The Arlington Heights Memorial Library's Makerplace officially debuted on Sunday, September 19 with a grand opening celebration, which included welcoming remarks by library officials and Mayor Hayes followed by a ceremonial opening of the building's front doors. Throughout the afternoon, close to 500 attendees took a guided tour of the new makerspace and learned about the many things visitors ages 12 and up can do using the Makerplace's technology and creative equipment along with flexible workspaces and a commercial-grade kitchen. The library would like to thank the Arlington Heights Memorial Library Foundation and the Friends of the Library for their continued support in helping to bring the makerspace to the
Arlington Heights Memorial Library Makerplace now open
September is Library Card Sign-Up Month
September is Library Card Sign-up Month! We’re celebrating all month long with fun pop-up events throughout the community.
Library Card Sign-up Month coincides with the beginning of the school year to remind parents, caregivers and students nationwide that a library card is a great first step towards academic achievement and lifelong learning.
Once you sign up for your library card, what can you do with it?
- Borrow eBooks and audiobooks: Use cloudLibrary and hoopla at ahml.info/downloads.
- Library of Things: Explore a new skill. Try it before you buy it. This collection of unique items—from board games to wireless hotspots, offers opportunities for
Cook County Indoor Mask Mandate Effective August 23
The Cook County Department of Public Health (CCDPH) has issued COVID-19 Mitigation Order 2021-10 which requires individuals to wear a face mask in public indoor settings, regardless of vaccination status, effective Monday, August 23, 2021.
Any individual age two or older and able to medically tolerate a mask is required to wear a mask when indoors in a public place. The full order can be read here.
In compliance with this order, masks are required for everyone visiting library buildings, effective Monday, August 23. If you cannot wear a mask for medical reasons, contact us for accommodations at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 847-392-0100.