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Lego train exhibit in Arlington Heights draws thousands

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  • People tour the Northern Illinois Lego Train Club exhibit Saturday at the Arlington Heights Memorial Library. The exhibit is open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.

    People tour the Northern Illinois Lego Train Club exhibit Saturday at the Arlington Heights Memorial Library. The exhibit is open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.
    Courtesy of April Jo Harder

  • People who toured the Lego train exhibit assemble their own creations Saturday in the Marketplace at the Arlington Heights Memorial Library.

    People who toured the Lego train exhibit assemble their own creations Saturday in the Marketplace at the Arlington Heights Memorial Library.
    Courtesy of April Jo Harder

  • People who toured the Lego train exhibit could assemble their own creations in the Marketplace at the Arlington Heights Memorial Library, which were then put on display.

    People who toured the Lego train exhibit could assemble their own creations in the Marketplace at the Arlington Heights Memorial Library, which were then put on display.
    Courtesy of April Jo Harder

  • People tour the Northern Illinois Lego Train Club exhibit Saturday at the Arlington Heights Memorial Library. The exhibit is open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.

    People tour the Northern Illinois Lego Train Club exhibit Saturday at the Arlington Heights Memorial Library. The exhibit is open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.
    Courtesy of April Jo Harder

 
Daily Herald report

As many as 3,000 people toured the Northern Illinois Lego Train Club exhibit Saturday at the Arlington Heights Memorial Library, according to April Jo Harder, the library's communications and marketing specialist.

It took 11 train club members six hours to assemble the main display at the library.

The free exhibit opened Saturday and closes Sunday in the Hendrickson Room at the library, 500 N. Dunton Ave.

In addition to the exhibit, the library is offering a Lego Club in its Marketplace, where people can make a model, then display it at the library.

The exhibit is open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.

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