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Upcoming Events
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

Title
Date
Sunday, November 23, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Bring your gently used paperbacks to our book swap and trade your books for someone else’s. Please note that only gently used children’s books will be accepted. Water damaged, ink marked, torn/missing pages, coloring/activity books, etc. cannot be accepted. Please limit the number of books you bring to 15 or less per child.
Location
Harnish Program Room
Library
Algonquin Area Public Library District

Title
Date
Monday, November 24, 2014
Time
6:15 PM - 7:45 PM
Description
Compete on the Wii! 1st prize in each age bracket will receive a $10 GameStop gift card! All participants will receive a small prize. Limited to the first 28 contestants, ages 5-13.
Location
Eastgate Branch Large Meeting Room
Library
Algonquin Area Public Library District

Title
Date
Tuesday, November 25, 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 26, 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
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Drop-In for a few games of Bingo. Small prizes will be awarded.
Library
Algonquin Area Public Library District

Title
Date
Friday, November 28, 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 28, 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
Friday, November 28, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
When world famous air racer Dusty learns that his engine is damaged and he may never race again, he must shift gears and is launched into the world of aerial firefighting.
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.