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  • Join the Reader's Circle at the Lapel Branch on Tuesday, July 30 at 6:00pm for a discussion of The Last Runaway, by Tracy Chevalier. In 1850, Quaker Honor Bright leaves England in the wake of a family tragedy. In the harsh landscape of Ohio, she is forced to rely on strangers and finds herself compelled ...

    By Liz O.

  • Dig In! @ Lapel

    Jul 2013 16

    Thursdays in July @ 2pm. (6-12 years) Dig into activities just for you! ·July 18, learn about Burrowing Animals with a Mounds Park Naturalist.

    By KCG

  • Save the date and don’t be late! What: Head down the rabbit hole to our Teen SRP After Hours Party When: Friday, August 2 ● 6:30-8:00pm Who: Any teen who has completed all three reading levels of the Teen Summer Reading Program Why: To have fun, eat snacks, play games (including some Alice ...

    By Staci T.

  • Here's a sampling of our new adult nonfiction book and DVD arrivals. Click an image to view availability or place a hold.

    By Cristella

  • The APL TeenScene is excited to announce its Third Annual TeenScene Film Fest!! Teens in grades 6-12 are invited to submit entries into the following categories: Animation, Documentary, Feature, Experimental, "Mock"umentary, Music Video, and Booktrailer. To enter, you must complete the TeenScene Film ...

    By Staci T.

  • Join the TeenScene on Tuesday, July 16 at 5pm in the Cardinal Room for the showing od TeenScene Theater: ParaNorman When a small town comes under siege by zombies, who can it call? Only a misunderstood local boy named Norman, who is able to speak with the dead. To save his town from a centuries-old ...

    By Staci T.