Senior Center

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The Arlington Heights Senior Center is currently closed to the public, with a limited number of essential services. Click here for more information about the closure.

The Arlington Heights Senior Center is a multi-agency service facility located at 1801 West Central Road. The library's Reading Room, located in the facility, allows our customers to visit us and take advantage of "one-stop shopping" for other services, such as arts and crafts, fitness, referral and assistance programs, and volunteer opportunities for older adults. Click here for more general information about the Senior Center.

Reading Room Hours
Monday and Wednesday: 9 a.m.–6 p.m.
Tuesday, Thursday & Friday: 9 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Saturday: 8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

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The Reading Room

Our collection of popular books (including the latest books available in large print), DVDs, CDs and audiobooks are all available for checkout. Relax and read an assortment of specially selected magazines and daily newspapers in a comfortable reading area.

Other Services

Library materials from any library location can be returned at the Senior Center.  Drop them off in the Reading Room during open hours or any time at our outside book drop located on the northwest side of the Senior Center. You can also select the Senior Center as a pick-up location for your library holds. We will call you when your hold arrives.

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Tech Classes

Classes taught by and designed especially for adults over 55 are held at the Senior Center. PC-based classes and a variety of iPad and iPhone classes feature small class size and hands-on instruction. Students can choose from a range of classes depending on their skill level.  

Register by phone at 847-392-0100 or online.

View the full class schedule by clicking below.

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Computer Room

The library maintains a computer room at the Senior Center. Its computer workstations are equipped with large-print keyboards, 19-inch flat-screen monitors, the latest version of Microsoft Office and high-speed internet access. The computer room is used in the mornings for tech classes and is open to the public in the afternoons.

Computer Room Hours
Monday and Wednesday: 12:30–6 p.m.
Tuesday, Thursday & Friday: 12:30–4 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m.–noon

Upcoming Senior Programs

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