Posts tagged with "Adults"

Posted by daccurso on 12/29/09
book discussionsSign up now for a book discussion group at the Library. Book titles and dates for all the groups are on our web site. Signup for some groups is monthly, and there are also openings for the second half of the year for Life Readers: Classical Study Group and the Novel Experience Group. You can sign up online or at the Welcome Desk, 847-506-2640.
Posted by lmulford on 04/29/14

Passionate about writing? Consider joining Writer's Ink, a monthly writing group for local writers to meet, read their work and critique others.
 
Date and Time: Wednesday, May 14, 7–9 p.m. (the group meets the second Wednesday of each month)
Location: Lindsey Room
 

Posted by lmulford on 03/18/14

Chicago mystery author Michael Harvey joins us for an evening of conversation as he talks about The Chicago Way, the first book in the Michael Kelley P.I. series. Harvey is a former investigative reporter for CBS and also the co-creator of the A&E series, Cold Case Files. There will be a Q and A with the audience, followed by a book sale and signing.
 
Date and Time: Tuesday, March 25, 7–9 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room
 

Posted by lmulford on 11/26/13
 
Join us on December 5 to talk about Stephen King’s acclaimed novel, 11/22/63. It is a meditation on memory, love, loss, free will and necessity. Copies of the book are available at the Info Services Desk.
 
Date and Time: Thursday, December 5, 7:30-8:30 p.m.
Location: Clementi's, 602 W. Northwest Highway, Arlington Heights
 
 
As the nation observes the 50th anniversary of JFK's assassination, there is a lot of interest in learning more about the 35th President of the United States. Here are some helpful information sources:
 
  • Check out the JFK50 interactive website created by the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum in honor of the 50th anniversary. The site includes video and audio clips of speeches.
 
 
 
 

Posted by paichele on 03/10/15
 
Sponsored by the Friends of the Library
Join us for a screening of a collection of delightful short films exploring the world of magicians, the awe-inspiring power of the moon and all that lies beyond in the power of our imagination.
 
Date and time: Sunday, March 15, 2–3 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room
 

Posted by lmulford on 11/05/13

Dance, eat, and laugh at these two entertaining programs that celebrate Indian culture:
 
Date: Saturday, November 9
 
Traditional Indian Dancing
The internationally-renowned Natya Dance Company will entertain us with a performance and then teach us some dance moves
 
Time and Location: 1:30–2:30 p.m./ Marketplace
 
 
Laughter Yoga
Learn about the laughing clubs of India and participate in simple laughter exercises with gentle yoga breathing. Traditional Indian sweets will be served.
 
Time and Location: 3–4 p.m./ Hendrickson Room
 
 
 

Posted by lmulford on 08/16/13

Renowned local appraiser Karl Gates presents a general history and overview of current and past trends in the world of antiques appraisal. The first 30 registrants can bring in one item for appraisal. Stamps, coins and firearms are not eligible for appraisal. For A.H. cardholders only.
 
Date and Time: Saturday, August 24, 2-4 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room
 

Posted by paichele on 04/15/15

Community members are invited to attend a State of the Village program hosted by the library. Representatives of governmental entities serving the residents of Arlington Heights, including the village, park district, school districts 21, 23, 25, 59 and 214 will give a brief presentation on highlights of the past year and future plans. The library will also give a presentation including announcing the book selection for this year's One Book, One Village community read.
 
This event is an informational community update; no official business will be conducted by these governmental boards. It will be broadcast on cable TV at a later date. Refreshments will be served.  For more information, call Deb Whisler, the library’s Director of Communications and Marketing, at 847-506-2613.
 
Date and time: Wednesday, April 29, 7:30–9 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room
 
Drop in
 
Prior to the meeting, from 6–7:15 p.m., drop by the Tech Tools Demo in the Marketplace. Try the new Oculus Rift virtual reality headset, see a 3D printer demonstration and play with gadgets at the Tech Bar.
 
 

Posted by lmulford on 03/24/14

Enjoy an evening of adventure on the library's large screens as we feature the Oscar-nominated movie, Captain Phillips. It follows the true story of Captain Richard Phillips (played by Tom Hanks) and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the U.S.-flagged MV Maersk Alabama, the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in two hundred years. Rated PG 13; 134 minutes. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
 
Date and Time: Friday, March 28, 7-9 p.m. 
Location: Hendrickson Room 
 

Posted by bbenson on 04/15/15
 
Congratulations to Kerry W. Pearson and Carole Medal who have been elected to the Board of Library Trustees.
 
The Cook County Clerk's office released vote totals on Wednesday, April 15. They reported that Pearson, a board member since 2003, and Medal, one of three write-in candidates, received the most votes from the April 7 election. A recap of the library board election is reported in the Daily Herald.

Kerry and Carole will be sworn in to office at the May 19 Board of Library Trustees meeting to serve a six-year term.