Easy Readers Book Club For kids grade kindergarten through second grade. Introducing a book club for some of our youngest readers. Once a month we will all read the same Juvenile Easy Reader(JER) book together. Then, you can visit here to complete projects related to the book. You can also use padlet to learn more about the book we just finished and to find other similar reads.
Spine Crackers Book Club: Join us for our virtual book club for 3rd-5th graders!
The Great APLD Scavenger Hunt: Are you looking for things to do this summer? Do you like family crafts, creative problem solving, nature walks, reading, and other fun activties? Well, join us for the Great APLD Scavenger Hunt. Every two weeks we’ll post new challenges you can complete from home while social distancing. Once an item has been completed you may upload a photo of your project for all to see. This challenge is just for fun. There are no points or teams. Everyone is a winner! Check out our whacky activties on padlet.com.
1,000 Books Before Kindergarten: APLD’s 1000 Books Before Kindergarten provides reading logs to track progress, reading tips for caregivers, prizes to children who reach reading milestones, recognition on our 1000 Books Wall of Fame, and lots of encouragement and enthusiasm!
Visit the Childrens Services desk to give your child the tools for reading success today.
Homework Help & Digital Collection
The Antioch District Library participates in the Museum Adventure Pass program. APLD cardholders can receive free admission or a special discount to participating Chicago area destinations. These offers are good for one week from the pickup date and must be claimed at the library. For a list of participating organizations and the specials they offer, click the logo to the left. If you have any questions, please visit the Adult Reference Department or call (847) 395-0874 option 2.
Explore More Illinois is a cultural pass program that allows Illinois public Library cardholders to get offers from museums, park districts, historical societies, performing and visual arts centers, and other attractions. Explore More Illinois is free and can be accessed 24/7 from any computer, tablet, or smartphone. If you have any questions, please visit the Adult Reference Department or call (847) 395-0874 option 2.