Connect with the library around town

Library in the Community

Summer is a great time to explore the many community events in Arlington Heights! Head outdoors and join the Arlington Heights Memorial Library around town at these upcoming events.

Visit the Bookmobile at the Farmers Market  

Saturdays, May 25 and June 8 and 22, July 6 and 20, August 3 and 17 / N. Vail Ave. and W. Fremont St.  

Stop by and visit the bookmobile at the Arlington Heights Farmers Market, every other Saturday through October 12, from 8 a.m. to noon.  The farmers market is located at N. Vail Ave. and W. Freemont St. Drop by, pick out some books and discover what's new at the library. 

Library Pop-ups at the Farmers Market

The library also hosts special pop-up events at the Farmers Market on select Saturdays including:

Pride Month Pop-up
Saturday, June 1, 9-11 a.m.
Join library staff and local organization Glen's Friends for Pride Month-themed activities, giveaways and discover books featuring LGBTQ+ characters and experiences. Local resources supporting the LGBTQ+ community will be available.

Discover the Library of Things
Saturday, June 8, 9-11 a.m.
Stop by and check out all the cool things you can borrow from the library -musical instruments, tripods, cameras, games, a light bulb changer, paper shredder, a pickleball set and so much more. Why buy when you can borrow from the Library of Things!

Saturday, June 29, 9-11 a.m.
Get a sneak peek at FanCon 2024, the library's annual celebration of all things comic and pop culture! Learn firsthand about the amazing lineup of all-ages activities and events taking place at the library on Sunday, July 14, noon- 5 p.m., when FanCon 2024 returns bigger than ever. 


Join us at these upcoming events: 

Picnic in the Park
Friday, June 7, 5:30-8 p.m. / North School Park, N. Evergreen Ave. and E. Eastman St.
Visit the bookmobile and get fun summer giveaways.

Arlington Heights Garden Club & Unique Boutique
Sunday, June 23, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. / Arlington Heights Historical Musuem, 110 W. Fremont St.
Visit the library's booth -and don't forget to take a peek at our Butterfly Garden out front of the library on Dunton Street.