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Curious about digital music sites such as Pandora and Spotify? Come and learn about the best websites and apps for finding and listening to online music.
Have a favorite book that you would like to share with others? Come to the library on Saturday, February 9th, from 1:00-4:30 p.m. and we will film you talking about your favorite book. The videos will then be shown on the Library's website on Valentine's Day. Whether your book is a favorite from childhood or the latest book you are recommending, we want to hear about it. All ages are welcome, children under 18 will need a parent or guardian's consent. No registration required, just drop in.
Barb Ottolino of The Cultivated Choice will demonstrate how to create an eco-friendly and sustainable floral arrangement using fresh flowers, a recycled container, and prunings from your own backyard. There are still openings to watch the demonstration. On the left is an example of the type of floral design you can learn about making at the workshop.
The library was featured on a segment of WBEZ’s (91.5 FM) Afternoon Shift with Rick Kogan on Thursday, January 24. Listen to the ten-minute program, "Curious Suburbs: Discovering Arlington Heights" here.
Get great deals on used books, music, movies, magazines, games, puzzles and more at this sale sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Also look over this complete list of silent auction items you can bid on at the sale.
Join us for a fun-filled, interactive screening of The Princess Bride (PG). There'll even be a contest for the best Princess Bride character costume! Love, adventure, revenge, Cliffs of Insanity, Rodents of Unusual Size – all to be found in The Princess Bride. Costume contest starts promptly at 1:30 p.m.; film starts at 2 p.m.
While you're here in your Princess Bride character costume, you can also participate in My Reading Valentine. Act out your favorite part in the movie and then create your own movie clip about it. Your video willl air on the library’s web site on Valentine’s Day!All ages are welcome, children under 18 will need a parent or guardian's consent.All ages are welcome, children under 18 will need a parent or guardian's consent.children under 18 will need a parent or guardian's consent. Read more
Learn to set up your own account on Flickr and how to store, organize, and share your photos online with everyone or just friends and family.
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.
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.