july, 2014

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10jul8:00 pm- 9:15 pmTeen Craft Evening: Chihuly After 8
16jul6:30 pm- 8:00 pmTeen Shaving Cream Whiffle Ball
31jul7:00 pm- 10:00 pmTeen SRP Finale: Scavenger Hunt, Snacks & Movie!

Teen Summer Reading Program Finale

Thursday, July 31 from 7:00-10:00PM

scavenger_huntIt’s the end of our Summer Reading Teen Program…and in celebration, we’ll be hosting a Scavenger Hunt, announcing our big winners, watching a movie (PG-13) AND having snacks!

If you haven’t been turning in your reading tickets, get on it! You can earn a ticket for each 30 minutes of reading you do this month. If you read 30 minutes in the library, you will earn DOUBLE tickets.

This program is for teens entering 6th grade and older.



June 9 – July 31, 2014
Weekly prize drawings for teens entering 6th grade and older.

For each 30 minutes of reading, earn ONE ticket. If you read 30 minutes IN THE LIBRARY, you will earn DOUBLE tickets! See the front desk for more information. Weekly prizes drawn. Grand prize to be drawn on Thursday, July 31, 2014.


FREE ACT, SAT, GED, ASFAB and Career Prep!

FREE ACT, SAT, GED, ASFAB and Career Prep!

Learning Express Library

If you are getting ready

to take your OGT, ACT, SAT or ASVAB tests, don’t forget about practice tests that are available through the Learning Express library on the Alexandria Public Library web site. Statis

tics prove that taking practice tests can decrease test anxiety and improve your scores on these important exams. Click here to start taking exams! We also have study books that can help prepare you for the tests. We have materials on writing college entrance essays, preparing for college and how to find money for college. All of these aids are available for check out to use at home.