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Tumble Books

Tumble Books
These aren’t just eBooks, this is an online learning portal. Read along with picture books, chapter books, graphic novels, and non-fiction. Take interactive quiizes on the books, play learning games, and explore some of your favorite literature in a new way.


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Early Literacy @ APL

Text LITTLEAPPLES to 888777 to receive a weekly early literacy tip & updates on special programs.

Homework & Testing Help Online

Live Homework Help provides live one-to-one  every day from 12:00pm to 2:00am (from basic math to AP Physics)!

Testing and Education Reference Cente

TERC has study aides & tests for high school, college, the military, and career: Advanced Placement, GED, SAT, ACT, ASVAB, and TOEFL.

Learn a language!  Mango has everything from Spanish to Korean; English to Pirate!



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Upcoming Events

Anchorage Public Library Youth Events
October 21 to October 29

Click here for a storytime schedule!

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, Tuesdays, 3:00pm-5:00pm

Wii Gaming
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, Fridays, 3:00pm-5:00pm

Would you like to use a laptop?  The Teen Underground has open access: Ages 12-18.
Loussac, Teen Underground, Mondays, 3:30pm-4:45pm and Thursdays, 3:30pm-5:30pm

Teen Computer Game Party
Bored? No school today? Come to the library for video and computer game fun. We’ll provide the laptops, Xbox and Wii games for multiplayer games. Ages 11-17.
Mountain View, Friday, October 21, 2:30pm-4:00pm

Join us for LEGO club. Test your creativity: build a city or a spaceship or whatever you like! School age children encouraged, but there will be blocks for younger siblings. All children under age 8 must have a caregiver present.
Loussac, Friday, October 21,1:00pm-3:00pm
Loussac, Saturday, October 22,10:15am-12:00pm
Mountain View, Saturday, October 22, 2:30-4:00pm

Spanish Bilingual Storytime
Twenty minutes of short stories/cuentos and songs/canciónes to build early literacy skills in both Spanish and English. For children 5 and under with a caregiver.
Loussac, Saturday, October 22,10:30am

Senshi Teenz
Senshi Teenz is a new 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, October 22, 2:00pm-4:00pm

Pokémon the Card Game
Need a place to play Pokémon? Want to meet new players? Bring your Pokémon decks and play in the program room.
Chugiak-Eagle River, Tuesday, October 25, 3:30pm-5:30pm

Build with Blocks
All future builders come, play and build at the library. We will have a variety of blocks for all developmental stages of block play from soft baby blocks to Duplo LEGO blocks. Block play supports skills for future achievement in science and math. Ages 5 & under with their families.
Chugiak-Eagle River, Thursday, October 27, 11:00am

Family Games
No school this afternoon! We’ll have board games, video games, puzzles, and coloring for all ages.
Mountain View, Thursday, October 27, 1:30-3:00pm

Movie Time
There’s no school today! Come by the library for some popcorn and a movie. All ages.
Scott & Wesley Gerrish (Girdwood) LibraryThursday, October 27, 2:00-4:00pm

Gross Science
Get ready for Halloween with some of the grossest and coolest science you will ever learn. Ages 4 to 11. Children under 8 need to be accompanied by a responsible adult.
Loussac, Innovation Lab, Friday, October 28, 2:00pm-4:00pm

Halloween Fun
Come join us for some Halloween fun for the whole family. Show off your costume, make some crafts, and watch a spooky movie! All ages.
Scott & Wesley Gerrish (Girdwood) Library, Saturday, October 29, 2:00pm-4:00pm

Halloween Craftacular
Snacks, crafts, masks, music, and more! Celebrate Halloween and make something to wear while trick-or-treating. All ages.
Mountain View, Saturday, October 29, 2:30-3:30pm


Event Calendars


General Schedule

Spring Storytime Session:
Mid-January through April

*Break/No storytime in May

Reading Rendezvous!
Saturday, May 14, 12pm-4pm

Summer Storytime Session:
June through July

Summer Reading
May 14th to August 13th

*Break/No Storytime in August

Fall/Winter Storytime Session:
September through mid-December
(no storytime Thanksgiving week)


New York Times Children's Book Reviews

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