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  • Crafternoon Delight, September Craft Decorative 3 - dimensional framed pumpkin. Thursday, September 19 @ 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.  Free and open to all adults.  All supplies provided.  Registration required 697-3822 ext. 13
  • Garden Diversity Walk Saturday, September 21, 9-2 p.m. Tickets will go on sale September 1 $10 per person in advance; $12 at the gardens.  Ticket locations: Alpha Park Library, Buskirk GardenCenter and Gift Shoppe, Hoerr Nursery, Kelly Seed.  Call or text Kay Dye at 309-369-4491 for more information.
  • Make-It/Take-It, Weave an apple craft.  Saturday, September 21 between 10 and 2.  All supplies will be provided.

Upcoming Events

  • Child Reading, includes a link to Youth services page,  http://www.alphapark.org/youthservices.html

    YOUTH SERVICES

    Alpha Park Library prides itself on providing exemplary service to patrons of all ages, specifically our young patrons, ages 0-18.
    Please visit us and explore the youth areas, meet your librarians and join in the fun programs we offer. Fun and learning at Alpha Park Library is for all ages! [more]
  • Group of Teens with a link to the APL Teen page, http://www.alphapark.org/teens.html

    JUST FOR TEENS

    Alpha Park Library’s Teen services include a dedicated Young Adult collection of fiction written specifically for readers 12 and up, found on the first floor of the library, near the computer room. Audio books of many of these popular titles can be found with the adult audio book collection.[more]
  • Group of People with a link to the APL Adult Services page, http://www.alphapark.org/adultandpublicservices.html

    ADULT AND PUBLIC SERVICES

    Programs and classes are offered throughout the year including classes on how to use some electronic devices, introductory computer classes, book discussions, Yarners (needlework group), and other programs of interest to public audiences. [more]
  • Explore More Illinois with a link.

    Explore More Illinois

    Explore More Illinois is a new program which allows library users to visit other museums/attractions around the state, either without charge or at a discounted price. Folks will no longer need to pick up a pre-printed pass at the library, though some attractions still require a pass. Here’s how it will work:
    • Using a computer, go to the website https://exploremore.quipugroup.net/?AlphaPark
    • Log into the site using your library card number—on your card; it begins with “D080…”—and the password that you use to access your library account online
    • On the “Available Attractions” page, all participating institutions are listed, with instructions about requiring or not requiring a printed pass, etc.
    • Click the green “Reserve” button to get a pass for the day
    • For a different day, click on “Reserve Different Date”
    • Once a date has been chosen, click on “Continue” to confirm your reservation
    Please note that the Peoria Riverfront Museum DOES require a printed pass, so you will need to print one to have in hand when you go to the museum.
    Alpha Park will receive one pass per day, and each library card is limited to two passes per calendar year. One pass will admit two adults and their children (must be under the age of 18).

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Updated September 2019 

Online services

Below are links to the various online services that are provided Through alpha park library

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Community Events Calendar

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