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. Home School Book Club - Monday, December 17, 2 p.m.

    December: Swindle by Gordon Korman
    Missing the camaraderie of summer reading club with your friends? Never fear—book club is here. Join us once a month at Alpha Park Public Library for a youth book club. Each month we invite you to join us as we examine a favorite book, have a snack and do a fun activity to go with the book. Best for kids in 2—6 grade.  Add to my
  • 2. Wee Ones Christmas Party - Tuesday, December 18, 10—11 a.m.

    Children six and under and their caregivers are invited to join their friends at the library for a special Christmas storytime including stories, songs, snacks, and a holiday craft.  Add to my
  • 3. Construction Club - Tuesday, December 18, 3:30—5 p.m.

    Attention architects! Third through sixth grade students can join their friends at the library for a building challenge and free design time. Materials will be provided. Registration is not required; come by and join the fun.
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Holiday Storytimes

Librarian reading to a group of children

    Storytimes are held in six-week sessions throughout the year. Sessions may include books, fingerplays, crafts, songs, and games. Children should be the appropriate ages at the first class of each session.

    Book Babies: Parents and caregivers with babies ages 12-24 months are invited to the library for songs, books, and group play.
    Wednesdays, 10:00 to 10:30 am
    November 7, 14, 21, 28
    December 5, 12

    Toddlertime: Storytime for 2-year olds with an adult.
    Tuesdays, 10:00 to 10:30 a.m.
    November 6, 13, 20, 27
    December 4, 11

    Bookworms: Storytime for ages 3 to 6
    Tuesdays, 10:30-11 a.m.
    November 6, 13, 20, 27
    December 4, 11

    Wednesdays, 1:00-1:30 p.m.
    November 7, 14, 21, 28
    December 5, 12

    Thursday Tales: Storytime for 2 or 3-year olds with an adult.
    Thursdays, 10:00 - 10:30 a.m.
    November 8, 15, 29
    December 6, 13

    Stories on the Steps: Storytime for ages 3 to 8.
    Thursday evenings, 6:30—7 p.m.
    November 8, 15, 29
    December 6, 13