Would you be willing to donate blood to save a life? Heartland Blood Centers will hold a blood drive at the Main Library on Thursday, Aug. 14, from noon to 4 p.m.

Heartland shares blood products with Rush Oak Park Hospital, Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital, Northwestern Memorial Hospital and more than 40 other hospitals in the Chicago metro area.

Register to donate blood now.

Potential donors must be at least 16 years old and weigh at least 110 pounds to donate blood. A photo ID is required. Questions? Call Heartland Blood Centers at 1.800.7.TO.GIVE.