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. Winter Reading Challenge: All Ages - December 1 to February 14

    Spend this winter expanding your reading horizons! Pick up a book bingo sheet at the library, or print one from our website (Book Bingo Sheet). When you get a Book Bingo, return it to the library for a great prize!

  • 2. Construction Club - Tuesday, January 30, 3:30 to 5:00 p.m.

    Attention architects! Builders can now join us 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

  • 3. Harry Potter: Live! - Friday, February 2, 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.

    Join us as we celebrate Harry Potter Book Night in a new way this year. We will make the first Harry Potter book interactive! We will watch the movie and bring it to life by setting up audience interactions throughout the movie. Bring a pillow and get comfortable! Snacks will be provided. Register by calling Sara in Youth Services, 697-3822, ext. 14.  Add to my

  • 4. Make-It/Take-it - Saturday, February 10, 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

  • 5. Comic Art Club - Monday, February 12, 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

Winter Storytimes

Snowman with books

    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
    January 24, 31
    February 7, 14, 21, 28

    Toddlertime: Storytime for 2-year-olds with an adult.
    Tuesdays, 10:00 to 10:30 a.m.
    January 23, 30
    February 6, 13, 20, 27

    Bookworms: Storytime for ages 3 to 6.
    Tuesdays, 10:30-11:00 a.m.
    January 23, 30
    February 6, 13, 20, 27

    Wednesdays, 1:00-1:30 p.m.
    January 24, 31
    February 7, 14, 21, 28

    Thursday Tales: Storytime for 2- and 3-year-olds with an adult.
    Thursdays, 10:00 - 10:30 a.m.
    January 25
    February 1, 8, 15, 22

    Stories on the Steps: Evening storytime for ages 3 to 8.
    Thursday evenings, 6:30 to 7:00 p.m.
    January 25
    February 1, 8, 15, 22