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Library Locations

Z.J. Loussac Library
   3600 Denali Street
Chugiak-Eagle River Library
   12001 Business Blvd #176
Eagle River, AK
Muldoon Library
   1251 Muldoon Road #158
Mountain View Library
   120 Bragaw Street
Gerrish Library
   250 Egloff Drive
Girdwood, AK


Storytime Yearly Schedule

Spring Storytime Session:
Mid-January through April

*Break/No storytime in May

Summer Storytime Session:
June through July

*Break/No Storytime in August

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


Weekly Storytimes

Weekly Storytimes

Baby Time
Twenty minu
tes of nursery rhymes, songs, fingerplays and action for infants, birth to 18 months, and their caregivers. Followed by a special baby playtime.  
Z.J. Loussac, Fridays at 2:30pm

Family Storytime
A half hour of s
tories, songs, and more to build early literacy skills; a blend of fun and education for children birth through kindergarten & their caregivers.
Muldoon, Tuesdays, 11:30am
Mountain View, Thursdays, 11am
Scott & Wesley Gerrish (Girdwood), Fridays, 11am 
Z.J. Loussac, Saturdays, 11am

Preschool Storytime
A half hour of s
tories, songs and movement that build early literacy skills and prepare your preschooler ages three to five for Kindergarten.
Muldoon, Wednesdays, 11:30am
Z.J. Loussac, Thursdays, 11am
Chugiak-Eagle River, Fridays, 11:30am

Toddler Time
ty minutes of short stories, songs and lots of repetition to build early literacy skills for children 3 and under and their caregivers.
Z.J. Loussac, Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 10:30am
Chugiak-Eagle River, Thursdays and Fridays at 10:30am


Special Preschool Programs

ASL Interpreted Storytime 
A half hour of stories, songs & more to build early literacy skills; a blend of entertainment and education for children and their caregivers. For children 5 & under with their families.

      Wednesday, October 4, 11:30am
      Wednesday, November 1, 11:30am 
      Wednesday, December 6, 11:30am

   Z.J. Loussac
      Saturday, October 28, 11:00am
      Saturday, November 18, 11:00am 
      Saturday, December 16, 11:00am

Build With Blocks 
Open play with a variety of blocks for all developmental stages. Ages 5 & under with their families. 

   Chugiak-Eagle River
      Thursday, October 26, 11:00am  
      Thursday, November 30, 11:00am 
      Thursday, December 14, 11:00am

   Gerrish (Girdwood) 
      Friday, October 13, 11:30am
      Friday, November 17, 11:30am 
      Friday, December 15, 11:30am

   Z.J. Loussac 
      Tuesday, October 24, 11:00am
      Tuesday, November 7, 11:00am
      Tuesday, December 12, 11:00am

Books & Blocks
Enjoy a story or two and then some creative free play time with a variety of blocks.

   Mountain View
      Every Saturday, 10:30am

      Friday, October 13, 11:00am
      Friday, October 27, 11:00am
      None in November 
      Friday, December 8, 11:00am

Sensory-Friendly Storytime
A specially designed storytime to meet the needs of youth with sensory issues and their families, engaging children through movement, music, stories and play. While open to all children, sensory friendly storytimes are especially geared for children on the autism spectrum, those with sensory integration challenges, or children who have difficulty sitting. For children ages 2-8, and their families

   Z.J. Loussac
      Saturday, October 21, 1:00pm
      Saturday, October 21, 1:30-2:00pm (playtime)
      Saturday, November 18, 1:00pm
      Saturday, November 18, 1:30-2:00pm (playtime)
      Saturday, December 16, 1:00pm
      Saturday, December 16, 1:30-2:00pm (playtime)

Spanish Bilingual Storytime
Come join us for a half hour of bilingual storytime as we practice our Spanish by reading stories/cuentos and singing songs/canciones.

   Z.J. Loussac 
      Tuesday, October 10, 2:00pm  
      Saturday, October 14, 1:00pm
      Tuesday, November 7, 2:00pm
      Friday, November 10, 1:00pm  
      Tuesday, December 5, 2:00pm
      Saturday, December 9, 1:00pm

Wee Be Jammin’ 
Come have fun with music, movement, and simple instruments.

   Gerrish (Girdwood)
      Saturday, October 14, 11:00am
      Saturday, November 18, 11:00am   
      Saturday, December 16, 11:00am

      Friday, October 6, 11:00am
      Friday, November 3, 11:00am 

      Friday, December 1, 11:00am

   Z.J. Loussac
      Tuesday, October 10, 11:30am
      Tuesday, November 14, 11:00am



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