Elephant and Piggie Have a New Book!!

It’s here!  It’s here!  We are extremely excited to announce the latest Elephant and Piggie book, The Thank You Book, is now available for check out.  It is with a heavy heart that we share some sad news:  The Thank You Book is the 25th and final book in Mo Willem’s Elephant and…

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Happy Scratch Day!

 Scratch Day is global event to celebrate Scratch, coding, and kids learning to code! Scratch is a free programming language designed to help kids learn how to write computer programs by dragging and dropping code to create animations, games,interactive stories, music, presentations, and more. On May 14, all over the world,…

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Oaklee’s Family Guide Is Back!

We are thrilled to announce that Oaklee’s Family Guide is back in print!  Stop by the Algonquin Area Public Library to pick up your copy of the May/June issue.  The Oaklee’s Family Guide is a bi-monthly publication that lists a multitude of family friendly events, activities, and places to visit in the…

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BrainFuse HelpNow a Free Tool for Homework Help

The Algonquin Area Public Library offers free online tutoring and homework help through Brainfuse HelpNow, an online resource.   This website is available for Algonquin Library cardholders Mondays – Sundays from 2 PM-11 PM (CST). Once registered, you can log on and gain immediate access to the following helpful services.  Live Tutoring – Chat…

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ABCmouse.com Is Now Available at Our Library

Are you looking for ways to make your child’s time on the computer fun AND educational?  We are pleased to announce that an early literacy website, ABCmouse.com, is now available for free on our library’s computers!  ABCmouse.com is an award-winning online program that provides young children (ages 2-7) with a multitude of…

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8th Grade Reads

Chains After being sold to a cruel couple in New York City, a slave named Isabel spies for the rebels during the Revolutionary War. By: Laurie Halse Anderson Call Number: J AND The Hunger Games In a future North America, where the rulers of Panem maintain control through an annual…

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