Welcome to the Aplington Public Library!
"Dig into Reading", our summer program for ages 3 - 13, begins SOON! Get ready to "explore to the core" and do so much more!
Burrowing beneath their feet begins for toddlers and preschoolers in just a few weeks, on Friday, May 31. Older ones, those entering grades 1 - 4, will be “going underground” the following week at 1:00 p.m. on Wed., June 5 when conservationist Steve Martin comes to town. And on Tues., June 11 at 11:00 a.m. the 'tweens (grades 5 - 8) get their first shot at going beneath the surface. Registration for all these groups, those ages 3 - 13, is available here at the library and on-line here.
Thanks to the businesses listed below, we have several neat prizes and items to offer those who participate this summer. Prizes include wrist wraps, dive sticks, glitter putty, rings, notepads, bouncy balls, zoo passes, popsicles, “snakes”, magnetic picture frames, tattoos, balloons, free kids meal coupons, weekly snacks for the Tweens, “dig” sand, seed balls, pumpkin plants, dinosaur “eggs”, bubbles, crayons, coupons for French fries,passes to Adventureland, $25 gift card, pass to Lost Island, coupons to Center Theater, finger puppets, tentacle balls, porcupine pens, t-shirts, beanie babies, and much much more!!!
And these are the businesses that made this all possible: Adventureland Amusement Park, Aplington Artworks, Busy Day Mini Mall, Casey’s, Center Theater, Des Moines Zoo, For Heaven’s Sake, Harken Lumber, Jen’s Needlework, Lieven’s Laws Office, Lincoln Savings Bank, Lost Island Water Park, Maple Manor, The Mill, Peppercorn Pantry, Stinky’s Bar and Grill, Swailes chiropractic, Three Star Store, and Voss Studio. Thank you!!!
Newest DVDs: "Jack Reacher", "Safe Haven", "The Impossible", "The Guilt Trip", "Little Red Wagon", "The Hobbit", "Lincoln", "Les Miserables", "Return to Nim's Island", "Bully", "Life of Pi", "Rise of the Guardians", "Twilight: Breaking Dawn Part 2", "Wreck-It Ralph", "Unconditional", "My Lucky Elephant", "Sofia the First", "Barbie in the Pink Shoes", "Alex Cross", and "Here Comes the Boom".
Our hours and contact information are listed here.
For Tax Information, check out this link from the West Des Moines Public Library's page .
For help with job preparation and online test prepartion check out Learning Express: http://www.learningexpresslibrary.com?HR=http://www.aplington.lib.ia.us
Link to AR QUIZ: https://hosted187.renlearn.com/708654
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