Anchorage Public Library Youth Events
December 12 through December 20
Preschool programs will go on a break after Saturday December 20th.
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.
Muldoon, Friday, December 12, 11am
Loussac, Tuesday, December 16, 11:30am
Slam Poetry @ Loussac
Come and express yourself through spoken word! This month we are hosting a Slam in the I-Lab! Learn how to sharpen your skills with the mentors from Diff3re3nt-by-D3sign at our Saturday workshop. Come for the inspiration; stay for the support!
Workshop: Saturday, December 13th, 2-3:00
Teen Underground, Loussac, level 3
Open Math Lab
Having trouble mastering math problems? SEORG presents Open Math Lab. Get free one-on-one help with math problems from basic math through pre-calculus. Drop-ins welcome, no registration required. All Ages
Wednesday December 17, 4-5PM
STEM storytime will focus on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Match concepts for preschoolers. This program is very interactive and includes a small and simple science experiment after the program. A fun early literacy program that includes reading, singing, playing, and talking. (Every Child Ready to Read). In place of our regular storytime. Ages 3-5 and their family
Wednesday, December 17, 10:30AM
Family Movie Night
Call for information 343-4044
Wednesday, December 17, 6-8pm
Girdwood Community Room
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, December 18, 3:30PM
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 and then we’ll have open play.
Thursday, December 18, 4-5:30pm
Mountain View, Community Room
Teen Town Hall
Join our monthly teen-moderated Town Hall and discuss issues affecting Anchorage Teens!
Thursday, December 18th, 6:00-8:00pm
Teen Underground, Loussac, Level 3
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, December 18th 6-8:00pm
Innovation Lab, Loussac, level 4
Growing Readers Club
Families join us for a fun early literacy program where we will play, read, sing, write, and talk. Including interactive storytelling, music, and a literacy activity. Ages 5 & under with their families
Friday, December 19, 11AM
Friday Family Movie
Friday is family movie night at Anchorage Public Library! Settle in for a new favorite or classic movie.
Muldoon, Program Room,
Friday December 19, 4:00-5:30pm (no snacks)
T.G.I.F. @ the TU: Movie Edition!
Due to library closures for Christmas, we are having Movie Edition a week early!
Our Teen Task Force chose this month’s movie and there is nothing holiday about it—just a teen-aged guy versus the world.
Friday, December 19th 3:30-5:30pm
Teen Underground, Loussac, level 3
This will be a free chess tournament for kids ages 6-12. Registration starts at 11:30am, first round starts at noon. There will be four 45min rounds, with a 30 minute lunch break between rounds 2 and 3. Free juice and lunch wraps provided, as well as participation ribbons and trophies.
Saturday, December 20, 11am-5pm
Loussac, Public Conference Room, Level one
ASL Interpreted Storytime
Children of all ages are welcome to an American Sign Language interpreted storytime.
Saturday, December 20, 1:30pm
Loussac, Storytheater, Level two
Learn, Make, and Take
Join us for a simple craft that you can make and take home. Must be accompanied by an adult All Ages
Coffee Filter Snowflakes
Saturday, December 20, 3-4:30PM DROP-IN