Upcoming Programs and Events

  • Baby Storytime
    When: Friday, April 28, 2017 – 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM
    Where: Harnish Program Room

    Babies 23 months and younger and their parent/caregiver are invited to join us for a traditional lap-sit storytime followed by playtime. No older siblings please.
  • Lil' Movers
    When: Friday, April 28, 2017 – 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM
    Where: Harnish Program Room

    Join us for a few structured activities followed by an open playtime.
    This is an alternative to traditional baby and toddler storytime—
    perfect for kids on the move! It’s also a great opportunity to
    meet and talk with other parents.
  • AARP Smart Driver Course
    When: Friday, April 28, 2017 – 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Where: Eastgate Branch Large Meeting Room

    Drivers 50+ improve driving skills.Fee:$15.00 AARP members/$20.00 non-AARP. Must attend both sessions.Payment due at in person registration. Checks to AARP or cash accepted. No Credit cards.
  • Baby Storytime
    When: Friday, April 28, 2017 – 1:00 PM – 1:30 PM
    Where: Harnish Program Room

    Babies 23 months and younger and their parent/caregiver are invited to join us for a traditional lap-sit storytime followed by playtime. No older siblings please.
  • Mining Census Records
    When: Friday, April 28, 2017 – 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
    Where: Harnish Meeting Room

    Add more ancestors to your family tree! Learn about the wealth of information on the 1850-1940 census records, find missing census records & clues to using the 1790-1840 records.
  • After Hours Genealogy Workshop
    When: Friday, April 28, 2017 – 6:00 PM – 11:00 PM
    Where: Adult Services Computer Area

    Join other genealogy enthusiasts for our semi-annual evening of personal research time. Wifi & Free access to Ancestry Library Edition and other useful resources.
  • Basketry 101: Lazy Susan Basket
    When: Saturday, April 29, 2017 – 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    Where: Harnish Meeting Room

    Beginning to advanced weavers will create their own Lazy Susan basket from reeds. Algonquin cardholders 18 and over. Payment of $25 required at in-person only registration.
    Registration begins April 1, 2017
  • Pediatric Therapeutic Playgroup
    When: Monday, May 01, 2017 – 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM
    Where: Harnish Program Room

    An inclusive playgroup for children who may benefit from therapeutic play. Children play while families meet. Siblings welcome.
    Siblings are welcome. This group will be run by a speech therapist from Elgin Pediatric Therapy.
    Please contact the library if your child requires any special accommodations.
  • Facebook Fundamentals
    When: Monday, May 01, 2017 – 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
    Where: Harnish Meeting Room

    Learn the basics of an account setup, posting pictures, instant messaging, finding friends and family, blocking unwanted posts, people, game requests, and more.
    Basic computer and internet skills needed.
  • Terrific Tales for Two's & Three's
    When: Tuesday, May 02, 2017 – 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM
    Where: Harnish Meeting Room Staff

    Children 2 & 3 years old and their parent/caregiver are invited to enjoy stories and fingerplays. Sign up one time to register for all 5 weeks of storytime.

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