September is Library Card Sign Up Month! It reminds us about the importance of having a library card and the resources your local library provides.
The Algonquin Area Public Library District has books, DVDs, CDs, audio books, video games, and much more in their collection. Items are available for check-out every day at both the Harnish Main Library located at 2600 Harnish Drive, Algonquin, IL 60102 and the Eastgate Branch located at 115 Eastgate Drive, Algonquin, IL 60102.
Algonquin Area Public Library cardholders also have access to electronic resources in the Library and from home. Back to school time spotlights electronic resources Brainfuse and LearningExpress Library.
Brainfuse provides one-on-one expert help with homework, skills building, language labs and writing assistance. It has learning tools for students from kindergarten to adult. This service is available online right after school for Algonquin Area Public Library cardholders and can be accessed between 2:00 pm – 11:00 pm. New users need to create a free account to access this service.
LearningExpress Library is unique to your needs. It has Learning Centers that offer practice tests, skill building exercises for students and information about creating resumes. It has a Learning Center for any age and grade level.
Electronic resources are available from the Library’s website at www.aapld.org.
Along with its resources, the Algonquin Area Public Library District has made your library card even more valuable. Algonquin cardholders can show their library card at select Algonquin Commons stores through the month of September to receive discounts.
The Library also invites you to join them on September 15th from 1-5 pm at the Algonquin Commons for their Library Card Sign Up Month event. There will be on-sight library card sign up, a craft for kids, a special presentation of Super Couponing 2 by Jill Cataldo, and raffles for gift baskets. This event is a shared collaboration with the Fox River Valley Public Library District and the Huntley Public Library District.
Come use the Algonquin Area Public Library for all of its resources, and celebrate September by signing up family and encouraging friends to get a library card!