Rise Up Radio: Creating STEM based Radio Programs for Alpine

In this library program families will meet to discuss community needs related to STEM, hear from local experts, and plan fun STEM learning activities.  By the end of the program, your family will learn to produce radio content and create hands-on-activity kits to be used throughout the community.  No prior experience with radios required!

The program is part of a research study with the University of North Texas and the University of Alabama. Interested families should contact Mary Beth Garrett at kids@alpinepubliclibrary.org

English Conversation

Is English your second language? Need practice? Come to the library for English conversation from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm every Tuesday evening.

For advanced English practice and study, come Mondays from 10:00 to to 11:00 am.

Call the library at 432-837-2621 for more information.

Citizenship Class

The class meets at the library every Thursday. Citizenship in Spanish meets from 5:30 pm until 6:30 pm. Citizenship in English meets from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm. 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.

ESL for the Big Bend

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

Yarn Arts

Yarn Arts is a public workshop that meets every Friday morning from 9:30 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.

Homebound Program

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.