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  • Drop in for an evening of video and tabletop gaming on Wednesday, August 3 from 6:00pm to 7:30pm in the Cardinal Room. We'll have party games like Super Smash Brothers, Mario Kart, and Rocket League for the Wii and XBox 360, as well as classics like Apples to Apples, Jenga, and Uno. Grades 6-12 only, ...

    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.

  • Grab a s'more and gather 'round our digital campfire for scary stories on Wednesday, July 27 at 6pm in the Cardinal Room. We'll have some ready to read, and you're welcome to share your own (library-friendly) tales. Bring a friend, and you'll both get a free book! Grades 6-12 only, please.

    By Liz O.

  • Celebrate the end of summer with a party on Saturday, July 30 at 3:00pm in the Cardinal Room! Hang out with friends, compete in a Rocket League tournament, and decorate a free notebook or folder for school. Those who participated in the Summer Reading Program will also have chances to win books and ...

    By Liz O.

  • What's your favorite fandom? Your favorite 'ship? Your ultimate OTP? Bring your (PG) fan fic, fan art, and passion for your favorite books, movies, TV shows, bands, YouTubers, podcasts, etc. to share at this gathering of geeks on Wednesday, June 15 at 6pm in the Cardinal Room. All fandoms are welcome, ...

    By Liz O.

  • Take turns acting as the robot your team "programs" to build towers and navigate simple obstacle courses at this showdown on Wednesday, July 13 at 6pm in the Cardinal Room. Then learn how you can use these same techniques to program computers. Bring a friend, and you'll both get a free book! Grades 6-12 ...

    By Liz O.