Programs Designed with Your Business in Mind

Don't miss these programs that can provide valuable tools for your small business in February!
Business Bytes: Using QR Codes for Business
QR Codes short for Quick Response Codes are similar to barcodes and can be embedded with website addresses, phone numbers and other useful information. QR codes are scanned with a smart phone or tablet with a camera and can highlight coupons, specials, videos or other information for your business. Join us to learn how to use these codes.
Mon, 02/11/2013 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm        Register here
Tue, 02/12/2013 - 10:00am - 11:00am      Register here
SCORE: Taking Your Business Online
This Internet workshop is for business owners looking to venture out onto the web for the first time or who want a more effective web presence. Key concepts and concerns faced by business owners are addressed as well as the importance of social media.
Wed, 02/20/2013 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm      Register here
Cosponsored with SCORE (Counselors to America’s Small Business)
Facebook Pages for Beginners
Learn the basics of setting up a page for a business, organization, or hobby and growing your audience.
Tue, 02/26/2013 - 1:30pm - 3:00pm       Register here
A.H. cardholders only.

Check out the calendar for more business programs this month!

One-on-one appointments can be made if you need more personalized advice for your business. We can help your business get off the ground, set up your social media and social media management tools, pull business lists for your marketing efforts, and more. This is for any Arlington Heights business and all for free! Request an appointment or contact Business Services Librarian, Shannon Scanlan, or Business Services Advisor, Julie Kittredge, at

If your status is Confirmed Registration, your spot for the event is confirmed.

If registration for this event is full, you will be placed on a waiting list. Wait listed registrants are moved to the confirmed registration list (in the order of registration) when cancelations are received. You will receive an email notification if you are moved from the wait list to the confirmed registration list.

6.012 Patron-Generated Content

The Library offers various venues in which patrons can contribute content that is accessible to the public.  These include, but are not limited to, blogs, reviews, forums, and social tagging on the Library’s website and catalog.  Any instance in which a patron posts written or recorded content to any of the Library’s venues that are accessible to the public is considered “patron-generated content” and is subject to this policy.
By contributing patron-generated content, patrons grant the Library an irrevocable, royalty-free, worldwide, perpetual right and license to use, copy, modify, display, archive, distribute, reproduce and create derivative works based upon that content.
By submitting patron-generated content, patrons warrant they are the sole authors or that they have obtained all necessary permission associated with copyrights and trademarks to submit such content.
Patrons are liable for the opinions expressed and the accuracy of the information contained in the content they submit.  The Library assumes no responsibility for such content.
The Library reserves the right not to post submitted content or to remove patron-generated content for any reason, including but not limited to:
  • content that is profane, obscene, or pornographic;
  • content that is abusive, discriminatory or hateful on account of race, national origin, religion, age, gender, disability, or sexual orientation;
  • content that contains threats, personal attacks, or harassment;
  • content that contains solicitations or advertisements;
  • content that is invasive of another person’s privacy;
  • content that is unrelated to the discussion or venue in which it is posted;
  • content that is in violation of the Library’s Code of Conduct or any other Library policy