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 Welcome to the Kids' Pages!

 

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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)!

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Upcoming Events

Anchorage Public Library Youth Events
February 26 through March 7

Magic: The Gathering Club
Do you like to play Magic? Join us for a fun 2 hours of card play. Call 343-4035 for more details. Ages 11 & up
Thursday, February 26, 3:30-5:30pm
Muldoon

T.G.I.F. @ the TU: Movie Edition!
Join us for our monthly movie afternoon!
Friday, February 27, 3:30-5:30pm
Loussac, Teen Underground, level 3

LEGO Club!
Join us for LEGO club once a 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 caregivers present.
Saturday, February 28, 2:30-4:30pm
Mountain View, Community Room

Dr. Seuss Storytime on the Bus @Loussac
Join the Cat in the Hat on a real People Mover Bus for mobile fun. We will celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday in style with a story, song, craft, and ride on the bus!
Tuesday March 3, 10:30am
Loussac, First Floor Lobby, Level One

Financial Aid Workshop for Career Training and College!
Staff from the ACPE (AK Commission on Post Secondary Education) returns with two more workshops for teens and adults who are pursuing career training and/or college.  The focus will be on you!  Bring your questions and concerns on how to apply for and manage financial aid.
Workshops: Tuesday, March 3, 5:00-7:00pm
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.
Thursday, March 5, 11:30am
Loussac, Storytheater, Level 2

Kids Zone
Come play video games, board games, card games! AGES 10 & under
Thursday, March 5, 4:00-5:30pm
Muldoon

Teen Gaming
Join us for Wii video games, card games and board games. Try a new board game or re-visit your favorites.  Grades 6 and up.
Thursday, March 5, 4:00-5:30pm
Mountain View, Community Room

Q-Club
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.
Thursday, March 5, 6:00-8:00pm
Loussac, Innovation Lab, Level 4

Baby Builders Club
All future builders come, play and build at the library. We will have a variety of blocks for all developmental stages of block play including Lego blocks, Mega Blocks, and Foam blocks. Block play supports skills for future achievement in science and math. Ages 5 & under with their families
Friday, March 6, 11:00am
Muldoon

LEGOs @ the Library
Join us for LEGO building fun!  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.
Friday, March 6, 2:30-4:30pm
Loussac, Innovation Lab, Level 4

Pawsitive Reading
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 4:10 pm.
Saturday, March 7, 2:30-4:30pm
Loussac, Storytheater, Level two

Scratch Club
Learn to make a game or activity on the computer. We’ll continue to explore the possibilities of the Scratch computer programming environment. Beginners and experts welcome. Bring a laptop if you like, but we’ll have computers available. Grades 5-9.
Saturday, March 7, 2:30-4:00pm
Mountain View, Community Room

How to Pay for College: For Non-Traditional Students (18+ years old)!
Staff from the Alaska Commission on Post Secondary Education will present a hands-on workshop on how to search and apply for college loans or scholarships, how to apply for the FAFSA, and more!  This workshop is for adults returning to college, or entering college for the first time.
Workshop: Saturday, March 7, 2:00-4:00pm
Loussac, Innovation Lab, Level 4

 

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