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  • Algonquin helps residents declutter Apr 2, 2014 3:20 PM
    April is the month for spring cleaning in Algonquin, so if you’ve got a pile of furniture, grills, old clothes and toys, now’s your chance to purge. The village is offering a cleanup program for single-family homes and townhouses that receive residential refuse and recycling services.

     
  • Libraries join for annual Preschool Fair Feb 3, 2014 8:25 AM
    Three area libraries will co-host a Preschool Fair for parents on Tuesday, Feb. 4, at Jacobs High School.

     
  • Dinosaurs make Saturday super at Algonquin library Jan 18, 2014 5:49 PM
    Twenty-one little “dinosaurs” roared behind their personally colored paper masks as they stomped their feet to music during the dinosaur-themed Super Saturday program for kindergarten through first graders at the Algonquin Public Library on Saturday afternoon. The 90-minute program is offered once a month at the library and features a new topic every time.

     
  • Cold leaves suburban libraries facing tough choice whether to open Jan 6, 2014 5:10 PM
    Public libraries often are refuges from extreme weather during the winter and summer months. But not Monday. The frigid temperatures prompted many suburban libraries to shut down for the day. Others operated as usual, saying it was their civic duty to remain open.

     
  • Remembering our veterans Nov 8, 2013 9:59 AM
    It turns out Saturday, Nov. 9 will be another day in which we can honor our veterans. St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church in West Dundee will honoring past and present veterans at 7 p.m. at the church, 845 W. Main St.

     
  • Algonquin library closing briefly for renovation Aug 29, 2013 6:10 PM
    The main branch of the Algonquin Area Public Library District is taking an extended Labor Day weekend of sorts while it temporarily closes for a portion of its $600,000 lobby renovation. Officials will close the branch Tuesday through Thursday for part of the construction project that involves repositioning the library’s interior and exterior double doors to minimize the wind-tunnel effect.

     
  • Algonquin library to hold Larsen Park Storytelling Festival Jul 26, 2013 10:01 AM
    The Algonquin Area Public Library will hold the first Larsen Park Storytelling Festival from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6. This is a performance event of professional storytellers, a puppeteer and musical entertainers from the greater Chicago area who will perform for 20-30 minutes each. It will be held rain or shine

     
  • Lynn Hammerlund: Candidate Profile Feb 22, 2013 6:24 PM
    Candidate information for Lynn Hammerlund, running for Algonquin Area Library Board (6-year Terms)

     
  • Animal shelter plans tag days, adoption event Sep 11, 2012 7:48 AM
    You'll find more than clothes, jewelry and household items at Geneva Commons later this month. The folks from Anderson Animal Shelter in South Elgin will be at the Randall Road outdoor mall on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 22 and 23, collecting donations to help them care for the rescues they house.

     
  • Algonquin library branch closes for no A/C Jun 18, 2012 4:52 PM
    The Algonquin Area Public Library Eastgate Branch at 115 Eastgate Drive has been closed temporarily due to a lack of air conditioning. Members are encouraged to visit the main library at 2600 Harnish Drive. "It's too hot for people to work in there," Assistant Administration Librarian Louise Nee said. The library is working on day-to-day solutions until the branch can be opened again, she said.

     
  • Algonquin library receives teen internship grants May 4, 2012 8:23 AM
    The Young Adult Library Services Association, a division of the American Library Association, recently announced Algonquin Area Public Library as a recipient of one of its Summer Teen Internship Program Grants. Applications are due by Tuesday, May 15.

     
  • Algonquin library program looks at school fire Apr 17, 2012 3:08 PM
    On Monday, May 14, Jim Gibbons will speak on Our Lady of the Angels Fire: A Chicago Tragedy at 7 p.m. at the Algonquin Area Public Library.

     
  • D300 sharing fiber optic cable network with others Aug 17, 2011 6:25 PM
    As Community Unit District 300 builds a fiber-optic cable network connecting all its 27 schools, some local communities are finding out they can tap into that resource and save money in the process.

     
  • Events highlight historic Algonquin May 13, 2011 7:03 PM
    The Algonquin Historic Commission will give a presentation titled “Footsteps through our History” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 17, at the Eastgate branch of the Algonquin Public Area Library, 115 Eastgate Drive. On Saturday, May 21, there will be a free “Old Town Algonquin Walking Tour” beginning at 10 a.m. at the Historic Village Hall, 2 S. Main St.

     
  • Algonquin artist does “a healing project” Feb 20, 2011 8:05 PM
    “Portraits of American Veterans: A Continuing Dialogue” is on exhibit in the Algonquin Area Public Library on Harnish Drive.

     
  • Patricia R. Pedretti: Candidate Profile Feb 23, 2011 4:00 PM
    Candidate information for Patricia R. Pedretti, running for Algonquin Area library

     
  • Doris M. Benes: Candidate Profile Feb 23, 2011 4:00 PM
    Candidate information for Doris M. Benes, running for Algonquin Area library

     
  • Erin Van Der Bosch: Candidate Profile Mar 2, 2011 12:22 PM
    Candidate information for Erin Van Der Bosch, running for Algonquin Area library

     
  • Brian Schwarz: Candidate Profile Mar 2, 2011 12:23 PM
    Candidate information for Brian Schwarz, running for Algonquin Area library

     
  • Algonquin hires new library director Dec 7, 2010 6:07 PM
    The Algonquin Area Public Library District has snagged the president-elect of a statewide library group to lead its own system into the future. Lynn Elam, formerly head librarian of the Hinsdale Public Library, started the administrative librarian job last Wednesday by meeting with stakeholders.

     
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