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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Lego WeDo Buddies

Lego WeDo

The first session of LEGO WeDo Buddies ended this week. The children built and coded LEGO robots like an alligator whose mouth opened and closed and a lion who sat up and laid back down. They learned about motors, pulleys, gears, and levers through simple robotics. Pairs of children worked…

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Family Movie Night

On February 19, the library will be hosting an interactive movie night.  We can’t wait to introduce your family to the most adorable purple alien named Oh.  Your child is sure to crack a smile watching Oh and his alien friends try to colonize and humorously navigate life on Earth in…

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Clowning Around with Mary Macaroni

IMG_0999 (2)A special visitor stopped by to entertain and dazzle during the library’s Preschool Information Night.  The one and only, Mary Macaroni, had us dancing, laughing, and singing the evening away.  While the children were entertained, caregivers had the opportunity to peruse local preschools’ information booths.  A fun night was had by all!

If you didn’t have a chance to make it, feel free to stop by the Youth Services Desk for a packet loaded with information on a number of local preschools and what they have to offer.  You may also visit our preschool page for a more extensive compilation of area preschools and their websites.