New Collection Alert!

This week we are rolling out a brand-new collection: Playaway Launchpads. You may be familiar with Playaway’s audio book devices but this is something entirely different. The Launchpads are tablets with pre-loaded educational games and activities. They come in three different age groups: 3-5 years old, 5-7 years old, and…

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Eric Litwin? Groovy!

Eric Litwin, the original author of the Pete the Cat books, will be visiting Algonquin next month! He will be giving 2 performances at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Algonquin on Thursday November 8, 2018. St. John’s is located at 300 Jefferson St., Algonquin IL 60102. The first performance will…

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Other Halloween Programs

Zombie Barbies – Monday, October 29 @ Harnish – 4:00-5:00pm Get ready for Halloween by transforming your childhood Barbie or Ken into a zombie. Dress them up with spooky LED-infused clothing. For grades 4-8, registration required. Harry Potter Trivia Night  – Thursday, November 1 @ Harnish – 6:00-7:00pm The Chamber of…

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Halloween Storytimes

Children are encouraged to dress up in their Halloween costumes for these storytimes! They will get the chance to parade through the Youth Department after the storytime. Family Halloween Storytime – Drop-in @ Harnish – 10:00-10:30 am Saturday, October 27 Tuesday, October 30 Wednesday, October 31 Ages 5 and under with…

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Join Book Discussion!

In exactly 7 more days, our monthly book discussion groups will be meeting! On Thursday, October 11 from 7-8pm these two groups will be meeting: Cover-to-Cover 3-5th graders Book: The Mystery Boxes   Pageturners 5-8th graders Book: The Thief Lord   Snacks will be provided! You can sign up online,…

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Fermilab at the Library!

Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory is a United States Department of Energy national laboratory that specializes in high-energy particle physics. They are located nearby in Batavia, Illinois and will be sending two real scientists to the library on Columbus Day (Monday, October 8) from 2:00-3:00pm. They will be teaching us about…

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