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.
Check out the new Spanish Conversation group organized by Robert Flanders. The purpose is to get together and practice conversational Spanish. The group will meet on the second and fourth Saturdays from 1 pm to 3 pm in the AEP Foundation Multipurpose room at the library. Everyone is welcome.
Is English your second language? Need practice? Come to the library for English conversation from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm every Wednesday evening. Call the library at 432-837-2621 for more information.
The class meets at the library every Wednesday from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm. Open enrollment, no preregistration is necessary. We work together to prepare everyone for the citizenship interview. Also, practice English and Spanish. Call the library at 432-837-2621 for more information.
Please join us twice every month on Tuesdays for our moms-to-moms breastfeeding support group. The schedule for the summer of 2019 is May 28, 10 am – 11 am; June 11, 10 am – 11 am; June 25, 2 pm – 3 pm; July 9, 2 pm – 3 pm; July 23, 2 pm – 3 pm and August 6, 2 pm – 3 pm. Starting August 20 the group will meet every other Tuesday from 10 am to 11 am. This a safe place for moms to gather with their babies to breastfeed in a nurturing environment, talk with other moms about breastfeeding questions and concerns, and provide support for each other through daily motherhood struggles. Moms and babies of all ages and stages are welcome! *Kid-friendly*
For more information contact https://www.facebook.com/MakeMamaMammories
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
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 Travel Talk coordinator and host Alan Wallace.
Travel Talk is usually on 4th Friday of each month, at 7 pm. Check the monthly APL program calendar for any time or date changes.
Want to improve your computer skills? Try our free computer tutoring. Topics covered include, Social Media, creating e-mail and Facebook accounts, attaching pictures and videos to e-mails, an overview of Smart Phone instruction and more. Learn at your own pace in one-one sessions with our patient and experienced instructor. Stop by the library or give us a call to sign up.
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)
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.