Upcoming Programs and Events

  • Drop-In Family Storytime
    When: Thursday, March 23, 2017 – 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM
    Where: Harnish Meeting Room Staff

    Please join us for some fun stories, songs, and fingerplays.
  • Scratch Jr (Grades K-3)
    When: Thursday, March 23, 2017 – 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM
    Where: Harnish Meeting Room

    Learn the basics to computer coding by designing your own games and stories with Scratch Junior. We will use the free app on the Library’s Google Nexus tablets to play and learn!
  • Critique – Algonquin Area Writers Group
    When: Thursday, March 23, 2017 – 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    Where: Harnish Program Room

    Join interesting and diverse local writers in a writing critique group. No need to bring a writing piece on your first visit. We welcome beginners to advanced.
  • Berlin 1936: Hitler's Games vs America's Heroes.
    When: Thursday, March 23, 2017 – 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    Where: Harnish Meeting Room

    Against the backdrop of Hitler’s rising reign of terror, the 1936 Olympics overflowed with fascinating stories: Jesse Owens, The Boys in the Boat & many others.
  • Baby Storytime
    When: Friday, March 24, 2017 – 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM
    Where: Harnish Meeting Room Staff

    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, March 24, 2017 – 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM
    Where: Harnish Meeting Room Staff

    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.
  • Baby Storytime
    When: Friday, March 24, 2017 – 1:00 PM – 1:30 PM
    Where: Harnish Meeting Room Staff

    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.
  • Animals A to Z: C is for Cat
    When: Friday, March 24, 2017 – 4:30 PM – 5:15 PM
    Where: Harnish Meeting Room Staff

    Let’s explore our ABC’s while learning about some amazing animals. For ages 4-6 years to attend on their own.
  • Basketry 101: Easter Basket
    When: Saturday, March 25, 2017 – 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    Where: Harnish Meeting Room

    Beginning to advanced weavers will create their own Easter basket from reeds. Algonquin cardholders 18 and over. Payment of $25 required at in-person only registration.
    Registration begins March 4, 2017
  • Book Swap
    When: Sunday, March 26, 2017 – 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Where: Harnish Meeting Room

    Does your room have books everywhere? Do you have books that you know you won’t read again? Bring your gently used paperbacks to our book swap and trade your books for someone else’s. Please note that only gently used children’s books with minimal wear and tear will be accepted at this event. Water damaged, ink marked, torn/missing pages, coloring/activity books, etc. cannot be accepted. Please limit the number of books you bring to 15 or less per child.

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