Accessibility Services for Youth

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The Arlington Heights Memorial Library has materials and services in place to accommodate library users of all ages. Please contact us if you require any additional accommodations. Assistive aid devices and sensory-friendly tools, like noise-dampening headphones and fidgets, are also available for use in the library or during programs. If you need any assistance during your visit to the library, please notify any staff member or visit any public service desk. 

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Supported Programs

The Arlington Heights Memorial Library participates with other local libraries to offer supported programs for families with young children with disabilities.  Please see our library's program calendar for the latest offerings.  More information about our library and the other participating libraries' supportive services and programming is available for you to view at any time.  

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Our Social Story

AHML Social Story (Download | Slideshow)

The AHML Social Story helps you discuss and prepare your child for a library visit, including:

  • What the library and Kids’ World look like
  • How to use library services, attend a storytime and interact appropriately
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Special Parent Magazine - Available Semiannually

Chicago Parent publishes a Special Parent digital edition in February and July.