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Join us for a discussion of the book American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History by Chris Kyle. Off-site at the Arlington Heights American Legion Hall, 121 N. Douglas Ave. Arlington Heights. Appetizers will be served. Cash bar. Register and pick up a copy of the book at the Info Desk.
Bruce Bixler will offer tips on how your UVP (Unique Value Position) on LinkedIn can show recruiters and hiring managers your value to their company and how you can solve their problems. Co-sponsored with the Rotary Club of Arlington Heights.
For most of its history, Chicago produced about one-third of the nation’s candy including Brach’s caramels, Mars' Snickers bars, Wrigley’s gum, Cracker Jack, Baby Ruth bars, Tootsie Rolls and Frango Mints. Author Leslie Goddard explores the history of these tasty treats and what made Chicago such an ideal location for candy makers. Samples provided. For A.H. cardholders only.
Did you know that Newsweek magazine no longer publishes a print issue? However AHML cardholders can get the online edition of this magazine and hundreds of other titles delivered right to their PC or mobile devicedelivered right to their PC or mobile devicedelivered right to their PC or mobile device for free through the Zinio digital magazine service . Visit our eBooks and Downloads page to learn more about using Zinio.
Curious about digital music sites such as Pandora and Spotify? Come and learn about the best websites and apps for finding and listening to online music.
Have a favorite book that you would like to share with others? Come to the library on Saturday, February 9th, from 1:00-4:30 p.m. and we will film you talking about your favorite book. The videos will then be shown on the Library's website on Valentine's Day. Whether your book is a favorite from childhood or the latest book you are recommending, we want to hear about it. All ages are welcome, children under 18 will need a parent or guardian's consent. No registration required, just drop in.
Barb Ottolino of The Cultivated Choice will demonstrate how to create an eco-friendly and sustainable floral arrangement using fresh flowers, a recycled container, and prunings from your own backyard. There are still openings to watch the demonstration. On the left is an example of the type of floral design you can learn about making at the workshop.
The library was featured on a segment of WBEZ’s (91.5 FM) Afternoon Shift with Rick Kogan on Thursday, January 24. Listen to the ten-minute program, "Curious Suburbs: Discovering Arlington Heights" here.
Get great deals on used books, music, movies, magazines, games, puzzles and more at this sale sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Also look over this complete list of silent auction items you can bid on at the sale.
Join us for a fun-filled, interactive screening of The Princess Bride (PG). There'll even be a contest for the best Princess Bride character costume! Love, adventure, revenge, Cliffs of Insanity, Rodents of Unusual Size – all to be found in The Princess Bride. Costume contest starts promptly at 1:30 p.m.; film starts at 2 p.m.
While you're here in your Princess Bride character costume, you can also participate in My Reading Valentine. Act out your favorite part in the movie and then create your own movie clip about it. Your video willl air on the library’s web site on Valentine’s Day!All ages are welcome, children under 18 will need a parent or guardian's consent.All ages are welcome, children under 18 will need a parent or guardian's consent.children under 18 will need a parent or guardian's consent. Read more