Library News

  • Summer Volunteer Squad - Applications open April 1-30

    Looking for a fun way to give back to the community during your summer break? Join a Summer Volunteer Squad! The squads include helping at the summer reading table, with arts and crafts and other library events. This opportunity is for teens entering grades 7-12 in the fall of 2023. Online applications are open from April 1-30 for Arlington Heights residents. First time participants will be asked to sign up for an informal interview.

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  • New series for parents! Beyond Birds & Bees

    Heidi Croatt, Ph.D., founder of parenting education program Beyond Birds & Bees, will share information with parents and caregivers on how to successfully communicate with your child on topics related to sex and sexual development. Each scheduled program will share content that is specific to that age group based on research on child and teen development. The goal in every session is to help parents feel more confident communicating with their children about topics that are often taboo or uncomfortable. For caregivers and parents.

    Dates and times: Tuesdays in April, 6:30-8 p.m.
    Location: Live on Zoom

    Click below to register

  • Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month 2023 Book List

    Each March, The National Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities seeks to raise awareness about the inclusion of people with developmental disabilities in all facets of community life, as well as awareness of the barriers that people with disabilities still sometimes face in connecting to the communities in which they live. In recognition of Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month, library staff have created a reading list with books from Demystifying Disability: What to Know, What to Say, and How to Be an Ally by Emily Ladau to I Live a Life Like Yours by Jan Grue. Click here to check it



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