Outdoor Adventure Begins at the Library!
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Outdoor Adventure Begins at the Library!

This summer, Algonquin Area Public Library and the McHenry County Conservation District are teaming up for the Find Your Wild challenge! Explore MCCD sites to earn points that can be redeemed for prizes. The free all-ages challenge is a great way for families to spend time outside, in some of McHenry County’s beautiful natural areas. The fun starts Memorial Day […]

Spring Photo Contest – May Voting
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Spring Photo Contest – May Voting

Here are the fabulous entries we received for the AAPLD Spring Photo Contest!  Please take a look at the photos below (click to enlarge) with the May theme of “Flowers” and select your favorite. A couple things to keep in mind: One Vote Per Person! – You may not vote more than once! You are allowed to vote for only […]

Spring Photo Contest – April Voting
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Spring Photo Contest – April Voting

Here are the fabulous entries we received for the AAPLD Spring Photo Contest!  Please take a look at the photos below (click to enlarge) with the April theme of “Showers” and select your favorite. A couple things to keep in mind: One Vote Per Person! – You may not vote more than once! You are allowed to vote for only […]

Score a YETI with these Winter Reading Suggestions!
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Score a YETI with these Winter Reading Suggestions!

Want a book you can sink your fangs into? Score a Winter Reading YETI with a “WINTER THEMED” or “BEST OF 2023” selection.  Whether it’s a heartwarming wintertime love story, a thrilling adventure through the frozen wilderness, thought provoking non-fiction, or something as mysterious as the YETI himself, you’ll find plenty to choose from, on display in the Adult Services […]

November is Native American Heritage Month
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November is Native American Heritage Month

November marks National Native American Heritage Month– a time to recognize the rich cultural heritage, traditions, and contributions of North America’s Indigenous people. A number of best-selling authors, and some rising literary stars– including one from our area– trace their heritage to our country’s Native nations. Whether you prefer literary fiction, thrillers, fantasy, or non-fiction, come browse the Native American […]