The Alpine Public Library holds a variety of programs on different subjects for adults, teens and children. If you would like to suggest a program topic, contact us!
This page lists programs for our adult patrons.
Click here to visit the Youth page for teen and children’s programs.
Apr. 8, 2017:
The 3rd-Ever Alpine Adult Spelling Bee will be held on Saturday, April 8 from 5 pm to 7 pm at the Alpine Civic Center. We will have celebrity judges, the taco bar (included with team registration), and lots of fun. Cash prizes for the first- and second-place teams and door prizes will be given away during the event. Team registration is now open. For more information call 432-837-2621.
Registration forms and spelling bee rules are available below or at the library’s front desk:
Want to improve your computer skills? Try our free computer classes. The next session will start on February 21 from 6-7 pm. Classes run in six week sessions. Topics covered include, Social Media, creating e-mail and Facebook accounts, attaching pictures and videos to e-mails, and an overview of Smart Phone instruction. Learn at your own pace with our patient and experienced instructor.
Yarn Arts is a public workshop that meets every Friday morning from 10:00 AM until noon in the APL Community Room. Anyone interested in Yarn Arts (spinning, knitting, crocheting, weaving, et al.) at all participation levels from listening to personal projects to group activities is welcome and encouraged to attend. Experienced yarn artists are available and happy to answer questions and offer advice on your personal projects. Stop by Friday mornings and join the fun.
Come in and enjoy some “Bookworm Blend”
(Provided by: Big Bend Coffee Roasters)
Local Residents Share Stories and Pictures from Journeys Abroad
Take a monthly tour from the comfort of Alpine Public Library’s AEP Multipurpose Room with host Jim Glendinning who shares his own adventures and introduces other area travelers.
Join us the 4th Friday of each month, at 7 pm.
Friends of the Library volunteers provide an invaluable service to our community by delivering books, magazines, DVDs, Books-on-Tape and other materials to patrons who are unable to come to the library themselves. Today, four services come under the Homebound Program banner:
Our flagship Homebound Service for patrons with enduring disabilities;
Temporary Homebound Service for those who for a variety of reasons are temporarily unable to come to the library;
our Big Bend Regional Medical Center (BBRMC) Periodical Service that keeps the waiting room periodical selection up-to-date;
and the Brewster County Jail Library Service that helps the jail staff maintain their inmate library.
Contact the library at 837-2621, for more information on these services.
English as a Second Language (ESL) Tutoring: A free tutoring program for anyone who wants to learn English; all level learners of any native language are welcome. Contact us for information about taking lessons, or becoming a tutor.
Clases de Inglés
Lecciones privadas y particulares
Aptitudes básicas de lengua y conversación
Aptitudes para la vida y el trabajo
Atención a las diferencias culturales