Displays & Exhibits

The library provides a variety of spaces for exhibiting a wide range of materials. We have five display cases for exhibiting artwork. There are two cases in the first floor lobby, two on the second floor, and two in Kids' World.

Lobby Display Cases

The lobby display cases are located near the library's front entrance.

September Display:
  • Celebrate Constitution Week by Dayle Conduti (Lobby Case 1 - closest to the Cardinal Room)
  • Craft for a Cause (Lobby Case 2 - closest to the circulation desk)
October Display:
  • Small Work by Group 22 (Lobby Case 1 - closest to the Cardinal Room)
  • National Family History Month (Lobby Case 2 - closest to the circulation desk)
November Display:
  • A Pop of Local Flavor: The Sweet Story of Arlington Club by Arlington Heights Historical Museum (Lobby Case 1 - closest to the Cardinal Room)
  • Donor Appreciation by the Friends of the Library (Lobby Case 2 - closest to the circulation desk)

Dimensions & Specifications:

53"W x 63"H x 30"D
2 glass shelves for each case (52 1/2"W x 18"D). Outlet and light available in each case.


Display Cases - Second Floor

The display cases on the second floor are located immediately to the left when you exit the elevators.
September Display:
  • The Hunger for the Hunt by Jeanne Marino (Hendrickson North - by front desk)
Banned Books Week (Hendrickson South - by elevators)
October Display:
  • Fantastic Book Sale by the Friends of the Library (Hendrickson North - by front desk)
  • Vintage Cookbooks by the Friends of the Library (Hendrickson South - by elevators)
November Display:
  • Tentative - Local Authors (Hendrickson North - by front desk)
  • Vintage Cookbooks by the Friends of the Library (Hendrickson South - by elevators)
74.5"W x 46.5"H x 21"D
Each with 2 adjustable Glass Shelves - 37"W x 12"D Outlet and light available in each case.
Model Cars by Glen

Kids' World Display Cases

Two display cases are located in Kids' World near the Lindsey room:

September Display:
  • All About Birds! (Horizontal Case)
  • Getting Reading for Kindergarten (Vertical Case)
October Display:
  • Pumpkins (Horizontal Case)
  • Inclusion Awareness Month (Vertical Case)
November Display:
  • Cats (Horizontal Case)
  • Classic Children's Books (Vertical Case)
December Display:
  • Cats (Horizontal Case)
  • Classic Children's Books (Vertical Case)

Dimensions & Specifications:

Vertical (tall) Case:
53 1/2"w x 65"h x 6" deep
3 glass shelves, non-removable,53"w x 6"d

Horizontal (long) case:
206.5"w total (about 17 feet), long section=187"w, short section=20.5"w), 6"d, 19.5"h
1 non-removable glass shelf, 6"d, width the same as case width

Art in the Library

The library has many original works of art on display thanks in part to donations by customers, community groups, and the Friends of the Library.
View our online gallery and visit the library to view the pieces.
If your status is Confirmed Registration, your spot for the event is confirmed.

If registration for this event is full, you will be placed on a waiting list. Wait listed registrants are moved to the confirmed registration list (in the order of registration) when cancelations are received. You will receive an email notification if you are moved from the wait list to the confirmed registration list.

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