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  • Summer is half-way over, but there's still time to sign up for Summer Reading! You can read anything you want -- books, comics, audiobooks, blog posts, etc. -- and earn prizes through July 30. Come to the End-of-Summer Party on July 30 at 3:00pm in the Cardinal Room for even more chances to win! Every ...

    By Liz O.

  • Want to help plan teen events, be a library ambassador, and earn volunteer hours? Join the Teen Advisory Board and help us shape the teen scene at APL! Our first meeting will be Saturday, July 30 at 2:00pm in the Carnegie Room. Attending the first meeting does not mean you're required to join the Board; ...

    By Liz O.

  • Stop in and learn some classic summer camp games, including Jacks, Spit, Mafia, and Most Likely on Wednesday, July 6 at 6pm in the Cardinal Room. Get in the camp spirit with some bug juice and s'mores while you play. Bring a friend, and you both get a free book! Grades 6-12 only, please.

    By Liz O.

  • Improve your balance and flexibility as you stretch and pose to your favorite pop songs on Wednesday, June 29 at 4:00pm. Crystal from Crystalline Yoga will teach this session suitable for yogis of all experience levels. Grades 6-12 only, please.

    By Liz O.

  • Join us for free snacks and a different teen movie every Monday this summer from 5:30pm to 7:30pm. On June 27, we're showing The Blind Side. The story of Michael Oher, a homeless and traumatized boy who became an All American football player and first round NFL draft pick with the help of a caring woman ...

    By Liz O.

  • Stop in Wednesday, June 22 6:00pm-7:30pm to make your own sweatbands and armbands to hold a phone or music player while you work out. Snacks will be provided. Grades 6-12 only, please.

    By Liz O.