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Come learn how the library can help you tell your story. Local author Paula Burzawa will talk about her experiences using library resources to write her novels. Then staff member Alex Hoffman will demo the tools available in the Studio and show how to use them to capture your family history or personal story. An optional open house of the Studio will follow.
 
Date and Time: Thursday, January 24, 7 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room
 



Most of eBay's top sellers use an eBay Store to maximize their sales and profits. eBay University Instructor Jack Waddick will talk about the latest tools and strategies for setting up a successful eBay store and include real-time demos on eBay.com.
 
Date and Time: Wednesday, January 23, 7 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room
 



For most of its history, Chicago produced about one-third of the nation’s candy including Brach’s caramels, Mars' Snickers bars, Wrigley’s gum, Cracker Jack, Baby Ruth bars, Tootsie Rolls and Frango Mints. Author Leslie Goddard explores the history of these tasty treats and what made Chicago such an ideal location for candy makers. Samples provided. For A.H. cardholders only.
 
Date and Time: Tuesday, February 19, 7 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room
 


Did you know that Newsweek magazine no longer publishes a print issue? However AHML cardholders can get the online edition of this magazine and hundreds of other titles delivered right to their PC or mobile devicedelivered right to their PC or mobile devicedelivered right to their PC or mobile device for free through the Zinio digital magazine service .  Visit our eBooks and Downloads page to learn more about using Zinio.




Bruce Bixler will offer tips on how your UVP (Unique Value Position) on LinkedIn can show recruiters and hiring managers your value to their company and how you can solve their problems. Co-sponsored with the Rotary Club of Arlington Heights.
 
Date and Time: Tuesday, February 26, 7-8:30 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room South
 
 
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Kids' World is celebrating the announcement of the Monarch, Bluestem and Caudill book awards. Join in the fun at one of our parties.
 
Monarch Party
Play games, hear stories and enjoy treats as we celebrate the Monarch book award, and guess which book you think will win.  For grades K-3. Adult attendance is not required at this program. See the list of nominated books.
 
Date and Time: Monday, March 11, 4:15-5 p.m.
Location: Lindsey Room
 
 
Bluestem Party
Which book will be the ultimate winner? Play games, win prizes and enjoy a snack as we celebrate the Bluestem books before the winner is announced. For 3rd-5th graders. Adult attendance is not required at this program. See the list of nominated books.
 
Date and Time: Tuesday, March 12, 4:15-5 p.m.
Location: Lindsey Room
 
 
Caudill Party
Story smackdown! Come and fight for your right to choose the best book of them all. Snacks and prizes will be provided. For students in 4th-8th grade. Adult attendance is not required at this program. See the list of nominated books.
 
Date and Time: Wednesday, March 13, 4:15-5 p.m.
Location: Lindsey Room
 
 
 
 
 



Join us for a discussion of the book American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History by Chris Kyle. Off-site at the Arlington Heights American Legion Hall, 121 N. Douglas Ave. Arlington Heights. Appetizers will be served. Cash bar. Register and pick up a copy of the book at the Info Desk.
 
Date and Time: Wednesday, February 27, 7:30 - 9 p.m.
Location: A. H. American Legion Hall, 121 N. Douglas Avenue
 



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
 



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 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.
 


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