Boy Reading

As a 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!

Events and Programs

  • Read and Play Storytime. Every Thursday at 10:30 a.m.

    1. Read and Play Storytime

    Thursdays Weekly, 10:30 a.m.

    This Storytime is in-person every Thursday at 10:30 a.m. with Ms. Haley (ages 3-6). Stop by in Meeting Room 1 for songs, stories, and a craft. Masks are required.

  • Read and Play Storytime. Every Thursday at 10:30 a.m.

    2. Waddlers and Toddlers Storytime

    Tuesdays Weekly, 9:30 a.m or 10:30 a.m.

    This Storytime is in-person for babies, toddlers, and their caregivers. Featuring stories, fingerplays, music, and rhyming activities with Ms. Carolyn. Masks are required.

  • Read and Play Storytime. Every Thursday at 10:30 a.m.

    3. Bookworm Storytime

    Fridays Weekly, 10:30 a.m.

    This Storytime is in-person every Friday at 10:30 a.m. with Ms. Kindred. Stop by in Meeting Room 1 for songs, stories, and a craft. Masks are required.

  • Youth Book Club. Some Mondays at 2:00p.m.

    4. Youth Book Club

    Mondays, Dec 13, Jan 10, Feb 14 at 2:00 p.m.

    Ready to read something new? Swing by the circulation desk to pick up our Youth Book Club Books and visit us in the library to discuss these fantastic stories!

    December: Wishypoofs and Hiccups: Zoey and Sassafras #9 by Asia Citro
    January: Other Words for Home by Jocelyn Warga
    February: Inkling by Keneth Oppel

  • Learn a lot in a little Home School passive program

    5. Learn a Lot in a Little Home School and Preschool Resources

    New Topics Available Monthly

    Each month this winter, we will highlight a preschool educational philosophy, and offer materials for families to learn more about each one.

    December: The Montessori Method
    January: The Reggio Emilia Method
    February: The Waldorf Method

  • 6. Taylor Swift Trivia Quiz

    December 1 - 31

    Are you a Taylor Swift fan? Now that Taylor's albums have been rerecorded and rereleased, come in to test your knowledge of song lyrics, fun facts, and more. Take a quiz and a sticker sheet, and test your knowledge of all things Taylor Swift! Answers will be posted at the Youth Services desk at the end of the month.

  • 7. Made for All Grades

    December, January, and February.

    Stop by the Youth Services Department and pick up a fun crafting kit at the beginning of the month. Ages 3-8 years.

    December: Woven Snowflake
    January: Colored ice sculptures in the snow
    February: No-Sew Sock Snowman

  • Read and Play Storytime. Every Thursday at 10:30 a.m.

    8. Virtual Makerspace

    Monthly, Dec 6, Jan 4, and Feb 7 via Zoom

    Each month this winter, join Ms. Carolyn for a STEM tutorial, and attempt your own variation!

    December: Spinning Sectors
    January: Snow Shooters
    February: Ink Absorbtion