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Presented by 26-year “video veteran” Irwin Myers, president of Video One Productions, this information-rich workshop will show you what it takes to make a successful video, including cost considerations, how much time a production takes, the types of videos you can do yourself, how to spice up your videos, the most important element you need in a promotional video, and how to market your video once it's completed. Co-sponsored with SCORE
 
Date and time: Wednesday, September 10, 7-8:30 p.m.
Location: Business Center
 


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Are you ready to get a jump start on the college admission process? This two-hour boot camp will identify helpful tips and suggestions on how to draft a well-organized essay in order to create a competitive college application. For high school students only.
 
Date and time: Thursday, September 4, 7-9 p.m.
Location: Cardinal Room
 


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The library will be closed on Monday, September 1, in observance of Labor Day.


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A.H. cardholders can schedule a one-hour appointment to have their resumes reviewed. Maximum of two reviews within a six-month period or three reviews in a one-year period.
 
Date and time: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 7-9 p.m. and Wednesdays, 3-5 p.m.
Location: Appointment Room next to the Shackley Room
 


 
Libraries are utilizing some innovative marketing techniques to attract cardholders. Read about a new partnership between the Arlington Heights Memorial Library and Arlington Heights School District 25 which has resulted in more than 700 new student library cards.


In the news
 
Are you a home-based or small business owner located in Arlington Heights? Please take our survey and let us know how the library can serve you better. Complete the survey and contact information by September 15 to be eligible for a drawing for a Kindle, courtesy of the Friends of the Library. One entry per business.
 


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This musical storytime is perfect for toddlers who are always on the go. Every session is full of songs, stories, time to explore musical instruments and dramatic movement. Siblings welcome. For ages 1–3.
 
Date and time: Thursdays, September 4, 11,18, 25, 6:30-7 p.m.
Location: Lindsey Room
 
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Kids' World
 
Come watch an Anime! We will be viewing Fairy Tail, a story about a teenage girl named Lucy Heartfilla and Natsu who become teammates performing various missions for the Fairy Tail Guild! Between episodes make buttons and stickers of your favorite characters. Cosplay is encouraged. For teens in grades 7–12.
 
Date and time: Friday, August 29, 6:30-8 p.m.
Location: The Hub
 


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One Book, One Village held center stage at the Village of Arlington Heights Board of Trustees August 18 meeting. Executive Director Jason Kuhl took to the podium to speak about Ordinary Grace and to invite the mayor and trustees to join in the library's first community-wide reading initiative.  View the presentation here.


In the news
 
Dementia: Resurrection by Arlington Heights teen Robert Kraybill claimed top prize at the 8th Annual Teen Film Fest on Friday, August 15 at the library. More than 125 film enthusiasts attended the fest which kicked off with a red carpet event followed by the screening of 12 films selected as finalists from a field of 43 entries submitted for this year's competition.
 
Daily Herald film critic Dann Gire co-judged the event which included short films in the genres of action/drama, documentary, comedy, experimental/animation and music videos. View all of the winners here. The film fest is co-sponsored with the Metropolis Centre of Performing Arts and the Arlington Heights Arts Commission.

 

 
 


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