Youth

In accordance with our mission, the Alpine Public Library regularly offers programs that connect our diverse and geographically remote communities with information resources to encourage literacy and promote lifelong learning.

Apr. 26, 2017:

Sewing Workshop 5:30-7:30 pm

Do you want to hem pants, learn to sew, or meet others who like to sew? Come to the Sewing Workshop to learn, get help,or share your sewing skills and knowledge. Every skill level is welcome. A few sewing machines will be available.

Apr. 27, 2017:

Photography Workshop – 4:30-5:30 pm

The instructors will cover camera features and functions such as portrait, landscape, mobile action, and low-light shooting. Whether a novice or expert, everyone is welcome. A few cameras will be available but, everyone is encouraged to bring their own camera or phone.

Apr. 28, 2017:

April Travel Talk

Jim Glendinning: Summary of a Traveling Life.

 

In 1957 Jim Glendinning set out on his first trip, hitchhiking and hosteling through Europe and finally reaching Sicily.

Over the next 50 years Glendinning visited over 140 countries in sometimes unusual ways, and is still on the move.

He explains what motivates this travel urge and also his philosophy of travel during the talk titled Fifty years of Traveling. Join us in the AEP Multipurpose Room at Alpine Public Library on April 28  at 7 pm. A reception will follow the talk honoring Jim as founder of the Travel Talk series and his service to Alpine Public Library.

1000 Books Before Kindergarten

Get all the information and materials you need to meet the goal of reading 1000 books to your child before the age of 5.
Packets are available at the front desk.  Yes, you can do it!

Book Club! Kids ages 10-12

Love books? Join our new book club! Meet on April 28th, from 4:30-5:30 pm in the Community Room.  Share your ideas and love of books with fellow bibliophiles.  Reading “Sky Raiders” of the Five Kingdoms series, by Brandon Mull.  Copies are available at the Front Desk.

Chapter Book Story Time

Chapter Book Story Time begins Jan. 31, at 11:00 am.  Meet in the Junior Area for a reading of Cinders: The Untold Story of Cinderella, by Finley Arron.  Ages 7-13.

Arts and Crafts with Alex

Put on your FUN hat and come doodle with your friends.  Kids ages 10-15 will draw, paint, laugh, make cards, and build stuff!  This creative art program is offered by Alexandra Moldovan, MSW, and meets from 4:30-5:30 on the following dates in 2017:

January 12
February 9
March 9
April 6
May 11

Library Lizards: An After-School Club – Grades 1-3

Library Lizards is a thematic after-school club that promotes a love for reading.  The program includes a story circle,  games, inquiry-based activities, and a library exploration in the Children’s Area.  All kids in grades 1-3 are welcome.  Join us every Tuesday afternoon in the Community Room from 4:30-5:30 pm during the school year and from 3:00-4:00 pm during the months of June, July and August.

Parents are welcome but not required.  Please use the hallway entrance to the Community Room.

Science Club

The  Science Club is a project-based learning experience that promotes critical thinking and supports STEM education. All kids in grades 4-6  meet from 4:00–5:30 p.m. on the listed Thursdays.  Lesson plans are available upon request.

January 19 and 26 – It’s NOT Impastable!
February 16 – Build a Brain Cell
March 23 – Recycled Creations
April 20 – Wacky Rube Goldberg