What's Up at the Library?
Linda Robertson of Chicago's Old Town School of Folk Music delights children and adults alike with interactive songs. Experience the joy and excitement of children's music from all over the world!
Enjoy your spring break by coming to the library. We'll pass the popcorn and then settle in for a fun time as we watch Dolphin Tale. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. For ages 7 and up.
Enjoy an evening of adventure on the library's large screens as we feature the Oscar-nominated movie, Captain Phillips. It follows the true story of Captain Richard Phillips (played by Tom Hanks) and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the U.S.-flagged MV Maersk Alabama, the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in two hundred years. Rated PG 13; 134 minutes. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
Chicago mystery author Michael Harvey joins us for an evening of conversation as he talks about The Chicago Way, the first book in the Michael Kelley P.I. series. Harvey is a former investigative reporter for CBS and also the co-creator of the A&E series, Cold Case Files. There will be a Q and A with the audience, followed by a book sale and signing.
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Bring your preschooler to our next Tales for Tots storytime at Mariano’s Fresh Market. We'll be reading Fran's Flower by Lisa Bruce. This storytime is for children ages six and under.
Location: Mariano's Fresh Market, 802 E. Northwest Highway, Arlington Heights
Register at the Mariano's customer service desk or call 847-253-5439. Sign up today! Space is limited.
If you missed the State of the Village event held at the library on April 30, you can now watch the video of the presentation. Residents had the opportunity to hear from the park district, local school districts, the library and also the mayor, Tom Hayes, about highlights of the past year and details for what lies ahead. The presentation is also being broadcast this week on Channel 6 on WideOpenWest, Channel 17 on Comcast and Channel 99 on U-Verse. You can also read more about the event in this Daily Herald article.
Don't spend the summer with boring flip flops. Dress them up! For ages 10-12.
Get those pinkies out because it's tea time with Black Butler. Let's get together and have some tea while discussing manga and anime. Then we will watch the first two episodes of the anime Black Butler. For high school students only. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.