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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
August 22 to 26

Click here for a storytime schedule! There are no storytimes in August, we will resume on Tuesday September 6th (after Labor Day).

Countdown to Kindergarten
Join us for fun, hands-on activities for your future kindergartener. Materials and activities provided by Anchorage School District’s Countdown to Kindergarten kits. For children ages 3-5 with their caregivers. Families are welcome to join.
Mountain View, Wednesday, August 24, 11:00am

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
Muldoon, Friday, August 26, 11:00am

Wii Gaming
Join us for Wii video games! Challenge friends to a new game, or try an old favorite. Ages 11 and up.
Scott & Wesley Gerrish (Girdwood) Library, Friday, August 26, 3:00-5:00pm

Teen Games
Join us for video games, card games and board games for tweens and teens only. Ages 11 and up. Celebrate the end of the first week of school.
Mountain View, Friday, August 26, 4:00-5:30pm

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, August 26, 4:00-6:00pm

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, August 27, 10:30am

Learn, Make, and Take
Join us for Color Mixing Art that you can make and take home. All Ages
Muldoon, Saturday, August 27, 3:00-4:00pm

LEGO Club
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 much have a caregiver present.
Mountain View, Saturday, August 27, 2:30-4:30pm

 

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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