It's National Library Card Sign-up Month! Use your card. Earn rewards.

Get a card. Use your card. Enter to win!
September is National Library Card Sign-up Month. We’re celebrating with giveaways, including a drawing for an iPad or a gift card for Shakou Restaurants for new and current library cardholders. Check out an item at the library with your AHML card any time in September and you will automatically be entered to win (limited to one drawing entry per library card). Visit the library during September and show us some library love at our #weloveourlibrary photo backdrop.Thank you to the Friends of the Library for their generous support of Library Card Sign-up Month. iPad provided by the Friends of the Library.
Don’t have a card? Sign up for one at the library or on the bookmobile.
For more information on getting a card, visit
Show Your Card
Throughout September, show your AHML library card around town to get discounts and giveaway items at these participating businesses:
Arlington Lanes - Buy one game, get one free. One offer per person
Crave Bar & Food Joynt - 10% off discount
DKM&O - travel mug while supplies last
Downtown Mediaworks - 10% off video production, photography, media services over $100.
Fitness 19 - Free week of group fitness classes
Five Star Furniture & Outlet Center - 10% off
Golden Brunch - 15% off check
The Grooming Lodge - $2 off full groom
Inspyr Studios - two free classes
Instant Imprints - reusable shopping bag
Jimmy John's (1299 E. Rand Rd.) - 5% off any purchase
KidSnips Arlington Heights - choose a free $3 toy with a child's haircut
Kilwins - 25% off a single scoop of ice cream
L.A. Fitness - 50% off standard new membership *restrictions apply
Pulsation Yoga - one free yoga class per library card
Quest College Consulting - complimentary one-hour consultation for high schoolers on the college application process
Señor Pollo-10% off of orders
State Farm Agent Jennifer Burnidge - a cell phone wallet
State Farm Agent Nick Jones - a water bottle
Trader Joe's -  All of the tote bags have been distributed. (Thank you,Trader Joe's)  
Westgate Cleaners - 10% off
Westgate Newsstand - 5% off magazines
WoodCrafters DIY Studio - $5 off coupon code for future purchases
This list of offers will continue to grow throughout September. Businesses, there's still time to join in. Contact Shannon Meyer ( or Trixie Dantis ( to add your offer to the line-up. 
Thank you to these businesses for displaying a sign in support of the library and National Library Card Sign-Up Month: 
Arlington Lanes
Crave Bar & Food Joynt
Dickson Contractors
DKM&O Law Firm
Downtown Mediaworks
Fitness 19
Golden Brunch
The Grooming Lodge
Inspyr Studios
Instant Imprints
Jimmy John's (1299 E. Rand Rd.)
Northwest Community Healthcare
Pulsation Yoga
Pure Juice Café
Spunky Dunkers
State Farm Agent Jennifer Burnidge
State Farm Agent Nick Jones
Trader Joe's
Westgate Newsstand
WoodCrafters DIY Studio
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6.012 Patron-Generated Content

The Library offers various venues in which patrons can contribute content that is accessible to the public.  These include, but are not limited to, blogs, reviews, forums, and social tagging on the Library’s website and catalog.  Any instance in which a patron posts written or recorded content to any of the Library’s venues that are accessible to the public is considered “patron-generated content” and is subject to this policy.
By contributing patron-generated content, patrons grant the Library an irrevocable, royalty-free, worldwide, perpetual right and license to use, copy, modify, display, archive, distribute, reproduce and create derivative works based upon that content.
By submitting patron-generated content, patrons warrant they are the sole authors or that they have obtained all necessary permission associated with copyrights and trademarks to submit such content.
Patrons are liable for the opinions expressed and the accuracy of the information contained in the content they submit.  The Library assumes no responsibility for such content.
The Library reserves the right not to post submitted content or to remove patron-generated content for any reason, including but not limited to:
  • content that is profane, obscene, or pornographic;
  • content that is abusive, discriminatory or hateful on account of race, national origin, religion, age, gender, disability, or sexual orientation;
  • content that contains threats, personal attacks, or harassment;
  • content that contains solicitations or advertisements;
  • content that is invasive of another person’s privacy;
  • content that is unrelated to the discussion or venue in which it is posted;
  • content that is in violation of the Library’s Code of Conduct or any other Library policy