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  • Let’s put Zyck on the library board Apr 5, 2013 12:00 AM
    Letter to the editor: "As library trustee (Greg Zyck) wants to help the library continue to adapt to the cyber world, make certain the entire community knows all the great services the library offers, and make the library an even better place," writes Ray Berry.

     
  • Zyck has ‘a passion for public service’ Apr 3, 2013 12:00 AM
    Letter to the editor: I encourage Arlington Heights residents to vote for Greg Zyck for Arlington Heights Public Library Board trustee," writes Lesley Ury.

     
  • Please put Zyck on the library board Apr 3, 2013 12:00 AM
    Letter to the editor: Florian Wasik of Arlington Heights is enthusiastic about Greg Zyck running for the Arlington Heights library board.

     
  • Brody Garkisch will be good for library Apr 3, 2013 12:00 AM
    Letter to the editor: Peggy Kelly is supporting Joan Brody Garkisch for Alrington Hts. library trustee. "In our work together I've witnessed first hand Joan's ability to attend to details while keeping the big picture in mind," she writes.

     
  • See rebroadcast of Arlington Hts. candidate forum Mar 26, 2013 12:00 AM
    Viewers can see a rebroadcast of the March 16 forum for Arlington Heights mayoral, trustee and library candidates on YouTube or local cable television.

     
  • Endorsements: Garkisch, Zyck for Arlington Heights library board Mar 21, 2013 12:00 AM
    The Daily Herald endorses Joan Brody Garkisch and Greg Zyck for the Arlington Heights Memorial Library board.

     
  • Put Brody Garkisch on the library board Mar 18, 2013 12:00 AM
    Letter to the editor: Monica Benz of Arlington Hts. says her vote for library board will go to Joan Brody Garkisch. "Blending her expertise in securing public grant monies with her understanding of the importance of providing forward thinking library service to the community make her the right person," she writes.

     
  • Joan Brody Garkisch

    Arlington Hts. library candidates discuss future direction Mar 17, 2013 12:00 AM
    Is it about books or about technology? Arlington Heights Memorial Library board candidates dug into what a library's role should be at a weekend forum. Four hopefuls are running for two open spots.

     
  • Greg Zyck a good fit for library board Mar 12, 2013 12:00 AM
    Letter to the editor: Anne Marie Gerhardt is enthusiastic about candidate Greg Zyck for the Arlington Heights Library board. "Greg is a longtime resident and family man who deeply cares about our community, especially the services many of us take advantage of, such as our great library," she writes.

     
  •  Jessica Hirsh, 16, and her friend Lauren Becherer, 16, both of Prospect High School talk with Cari Henderson of Mariano’s grocery in Arlington Heights about summer job prospects at a teen job fair Saturday at the Arlington Heights Memorial Library.

    Teens, businesses connect at Arlington Hts. job fair Mar 9, 2013 12:00 AM
    T-ball instructor. Receptionist. Landscaper. Cashier. Bagger. Dishwasher.Arlington Heights businesses are looking to fill these jobs — and then some — and they got the word out to their target employment pool Saturday morning at the first Teen Job Fair. "The goal is to get it out there that we have jobs for them," said Matt Healy, athletic supervisor with the Arlington Heights Park District.

     
  • Arlington Heights candidate forum March 16 Feb 25, 2013 12:00 AM
    Candidates for Arlington Heights village president, village trustee and library board trustee will participate in a candidate forum presented by the League of Women Voters of Arlington Heights-Mount Prospect-Buffalo Grove on Saturday, March 16. The candidate forum begins at 9:30 a.m. at Arlington Heights Village Hall, 33 S. Arlington Heights Road.

     
  •  A teen job fair planned at the Arlington Heights Memorial Library in March may have to be canceled for a lack of interested employers.

    Arlington Heights struggles to gain interest in teen job fairFeb 19, 2013 12:00 AM
    With less than three weeks until the first Teen Job Fair in Arlington Heights, officials are still trying to get more employers involved to make sure the event doesn't have to be canceled for the second year in a row. So far four employers have signed up to participate.

     
  •  This is “Untitled,” by Reed Skocz of Prospect High School.

    Teen art work will grace The Hub at Arlington library Feb 18, 2013 12:00 AM
    Artwork made by four area teens has been chosen for The Hub, the new teen area at the Arlington Heights Memorial Library set to debut in April. "Teens are a huge market for us," says Debbie Smart, library trustee. "We've seen a real void in the community with the closing of the Teen Center."

     
  • Katie LaMantia, teen librarian, and IT Department Technician Terry Nolan hook up computers in the teen center at the Schaumburg Township District Library.

    Suburban libraries go digital, add servicesFeb 17, 2013 12:00 AM
    Libraries across the suburbs have evolved in recent years to stay relevant in an increasingly digital age. Many have incorporated sophisticated new technology that allows users to create digital content. Area libraries have also diversified their programs and devoted more space and resource to teens, among other changes. The result? Near-record circulation levels for many libraries.

     
  • Tiana Brazzale, running for Arlington Heights Library Board (6-year Terms)

    Tiana Brazzale: Candidate ProfileFeb 15, 2013 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Tiana Brazzale, running for Arlington Heights Library Board (6-year Terms)

     
  • Greg Zyck, running for Arlington Heights Library Board (6-year Terms)

    Greg Zyck: Candidate ProfileFeb 15, 2013 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Greg Zyck, running for Arlington Heights Library Board (6-year Terms)

     
  • Alex Hageli, running for Arlington Heights Library Board (6-year Terms)

    Alex Hageli: Candidate ProfileFeb 15, 2013 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Alex Hageli, running for Arlington Heights Library Board (6-year Terms)

     
  • Joan Brody Garkisch, running for Arlington Heights Library Board (6-year Terms)

    Joan Brody Garkisch: Candidate ProfileFeb 15, 2013 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Joan Brody Garkisch, running for Arlington Heights Library Board (6-year Terms)

     
  • Jane Smiley

    Author Jane Smiley coming to Arlington Hts. on TuesdayJan 25, 2013 12:00 AM
    The Arlington Heights Memorial Library and the Metropolis Performing Arts Centre are hosting Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jane Smiley on Jan. 29. The author of "A Thousand Acres", "Moo" and "Private Life," will read from her works and be interviewed. Free, but guests must register.

     
  • A new magazine and newspaper center is part of the $2.8 million renovations.

    Arlington Heights library renovations ahead of schedule Jan 9, 2013 12:00 AM
    Major interior renovations at the Arlington Heights Memorial Library are ahead of schedule and under budget, officials are reporting. The $2.8 million project will include new "marketplace" with a vending cafe and the most popular books on display; a new teen center; a remodeled computer assistance area; more small meeting rooms; and a "living room" with lounge seating and a fireplace, as well as a new conference room.

     
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