Preschool Story Time
Come join the fun as we read stories, sing songs, and make crafts! Our last program for the spring session will be held on Wednesday, May 3 from 10:30 – 11:30 am.
Children’s Book Week
“For 98 years, Children’s Book Week has been an annual celebration of books for young people. Established in 1919, it is the longest-running national literacy initiative in the country.” Be sure to stop by the library this week and help us celebrate Children’s Book Week (May 1 – 6).
Due to staffing conflicts during the Tulip Festival, the Alton Public Library will be closed on Saturday, May 20. All items due will be renewed until Monday, May 22.
Build A Better World
The Alton Public Library will be having a Summer Reading Program for children in Preschool – 8th grade. The theme this summer is “Build a Better World”. You may register by giving us a call, stopping by the library, or signing up on our website www.alton.lib.ia.us Kickoff is scheduled for Tuesday, June 6 at 1:00 pm.
Adult Book Club
The adult book club will not be meeting throughout the summer months. We will be reading and discussing our next book in September.
New Adult Books:
- 16th Seduction by James Patterson
- Against All Odds by Danielle Steel
- The Stars are Fire by Anita Shreve
- The Broken Road by Richard Paul Evans
- A Time for Vultures by William W. Johnstone
- American Hunter by Willie Robertson