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Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Saturday, October 25, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Dress in your costume, hear seasonal stories and celebrate Halloween. We will parade around the Library and you will get a few Halloween trinkets.
Location
Harnish Program Room
Library
Algonquin Area Public Library District

Title
Date
Monday, October 27, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Drop-in and make a simple Halloween craft.
Location
Harnish Meeting Room
Library
Algonquin Area Public Library District

Title
Date
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Preschoolers and their favorite adults are invited to wear their Halloween costumes to this spooky storytime.
Location
Eastgate Branch Miller Room
Library
Algonquin Area Public Library District

Title
Date
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Preschoolers and their favorite adults are invited to wear their Halloween costumes to this spooky storytime.
Location
Eastgate Branch Miller Room
Library
Algonquin Area Public Library District

Title
Date
Thursday, October 30, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Enjoy a couple of fun Halloween activities.
Library
Algonquin Area Public Library District

Title
Date
Friday, October 31, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
Dress up in your costume and come hear some seasonal stories! For babies 23 months and younger with a parent or caregiver.
Location
Eastgate Branch Miller Room
Library
Algonquin Area Public Library District

Title
Date
Friday, October 31, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Description
Dress up in your costume and come hear some seasonal stories! For babies 23 months and younger with a parent or caregiver.
Location
Eastgate Branch Miller Room
Library
Algonquin Area Public Library District

Title
Date
Tuesday, November 04, 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, November 04, 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, November 05, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Enjoy a fun literacy activity or craft. For children ages 5 and under. No registration required.

Location
Harnish Program Room
Library
Algonquin Area Public Library District

Title
Date
Thursday, November 06, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Enjoy a fun literacy activity or craft. For children ages 5 and under. No registration required.

Location
Harnish Program Room
Library
Algonquin Area Public Library District

Title
Date
Friday, November 07, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Description
Enjoy songs, nursery rhymes and playtime with your baby. For 23-month-olds and younger with parent/caregiver. No registration required.
Location
Harnish Program Room
Library
Algonquin Area Public Library District

Title
Date
Saturday, November 08, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Join us for this beginner’s level book discussion. We’ll read the books Leaf Man and Red Leaf Yellow Leaf by Lois Ehlert. Then we’ll use our imaginations to make our own leaf creature placemats.
Location
Harnish Board Room
Library
Algonquin Area Public Library District

Title
Date
Tuesday, November 11, 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, November 12, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Enjoy a fun literacy activity or craft. For children ages 5 and under. No registration required.

Location
Harnish Program Room
Library
Algonquin Area Public Library District

Title
Date
Thursday, November 13, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Enjoy a fun literacy activity or craft. For children ages 5 and under. No registration required.

Location
Harnish Program Room
Library
Algonquin Area Public Library District

Title
Date
Thursday, November 13, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 7:15 PM
Description
We will discuss Knucklehead by Jon Scieszka. Copies will be available for check out at the Youth Services Desk. For 3-5 grades.
Location
Harnish Board Room
Library
Algonquin Area Public Library District

Title
Date
Thursday, November 13, 2014
Time
7:30 PM - 8:15 PM
Description
Join us as we discuss A Whole ‘Nother Story by Cuthbert Soup. Please sign up and check out 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, November 14, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
Enjoy songs, nursery rhymes and playtime with your baby. For 23-month-olds and younger with parent/caregiver. No registration required.
Location
Harnish Program Room
Library
Algonquin Area Public Library District

Title
Date
Friday, November 14, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Description
Parents’ Choice Award winning artist Laura Doherty will rock the library with her upbeat acoustic rock children’s music.
Location
Eastgate Branch Large Meeting Room
Library
Algonquin Area Public Library District

Title
Date
Friday, November 14, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Description
Enjoy songs, nursery rhymes and playtime with your baby. For 23-month-olds and younger with parent/caregiver. No registration required.
Location
Harnish Program Room
Library
Algonquin Area Public Library District

Title
Date
Saturday, November 15, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Join us as we travel around the world! Each month we will visit a different country 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, November 15, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Come celebrate family and friends. Listen to Thanksgiving/friendship stories, make a turkey craft and play wall football. 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
Tuesday, November 18, 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, November 18, 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, November 19, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Enjoy a fun literacy activity or craft. For children ages 5 and under. No registration required.

Location
Harnish Program Room
Library
Algonquin Area Public Library District

Title
Date
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Enjoy a fun literacy activity or craft. For children ages 5 and under. No registration required.

Location
Harnish Program Room
Library
Algonquin Area Public Library District

Title
Date
Friday, November 21, 2014
Time
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Description
Enjoy songs, nursery rhymes and playtime with your baby. For 23-month-olds and younger with parent/caregiver. No registration required.
Location
Harnish Program Room
Library
Algonquin Area Public Library District

Title
Date
Friday, November 21, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Description
Enjoy songs, nursery rhymes and playtime with your baby. For 23-month-olds and younger with parent/caregiver. No registration required.
Location
Harnish Program Room
Library
Algonquin Area Public Library District

Title
Date
Saturday, November 22, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Build a robot that can draw, doodle and move around to make art.
Location
Eastgate Branch Large Meeting Room
Library
Algonquin Area Public Library District

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Important Messages


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.