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  • APL is starting middle school and high school book clubs this summer! Each group will meet twice -- once at the end of June, and once at the end of July -- to discuss the books we choose. Learn more about the clubs and vote on what books to read at an informational meeting on Wednesday, May 24 at 6:00pm ...

    By Liz O.

  • Join us in the Children's Department for an Hour of Code™ "The 'Hour of Code™' is a nationwide initiative by Computer Science Education Week and Code.org to introduce millions of students to one hour of computer science and computer programming." If you are interested in coding and are 8 ...

    By KCG

  • Ladies and gentlemen, start your engines!!! Celebrate the 101st running of the Indy 500 with a special race-themed storytime. We'll have a race track, boxed lunches, and your own car to "drive-in" to the stories and songs. The pageantry will be something to behold! You will also get a chance to ...

    By KCG

  • Here's a sampling of our new nonfiction arrivals. Click an image to view availability or place a hold. American Kingpin: The Epic Hunt for the Criminal Mastermind Behind the Silk Road by Nick Bilton In 2011, a twenty-six-year-old libertarian programmer named Ross Ulbricht launched the ultimate free ...

    By Cristella

  • New Tabletop Games

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    Here's a sampling of our new tabletop game arrivals (May 2017). Click an image to view availability or place a hold. Or, browse our entire tabletop game collection. Happy Salmon Ages 6+ | 3-6 players | 5 min Happy Salmon is a simple, ultra-fast, very silly card game. There are no turns. Players ...

    By Danielle A.

  • May is the 5th month, but that's not all! How about Cinco de Mayo and the Indy 500? Come celebrate this great number by making a robot-like hand and doing something artistic with the number 5! Fun with five and STEAM for all you future scientists, engineers, and artistic types! Monday, May 8 ...

    By KCG