Take Advantage of the Algonquin Public Library’s Virtual Programs

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With the wide range of virtual services offered by the Algonquin Area Public Library, you don’t have to go to its brick-and-mortar location to benefit from this fantastic local institution. Check out some highlights from the library’s virtual programming that you can enjoy from our Algonquin apartments.

Magazines and Newspapers

AAPL membership includes access to the online content of countless magazines and newspapers. The library subscribes to RBdigital Unlimited Magazines and PressReader, both of which provide easy access to thousands of popular titles that you can enjoy on any digital device. You can also read The New York Times and many other premium publications for free!


You can find so many great reads for your e-reader or laptop using apps like Hoopla and Overdrive. The AAPL card allows you to borrow more than 10 titles at a time. This means you can indulge all your reading whims. In fact, you have many new and bestselling titles to choose from. Your virtual library privileges cover every genre from mysteries to historical fiction.


If you like the immersive format of audiobooks, take advantage of the wide variety available for subscribers of Hoopla and Overdrive. Whether you’re exercising, doing housework, or going for a long drive, audiobooks make for excellent company!

Video Streaming

The Algonquin Area Public Library has secured access to thousands of movies, shows, and documentaries. In addition, they are all available for free to cardholders. Along with the many titles available on Hoopla, you can also borrow up to 10 videos each month from the app Kanopy. So, sit back, and enjoy a curated selection of rare, independent, and award-winning content.

Most importantly, you can enjoy everything the Algonquin Public Library has to offer at Algonquin Square Apartments. Not yet a member of our amazing community? Don’t wait; Algonquin has many amenities and attractions that make this area an enjoyable place to live in. For more information or to schedule a virtual tour, contact us today.



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