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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Jan. 27, 2018:

Saturday Story Time, January 27

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

January 27: Wheels
February 10: Be My Valentine
March 31: What Will Hatch?
April 28: Spots and Stripes
May 19: Down on the Farm

Chapter Book Story Time

Chapter Book Story Time meets every Tuesday morning at 11:00 am.  We will begin a new book, Wildwood, by Colin Meloy, on October 24.  Appropriate for ages 10 on up.

No meeting on November 21st

 

Art with Alex! Ages 9–13

Put on your FUN hat and come doodle with your friends.  We will paint, draw, laugh, and build stuff!  Meet in the Community Room from 6:00–7:30 pm on the following Wednesday evenings:
January 31,  February 28,  March 28,  April 25,  May 30.
Instructor Alexandra Moldovan,  MSW

Teen Digital Club and Open Lab

Explore digital media formats such as music, video, graphic, and Web design.  Meet from 6:30-8:00 pm. Ages 13-18

Nov. 29:  Playlist Design – Spotify – Future of Music Making
Dec. 6: Disney’s Frozen:  What Defines a Sentient Being?
Dec. 20: GAME NIGHT
Jan. 10: Vision Boards for 2018
Jan. 24: IMPROV I: Let’s learn the fundamentals of improv comedy and come up with a plan for a performance.
Feb. 7:  IMPROV II: Take the stage for a live and/or lived-streamed performance!

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!

Library Lizards: An After-School Club Grades 1-3

Library Lizards is a thematic after-school club that promotes a love of 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.

Dec. 12: Festive Greeting Cards
Dec. 19: Seasonal Table Decoration
Jan. 2: No Program
Jan. 9: Rainbow Snow
Jan. 16: Catapults
Jan. 23: Chain Reactions
Jan 30: Magnets