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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.

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Upcoming Events

Anchorage Public Library Youth Events
April 16 through April 25

Our last storytimes of the spring session will be on Saturday April 25th.

A safe and welcoming meet-up for LGBTQ teens and their allies….  For teens 14-18! Make friends and have fun at this club just for you—the first and third Thursday of each month. Loussac, Innovation Lab, level 4

Wee Be Jammin’
Come have fun at the library with music, movement, and simple instruments. Introduce your one to all things music, from shakers to clapping. Good singing voice not required! Ages 5 & under with their families.
Friday, April 17, 11:00am

Teen Gaming
Join us for video games, card games and board games. Come try out some of our new board games! Learn the rules to a new game or play an old favorite. Ages 11 and up.
Friday, April 17, 4:00-5:30pm
Mountain View, Community Room

Kids Day!
Join Anchorage Public Library, Anchorage’s Promise and other community organizations for a fun day with entertainment, booths of activities, and great family fun!
Saturday, April 18, 10:00 am-4:00pm
Dena’ina Center

ASL Interpreted Storytime
Children of all ages are welcome to an American Sign Language interpreted storytime.
Saturday, April 18, 1:30pm
Loussac, Storytheater, Level two

Improv @ Loussac!
Do you do improv or have you always wanted to learn?  Come to a free workshop provided Anchorage’s own Urban Yeti and experience what improvisational theater is all about.  Sharpen your comic skills or learn some new ones with the mentors from Urban Yeti at our Saturday workshop: Saturday, April 18, 2:00-4:00pm
Loussac, Innovation Lab, level 4

Family/School Age Games Event
Come challenge yourself and your friends with lots of different games.
Saturday, April 18, 2:30-4:00pm
Girdwood Community Room

Science in the Library: The Rabbit and the Hare
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.
Wednesday, April 22, 4:00-5:00pm
Chugiak-Eagle River, Program Room

Community Knit-along
Bring a yarn project to work on and enjoy the company and creativity of other yarn crafters. Everyone welcome
Wednesday, April 22, 5:00-7:00pm
Girdwood Community Room

Teen Town Hall
Join our monthly teen-moderated Town Hall and discuss issues affecting Anchorage Teens!
This is open to teens and young adults 14-25.
Thursday, April 23, 6:00-8:00pm
Loussac, Teen Underground, level 3

T.G.I.F. @ the TU: Movie Edition!
Join us for our monthly movie afternoon! This month we prepare for the coming of a heroic sequel by watching a marvelous, heroic origin!
Friday, April 24, 3:30-5:30pm
Loussac, Teen Underground, level 3

Imagination Library

Join Imagination Library for stories and crafts about letters and colors. Ages 5 & under with their families.
Saturday, April 25, 10:30am-1:00pm
Loussac, Level one

Library Resources for Home School Teens!

Home school students and parents, as well as program teachers, tutors, and administrators are invited to a workshop on resources available at your public library.

Saturday, April 25, 2:00-4:00pm

Loussac, Public Conference Room, level 1


LEGO Club!
Join us for LEGO club every month.  Test your creativity: build a city or a spaceship or whatever you like! Creations will be photographed for display in the library. School age children encouraged, but there will be blocks for younger siblings. All children under age 8 must have a caregiver present.

Saturday, April 25, 2:30-4:30

Mountain View, Community Room


Reading Rendezvous

Join us on Saturday, MAY 16th (noon to 4 pm) on the Loussac Library lawn for Reading Rendezvous - the official kickoff for your 2015 Summer Reading Celebration.

Come sign up for Summer Reading and enjoy booths from local oragizations offering fun activities, FREE entertainment, and tons of fun for your family.


    New York Times Children's Book Reviews

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