• Arlington Heights marvels at Solar Eclipse Viewing Party

    Wonder and awe filled North School Park today as close to 700 people joined in the library's Solar Eclipse Viewing Party and witnessed a rare celestial event together- the moon passing between the sun and Earth, blocking the sun's light. 

    "It's such as unusual, once-in-a-lifetime occurance for many people," said Arlington Heights resident Jane Born, a former teacher who came to North School Park with her friend, and former colleague, Marcia Becker. "It's so nice to be able to see it locally too and to share in the experience with so many people. It's really amazing and fun!"  

    The event, presented

  • Sexual Assault Awareness Month - Resources, Books and Programs

    April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, an annual campaign to raise public awareness about sexual assault and educate communities and individuals on how to prevent sexual violence in the United States. In recognition of this month, we've put together curated lists of books:

    Consent and Boundaries for Littles
    Consent and Boundaries for Kids
    Consent and Boundaries for Tweens
    Sexual Assault Awareness Month Reads for Teens
    Sexual Assault Awareness Month Reads for Adults

    Overcoming the Bystander Effect: Tips, Tricks and Tools

    Thursday, April 4, 7-8:30 p.m. / Hendrickson Room / Register

    Media Literacy for Teens: Consent in a Digital Age

  • Check out this month's library highlights

    The Arlington Heights Memorial Library (AHML) is the community's place to read, learn and gather! Each month, the library compiles a director's report which highlights the most recent statistics and trends in library usage, programs and other initiatives that impact our community and support the library's overall strategic goals and plan. Highlights from this month's report include:

    • AHML in Chicago Parent (page 1)
    • Soft Launch of 24/7 Pickup Lockers (page 1)
    • Celebrating Black History Month (pages 2 and 8)
    • Adding Three More Culinary Classes (page 5)
    • Making Genealogy Services More Accessible (page 3)

    View the full March director's report online here.



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Upcoming Programs

- /Full Hendrickson Room
- /Makerplace - Creative Arts
- /Cardinal Room


Chess Club
- /Lindsey Room
- /Makerplace - Flex Space 2
- /Full Hendrickson Room