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Early Literacy @ APL

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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.

Learn a language!  Mango has everything from Spanish to Korean; English to Pirate!



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Upcoming Events

Anchorage Public Library Youth Events
June 25 through July 4

All libraries will be closed on Saturday July 4th.

Click here for a storytime schedule.

Information about Summer Reading sign-up & events

Summer Reading Celebration! The Alaska Zoo
Birds are the only animals with the superpower of flight. Learn about how them and meet a feathered friend.
Thurs, July 2, 12:00pm @ Chugiak-Eagle River
Thurs, July 2, 4:30pm @
 Mountain View

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, July 2, 6-8:00pm
Loussac, Innovation Lab, level 4

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, July 3, 11:00am

Acoustic Jam with Nick!
All levels of acoustic musicians are welcome! Bring your own instrument (guitar, banjo, ukulele) and share your love of music!
Sunday, July 5, 1:00-4:00pm
Loussac, Innovation Lab, level 4

Summer Reading Celebration - Anchorage Museum
Learn about a special Alaskan hero.
Tuesday, July 7, 2:00pm @ Loussac
Wednesday, July 8, 2:00pm @ Muldoon
Wednesday, July 8, 6:30pm @ Gerrish (Girdwood)
Thursday, July 9, 12pm @ Chugiak/Eagle River
Thursday, July 9, 4:30pm @ Mountain View

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, July 10, 11:00am

Now I Can Draw Comics
Learn the basics of cartooning and creating your own comics in any style. Taught by awesome illustrator, Lee Post.  Ages 8-16 – all skill levels.
Saturday, July 11, 10:00 am-12:00pm
Mountain View, Community Room

Superhero Training Academy
Every Hero Has a Story! Craft and science activities for superheroes. School age through middle school. Every Friday in June and July.
Fridays, 2:30-3:30pm
Mountain View, Community Room


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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