Library News

  • Spotlight on Juneteenth - Book and Movie Recommendations

    June 19, 1865 is the day when the last enslaved people in the United States were told they were free in  Galveston, Texas - two and a half years after the Emancipation Proclamation was signed. June 19 is now known as Juneteenth, a holiday that commemorates the end of slavery and celebrates African American freedom, culture and achievements. Juneteenth is celebrated annually throughout the United States and in observance, we've put together a list of fiction and nonfiction books and movies:

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  • Come out and play! Summer programs for kids and families

    All summer long, we are taking our favorite stories and activities to your favorite parks and places around town. Discover the beauty of the world around us with our Back to Nature BINGO, join us for a Movie in the Park or enjoy stories and songs at our weekly Storytimes in the Park. Plus our StoryWalk® series continues with a new story each month for you to enjoy as you take a stroll around beautiful Lake Arlington.

    Let's Go on a StoryWalk®

    Join us at Lake Arlington, 2201 N. Windsor Drive. Go for a walk and read a children's story, posted page by page on easy-to-follow signs, as you enjoy the great outdoors. Presented in

  • COVID-19 Vaccine Information

    We have compiled a list of resources to help you access information about the COVID-19 vaccine. All residents of Illinois over 12 years old are eligible for the Pfizer vaccine, and 18 years and older for the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines. Below you will find details about Cook County vaccine registration, locations, and a link to the COVID-19 webpage for the Village of Arlington Heights. We have included information about the vaccine itself, as well as links to register for residents in nearby counties. 

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