Posts tagged with "Adults"

Posted by daccurso on 04/04/11
Tomatoes and peppers and zucchini, oh my! Are you interested in food quality, sustainability and ‘going local’? Join us for a workshop that outlines the latest techniques for successful, productive gardening. A team of Master Gardeners from the University of Illinois Extension Service will guide you through the decision-making process including identifying the best location and garden style, choosing  which crops to plant, and techniques to minimize labor while maximizing yields. A list of resources and a materials kit/planning worksheet will be provided. Participants can sign up for a free, private consultation with a Master Gardener to review their proposed layout and plans. These appointments will be conducted at the Library through the end of May. Cosponsored by the Arlington Heights Garden Club.
Register online or call 847-392-0100.
Date and time: Tuesday, April 12, 7 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room

Posted by daccurso on 05/03/10
matisse_blog Date and time: Wednesday, May 12, 7 p.m. Location: Hendrickson Room Join Art Historian Jeff Mishur as he explores Matisse’s fascination with the processes of making art as well as his connections with fellow modernists such as Pablo Picasso. This talk is in conjunction with the Art Institute’s Matisse exhibition that runs from March 20–June 20. Register online or at the Reception Desk, 847-392-0100.
Posted by daccurso on 06/03/10
heydays_blog Date and time: Thursday, June 17, 7 p.m. Location: Hendrickson Room The Chicago Blackhawks' quest for the Stanley Cup is the latest sporting event to electrify area sports fans. Celebrate Chicago sports history and learn more about other great teams from the past with local author Christopher Tabbert. He will relive some of Chicago’s most famous sports moments from unforgettable teams such as the 1908 Cubs, 1919 White Sox, 1985 Bears, 1996 Bulls, and many more that are included in his book, Heydays: Great Stories in Chicago Sports. A great Father's Day gift! Book sale and signing after the program. Register online or at the Reception Desk, 847-392-0100.
Posted by daccurso on 02/27/12

This popular monthly film discussion program is presented by Daily Herald movie critic Dann Gire and film historian and novelist Raymond Benson. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
This month's program -  “We Don’t Need No Stinkin’ Remakes” – Hollywood’s Addiction to Recycling Movies
Date and time: Thursday, March 8, 7:30–9:30 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room

Posted by daccurso on 08/10/11

Architect Bill Scholtens will offer information on how you can make affordable green improvements to your home that will conserve energy and natural resources and promote a healthy environment. Chicago Home and Garden Magazine calls him Best of the New Green Innovators. He recently was awarded a LEED Platinum rating, the highest green building designation, for a home he designed in Lincoln Park.
Date and time: Tuesday, August 30, 7 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room

Posted by lmulford on 10/01/12

The Village of Arlington Heights invites you to join in its efforts to GO GREEN. Come hear about the latest village and regional programs and learn how you can help make a difference. This program is co-sponsored with the Village of Arlington Heights.
Date and Time: Tuesday, October 9. 7 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room

Posted by daccurso on 05/17/11
Join Holly LaDuca, Genetic Counselor at Northwest Community Hospital, as she discusses the role of genetics in disease susceptibility. Learn the elements of a genetic counseling appointment and find out what genetic testing options are available. Understanding the hereditary risks for cancer will help you determine if a genetic counseling session is right for you. Register online at or call Northwest Community Hospital at 847-618-4968.
Date and time: Tuesday, May 17, 7 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson 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 daccurso on 03/12/12

Keep the spirit of St. Patrick’s Day alive while enjoying the Irish Heritage Singers’ performance of traditional Irish and Irish-American music, as well as songs and music by contemporary Irish choral composers. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
Date and time: March 25, 2–3 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room

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.