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  • Children's author Beverly Cleary turns 101 years old this year and we are throwing a party worthy of the indomitable Ramona Quimby! There will be special prizes for children who participate in Drop Everything and Read (D.E.A.R.) on April 12. dropeverythingandread.com Come and see how birthday parties ...

    By KCG

  • Celebrate Opening Week with a fusion of the finer things in life: baseball and ill-planned tea parties! Elegant, delectable refreshments will be served from the concession stand during our annual game of frying pan baseball. If you are thinking that this doesn't make sense, exactly! Bring the whole ...

    By KCG

  • A monthly gaming group for adults only! Held monthly on the second Monday of the month in the Cardinal Room on the third floor from 5:00pm to 7:45pm. It's always free to attend. Light snacks and refreshments are provided and you are welcome to bring in your own snacks/dinner (we realize that this ...

    By Danielle A.

  • The APA Robotics Team will present a free demonstration on Tuesday, April 11 from 5:30pm to 7:00pm. Learn basic EasyC programming with squarebots and play a few programming games. Teen programs are for those in grades six through twelve only, please.

    By Liz O.

  • This absorbing story time is sure to stir your preschooler's imagination by linking stories with creative dramatic play and art experiences. We include lots of sound and word play through rhymes and songs. This is a messy affair, so wear some old clothes. Let your child's imagination soar! Thursday, ...

    By KCG

  • The Teen Librarian has been sharing some great books with classes at APA! Here are the books Liz O. presented to Ms. Rue's classes. Click on an image to find it in our catalog or place a hold. Something in Between by Melissa de la Cruz Jasmine de los Santos has always done what's expected of her. ...

    By Liz O.