Library News

  • Library services expand beginning Tuesday, September 8

    These services include: 

    • Increasing the allowable customer visit length from one hour to two-and-a-half-hours.
    • Socially-distant work and study areas in the library are available on a first-come, first-served basis, with one chair per table in select areas of the library's first floor, including Kids' World. An additional chair per table may be requested at the Tech Learning Center Desk or the Kids’ World Desk if the table allows for adequate social distancing, tables are limited to two users. Tables in the Hub are limited to one person/chair per table due to the size of the room.
    • Computers are available in the Tech

  • Petition packets available for municipal elections

    On the April 6, 2021 ballot, residents of the Village of Arlington Heights will be asked to vote for a Village President, four Village Trustees and three Library Trustees. The ballot will also contain offices for school district, park district and township officials.

    Circulation of nominating petitions begins Tuesday, September 22, 2020. The filing period runs from December 14, 2020 to December 21, 2020. The Village Clerk’s Office has petition packets available for Village Trustee and Library Trustee.

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, packets will be distributed by appointment. Make an appointment to pick up a packet by calling 847-368-5540 or emailing

  • Drive-up window service information

    Masks required for drive-up window service

    We are asking every drive-up window customer to wear a mask or face covering. This additional safety step is based on the most recent guidance from the Illinois Department of Health reiterating face coverings are an effective way to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

    Here's how drive-up pickup window service works:

    1. Have your library card and any additional family members' cards ready.
    1. Enter the library's parking garage. 
    2. Proceed ahead and around to the drive-up window. Please be alert for increased pedestrian and drive-through traffic.If you are on foot or a bike, please come in to



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