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. ABC Amigos! - Fridays, March 23 and April 6, 20, 10:30 a.m.

    Hola amigos! Recent research finds children who learn a second language by three years old have increased cognitive benefits. Come play and learn some Spanish during this fun storyhour with guest instructor Caitlin Streeky. Best for ages 3-7, but all are welcome.

  • 2. Make-It/Take-it - Saturday, March 24, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

    Children ages 4 through grade 4, along with their parent or caregiver, are invited to make a craft in the Youth Services Department anytime between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.  Add to my
  • 3. Construction Club - Tuesday, March 27, 3:30 to 5:00 p.m.

    Attention architects! Builders can now join us MONTHLY for a building challenge and free design time. Materials will be provided. No registration required. Come by and join the fun!   Add to my
  • 4. Comic Art Club - Monday, April 9, 6:00 p.m.

    Do you like to draw? Do you like manga or graphic novels? Come join us! Kids 10 and up are invited to enjoy snacks, draw, and socialize. All materials and supplies provided.   Add to my
  • 5. Money Smart Storytime - Saturday, April 28, 10:00 a.m.

    In conjunction with Money Smart Week, join us for a very special storytime. In this hour long program we will have songs, stories, crafts, and giveaways that will teach us fun lessons about money skills. This program is most appropriate for children ages Kindergarten through 3rd grade and will feature a special guest.
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Spring 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, 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, and group play.
    Wednesdays, 10:00 to 10:30 am
    March 21, 28
    April 4, 11, 18, 25

    Toddlertime: Storytime for 2-year-olds with an adult.
    Tuesdays, 10:00 to 10:30 a.m.
    March 20, 27
    April 3, 10, 17, 24

    Bookworms: Storytime for ages 3 to 6.
    Tuesdays, 10:30-11:00 a.m.
    March 20, 27
    April 3, 10, 17, 24

    Wednesdays, 1:00-1:30 p.m.
    March 21, 28
    April 4, 11, 18, 25

    Thursday Tales: Storytime for 2- and 3-year-olds with an adult.
    Thursdays, 10:00 - 10:30 a.m.
    March 22, 29
    April 5, 12, 19, 26

    Stories on the Steps: Evening storytime for ages 3 to 8.
    Thursday evenings, 6:30 to 7:00 p.m.
    March 22, 29
    April 5, 12, 19, 26