What's Up at the Library?
Drop in to Kids' World for an iPad "petting zoo" and test-drive learning apps for children with special needs. For all ages.
Join us for snacks and more as we talk about the book Rules by Cynthia Lord. For ages nine and up. Books are available at the Kids' World Desk.
April is National Autism Awareness Month and the library is focusing on raising awareness about this complex disorder through education, resource sharing and programs for all ages. Drop in to view the special exhibit, Stories of Autism in the Marketplace from April 1 – 26. It includes the moving portraits and stories of adults and children on the autism spectrum.
Learn more about autism programs and resources on the library's autism website page.
The library is honoring Women's History Month with a film showing of Miss Representation. The documentary takes an in-depth look at how the media's misrepresentations of women have led to a discriminatory and stereotypical portrayal of females in positions of power, and addresses the impact this has on people in their everyday interactions. Join us for a screening of the film, followed by a discussion.
Join us for these two informative genealogy programs on Saturday, March 23 in the Hendrickson Room.
Join us for this informative panel discussion on women's health. Dr. Amanda Karm, Lindy Camardella, Dr. Jennifer Green, Cindee Manaves, Rachel Matrejek and Lydia Chasen Nadolski will discuss holistic ways to deal with hormones, fertility, disease prevention, basic self-care and more. Co-sponsored with the Arlington Heights Chamber of Commerce.
Whether you're looking for an opportunity to expand your horizons or just want something to do this summer, stop by our Volunteer Fair to talk with representatives from area organizations seeking volunteers. Opportunities available for both kids and adults.
It's Teen Tech Week, March 10-16 and all month long the library is celebrating the act of meme posing with a Meme Photo Contest for teens. Submit up to five photos. There will be awards for Best Tebow-ing, Best Owl-ing, Best Plank-ing, Best Koala-ing and Best Overall. Complete details here. For teens 12–18.
Kids' World is celebrating the announcement of the Monarch, Bluestem and Caudill book awards. Join in the fun at one of our parties.