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  • Teen art work will grace The Hub at Arlington library Feb 18, 2013 6:36 PM
    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."

  • Suburban libraries go digital, add services Feb 17, 2013 10:40 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: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:03 PM
    Candidate information for Tiana Brazzale, running for Arlington Heights Library Board (6-year Terms)

  • Greg Zyck: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:03 PM
    Candidate information for Greg Zyck, running for Arlington Heights Library Board (6-year Terms)

  • Alex Hageli: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:03 PM
    Candidate information for Alex Hageli, running for Arlington Heights Library Board (6-year Terms)

  • Joan Brody Garkisch: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:03 PM
    Candidate information for Joan Brody Garkisch, running for Arlington Heights Library Board (6-year Terms)

  • Author Jane Smiley coming to Arlington Hts. on Tuesday Jan 25, 2013 9:26 PM
    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.

  • Arlington Heights library renovations ahead of schedule Jan 9, 2013 2:50 PM
    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.

  • Walsh welcomed back to the suburbs, planning for 2014 Jan 3, 2013 11:58 PM
    Joe Walsh may not be a congressman anymore, but on his first day back in the suburbs, the former 8th District representative made it clear that voters haven't heard the last from him. "I don't know, maybe a guy like me can never get elected again, maybe I have too big of a mouth," Walsh said. "I have no idea what I'm doing in two years, but I want to be a part of the fight."

  • 4 candidates interested in Arlington Heights library board Dec 5, 2012 5:47 PM
    There will be two open seats on the Arlington Heights Memorial Library board for the April 9 consolidated municipal election and four candidates have already picked up nominating packets.

  • Arlington Heights celebrates community greenhouse Nov 6, 2012 4:42 PM
    A newly renovated greenhouse at Arlington Heights' Miner School, funded by the committee that organized the village's 125th anniversary celebration, will keep the event's spirit growing beyond this year, officials said Tuesday. Leaders from Miner, the Quasquicentennial Committee and the village gathered Tuesday morning to dedicate the greenhouse located behind the school, 1101 E. Miner St.

  • Arlington Heights Library book drive through Dec. 1 Nov 4, 2012 6:44 PM
    The Arlington Heights Memorial Library is having a holiday book drive through Dec. 1. The library is collecting new books for children from infancy to age 16 for Wheeling Township’s holiday Adopt-a-Family program.

  • Chat with arts community members Nov. 2 Oct 22, 2012 3:32 PM
    Learn what’s happening in the arts community at the Arlington Heights Arts Commission for “Art Chat,” a lively presentation by three local arts professionals at 6:30 p.m., Friday, Nov. 2, at the village hall, third floor, 33 S. Arlington Heights Road, Arlington Heights.

  • No need for park district tax hike Sep 17, 2012 5:00 AM
    Letter to the editor: Donald Schmidgall of Arlington Heights says voters need to know about the park district referendum to raise taxes. "There is a need to vote NO' on this referendum in November.," he urges. "It is overtaxation!

  • Arlington Hts. bookmobile more than mobile library Sep 14, 2012 2:59 PM
    While other libraries have put their bookmobiles to rest, the one operated by Arlington Heights Memorial Library is still going strong, making roughly 50 stops every month. It's a way of putting citizens in touch with books -- especially as the library does not have any branches.

  • Arlington Hts. library lot closing for repairs Sep 13, 2012 2:25 PM
    The underground parking lot of Arlington Heights Memorial Library, including library entrances and drive-up service, will be closed due to repaving from Monday, Sept. 24, through Friday, Sept. 28. Library customers are asked to use the Dunton Avenue entrance during that time.

  • Meet author Jesse Kellerman in Arlington Heights Sep 7, 2012 9:46 PM
    The Arlington Heights Memorial Library is partnering with the Metropolis Performing Arts Centre to present a series of literary arts programs beginning with an evening with novelist/playwright Jesse Kellerman, the author of five novels: "The Executor," "The Genius," "Trouble," "Sunstroke" and his latest, "Potboiler."

  • Arlington soccer club scores with Komen walkers Aug 28, 2012 3:13 PM
    On Saturday, Aug. 11, the Arlington Aces Soccer Club participated in cheering on the walkers for the Susan G. Komen 3-Day Walk for the Cure at Melas Park. Two teams representing the Aces Girls U14 Soccer Club set up a cheering station for the walkers as they entered Melas Park on Saturday morning.

  • Metropolis and Arlingon library present Page to Stage Aug 24, 2012 9:04 PM
    12.63-page 2 Metropolis Performing Arts Centre will host a lecture with author Jesse Kellerman in a new series, From Page to Stage, in conjunction with Arlington Heights Memorial Library on Tuesday, Sept. 11.

  • Arlington Heights library to compare jobs and salaries Aug 23, 2012 4:46 PM
    The Arlington Heights Memorial Library is about to start a "job classification and salary structure project" to compare the salaries and benefits offered its workers with those of similar employers in the Northwest suburbs.

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