Don’t let the summer doldrums get you down…APL has lots of awesome activities for kids and teens! Join us for these upcoming free programs at your favorite APL branches. For a full listing, or details, please check our online calendar or call the host library.
Aug. 12 — Tuesday
+ Main Library Summer Reading Finale at 2 pm — Main Library Children’s Room
Celebrate your summer reading success and enjoy snacks and raffles. We’ll also make our own mini volcanos and watch then erupt. All ages.
+ Pine Hills Summer Reading Finale at 1 pm — Pine Hills Branch
Celebrate the end of summer reading at the Pine Hills Branch with a fun exploration of the world of energy. We’ll have ice cream too. All ages.
+ Fun with Energy at 3:30 pm — Howe Branch
Learn about energy through interactive demonstrations that entertain and amaze. Ages 5-17.
Aug. 13 — Wednesday
+ Fizz, Boom, Power at 2 pm — Bach Branch
Learn about electricity and get a take-home activity too. Grades 1-6. Please register at 482-2154.
+ Magic Sand at 4 pm — North Albany Branch
Explore the fun colors of magic sand and make something unique. Ages 5-17.
+ Bach Summer Reading Finale at 6:15 pm — Bach Branch
Enjoy a family dance with Paul Rosenberg and his talented musicians. All ages.
+ Yoga and Yogurt at 6:30 pm — Main Library Large Auditorium
Try out some yoga poses and then build your own yogurt parfait. Ages 11-17.
Aug. 14 — Thursday
+ CSI Evidence Workshop at 2 pm — Pine Hills Branch
Learn how detectives research evidence and use clues to solve mysteries. Ages 11-17. Please register at 482-7911 x223.
+ AH/WH Summer Reading Finale at 3 pm — Arbor Hill/West Hill Branch
Celebrate summer reading with a performance by the Mother Goose Jazz Band. All ages.
+ Pond Ecology at 3:30 pm — Delaware Branch
Meet wiggly pond creatures and learn how to do science explorations in their own backyard pools. Ages 5-17.
+ Howe Summer Reading Finale at 5:30 pm — Howe Branch
Celebrate summer reading by making some ice cream. Participants get their summer reading prizes too. All ages.