YOUTH SERVICES

Boy Reading

As part of our mission to support and encourage a lifelong love of literature, we strive to provide easy access to a variety of materials, in a variety of formats, to meet every reader’s needs. The youth services department of Alpha Park Library is a fun, playful and engaging space for young readers to comfortably connect with books and more.

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!

upcoming events

  • 1. Construction Club - Tuesday, February 21, 3:30 to 5:00 pm

    Attention architects! Builders can now us join MONTHLY for a building challenge and some free design time. Materials will be provided. No registration required. Come by and join the fun! Add to my
  • 2. STEAMPLAY Saturday - Saturday, February 25, 10:00 to 11:00 am

    Saturdays are for play! 3-6 graders can join as we play and test out different science principles. This month: Magnets.   Add to my
  • 3. Make-It, Take-It - Saturday, March 25, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

    Children ages 4 through 4th grade along with their parent or caregiver are invited to make a special craft in the Youth Services Department anytime between 10:00 and 2:00 p.m. Parental assistance required. No drop-offs, please!   Add to my

Winter Storytimes

Snowman holding book

  • Storytimes are held in six-week sessions throughout the year. Sessions may include books, fingerplays, crafts, songs, games, and/or videos. Children must be the appropriate ages at the first class of each session.
  • Book Babies: Parents/caregivers with babies ages 12-24 months are invited to the library for activities. Songs, creative time, group play, and resource ideas will be shared.
    Wednesdays, 10:00-10:30 a.m.
    January 18, 25
    February 1, 8, 15, 22

  • Toddlertime: Storytime for 2-year-olds with an adult.
    Tuesdays, 10:00-10:30 a.m.
    January 17, 24, 31
    February 7, 14, 21

    Bookworms: Storytime for ages 3 to 6.
    Tuesdays, 10:30-11:00 a.m.
    January 17, 24, 31
    February 7, 14, 21

  • Wednesdays, 1:00-1:30 p.m.
    January 18, 25
    February 1, 8, 15, 22

    Thursday Tales: Storytime for 2 or 3-year-olds with an adult.
    Thursdays, 10:00 - 10:30 a.m.
    January 19, 26
    February 2, 9, 16, 23

    Stories on the Steps: Evening storytime for ages 3 to 8.
    Thursday evenings, 6:30-7:00 p.m.
    January 19, 26
    February 9, 16, 23