Lock-In: Makerspace Edition

This past Friday, we had our second Locked in the Library of 2019. This time we were able to finally use the upstairs Makerspace! This space was originally intended for teens and adults but our new Technology Coordinator gave us the green light for younger patrons too. We are excited…

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Have you used BookFLIX yet?!?

BookFLIX is one of the library’s many database resources. BookFLIX pairs a beloved story book with a nonfiction book on that same topic. Stories are read aloud by a narrator and the nonfiction selection highlights key sight words. Along with the e-books are comprehension quizzes that are great for new…

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Hour of Code Week

Hour of Code is a computer science education initiative celebrated during Computer Science Week, which is the first full week in December. This year it will be December 3-9 and AAPLD is ready for some coding! Monday, December 3 from 4-5 pm we will be learning about the basics of…

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New Collection Alert!

This week we are rolling out a brand-new collection: Playaway Launchpads. You may be familiar with Playaway’s audio book devices but this is something entirely different. The Launchpads are tablets with pre-loaded educational games and activities. They come in three different age groups: 3-5 years old, 5-7 years old, and…

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