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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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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
July 30 through August 8

Regularly scheduled storytimes are on a break for August and will resume Tuesday September 7th (after Labor Day).

Tech Club
Robots Revisited. Experiment with several kinds of vibrobots. Make your own design or construct a tensegrity robot from straws and rubber bands. Ages 8-16.
Saturday, August 1, 2:30-4:30
Mountain View, Community Room

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, August 1, 2:30-4:30pm
Loussac, Storytheater, Level two

Family Storytime
A half hour of stories, songs, and more to build early literacy skills; a blend of fun and education for children birth through kindergarten & their caregivers.
Saturday, August 1, 10:30am at Mountain View
Saturday, August 1, 1:30 pm at Loussac

LEGO Club!
Join us for LEGO club on the first and third Wednesday of every month.  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.
Wednesday, August 5, 4:00pm – 6:00pm
Chugiak-Eagle River, Program Room

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, August 6, 6:00-8:00pm
Loussac, Teen Underground, level 3


AK Teen Media Institute Live @ Loussac

Come and participate in a live broadcast of ATMI’s radio show “In Other News!”

As ATMI celebrate 10 years of youth radio in Anchorage!

Thursday, August 6, 6:30-8:00pm

Loussac, Wilda Marston Theatre, level 1


Fiddle De Dee

Local musicians will lead us in songs, movement, and dance especially designed for children under five! There will even be instruments available for you to participate.

Rain location: Wilda Marston Theater

Friday, August 7, 10:30am

Loussac Library, Loussac Lawn


Baby Builders Club

All future builders can play and build at the library! We 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, August 7, 11:00am





Battle of the Books

Battle of the Books

Battle of the Books is a reading motivation program. New lists of books for each level are selected every year by a committee of librarians and teachers.


Storytime - General Schedule

Spring Storytime Session:
Mid-January through April

*Break/No storytime: May

Summer Storytime Session:
June through July

*Break/No Storytime: August

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


New York Times Children's Book Reviews

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