Arlington Heights Memorial Library announces special library card for veterans with printing privileges – Cardinal News

American flagpole of the Arlington Heights Memorial Library on Dunton Avenue.

November 11 is Veterans Day, a time to honor veterans and thank them for their service. In that same spirit, every day of the year, the Arlington Heights Memorial Library is pleased to offer a special library card to current and former members of the United States Armed Forces. In addition to offering the same benefits as standard resident library cards, this card also allows the cardholder to print up to the equivalent of the cost of 100 pages of black and white letters per week at no charge. . The card is distinct in its patriotic design and any active duty military member or veteran residing in Arlington Heights is eligible. Learn more about getting a Veterans and Armed Forces Library Card here.

Additionally, the library is pleased to offer a special lineup of programs and learning opportunities for Veterans Day 2022 beginning Friday, November 11 and continuing throughout the weekend, including:

Operation Market Garden: Friday, November 11, 1:30-2:30 p.m. / Salle Hendrickson / REGISTER

In September 1944, British Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery ordered a bold plan for the largest airdrop of the war. The effort was defeated at the last bridge, “A Bridge Too Far”, at Arnhem, resulting in the complete destruction of the British 1st Airborne Division. Battlefield expert Robert Mueller describes the action and the reasons for its failure.

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Friday Film Fun: Top Gun: Maverick: Friday, November 11, 6-8:30 p.m. / Salle Hendrickson / DROP IN

Stop by for a snack and watch Top Gun: Maverick (2022) on our big screens. Duration: 131 minutes. Rating: PG-13

After more than 30 years of service as one of the Navy’s finest airmen, Pete “Maverick” Mitchell pushes the envelope as a brave test pilot and ducks the rank advancement that would ground him. When he finds himself training Top Gun graduates for a specialized assignment, Maverick meets Lt. Bradley Bradshaw, the son of Maverick’s late friend and radar intercept officer “Goose”.

This film screening is suitable for those who could benefit from a supported environment. Some lights will stay on during the movie and coloring activities, weights and fidgets will be available. This program is for ages 18 and over of all levels. No registration required; just fall.

Veterans Day of Service: Saturday, Nov. 12, 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. / Makerplace, 112 N. Belmont Ave. / DROP IN

Veterans and families! Join us in celebrating and honoring veterans and giving back through a day of creation. Head to Makerplace to create items to donate to Operation Gratitude and other local organizations, as well as create a custom project for the veteran in your life (or just you, Veterans)! Take a spin, explore the space and learn more about how you can do all year round. One free project per participant. No registration required; just fall.

Arlingtones Performance & Veterans Day Reception: Sunday, November 13, 2-4 p.m. / Hendrickson Hall / REGISTRATION

Honor Veterans Day with a patriotic performance from the Arlingtones of Arlington Heights. Veterans and their guests are invited to stay after the show for a refreshment reception. Sign up with up to one guest.

The Arlingtones is an award-winning a cappella choir with a rich history dating back to 1952! They are located and sing in the northwest suburbs of Chicago. They perform all types of music in four-part harmony, from Broadway to contemporary and traditional barbershop tunes. The Arlingtones emphasize both music and sociability.

Please Note: The Seniors Center, including the Library Reading Room Branch, is closed on Friday, November 11 and Saturday, November 12 for Veterans Day.

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