Literacy

  1. Ready to Read: Play and Learn - Hispanic Edition

    When: 
    Sundays 1:00-2:00 pm September 14 through November 23 and December 7 through December 14
    Where: 
    Children's Program Room A/B

    Help your child develop pre-reading skills, social skills and confidence through interactive, play-centered learning. Each week we will explore a different theme through sensory activities, dramatic play, crafts, books, games and fun! Siblings welcome.

     

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  2. Teen Writers' Workshop

    When: 
    Starts again in September
    Where: 
    Lower Level Meeting Room D
    Registration is required.
    Registration Details: 

    Register for each event through the Library Calendar.

    Bring your original compositions, a listening ear and a willingness to share your work. Registration is required. Please contact the Teen Librarian if you have any further questions (teen {at} apl {dot} org).

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  3. Pooches & Pages

    When: 
    October 4, November 1 and December 6 | 10:00 - 11:30 am
    Where: 
    Children's Program Rooms A/B
    Registration is required.
    Registration Details: 

    Registration begins September 2 at 9:00 am.

    Children can practice their reading skills in a relaxed environment while reading to a registered therapy dog. All dogs are registered with Compassionate Canines. There are four time slots available for four readers at one time; 10:00 - 10:15, 10:20 - 10:35, 10:50 - 11:05, and 11:10 - 11:25 am. Pooches & Pages is for children in grades 1 through 4.

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  4. Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead

    When: 
    Fall Dates to be Announced
    Where: 
    Children's Program Room A/B
    Registration is required.
    Registration Details: 

    Registration dates to be announced.

    Explore the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics through hands on activities and experiments. Each program will excite the imagination and curiosity of future scientists, artists and mathematicians. While geared toward preschoolers, siblings are always welcome to attend.

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  5. Every Child Ready to Read

    Where: 
    At your home

    "Talk, Sing, Read, Write, Play -- Everyday!" This handout provides early literacy guidelines for you to use with your children. Every Child Ready to Read is not a program at the library, but a resource describing the importance of talking, singing, reading, writing, and playing with your child at different developmental levels.

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  6. Ready to Read: Play and Learn

    When: 
    Mondays | 1:30-2:30 pm | January 19 - February 9, February 23 - March 23 & April 6 - April 27
    Where: 
    Children's Program Room A/B

    Help your child develop pre-reading skills, social skills and confidence through interactive, play-centered learning. Each week we will explore a different theme through sensory activities, dramatic play, crafts, books, games and fun! Siblings welcome.

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  7. Time for Twos

    When: 
    Mondays | 11:00-11:45 am | January 19 - February 9, February 23 - March 23 & April 6 - April 27
    Where: 
    Children's Program Room A/B

    Join us for an early literacy experience as we read stories, sing songs and have musical movement. Time for Twos is designed to prepare children ages 24 to 35 months for preschool. Siblings are welcome.

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