Resources and Recommended Websites

You'll find exactly what you need and more in our collection of digital resources and recommended web sites. You'll need your Algonquin Area Public Library card to access some resources if you are not using them in the Library. Need help? Contact our Adult Services Department at 847-458-6060, ext 143, during regular business hours. 

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Online Classes/Learning
Brushing up on career skills? Learning a new language? Preparing for the ACT or SAT? Repairing your own vehicle? Our amazing online learning resources can help.

Homework Resources
The Library has all the homework resources you need to complete your research paper, study for tests, or discover interesting information.

Genealogical resources.
Start here if you want to learn more about your family's past. You can also make an appointment with a librarian for more focused help (847-458-6060). Check our events page for genealogy programs.

All Online Resources by Name

EveryoneThis resource is available to anyone from any location with an internet connection.
RestrictedThis resource is available to anyone in the Library or to AAPLD cardholders at any location.
In Library Access OnlyThis resource is only accessible from within an Algonquin Library location.
Card RequiredA valid AAPLD card number is required to use this resource regardless of location.

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