Celebrate Jewish American Heritage Month

It’s a Whole Spiel: Love, Latkes, and Other Jewish Stories by various authors From stories of confronting their relationships with Judaism to rom-coms with a side of bagels and lox, It’s a Whole Spiel features one story after another that says yes, we are Jewish, but we are also queer, and disabled, and creative, and political, and adventurous, and anything […]

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Book Buddies is BACK!

Calling all High Schoolers It’s baaaaack! Book Buddies is a special six week program in the summer in which a teen volunteer listens to a student in Grades 1-8 read aloud for one hour, assisting when necessary. Book Buddies will not meet the week of Independence Day (July 3–9). The deadline to apply is Tuesday, May 31. Digital Application: Click […]


Celebrate Asian American & Pacific Islander Month with BOOKS!

A Thousand Beginnings and Endings: 15 Retellings of Asian Myths and Legends by Various Authors Fifteen authors of Asian descent reimagine the folklore and mythology of East and South Asia, in short stories ranging from fantasy to science fiction to contemporary, from romance to tales of revenge.       The Best We Could Do by Thi Bui An intimate […]

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Closed for Easter Sunday

The Algonquin Library will be closed on Sunday, April 17th, 2022. We will re-open on Monday, April 18th, 2022 at 9am to business as usual. Have a great holiday weekend!

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Celebrate National Library Week at AAPLD!

April 3rd-9th is National Library Week in the USA and we are definitely celebrating here! Teens can participate in this online scavenger hunt to win a small prize at the Adult Services Reference Desk. We also have community puzzles that folks can work on inside both library buildings.