Read a Million Minutes 2021
Help A-P meet a community goal of a million minutes!
We are excited to partner with the Aplington-Parkersburg Community School District and the Kothe Memorial Library again for Read a Million Minutes. This year’s R.A.M.M. will take place March 3-31.
As a community event, we hope to come together to reach our goal of a million minutes! If you would like to participate, stop by the library to pick up a form and to hear the rules. The top reader could receive a prize.
All ages are welcome!
Please participate at one location.
Forms are located in the library as requested or at the link below.
STEM/STEAM Checkout Materials
We have a number of items that focus on Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics. These are educational in nature, but also provide hours of entertainment. Check-out time if 30 days. So stop by and see the collection we have.
STEM/STEAM Options for Teens (ages 9 to 18):
- IPTV Building Challenge Backpacks (Donated by The Max and Helen Guernsey Charitable Foundation)
- A vareity of Snap Circuts (Light*, Sound*, Smart Circuts, etc)
- Makey MakeyR *
- Gear It!
- Squishy Circuits
- Craft-Struction Box sets
- Circuit Maze
- Gravity Maze
- BLOXELSTM Build Your Own Video Games*
- CanaKitTM Raspberry Pi 3 Complete Starter Kit 32 GB EVO+ Edition*
- A variety of LEGOTM sets
*Must be 18 and in good standing to check-out
YOUNG ADULT SECTION
Our young adult section is located at the back of the library along the south-side wall. We have fiction from a variety of genres such as historical fiction, sci-fi, fantasy and contemporary. Our YA Iowa Teen Choice Award winners are located to the right of the YA section and are labeled as such. Our ITCA collection goes all the way back to 2014.
We also have a selection of YA classics located left of the general YA section. These books are a part of the library's perminent collection.
If you wish to reserve a book that is not in our collection, ask a librarian and we will Interlibrary loan the item for you free-of-charge.