Yes, we are open!

Since our Winter Reading Program is called Read Up a Storm, the library is open from 9-5pm today! Come on in for all your library needs — we will be here. Or stay home and build a snowman…the Village of Algonquin is holding a photo contest for the best snowman…

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Preschool Information Night

Is your child almost ready to start preschool? Preschool Information Night is your chance to compare preschool programs, talk one-on-one with local preschool teachers, and find the perfect fit for your family. The event will be held on Tuesday, January 22, 2019 and you can drop in anytime between 6:30-8:00 pm for the opportunity…

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Dogs AND Owls at the Library

There will be a lot happening on Monday, January 21, 2019! This is a no school day for both District 47 and District 300 students in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday. First off is a Dog Show featuring Cedar the Border Collie and Gracie the Black Lab. These…

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Winter Reading is finally HERE!

The Winter Reading program has begun! As of today, 102 of you have already signed up for the program – which is awesome! This year we are trying out something new: you do not have to have an Algonquin Library Card to participate. The program goes until Thursday, February 28, 2019…

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Winter Break: Week 2

Winter Break is in full swing and we have loved seeing you all at the library so much! There is a lot planned for the second week of winter break so keep on coming in! Monday, December 31, 2018 – LIBRARY CLOSED Tuesday, January 1, 2019 – LIBRARY CLOSED Wednesday,…

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Have you used BookFLIX yet?!?

BookFLIX is one of the library’s many database resources. BookFLIX pairs a beloved story book with a nonfiction book on that same topic. Stories are read aloud by a narrator and the nonfiction selection highlights key sight words. Along with the e-books are comprehension quizzes that are great for new…

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