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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Photo Fabulous

This Wednesday (December 12), we will be having our monthly tween photography club, Photo Fabulous, at 6:00 pm. Library cards are not required but you do have to sign up and kids in grades 4-8 can do that here. Bring your camera or phone to learn about taking fabulous photos! We…

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Jacobs Goldenaires Concert

On Monday, December 3, 2018 at 4:30 pm the Harry D. Jacobs High School Goldenaires will be visiting AAPLD for their annual holiday performance. This year the performance will be held in the large meeting room on the lower level at the Harnish Library. Jacobs students will be dressed in Renaissance…

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Hour of Code Week

Hour of Code is a computer science education initiative celebrated during Computer Science Week, which is the first full week in December. This year it will be December 3-9 and AAPLD is ready for some coding! Monday, December 3 from 4-5 pm we will be learning about the basics of…

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SNOW DAY!

Students are lucky to have a Thanksgiving Break extension this year!  With all of the snow, the library had to close this morning too. Due to the emergency snow closing, the Mr. Kipley’s Fairy Tale Forest program was cancelled. We ARE planning on re-scheduling the program though! Stay tuned for…

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