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  • What is “Dinovember”??

    What is “Dinovember”??

    If you’ve been in the kids’ section of the library recently, or follow our social media, you may have noticed that dinosaurs have taken over. You may have even been a bit confused and wondered “Dinosaurs? Why dinosaurs? Why now?” Well, why not? “Dinovember” was started several years ago by Refe and Susan Tuma just […]

  • Library Closure

    Library Closure

    The library will be closed on Friday, November 11th for staff training, and will resume normal hours on Saturday. Remember, the virtual library is always open! Digital reading and entertainment sources can be found on our website under “Stream and Borrow,” and information databases can be found under “Resources and Research”.

  • New Kids’ Programs!

    New Kids’ Programs!

    APL is excited to announce that addition to our storytimes on Tuesday and Friday mornings, we now have two new monthly programs for older kids! The new Pokémon Club will meet on the first Tuesday of each month at 4:00, and will be a family program for young Pokémon fans to get together, talk about […]

  • Fall Break Programs!

    Fall Break Programs!

    Spending Fall Break in town? Check out this list of boredom-busting programs for kids, families, and teens at the library! For more details and all events, go to our events calendar: https://aplkentucky.libnet.info/events

  • Storytime Is Back!

    Storytime Is Back!

    Storytime returns the week of August 23rd, starting with Toddler Storytime on Tuesdays at 10:30am, and Preschool Storytime on Fridays at 10:30am! What’s the difference? They both involve stories, songs, rhymes, and other activities designed to build early literacy and other developmental skills as well as provide social interaction for both children and caregivers, but […]

  • Summer’s Over, Now What?

    Summer Reading is over, so that means all the fun programs have come to an end, right? Wrong! Though we will be taking a short break from youth programming in August, there will be programs for all ages throughout the school year as well! Maybe not as many as in the summer, but there will […]

  • Summer Reading Challenge

    Summer Reading Challenge

    Our summer reading challenge has come to a close (but that doesn’t mean you should stop reading!). The grand prize drawings have been done and winners notified by e-mail. All prizes and rewards won or earned throughout the summer should be claimed this week, but absolutely no later than August 31st. After that, any unclaimed […]

  • Do Science at Home – Explore Kit

    Do Science at Home – Explore Kit

    This kit explores engineering, circuits, and reactions using conductive and insulating doughs, building challenges, and common household materials. If you have a child entering 3rd-6th grade and would like one of these kits, please fill out the form below. If we receive more than 25 requests, we will draw names. If you have received the […]

  • Do Science at Home – Create Kit Drawing

    Do Science at Home – Create Kit Drawing

    *This drawing is now over and winners are being notified. The drawing for the last kit will open on Friday* Anderson Public Library is one of only 15 libraries in the state selected to receive “Do Science at Home” STEAM kits, thanks to a grant-funded project by the Kentucky Science Center and the Kentucky Department […]

  • Do Science at Home STEAM Kits – Sleuth Kit

    Do Science at Home STEAM Kits – Sleuth Kit

    Anderson Public Library is one of only 15 libraries in the state selected to receive 75 “Do Science at Home” STEAM kits, thanks to a grant-funded project by the Kentucky Science Center and the Kentucky Department of Libraries and Archives to distribute to families with children entering 3rd, 4th, 5th, or 6th grades. There are […]