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Upcoming Events

April Artistry Event
Sunday, April 14, 1 pm – 3:30 pm Makerplace
Calling all budding artists! Create your work of art at this unique event to support the Arlington Heights Memorial Library Foundation. Each participant will complete an 11 x 14 canvas painted with acrylics. Local artist Barb Benstein will share her expertise with up to twenty lucky students. No experience is necessary, and this is ideal for teens and adults. The cost is $75.00 and includes all materials, instruction, and refreshments.

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Prayer Breakfast

Foundation Board members celebrating with community members at the Mayors Prayer Breakfast.

Just The Two of Us

Guest Chef Jorge Solis and Foundation Directors  Renee Schwingbeck and Sharon Johlie prepare to serve ‘Date Night’ guests.

Foundation Recognizes Winners of its Scholarship for the Trades

The Arlington Heights Memorial Library Foundation hosted a ceremony at the Makerplace this week to present scholarship certificates to the two winners of its new scholarship for the trades, Anthony Corsentino and Jake Nikolai, both students at Hersey High School.

Foundation holds "Spring into Salads"

In May, the Foundation hosted a new batch cooking class, featuring Chef Brian demonstrating techniques for making three delicious salads.

Foundation hosts batch cooking class

On Jan. 27, the foundation hosted it's first food event at the Makerplace.

Arlington Heights Memorial Library Foundation Raises $280,000 for Construction of Makerplace

Thanks to the generosity of local businesses and residents,…