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  • 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.

  • Here's a sampling of our new nonfiction arrivals. Click an image to view availability or place a hold. The Baseball Whisperer: A Small-Town Coach Who Shaped Big League Dreams by Michael Tackett Clarinda, Iowa, population 5,000, sits two hours from anything. There, between the corn fields and hog ...

    By Cristella

  • 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.

  • Gr8books quizzes

    Jul 2016 18

     Gr8books members! We now have seven quizzes available online and at the children's desk. Pass three by 1:59pm on July 28 to earn an extra end-of-summer prize!

    By Sarah L.

  • Relay Race Fun (6-12 years) Monday, July 25 2:30pm-3:30pm Cardinal Room Join us and be part of a team as we try to complete crazy tasks as part of the relay race. Small prizes will be awarded.

    By Staci T.

  • Join us for free snacks and a different teen movie every Monday this summer from 5:30pm to 7:30pm. On July 25, we're wrapping up our summer series with Hoosiers. A coach with a checkered past and a local drunk train a small town high school basketball team to become a top contender for the championship. ...

    By Liz O.