Read Through Hispanic Heritage Month

The Lost Dreamer by Lizz Huerta [eAudiobook link] Indir is a Dreamer, descended from a long line of seers; able to see beyond reality, she carries the rare gift of Dreaming truth. But when the beloved King Anz dies, his son and heir has no respect for this time-honored tradition. Newly crowned Alcan wants an opportunity to bring the Dreamers […]

Teen Activities

Banned Books Week

This year, Banned Books Week is October 1st – October 7th. The Algonquin Library has a couple special things planned in September & October to celebrate the 1st Amendment, which can be seen at the end of this post. If you have witnessed book challenges, removals, or general censorship, please report it to the American Library Association’s Office of Intellectual […]

Teen News

Back to School with AAPLD

Volunteer Opportunities August VolunTeens Lake in the Hills Summer Sunset Festival Parade September VolunTeens Upcoming Programs August International Snack Club September International Snack Club Overdose Prevention & Narcan Training Babysitter Training ($55 Fee) Read for a Lifetime Challenge on Beanstack Keep track of how many Read for a Lifetime books you read this school year. This is the list used […]

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Summer Reading Starts June 1st!

  Sign-up remotely using Beanstack or stop on into either the Harnish (by Jacobs HS) or Eastgate (by St. Margaret Mary) libraries. Prefer an paper log? Find it here. Everyone who signs up for summer reading is eligible for a small prize. You will then earn your first reading prize after completing 8 hours of reading. The second prize is earned after reading 16 hours. […]

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Finals Week at the Library

Need a private study room? Call (847)458-6060 extension 143 to book one of our smaller study spaces. You can reserve a room up to 7 days in advance. Each room is available for 2 hours per person, per day. Since May is a time in which everyone (college finals with ECC & MCC too) is studying at the library, it […]