Celebrating Earth Month at the library

Eath Month at the Arlington Heights Memorial Library

April is Earth Month, and the Arlington Heights Memorial Library invites the community to learn with us, dig deeper and be inspired to become an even better caregiver of the Earth through programming, crafts and more. We've also put together curated lists of books for audiences of all ages to recognize the importance of adopting earth-friendly habits:

Books for Littles
Books for Kids
Books for Tweens
Books for Teens
Books for Adults
eBooks for Adults (cloudLibrary)

Earth Month Resources
Illinois Legislation



Food Waste and Community Supported Agriculture 

Programs for Kids & Families
Tweens Make: Sprout Heads

Wednesday, April 10, 4:30-6 p.m. / Kids' World / Drop in

Family Art: Earth Month
Monday, April 15, 4-4:45 p.m. / Lindsey Room / Register

Sensory Play Sunday
Sunday, April 21, 12:30-1:30 p.m. / Lindsey Room / Drop in

Tweens Sew: Mindful Mending
Wednesday, April 24, 4:15-5:30 p.m. / Lindsey Room / Register

Recycled Papermaking for Kids
Thursday, April 25, 4:15-5:30 p.m. / Lindsey Room / Register

Programs for Teens
Friday Flicks: Earth Month Edition - The Day After Tomorrow

Friday, April 5, 6-9 p.m. / Hub / Drop in

Teens Make: Beeswax Wraps
Tuesday, May 7, 4-5:15 p.m. / Hub / Register

Programs for Teens and Adults
The Climate Crisis and Mental Health

Thursday, April 18, 7-8:30 p.m. / Zoom / Register

Programs for Adults
Beyond the Book Discussion & Craft: The Comfort of Crows by Margaret Renkl

Wednesday, April 17, 6-7:30 p.m. / Makerplace, 112 N. Belmont Ave. / Register

Craft Swap
Donation Period: Tuesdays-Thursdays and Saturdays, April 2-16 / Makerplace, 112 N. Belmont Ave. / Learn More
Event: Sunday, April 21, 1-2:30 p.m. / Makerplace, 112 N. Belmont Ave. / Drop in

Wider Lens: David Attenborough: A Life on Our Planet
Thursday, April 25, 7-9 p.m. / Hendrickson Room / Register

Seed Swap
Sunday, April 28, noon-2 p.m. / Dunton Avenue Entrance / Drop in

Your Landscape in the Spring: Cleanup and Preparation for Growing Season
Tuesday, April 30, 7-8:30 p.m. / Hendrickson Room / Register