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.

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Sep. 27, 2017:

S.T.E.A.M. Family Night September 27, 6:30-7:30 pm

Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math, are the focus of our monthly Family Nights.  Come strengthen S.T.E.A.M. skills with the power of family learning at the library! Activities for September 27 include:

Toddlers: Matching/Sorting
Pre-K and Kindergarten: Teddy Bear Counters and Unifix Cubes
Grades 1–4: Globs of Gluep
Grades 5–6: AudioSauna and Tinkercad

Craft project, storytelling, and a light snack are included.

Arts and Crafts Class, Ages 10–15

Put on your FUN hat and come doodle with your friends.  We will paint, draw, laugh, and build stuff!
Instructor Alexandra Moldovan, MSW
Ages 10-15
September 16, 11:30–12:30, and on  October 21 and  November 18th from 10:00 am-11:00 am

Little Free Library Challenge: Ages 12 and under

Little Free Libraries are free, community book exchanges – take a book, leave a book!  They are set up at various locations around Alpine.  Can you find them all?  Pick up a locator map and activity booklet from the front desk.  Return the completed booklet to the library and choose a prize from the TREASURE CHEST!!!  Good Luck.

Teen Digital Club and Open Lab

Explore digital media formats such as music, video, graphic, and Web design.  Ages 13-18
June 14 and 28
July 12 and 26

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!

Chapter Book Story Time

Meet in the Junior Area every Tuesday morning at 11:00 am for a reading of  “Cinders: The Untold Story of Cinderella,” by Finley Arron.  Grades 5-8.

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.

Sept. 5 Patterns
Sept. 12 Snap Cubes
Sept, 19 Tens Frames
Sept. 26 3D Shapes