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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
May 20 through May 28

There are no storytimes in May. The summer storytime session will run from May 31 to July 30 Click here for a storytime schedule!

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, May 20, 11:00am
Scott & Wesley Gerrish (Girdwood) Library, Saturday, May 21, 11:00am


It’s Summer! Family Movie
It’s officially summer! Kick back, relax, and watch a family movie on the big screen.
Scott & Wesley Gerrish (Girdwood) Library, Friday, May 20, 2:00-4:00pm


Curious George Party
Meet Curious George! Take a photo! Snacks, videos, books & more! Ages 0-6 with their families.
Mountain View, Saturday, May 21, 10:30-11:30am


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 must have a caregiver present
Mountain View,
Saturday, May 21, 2:30-4:30pm

Senshi Teenz
Senshi Teenz is a new Anchorage Public Libraries and Senshi Con partnership with the purpose of providing a safe, TEENS ONLY space for lovers of Anime, animation, graphic novels.
Teen Underground, Loussac, Saturday, May 21, 2:30pm-4:30pm



Learn, Make, and Take
Join us for a Wind Chime that you can make and take home. All Ages
Muldoon, Saturday, May 21, 3:00-4:00pm

STEM Storytime
STEM storytime will focus on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math concepts for preschoolers. This program is very interactive and includes a small and simple STEM activity after the program. Ages 3-5 with family

Muldoon, Wednesday, May 25, 10:30am


Science in the Library - “The Lumps and bumps you find on plants”
Join us for science-oriented games, crafts and activities! For children ages 4-10; children age 8 and younger must be accompanied by an adult.
Chugiak-Eagle River, Wednesday, May 25, 4:00-5:00pm

You Are Not Alone
Cook Inlet Tribal Council presents You Are Not Alone, Youth Led Suicide Prevention Training with QPR Approach.  Suicide is a serious issue in Alaska, join us in learning how to stem the tide and possibly save a life.
For youth ages 12-18
Teen Underground, Loussac, Thursday, May 26, 6:00-8:00 pm

Special Event
Meet the Author Illustrator

Victoria Jamieson
Newbery Honor Award Winner
for her book Roller Girl

Saturday, June 4
10:30am @ Z.J. Loussac Library
2pm @ Chugiak - Eagle River Library
6pm @ Spenard Recreation Center


Event Calendars


Upcoming School Age Events

Tuesday, May 31               2pm @ Gerrish-Girdwood Library
Wednesday, June 1         2:30pm @ Muldoon Library
Wednesday, June 1         6pm @ Z.J. Loussac Library
Thursday, June 2             12pm @ Chugiak-Eagle River Library
Thursday, June 2              4:30pm @ Mountain View Library


    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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