Library Programs

The Seed Library Journal #2

Okay, today’s snow put a…chill on warm hopes for an early spring, but I wanted to share some pix I took Saturday, which WAS a taste of spring! I hope you were able to get out and enjoy it. We’ll plant our Seed Library sunflowers on the east side of our house, where they’ll get lots of morning sun. With […]

Welcome to The Seed Library Journal
Library Programs

Dig Into A Gardening Adventure!

AAPLD’s new Seed Library offers a  bounty of vegetable, herb and flower seeds free of charge! Whether you’re an experienced gardener, or just getting started, it’s not too early to prepare for growing season! Learn more about the Seed Library, and request seeds online. We’ll fill your order and notify you when your seeds are ready to pick up. This […]

Welcome to The Seed Library Journal
Library Programs

Get Growing with AAPLD’s Seed Library!

Algonquin Area Public Library, in cooperation with the University of Illinois Agricultural Extension, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and the Illinois Master Gardeners of McHenry County, is excited to introduce the Seed Library– a community resource that provides seeds to local gardeners free of charge! Stop by the Adult Services desk at the Main Library on Harnish Drive to browse […]

Love Your Tech in 2022!
Digital Resources

Love Your Tech in 2022!

Did you receive a new device as a holiday gift, or upgrade with a great year-end deal? Maybe you’ve resolved to get more comfortable with technology in 2022. Your library is here to help! In January, we’re offering classes to help you get the most out of your technology, whether you’re a beginner who wants to master the basics, or […]

Home Delivery Service Brings the Library To You
Library Programs

Home Delivery Service Brings the Library To You

Do you or a loved one enjoy reading, but aren’t able to come to the library because of illness, disability or lack of transportation? Let Algonquin Area Public Library District’s Home Delivery Service bring the library to you each month! Give us a list of specific book titles you’d like, or if you’re not sure, we are happy to do […]

December Reading Resolutions…Short and Sweet!
Book Lists

December Reading Resolutions…Short & Sweet!

Hectic holiday season? Reading Resolutions has you covered! Our tasty December challenge is to read a poem, short story, or novella. If you prefer non-fiction, choose an article, short how-to book, or essay. Our online catalog has lots of suggestions for short reads, including collections of poems and short stories. If you check out a collection, you  don’t have to […]

Fight For Your Write!
Book Lists

Fight For Your Write!

Always wanted to write a book? Mystery, memoir, non-fiction, or something else, Algonquin Area Public Library can help! Find how-to books, connect with other authors, publish your book online, and get it into the hands of Illinois readers. Let us inspire and encourage you to create the book of your dreams! Writing can be lonely! Find your tribe with this […]