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Spending Time with Senator McConnaughay

The Algonquin Area Public Library was honored to have a special visitor stop by for a visit last week.  Illinois State Senator, Karen McConnaughay, kindly spent her time meeting patrons, staff, and engaging our youngest patrons in a fun story, Grace for President, by Kelly DiPucchio.  The children in attendance loved being…

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Make Slime at Home


A great, albeit, messy activity for you and your little ones to do at home is to make slime. Last week we played outside with a group of kids and we made Oobleck and played  with a glittery, stretchy slime called Galaxy Slime. It was a messy, good time! In…

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Finding Dory at the Library!!

finding nemo - sea of colors

After 13 long years, we are excited to hear that one of our favorite characters, Dory, is back in a new movie!  Finding Dory hit the big screen in June, and the library has been all a buzz with conversations about Dory, Nemo, and the ocean.  To nourish those inquiring…

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Games for Kids


Did you know that on the Children’s website there is a page called, Games for Kids? This page is to help parents find free, child-friendly, and age appropriate games to play while inside or outside the library. Is your kid a fan of the Nickelodeon, Disney, or Cartoon Network channels?…

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