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  • The Holiday Book Drive returns! Donate now through December 1 at the library.

    Give the gift of reading at the annual Holiday Book Drive!

    November 1-December 1

    The Holiday Book Drive is back! Share the gift of reading this holiday season by donating new children's books for our Holiday Book Drive. All books will go to low-income families in our area through the Wheeling Township Adopt-a-Family program. We are collecting new books for children and teens from infancy to age 18. Books in Spanish are also welcome.

    Location: Drop off your donation in the collection bin on the first floor of the library.

    Is your school, community group or business interested in collecting books

  • Author Robin Wall Kimmerer talks nature, our connection to it and the success of Braiding Sweetgrass

    "No one is more surprised than I and grateful that this book is in so many hands," said author Robin Wall Kimmerer to a virtual crowd of eager readers on Thursday, October 21.

    Fans of Kimmerer and her inspiring collection of essays, Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants, joined the author and former host of Worldview Jerome McDonnell in conversation as part of An Evening with Robin Wall Kimmerer.

    This was the signature event for this fall’s One Book, One Village (OBOV), the Arlington Heights Memorial Library’s (AHML) annual community read, now in its eighth

  • Accessibility Support Collection for families now available in Kids' World

    “We think [the collection is] going to have a great impact right away,” Board Chair of C.I.T.Y. of Support Beth Deiter said. “It demonstrates to the community that we see these families, we acknowledge that you're here, and we want to support you.” 

    The library’s new Accessibility Support Collection of print materials, therapeutic toys and tools was made generously possible by C.I.T.Y. of Support (Children in Therapy and You). This nonprofit organization's mission is to “create a dynamic community, both online and in person, that supports all families navigating the needs of their child in therapy.” C.I.T.Y. of Support donated



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