Sensory-Friendly Exhibit Hours

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Individuals, families or groups who prefer visiting the exhibit during our lower traffic times are encouraged to come to the library on Tuesdays. Open to all, especially suited for those with autism spectrum and sensory processing disorders.If your party requires special accommodations, please contact us at programs@ahml.info or 847-870-3295.
 
Assistive device kits are available for use in the library. Please see the full list here or ask the Kids’ World Desk for more info. To help your child prepare for a library visit, read our guide.
 
Scheduled Programs:
Visitors of all ages can explore the interactive exhibit, Chagall for Children, and enjoy sensory activities during the library’s lower traffic hours – open to all, and especially suited for those with autism spectrum and sensory processing disorders. Quiet space is available during these hours. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED BY FEBRUARY 14. To register, email programs@ahml.info or call 847-870-3295.
 
  • Sensory Access Hour | Sunday, March 3, 10 - 11 a.m.
  • Visitors of all ages can explore the interactive exhibit, Chagall for Children, and enjoy sensory activities outside of regular library hours. This event is open to all and especially suited for those with autism spectrum and sensory processing disorders. Quiet space is available and continental breakfast will be provided. Space is limited; caregiver required. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED BY MARCH 1. To register, email programs@ahml.info or call 847-870-3295.
 
 
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

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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