What's Up at the Library?
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The library will be closed in observance of Memorial Day on Monday, May 27, 2013.
We are happy to welcome to the Library Board, newly elected trustees, Joan Brody Garkisch and Greg Zyck, who were sworn into office on Tuesday, May 21 for a six-year term.
Children will learn how to interact safely with dogs and how to read canine body language. Therapy dogs will show off skills such as jumping through hoops, playing musical instruments and bowling. For ages 4 and up.
Join us for a screening of this Oscar-winning account of the later life of our 16th President, Abraham Lincoln. Directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Daniel Day-Lewis, this film is rated PG-13. Running Time: 150 minutes. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
Participate in free activities and seminars; attendees will be registered for prize drawings held throughout the morning.
9:30-10:30 a.m.: Positive Aging; Dr. Roger
Weise from Alexian Brothers
10:30 -11 a.m.: Put Fitness First; daily tips
from AHPD fitness instructor Peggy Oddo
11-11:30 a.m.: Healthy Cooking for One or
Two; cooking demo by Mariano's Peggy
Sponsored by AHML and other community agencies serving older adults. No registration required, but some activities may have limited openings. For more information, contact the Senior Center at 847 253-5532.
Student art masterpieces from Arlington Heights School District 25 are currently displayed in the Marketplace and first floor lobby display cases throughout the month of May. Families and friends of the students selected for the exhibit were invited to attend the school-sponsored reception which was held May 1 at the library. All nine schools within District 25 are participating in this exhibit. Artwork showcased are examples selected by art teachers to represent some of the art units and artistic techniques students have learned throughout the 2012-2013 school year. The exhibit is open for public viewing during regular library hours.
Join Writer's Ink, our monthly writing group for aspiring writers, ages 18 and up. The group now meets in the new Cardinal Room, located just inside the Dunton Street entrance. Come share your own work or contribute to the conversation providing constructive feedback to other writers. Register for each meeting.
Are you interested in creating a marketing video for your small business? We can help! Contact Business Services Librarian Shannon Scanlan at email@example.com, or Business Services Advisor Julie Kittredge at firstname.lastname@example.org. Check out the new spotlight video created for local business, Paper Crown.Gallery. Learn more about our services for small businesses on our Business page.
Come explore our re-designed digital media lab, the Studio, and get creative. Interested in making your own movie or music video, or maybe you would like to touch up some old family photos? Make a reservation for up to two hours at a time or drop in. If you need help with your project, you can make an appointment for one-to-one assistance. Learn more about the Studio. Funded by the Friends of the LIbrary.