Posts tagged with "Arlington Heights 125"
Book Discussion - The Graysons: A Story of Illinois
Originally published in 1887, The Graysons: A Story of Illinois by Edward Eggleston is a tall tale of a murder trial has the defendant being counseled by a young Abraham Lincoln. When Tom Grayson, gets charged with the murder of no-good townsmen, Gary Lockwood, his mother hires Abraham Lincoln to defend him. Everything seems against Grayson but Abraham Lincoln is able to see the problems in the witnesses’ accounts in this legal story. Pick up a copy of the book at Customer Services - also available as a free eBook. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
Home Sweet Home
Whether you grew up in Arlington Heights or came here recently, you are invited to share your memories about life, past and present, in Arlington Heights on the library’s new Home Sweet Home site. Home Sweet Home is an online pinboard created to collect pictures, videos and stories that highlight what makes our village unique and unforgettable. It will be a permanent, online destination on our website and is the library’s gift to the community to celebrate our village’s 125th anniversary.
All the information you need to get started can be found on the website under HELP: Getting Started, but if you need assistance, you can schedule an appointment with us. Any other questions about Home Sweet Home can be directed to email@example.com.
Library Staffers Play Key Role in 125 Celebration
Wednesday, January 18, marked the 125th anniversary of the incorporation of the village of Arlington Heights, and the library played a key role in the village's celebration festivities.
Use Digital Studio for VAH 125 Video Contest
Calling all aspiring teen filmmakers! Come to the library to get help making your entry for the village's VAH 125 teen video contest celebrating the village's 125th anniversary.
- Sony Bloggie Touch camcorders
- a Zoom H1 mic
- Canon S95 digital cameras
- M-audio Oxygen 61 keyboard
- green screen
- and much more - all for free