop in.
 
MM2GO is brought to you by the National Museum of Mathematics, America's only museum dedicated to the wonders of mathematics. Please visit their website for more information.


 
Our new Studio has some great resources that you can use to enhance your business. Find out what they are and learn how to use them.
 
Dates and Times: Monday, September 9 at 7 p.m. or Tuesday, September 10 at 10 a.m.
Location: Business Center
 


The library is partnering with District 25 for a series of technology classes for parents. In the upcoming program, parents can learn more about massive multiplayer online games and social networks that can now be accessed through smartphones and game consoles and the important considerations for both adults and children. Co-sponsored with School District 25.
 
Mobile Technology and Anytime Access
 
Date and Time: September 16,  6:30–8:00 p.m.
Location: Cardinal Room at the Arlington Heights Memorial Library
 
 
View the entire series of tech classes for parents


Adults
 

We have classes for all of your tech needs and interests. A. H. cardholders may now register for September-October free sessions. Call 847-392-0100 or register online.  See the events calendar for class dates and descriptions.

 
 
 
 
 
 



Life Readers: Classics Study Group
Thursdays, 7– 8:30 p.m, Cardinal Room.

Led by a Newberry Library Independent Scholar, this serious group will focus on close textual analysis of A Dance to the Music of Time by Anthony Powell.  For anyone who is interested in studying serious books in a group setting, this group will help participants to understand the classics in context, with each discussion supplemented by biographical, historical, and critical information. 

Registration:
This group's members supply their own books.  Because of the differences in various editions or translations, it is important to read the editions listed on the supplied reading list.  Register and pick up your reading list information at any time at the Info Desk in the library. Participants may join for all books, or for separate titles. Questions? Call the Info Desk, 847-392-0100.

   Date Title
  2013  
  September 19 A Question of Upbringing and A Buyer's Market
  October 17 The Acceptance World
  November 21 At Lady Molly's and Casanova's Chinese Restaurant
  December 19 The Kindly Ones
     
  2014  
  February 20
The Valley of Bones and The Soldier's Art
  March 20 The Military Philosophers
  April 17 Books Do Furnish a Room and Temporary Kings
  May 15 Hearing Secret Harmonies
 



Join us for this writing workshop with writer and storyteller Jeremy Schaefer as we explore the world of words. For ages 10–13.
 
Date and Time: Friday, September 13, 4:15-5:15 p.m.
Location: Lindsey Room
 



Molecular geneticist Stephanie Levi will demystify the science behind love, attraction and everything in between. Learn about differences in the brains of men and women when it comes to love, the science behind breakups and how pheromones influence behaviors. For adults 18 years and older; program will contain adult content.
 
Date and Time: Tuesday, September 17, 7-8:30 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room
 



Take a walk through the newly renovated library with this virtual tour.  It can assist you in planning your next trip to the library or help you locate the correct meeting room before you arrive.
 


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