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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.

 

LITtle ApPLes

LITtle ApPLes promotes
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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Save the Date!

Kick off summer reading with Reading Rendezvous on Saturday, May 14, 12pm-4pm!

 

Upcoming Events

Anchorage Public Library Youth Events
April 14 through April 23rd

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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, Program Room, Fridays, 4-6pm

Baby Builders Club
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.
Mall at Sears; Thursdays, 2:00-3:00pm
Chugiak-Eagle River; Thursday, April 28, 11:00am

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 must have a caregiver present.
Chugiak-Eagle River, Wednesday, April 20, 4:00–6:00pm
Mountain View, Saturday, April 23, 2:30-4:30pm

Saturday Science – Snap Circuits
Snap! Turn on a light. Snap! Send up a flying saucer. Snap! Hear a space battle. Learn how electricity works by snapping different pieces together to create circuits that do all this...and more. Ages 8-12. Space is limited.
Mall at Sears, Saturday, April 16, 10:30am
Gerrish (Girdwood) Library, Saturday, April 23, 2:00-3:00pm

Tech Club
We’ll be making marble runs that interact with computers! Ages 8-16
Mountain View, Saturday, April 16, 3:30-5:00pm (note change of time)

Learn, Make, and Take
Join us for flower pot painting that you can make and take home. All Ages
Muldoon, Saturday, April 16, 3:00-4:00pm

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, April 22, 11:00am

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.
Mountain View, Saturday April 30, 2:00pm-4:00pm

 

Reduced Hours at Loussac

 

Battle of the Books

Battle of the Books
2015-2016

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.

 

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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