Explore More Illinois

Summer is just around the corner and bubbling with possibilities! Looking for ideas for your next road trip or weekend getaway? Or maybe a fun trip to Chicago with the family? Kick off your summer and save money in the […]

All Ages

Free Comic Book Day

Saturday, May 6 • 10 am–4 pm AAPLD is celebrating Free Comic Book Day and you’re invited! Visit either location to collect your free comic and try some fun crafts. Harnish Main Library will have superhero training, art classes, and […]


AAPLD Welcomes Bob Shea

Author Bob Shea visits Algonquin! For All Ages Wednesday, May 3 Bob Shea, award-winning children’s author and illustrator of the Dinosaur vs. Library, Unicorn Thinks He’s Pretty Great, and Ballet Cat series, is coming to Algonquin! You’ll ROAR with laughter as Bob reads […]

Library News

Get to Know our Trustee Candidates

April 4 is Election Day! Illinois will be holding a Consolidated Election for township, municipal, park district, library district, school district, and fire district officials. The Harnish Main Library is an early voting location for all McHenry County residents. Check […]

Community Events

Explore More Libraries

The start of Library Lovers Expedition 2023 has begun! We challenge you to explore 13 McHenry County libraries during our Library Lovers Expedition through March 31st. Make it a more fun experience by inviting a grandparent along or grab your […]