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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Library Lizards

Library Lizards is an after-school program that promotes a love of reading.  Join us every Tuesday afternoon from 4:30-5:30 pm for stories, projects, crafts, games, and a library exploration.  Grades 1-3.
The theme for October is Mathematics.
Oct. 2: Patterns
Oct. 9: Groups of Ten
Oct. 16: 3D Shapes
Oct. 23: Formulas
Oct. 30:  Happy Halloween!

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!