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Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Preschoolers and their favorite adults are invited to drop in for fun stories and fingerplays.
Location
Eastgate Branch Miller Room
Library
Algonquin Area Public Library District

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Enjoy a short storytime and simple coloring activity. For children ages 5 and under. No registration required.
Location
Harnish Program Room
Library
Algonquin Area Public Library District

Title
Date
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Enjoy a short storytime and simple coloring activity. For children ages 5 and under. No registration required.
Location
Harnish Program Room
Library
Algonquin Area Public Library District

Title
Date
Friday, September 19, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
Babies 23 months and younger and their parent/caregiver are invited to join us for stories, fingerplays, songs, and play time. No registration required.
Location
Harnish Program Room
Library
Algonquin Area Public Library District

Title
Date
Friday, September 19, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Description
Babies 23 months and younger and their parent/caregiver are invited to join us for stories, fingerplays, songs, and play time. No registration required.
Location
Harnish Program Room
Library
Algonquin Area Public Library District

Title
Date
Saturday, September 20, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Join us as we travel around the world! This month we will visit Morocco and learn about the people and culture through stories, crafts, or movies. Get your passport stamped each month to remember all the countries you've visited!
Location
Eastgate Branch Large Meeting Room
Library
Algonquin Area Public Library District

Title
Date
Saturday, September 20, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Celebrate starting a new school year by listening to "school" stories and creating a patchwork apple craft. For kids in K & 1 grade (5-7 years old). Registration required.
Location
Eastgate Branch Large Meeting Room
Library
Algonquin Area Public Library District

Title
Date
Monday, September 22, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Learn the differences and similarities between reptiles and amphibians and see over 20 live animals that participants will get to touch and meet up close. For ages 5-13 years. Registration Required.
Location
Eastgate Branch Large Meeting Room
Library
Algonquin Area Public Library District

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Preschoolers and their favorite adults are invited to drop in for fun stories and fingerplays.
Location
Eastgate Branch Miller Room
Library
Algonquin Area Public Library District

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Time
11:15 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Come to a fall themed early literacy program that will engage young learners in pre-reading and writing activities involving music, books, and games! For 3-6 year olds who can attend on their own.
Location
Eastgate Branch Large Meeting Room
Library
Algonquin Area Public Library District

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Students in grades 1-8 will read aloud to a teen volunteer in grades 9-12 for about 45 minutes.
Location
Harnish Program Room
Library
Algonquin Area Public Library District

Title
Date
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Enjoy a short storytime and simple coloring activity. For children ages 5 and under. No registration required.
Location
Harnish Program Room
Library
Algonquin Area Public Library District

Title
Date
Thursday, September 25, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Enjoy a short storytime and simple coloring activity. For children ages 5 and under. No registration required.
Location
Harnish Program Room
Library
Algonquin Area Public Library District

Title
Date
Friday, September 26, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
Babies 23 months and younger and their parent/caregiver are invited to join us for stories, fingerplays, songs, and play time. No registration required.
Location
Harnish Program Room
Library
Algonquin Area Public Library District

Title
Date
Friday, September 26, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Description
Babies 23 months and younger and their parent/caregiver are invited to join us for stories, fingerplays, songs, and play time. No registration required.
Location
Harnish Program Room
Library
Algonquin Area Public Library District

Title
Date
Saturday, September 27, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
Please join us for some fun stories, songs, and fingerplays.
Location
Harnish Program Room
Library
Algonquin Area Public Library District

Title
Date
Saturday, September 27, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Create your own special kite and we'll take it outside and try it out!
Location
Harnish Board Room
Library
Algonquin Area Public Library District

Title
Date
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Preschoolers and their favorite adults are invited to drop in for fun stories and fingerplays.
Location
Eastgate Branch Miller Room
Library
Algonquin Area Public Library District

Title
Date
Monday, October 06, 2014
Time
6:15 PM - 7:45 PM
Description
Compete against other families in our family LEGO building competition. We provide the LEGOs; you provide the imagination! Space is limited to 16 families, with children ages 5-13. 1st prize is a small LEGO set.
Location
Eastgate Branch Large Meeting Room
Library
Algonquin Area Public Library District

Title
Date
Tuesday, October 07, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Preschoolers and their favorite adults are invited to drop in for fun stories and fingerplays.
Location
Eastgate Branch Miller Room
Library
Algonquin Area Public Library District

Title
Date
Tuesday, October 07, 2014
Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Students in grades 1-8 will read aloud to a teen volunteer in grades 9-12 for about 45 minutes.
Location
Harnish Program Room
Library
Algonquin Area Public Library District

Title
Date
Wednesday, October 08, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Enjoy a short storytime and simple coloring activity. For children ages 5 and under. No registration required.
Location
Harnish Program Room
Library
Algonquin Area Public Library District

Title
Date
Thursday, October 09, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Enjoy a short storytime and simple coloring activity. For children ages 5 and under. No registration required.
Location
Harnish Program Room
Library
Algonquin Area Public Library District

Title
Date
Thursday, October 09, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 7:15 PM
Description
Join us for a lively book discussion of The Beloved Dearly. Paperback copies of the book will be available at the Youth Services Desk. For 3-5 grades.
Location
Harnish Program Room
Library
Algonquin Area Public Library District

Title
Date
Thursday, October 09, 2014
Time
7:30 PM - 8:15 PM
Description
October’s book discussion title is The Egypt Game by Zilpha Keatley Snyder. Please register and pick up a copy of the book at the Youth Services Desk. For 5-8 graders.
Location
Harnish Board Room
Library
Algonquin Area Public Library District

Title
Date
Friday, October 10, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
Babies 23 months and younger and their parent/caregiver are invited to join us for stories, fingerplays, songs, and play time. No registration required.
Location
Harnish Program Room
Library
Algonquin Area Public Library District

Title
Date
Friday, October 10, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Description
Babies 23 months and younger and their parent/caregiver are invited to join us for stories, fingerplays, songs, and play time. No registration required.
Location
Harnish Program Room
Library
Algonquin Area Public Library District

Title
Date
Friday, October 10, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Movie Title TBA
Location
Eastgate Branch Large Meeting Room
Library
Algonquin Area Public Library District

Title
Date
Saturday, October 11, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Join us for a beginner's book discussion. You don't have to be tall to read tall tales. The Bookaneers will learn what makes a tale "tall" when we read and discuss American classics and create an art project based on our story.
Location
Harnish Meeting Room
Library
Algonquin Area Public Library District

Title
Date
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Preschoolers and their favorite adults are invited to drop in for fun stories and fingerplays.
Location
Eastgate Branch Miller Room
Library
Algonquin Area Public Library District

Title
Date
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Enjoy a short storytime and simple coloring activity. For children ages 5 and under. No registration required.
Location
Harnish Program Room
Library
Algonquin Area Public Library District

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Register in person at the Library for Summer Reading and then you can log your books online. Remember to sign into the correct program, as indicated on your reading log. Once you are signed in, you can then record books for all members of your family. Call 847-458-6060 ext 135 if you need any assistance.