Children's Services

Children's Services

Children's services includes regular Early Literacy Classes for all ages, summer reading programs, 1000 Books before Kindergarten, and other reading programs. The creative Play area includes Legos, puppets, costumes, and more for fun interactive learning.

Children's Services

Genealogy

Genealogy

Start your Genealogy Research here! The Decatur and Geneva locations both house large collections of primary and secondary documents, newspapers, directories and more. Online searchable databases include Ancestry and HeritageQuest at no cost to you.

Genealogy

Makerspace

Makerspace

The Makerspace offers new and cutting edge technology to the community! Be creative with our Cricut machine, and learn about 3D printing with MakerBot,

Makerspace

Events

K123 Club: APL KIDS After School Special!

Monday, September 26, 2016, 3:30 PM
APLS-Decatur, Children's Craft Area
Create It! Make It! Take It! This is a fun craft club for everyone in Kindergarten through 3rd grade.

M-Club

Monday, September 26, 2016, 6:00 PM
APLS-Geneva, Porter Room

Join us for Magic on Mondays!  All ages are welcome to join our newly formed M-Club.  Weekly meetings are scheduled for members to play, trade cards, and share ideas.  Instruction is available for new players and beginners, and loaner decks will be available for learning during the meeting.  Official welcome packs are available while supplies last!

Magic: The Gathering is a strategy trading card game, first produced in 1993, that continues to thrive, with approximately twenty million players as of 2015. Magic can be played by two or more players, typically using a deck of 60 cards.

More information on the game can be found at http://magic.wizards.com/en.

LEGO Club

Tuesday, September 27, 2016, 3:30 PM
APLS-Geneva, Children's Area

Show off your creative powers and have fun building! Creations will be displayed in the Children's area each week.   Over 1000 new blocks and base plates now available! Need inspiration? Check out our selection of LEGO construction books. 

All children welcome to play!  Snacks provided.

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Gale Courses. Interactive Learning

Gale Courses offers a wide range of highly interactive, instructor led courses available online through the library. Any library cardholder in good standing is entitled to take these courses at no cost. Approximately 300 six-week sessions are available with new sessions beginning each month.

Gale Courses

Reference USA.

The premier source of business and residential information, ReferenceUSA includes databases on businesses, internships, healthcare, consumer information, new movers, US and Canadian new businesses, and standard white pages.

Reference USA

Tumblebooks.

Collection of over 1000 online and interactive children’s books. Quizzes, games, puzzles and more add to the learning environment. Easy access inside the library, and free access outside the library with a valid library card.

Tumblebooks

APLS - Decatur
128 S 3rd St
Decatur, IN 46733
260-724-2605
F 260-724-2877
Mon, Tue, Wed: 9am - 8pm
Thu, Fri: 9am - 5pm
Sat: 9am - 1pm
Sun: 1pm - 5pm

APLS - Geneva
305 E Line St
Geneva. IN 46740
260-368-7270
F 260-368-9776
Mon, Wed, Fri: 10am - 5pm
Tue: 1pm - 5pm
Thu: 1pm - 5pm & 6 pm - 8:30pm
Sat: 9am - 12pm

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