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. 4, 2018:

Read-a-Thon: Kids, read to Bare Bear and Mariposa

Bring your kids to the library to read to Bare Bear and Mariposa as part of this year’s Read-a-Thon. The therapy dogs will be listening on September 1, 8, and 15 from 10:30 to 1:30 and on September 4 and 13 from 10:30 to 12:30.

Chapter Book Story Time / Begins Sept. 11

Chapter Book Story Time will commence on September 11, at 11:00 am with “Stella by Starlight,” by Sharon M. Draper.  Meet in the Junior Lounge.  Ages 8-12.

S.T.E.A.M. Family Nights

Strengthen S.T.E.A.M. skills with the power of family learning.  All families with children ages 4-12 are welcome to join the fun on the following dates.  A nutritious snack is served and storytelling is included.

October 24: Candy Mazes
November 14: The Science of Sound
December 12: Mathematics Night

Toddler Time: Thursday Morning at 10:30am

Toddler Time is an early literacy program for children ages 0-5.  Join us every Thursday morning from 10:30-11:30 am for learning centers, reading, songs, finger plays, and musical movement.

Saturday Story Time

All families with children ages 0-7 are invited to Saturday Story Time!  Meet in the Children’s Room at 11:00 am for reading, finger plays, flannel board story telling, singing,  musical movement, games, and crafts.

August 4: My Butterfly (Includes a Puppet Show!)
September: No Program
October 13: Ghosts and Goblins
November 10: Mr. Turkey
December 8: Holiday Surprise!

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!