ARISE Kindergarten Preparedness
February theme: Sustains attention to tasks and persists when facing challenges
Young children learn about the world through a balance of exploration, choices, and meaningful interactions. Children build their capacity to sustain attention and focus through interactions with their caregivers. Learn more about what you can do to further develop your child’s capacity to attend and focus at ARISE.
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Anchorage Public Library Youth Events
March 24 to April 1
Books and Blocks
join us for stories and construction fun with blocks, gears and other building materials. Ages 5 & under with their families.
Muldoon, Friday, March 24, 11:00am
Science Action Club
Birds in Your Backyard: Hands-on citizen science projects. We’ll search for birds, record our findings for scientific research, and do other fun activities. Dress for outdoors! For grades 5-8.
Loussac, Friday, March 24, 4:00-5:30pm
Loussac, Wednesday, March 29, 4:00-5:30pm
Loussac, Friday, March 31, 4:00-5:30pm
National Parks Program
Join us for engaging, interactive presentations and demonstrations by rangers and volunteers from the National Parks Service. School age.
Mountain View, Friday, March 24, 3:00-4:30pm
Join us for Wii video games! Challenge friends to a new game, or play an old favorite. Ages 11 and up.
Scott & Wesley Gerrish (Girdwood) Library, Friday, March 24, 3:30-5:00pm
Scott & Wesley Gerrish (Girdwood) Library, Friday, March 31, 3:30-5:00pm
Friday Family Movie
Friday is family movie night at Anchorage Public Library! Grab a bag of popcorn or a snack and settle in for a new favorite or classic movie.
Chugiak-Eagle River, Friday, March 24, 4:00-6:00pm
Chugiak-Eagle River, Friday, March 31, 4:00-6:00pm
Senshi Teenz is an Anchorage Public Libraries and Senshi Con partnership with the purpose of providing a safe, TEENS ONLY space for lovers of Anime, animation, graphic novels. Ages 12-18.
Loussac, Teen Underground, Saturday, March 25, 3:00-5:00pm
Teen Game Day
It’s afterschool fun at the Muldoon Library on Tuesdays with video games, board games, and card games! Ages 11 & up.
Muldoon, Tuesday, March 28, 3:00-5:00pm
Teens are you in
Loussac, Teen Underground, Tuesday, March 28, 3:30-5:30pm
Science in the Library
Join us for science-oriented games, crafts and activities! For children ages 4-10; children age 8 and younger must be accompanied by an adult.
Chugiak-Eagle River, Wednesday, March 29, 4:00-5:00pm
Teen Mind Games
Try your hand at table-top games of strategy. Play a favorite or learn a new game – Chess, Risk, Magic-The Gathering and more! Ages 11 & up.
Muldoon, Thursday, March 30, 3:00-5:00pm
Teen Game Time
Join us for some afterschool video gaming. Try your hand at table-top games of strategy. Play a favorite or learn a new game – Chess, Uno, Magic-The Gathering and more! Ages 12-18.
Loussac, Teen Underground, Thursday, March 30, 3:30-5:30pm
Join us for video games, card games and board games. Come try a new board game! Or play an old favorite. Ages 12-18.
Mountain View, Friday, March 31, 4:00-5:30pm
Books and Blocks
Join us for stories, songs and construction fun with blocks, gears and other building materials. Ages 5 & under with their families.
Mountain View, Saturday, April 1, 10:30am
Read to a service dog in a 20-minute session. A great opportunity for reluctant or struggling readers grades K-4 to practice reading aloud! All sessions are first-come, first served. Final session begins 4:15 pm.
Loussac, Saturday, April 1, 2:30pm-4:30pm
Spring Storytime Session:
Mid-January through April
*Break/No storytime in May
Saturday, May 14, 12pm-4pm
Summer Storytime Session:
June through July
May 14th to August 13th
*Break/No Storytime in August
Fall/Winter Storytime Session:
September through mid-December
(no storytime Thanksgiving week)