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.

NEW! TeenZone@APL Website now live!

10 to Try Ages 13-18

Read your way to a Raspberry Pi! (or gift card). Try 10 books from selected topics and make a video of your discoveries. Find the details and sign up for this program at:

This program begins on June 1st. The web page will be activated on June 1st.



Rise to the Challenge! Ages 6 to 12

Challenge yourself to read for 20 minutes EVERY DAY this summer and earn badges, daily swim passes, and treasure chest prizes along the way. This program begins on June 1st. Sign up here:

The web page will be activated on June 1st.


Porch Stories for Kids

Meet on the Children’s Porch for weekly readings of Serafina and the Black Cloak, by Robert Beatty. Enjoy twenty minutes of reading and ten minutes of discussion and stretching.  Ages 6 to 12. Wednesdays at 10:00am. Begins on June 2.

Join us for weekly Spanish language porch stories featuring Los Brincadores! by David Cockcroft.  This is a charming series about a mischievous rabbit family.  Ages 6 to 12. Wednesdays at 11:00am. Begins on June 2.

According to CDC guidelines, masks are not required for fully vaccinated people in some outdoor settings.  Those who are not vaccinated, including all children under the age of 12, should continue wearing face coverings until further notice. Thank you!

Raz-Kids Reading Program Ages 5-12

Looking for individual reading support for your child over the summer? Join the Raz-Kids program for weekly reading sessions with the children’s librarian.  For more details, contact Mrs. Garrett at

Summer Movies for Kids

Join your friends in the parking lot of the library for family movies!

June 19th: Thomas and the Magic Railroad. Rated G. Spanish language with English subtitles.
July 10th: Lord of the Rings, Fellowship of the Rings. Rated PG13.
Aug. 14th: Narnia- The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe. Rated PG

All movies begin at dusk, around 8:30pm.
Free admission
Free popcorn
Bring lawn chairs/comfy blankets, and water.

Puppet Shows!

Enjoy Fit4kids Zoom Shows for ages 0-12 on the following dates and times:

Recording of  Yoga Boot Camp June 14-20 Zoom Link:

Password: Yoboo#11

Live on July 7, 10:30am: Pirates!!!
Live on August 12, 11:45am: Build a Better World

A Zoom link will be made available on the library web page one week prior to each show.
Each show will be recorded and accessible for seven days following the live date!

Literacy Packets for Kids

Literacy Packets:  Literacy-based activity packets are available for toddlers-4th grade and include a small book and fun craft project.  Pick them up at curbside service.  Themes change monthly.

1000 Books Before Kindergarten

Get all the information and materials you need to meet the goal of reading 1000 books to your child before entering kindergarten.  Packets are available at the front desk.

Yes, you can do it!