The library is participating in Money Smart Week
, a partnership with the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago that offers over 500 free events throughout Chicagoland that focus on financial topics for all ages. Come join us next week!
Money Smart Week Kickoff with Benjamin Franklin
Saturday, April 20, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Come meet Ben Franklin (portrayed by performer Tom Kelecius) and learn about all of our Money Smart Week programs. Drop in
Money Smart Storytimes
Saturday, April 20, 10:30-11 a.m.
Tuesday, April 23, 6:30-7 p.m.
Join us for stories about smart spending and saving followed by a piggybank craft. For ages 0-6. Drop in
$Apps for Your Wallet or Purse
Monday, April 22, 6-7 p.m. / Village Bank & Trust Building, 311 S. Arlington Heights Road, Suite 20; Arlington Hts.
There are apps that help balance your budget, accept credit card payments from your phone and keep track of when your bills are due. Come learn about these money-saving apps and more. Co-sponsored by the Arlington Heights Chamber of Commerce. For teens and adults. Register
Wednesday, April 24, 1-2:30 p.m. / Senior Center, 1801 W. Central Road; Arlington Hts.
Join financial educator, Karen Chan, to learn about a range of estate planning tools, what they do, and the terminology they use. Register
Keep it Safe
Wednesday, April 24, 7-8 p.m. / Village Bank & Trust, 234 W. Northwest Hwy., Arlington Hts.
Dave Gehrke from Village Bank & Trust will offer information on the laws and regulations that protect your rights as a consumer, preventing identity theft and elder financial abuse and how to be financially prepared when a disaster strikes.