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Upcoming Events

Anchorage Public Library Youth Events
May 21 through May 30

There are no regularly scheduled preschool storytimes in May. We will start up again June 1.

Teen Gaming
Join us for video games, card games and board games. Come try out some of our new board games! Learn the rules to a new game and then we’ll have open play.  Ages 11 and up.
Thursday, May 21 (Last Day of School), 4:00-5:30pm
Mountain View, Community 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, 21, 6:00-8:00pm
Loussac, Innovation Lab, level 4

Teen Town Hall
Join our monthly teen-moderated Town Hall and discuss issues affecting Anchorage Teens!
This is open to teens and young adults 14-25.
Thursday, May 21, 6:00-8:00pm
Loussac, Teen Underground, Level 3

Science in the Library
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.
Wednesday, May 26, 4:00-5:00pm; Alaska's Smallest Furred Critters
Chugiak-Eagle River, Program Room

VolunTeen Training!
This is our annual training session for summer teen volunteers.  We review volunteer requirements, library policy, and general tips for being a great volunteer.  If you are interested in becoming a Summer VolunTeen contact Jim
Wednesday, May 27, 3:30-5:30pm
Loussac, Teen Underground, Level 3

Magic: The Gathering Club
Do you like to play Magic? Join us for a fun 2 hours of card play. Call 343-4035 for more details. AGES 11 & up
Thursday, May 28, 3:30-5:30pm

T.G.I.F. @ the TU: Movie Edition!
Join us for our monthly movie afternoon!  This month we will show another heroic classic of marvelous, heroic origin!
Friday, May 29, 3:30-5:30pm
Loussac, Teen Underground, level 3

LEGO Club!
Join us for LEGO club every month.  Test your creativity: build a city or a spaceship or whatever you like! Creations will be photographed for display in the library. School age children encouraged, but there will be blocks for younger siblings. All children under age 8 must have a caregiver present.
Saturday, May 30, 2:30-4:30pm
Mountain View, Community Room


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)


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