Posts tagged with "Adults"

Posted by paichele on 03/03/15
Enjoy some American nuptial nostalgia. We’ll discuss food, dresses, crazy traditions and more with vintage expert Amy Alessio. And for those brides to be, come get some vintage inspiration for your own big day.
Date and time: Saturday, March 14, 2–3 p.m.
Location: Cardinal Room

Posted by lmulford on 01/10/13

Local resident Jim Niehoff suffered from a stroke at the age of 44 that left him unable to speak, read or write. Come hear about his road to recovery, including how he used the resources of the library's Literacy Office.Chuck Osgood, former Chicago Tribune photojournalist and co-author of Sidewalks: Portrait of Chicago, will moderate.

Date and Time: Tuesday, January 15, 7 p.m.

Location: Hendrickson Room



Posted by aharder on 08/25/15
The 9th Annual Teen Film Fest is in the books! More than 160 people came to Metropolis Performing Arts Centre to celebrate Arlington Heights' young filmmakers on August 21. This annual event is co-sponsored by the Arlington Heights Memorial Library, Arlington Heights Arts Commission and Metropolis.
Congratulations to the winners:
Best Overall Film - ‘Checkmate’ by Brandon Martin
Best Comedy - ‘Prop Hunt’ by Jared Culm
Best Experimental - ‘Trigger Warning’ by Kathleen Oku
Best Animation - ‘Over the Phone’ by August Graham, Ben Klicker
Best Documentary - ‘Same Molecules’ by Rhegan Graham
Best Music Video - ‘Geronimo’ by Tess Troschuk
Many thanks to this year's judges, Daily Herald Film Critic Dann Gire, former Teen Advisory Board president Selena Groh, and Metropolis Executive Director Joe Keefe.
For more photos from the night's event, see our photo gallery here.
To watch all the films, visit The Hub's You Tube page here.

Posted by aharder on 10/09/15
People in transition often consider temporary employment as a way to supplement their income while seeking full-time opportunities. There are other significant benefits beyond income. However, understanding the processes temp firms use, how it impacts your unemployment benefits, agreement language, and how employers work with temp firms will help you to set expectations and succeed in temporary work.
Date and time: Wednesday, October 14, 7-8:30 p.m.
Location: Cardinal Room
Presenter: Bob Podgorski
Co-Sponsored with the Rotary Club of Arlington Heights.
No Library Card Required

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

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