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  1. Cookie Club

    Registration is required.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Visit the Library and check out or read a book four times between April 21 and May and receive a stamp on your official Cookie Club card.  You must sign up at the Library to receive a card, and can receive your first stamp when you sign up.  After you collect your four stamps, you can bring your completed card to Great Harvest Bread Co. on Northland Ave. for a free cookie!  The Cookie Club is for children in grade 6 and younger.  The Cookie Club card will expire on June 30, 2014.  Thank you to Great Harvest Bread Company for sponsoring the Cookie Club!

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  2. Teen Writers' Workshop

    When: 
    3rd Friday of the Month, 4:30-5:30pm
    Where: 
    Lower Level Meeting Room A/B or 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. 3,2,1...Blast Off Read!

    When: 
    January 20-May 9, 2014
    Registration is required.
    Registration Details: 

    Registration begins on January 20, 2014 at 9:00am. Contact the Children's desk at (920) 832-6187 or fill out the form below to register.  You MUST be registered in order to earn any incentives.  Students must be in 1st, 2nd, or 3rd grade to participate.

    First, second, and third grade students are invited to blast off into the reading atmosphere with some of the best books the library has to offer! Students may read by themselves, read to someone else (including pets or stuffed animals), or listen to someone read to them.

    If you finish, you will be entered into a drawing for an Amazon.com gift card.  You must be registered in order to earn any prizes/incentives.

    • 1st grade:  24 books before May 9
    • 2nd grade: 12 books before May 9
    • 3rd grade:  6 books before May 9

    Of these books, at least ½ should be from the library’s booklists. While you may choose books from any of the three lists, you should be choosing books written at your reading level.

    Please be sure to include your full name and phone number on every review you submit. Reviews may be turned in one at a time, or all at once. Every review will be read by the children's librarian.

    The drawing will be held May 12, 2014.

    If you have questions, call 920-832-6187 and ask for Ellen (the school age librarian) or email ejepson@apl.org.

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  4. Great Children's Novel Challenge

    When: 
    January 20-May 9, 2014
    Registration is required.
    Registration Details: 

    Registration begins on January 20, 2014 at 9:00am. Contact the Children's desk at (920) 832-6187 or click here to register.  You MUST be registered in order to earn any incentives.  Students must be in 4th, 5th, or 6th grade to participate.

    Pick up your reading list of classic/contemporary literature at the Children's Service Desk or print it from the link above. Review eight books in this 16 week window (January 20, 2014 - May 9, 2014). Four novels must be from the library's list. You may listen to audiobooks. If you finish, you will be entered into a drawing for an amazon.com gift card.  You must be registered in order to earn any prizes/incentives.

    If you have participated in the past you may participate again, but you must read and review different books.

    Reviews must answer the following three questions, and do not need to be on library supplied paper:

    • What was your favorite/least favorite part of this book?
    • What was the conflict in the book?
    • How was the conflict resolved?

    Reviews should be at least eight full length sentences long. Please be sure to include your full name and phone number on every review you submit. Reviews may be turned in one at a time, or all at once. Every review will be read by the children's librarian. All books reviewed must be novels, and must be at the participant's reading level.

    The drawing will be held May 12, 2014.

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