Library News

  • Bookmobile service canceled due to weather January 25

    Due to the impending weather this evening, the bookmobile will not be going out to these regularly scheduled stops on Monday, January 25: Poe School, Stonebridge Apartments and Lake Terramere. All holds will be saved until next week. Holds can be transferred to our drive-up window upon request. Items that can be, will be renewed with our automatic renewal service. ​

    Continue to check to get regular updates on library emergency closures or delayed openings due to weather.

  • No more library fines as of January 2

    Say goodbye to library fines, Arlington Heights. As of Saturday, January 2, the Arlington Heights Memorial Library is officially fine free.

    What does this mean for any existing overdue fines  you may have had? If you had library fines on your account in 2020, they were waived on January 2.

    “The focus has shifted to simply getting the materials back on time and continuing to allow access to the library,” said Executive Director Mike Driskell.

    Customers are still responsible for returning library items as borrowing privileges will be suspended when an item is 14 days overdue, meaning their library card will no longer be

  • Instantly borrow digital books, movies, magazines and more

    Why wait when you can instantly borrow and enjoy your favorite books, movies, music, TV shows, newspapers and magazines using the library's digital media services and your Arlington Heights Memorial Library card. 

    Here is a snapshot of services and some items you can stream and download with no wait:

    • hoopla - The Queen's Gambit by Walter Tevis (audiobook) and Diary of a Wimpy Kid (Part 15) by Jeff Kinney
    • Press Reader- 1000+ US and international newspapers including the Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun Times, NY Post and Los Angeles Times
    • Flipster - Real Simple, Bon Appetit, Sports Illustrated, People and more of your favorite magazines for free



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