Community Services

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Current in-person proctoring appointments are suspended due to the COVID-19 crisis.

Usually, proctoring service is available for Arlington Heights cardholders only Monday through Friday from 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. by appointment. There is no charge for this service. You must provide at least one week notice.

Schedule an Appointment

For online tests using a computer, you can check out a laptop on your library card for the duration of the test.


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All donated items are tax deductible. Drop off your donation at the Tech Learning Center.

Accepted items include:

  • Cell phones
  • Laptops and eReaders
  • Inkjet cartridges
  • MP3 players
  • Digital cameras
  • Handheld games
  • GPS devices and radar detectors
  • Graphing calculators
  • Gold, silver and platinum

Appliances, computer monitors/towers and printers are not accepted.

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Register to vote at the Info Desk. Registrations are not taken in the 28 days before an election.

To register, you must be:

  • A U.S. citizen
  • At least 18 years of age by the general election
  • A resident of the precinct at least 30 days prior to Election Day
  • You can also register online with the Cook County Clerk's Office

Please bring two forms of identification, with at least one showing your current residence address.