Library Events & Programs

Join us for upcoming events at Alpha Park Public Library!

All events are open to the public. Please click on the event for more information, and register if required.

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Gentle Yoga with Gayle Carrillo
9:30AM
 Gentle Yoga with Gayle Carrillo
Wednesday, Feb. 1, 9:30AM
We welcome back Gayle Carrillo to teach gentle yoga for all skill levels. Classes are free, and yoga mats are provided.

or call 309-697-3822.
Pre-K Read and Play Afternoons (3-5y)
1:00PM
Pre-K Read and Play Afternoons (3-5y)
Wednesday, Feb. 1, 1:00PM
Join us for a fun-filled storytime experience for preschoolers and their caregivers in the afternoon!Listen to stories, sing, dance, and play as we socialize with new friends. Preschoolers can make a craft to keep!
Teen Dungeons and Dragons Night (13-18y)
6:00PM
Teen Dungeons and Dragons Night (13-18y)
Wednesday, Feb. 1, 6:00PM
The Dungeons and Dragons club is back on Wednesdays in 2023! Each campaign can hold up to 8 players per table. If the table is full, we will have other D&D related activities. Players can earn prizes, enjoy snacks, and make new friends!Space is limited, so please register in advance!
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Pre-K Read and Play Mornings (3-5y)
10:30AM
Pre-K Read and Play Mornings (3-5y)
Friday, Feb. 3, 10:30AM
Join us for a fun-filled storytime experience for preschoolers and their caregivers in the morning!Listen to stories, sing, dance, and play as we socialize with new friends. Preschoolers can make a craft to keep!
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Special Winter Story Hours (All Ages)
10:30AM
Special Winter Story Hours (All Ages)
Saturday, Feb. 4, 10:30AM
Join us as we read a selection of Upper Elementary picture books that appeal to ages 6-10 (younger ones will enjoy these as well!) and make a themed craft!
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Pop-Up Library in Glasford
3:00PM
 Pop-Up Library in Glasford
Tuesday, Feb. 7, 3:00PM
Glasford Village Hall
Join APL each Tuesday at Glasford Village Hall for book check-in and check-outs, activities for all ages, and technology help for seniors! Watch our social media pages for more information ahead of each visit!
Choose-Your-Own-Adventure: After School Book Club (8-13y)
4:00PM
Choose-Your-Own-Adventure: After School Book Club (8-13y)
Tuesday, Feb. 7, 4:00PM
If you love to chat about books and are creative, you'll love our Choose-Your-Own-Adventure book club! Each month we will pick a theme or genre, and you can design an art project inspired by the book you read! Registration required.February: Diaries
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Chair Yoga with Gayle Carrillo
9:30AM
 Chair Yoga with Gayle Carrillo
Wednesday, Feb. 8, 9:30AM
Join Gayle Carrillo for chair yoga, a form of yoga that is great for those with limited mobility. All skill levels are welcome! Classes are free.

or call 309-697-3822.
Teen Dungeons and Dragons Night (13-18y)
6:00PM
Teen Dungeons and Dragons Night (13-18y)
Wednesday, Feb. 8, 6:00PM
The Dungeons and Dragons club is back on Wednesdays in 2023! Each campaign can hold up to 8 players per table. If the table is full, we will have other D&D related activities. Players can earn prizes, enjoy snacks, and make new friends!Space is limited, so please register in advance!
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To Thine Own Shelf Be True 
2:30PM
 To Thine Own Shelf Be True 
Thursday, Feb. 9, 2:30PM
Hate being told what to read? Have a large to-be-read pile to work through at home? This is the club for you!Each month, we will meet to discuss whatever we've read in the past month.Whatever you read is up to you! This will be a great place to hear book recommendations from other APL readers, t...read more
Candy Heart Breakers (10-14y)
4:00PM
 Candy Heart Breakers (10-14y)
Thursday, Feb. 9, 4:00PM
This year, we hope you'll make the library your valentine! We will be making a chocolate heart piñata that you can fill with the candy of your choice. When you're finished, we'll break the hearts!

or call 309-697-3822.
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Watercolor Valentine’s Painting w/ Tom Stagg
2:30PM
Watercolor Valentine’s Painting w/ Tom Stagg
Friday, Feb. 10, 2:30PM
We're welcoming back Tom again for another watercolor class; this time it's Valentine's Day themed! APL will provide all of the supplies and instruction.Registration required.
Candy Heart Breakers (14-18y)
4:00PM
 Candy Heart Breakers (14-18y)
Friday, Feb. 10, 4:00PM
This year, we hope you'll make the library your valentine! We will be a making chocolate heart piñata that you can fill with the candy of your choice. When you're finished, we'll break the hearts!Registration required.

or call 309-697-3822.
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Pop-Up Library in Glasford
3:00PM
 Pop-Up Library in Glasford
Tuesday, Feb. 14, 3:00PM
Glasford Village Hall
Join APL each Tuesday at Glasford Village Hall for book check-in and check-outs, activities for all ages, and technology help for seniors! Watch our social media pages for more information ahead of each visit!
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Gentle Yoga with Gayle Carrillo
9:30AM
 Gentle Yoga with Gayle Carrillo
Wednesday, Feb. 15, 9:30AM
We welcome back Gayle Carrillo to teach gentle yoga for all skill levels. Classes are free, and yoga mats are provided.

or call 309-697-3822.
Teen Advisory Board (13-18y)
3:30PM
 Teen Advisory Board (13-18y)
Wednesday, Feb. 15, 3:30PM
Teen Advisory Board is returning, but we need your help! This is a great opportunity to tell the Youth Services Department what teens want! Snacks will be provided.Registration Required.
Teen Dungeons and Dragons Night (13-18y)
6:00PM
Teen Dungeons and Dragons Night (13-18y)
Wednesday, Feb. 15, 6:00PM
The Dungeons and Dragons club is back on Wednesdays in 2023! Each campaign can hold up to 8 players per table. If the table is full, we will have other D&D related activities. Players can earn prizes, enjoy snacks, and make new friends!Space is limited, so please register in advance!
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Adult Take n’ Make Crafts
 Adult Take n’ Make Crafts
Friday, Feb. 17,
Looking for more crafting projects? Stop by the library on the third Friday of every month to pick up your craft project.February: Heart Garlands
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Waddlers and Toddlers (under 2y)
9:30AM
Waddlers and Toddlers (under 2y)
Tuesday, Feb. 21, 9:30AM
Pop-Up Library in Glasford
3:00PM
 Pop-Up Library in Glasford
Tuesday, Feb. 21, 3:00PM
Glasford Village Hall
Join APL each Tuesday at Glasford Village Hall for book check-in and check-outs, activities for all ages, and technology help for seniors! Watch our social media pages for more information ahead of each visit!
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Chair Yoga with Gayle Carrillo
9:30AM
 Chair Yoga with Gayle Carrillo
Wednesday, Feb. 22, 9:30AM
Join Gayle Carrillo for chair yoga, a form of yoga that is great for those with limited mobility. All skill levels are welcome! Classes are free.

or call 309-697-3822.
Pre-K Read and Play Afternoons (3-5y)
1:00PM
Pre-K Read and Play Afternoons (3-5y)
Wednesday, Feb. 22, 1:00PM
Join us for a fun-filled storytime experience for preschoolers and their caregivers in the afternoon!Listen to stories, sing, dance, and play as we socialize with new friends. Preschoolers can make a craft to keep!
Teen Dungeons and Dragons Night (13-18y)
6:00PM
Teen Dungeons and Dragons Night (13-18y)
Wednesday, Feb. 22, 6:00PM
The Dungeons and Dragons club is back on Wednesdays in 2023! Each campaign can hold up to 8 players per table. If the table is full, we will have other D&D related activities. Players can earn prizes, enjoy snacks, and make new friends!Space is limited, so please register in advance!
Crafternoon Delight
6:30PM
 Crafternoon Delight
Wednesday, Feb. 22, 6:30PM
Join us for a new in-person craft every month!Registration required.February: Pressed Flower Wall Art

or call 309-697-3822.
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Pre-K Read and Play Mornings (3-5y)
10:30AM
Pre-K Read and Play Mornings (3-5y)
Friday, Feb. 24, 10:30AM
Join us for a fun-filled storytime experience for preschoolers and their caregivers in the morning!Listen to stories, sing, dance, and play as we socialize with new friends. Preschoolers can make a craft to keep!
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Youth Book Club (8-13y)
2:00PM
 Youth Book Club (8-13y)
Monday, Feb. 27, 2:00PM
Ready to read something new? Swing by the circulation desk to pick up our Youth Book Club Books and visit us in the library to discuss these fantastic stories!February: Before the Ever After by Jacqueline Woodson
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Waddlers and Toddlers (under 2y)
9:30AM
Waddlers and Toddlers (under 2y)
Tuesday, Feb. 28, 9:30AM
Pop-Up Library in Glasford
3:00PM
 Pop-Up Library in Glasford
Tuesday, Feb. 28, 3:00PM
Glasford Village Hall
Join APL each Tuesday at Glasford Village Hall for book check-in and check-outs, activities for all ages, and technology help for seniors! Watch our social media pages for more information ahead of each visit!
Lego Club (6-12y)
3:30PM
 Lego Club (6-12y)
Tuesday, Feb. 28, 3:30PM
    
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