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The library is honoring Women's History Month with a film showing of Miss Representation. The documentary takes an in-depth look at how the media's misrepresentations of women have led to a discriminatory and stereotypical portrayal of females in positions of power, and addresses the impact this has on people in their everyday interactions. Join us for a screening of the film, followed by a discussion.
Join us for these two informative genealogy programs on Saturday, March 23 in the Hendrickson Room.
Enter our drawing to be featured in your own READ poster in Kids' World. Stop by Kids' World or email your name, age, and phone number to firstname.lastname@example.org by July 31 to enter. Winners get a copy to keep for themselves.
Check out our new location for community information just inside the Dunton Street entrance on the wall near the Cardinal Room. We have many free community resources available to our customers such as consumer information, local bus schedules, and publications like the Windy City Times and Senior News.
Walk, ride, or skip to the library to join us for a day of old-fashioned summer fun! Qualified bicycle technicians from Village CycleSport in Arlington Heights will be on hand to give your bike a safety check, offering minor repairs on-the-spot and recommendations for further maintenance. Family activities will include bubbles, sidewalk chalk, a bean bag toss, and other childhood favorites. For families.
Location: Library Parking Lot
Library users living in the northern part of Arlington Heights now have the added convenience of returning their library items at book drops located at Camelot and Frontier Parks. In partnership with the Arlington Heights Park District, this pilot program will evaluate library service in this area and will continue through September 3. It was initiated now to take advantage of the high traffic at the parks during the summer swim season and to save busy families from having to make an extra trip to the library.
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The award presentation was made at the ALA annual conference in Chicago, where Vic was also congratulated by AHML Trustee Deb Smart.
Congratulations to the prize winners at our Celebrate Your Library Day Open House. Prizes for these lucky AH cardholders were courtesy of the Friends of the Library: