Wednesday, July 18, 2007

Thanks for a great summer!

Thanks to all the parents and children of APPL for making our summer reading program a huge success!! We had a great turnout each week ending with a great party with Big Mo and Mike from the Biscuits!!

Friday, April 13, 2007

It's about that time again!!

Registration time for the Summer Reading Program is fast approaching! This year's theme is Get a Clue @ Your Library.

Check out the schedule of events on our website at
Registration begins May 1st!

Tuesday, April 3, 2007

Happy Easter!!

We had a great time at both of our preschool Easter parties! Thank you so much to the parents who helped with eggs and candy!

Please look at the Photo Album on the library's website for more pictures!!

Friday, March 23, 2007

Easter Party and Egg Hunt

Hop on over to the library for our Preschool Easter Party and Egg Hunts!

Monday, April 2nd 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Tuesday, April 3rd 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Come listen to Easter stories, sing silly Easter songs,
hunt Easter eggs and have an Easter snack!!

Don’t forget to bring a camera!!!

Thursday, February 15, 2007

Get 'em While You Can!

New books are in the Children's Room!

Nate the Great on the Owl Express by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat & Mitchell Sharmat
Andy Russell, NOT Wanted by the Police by David A. Adler
The Snack Attack Mystery: an Invisible Inc. Mystery by Elizabeth Levy
The Mary Celeste: An Unsolved Mystery from History by Jane Yolan – J 133.4 YOL

Inspector Hopper
by Doug Cushman
The Mysterious Tadpole by Steven Kellogg
What is that Awful Smell by Heather Tekavec
The Field Beyond the Outfield by Mark Teague

Wednesday, February 14, 2007

New Chapter Books!


Whispering to Witches by Anna Dale
The Irregulars…in the service of Sherlock Holmes by Steven-Elliot Altman
Chuck Dugan is AWOL by Eric Chase Anderson
The Last Treasure by Janet S. Anderson
The Creepy Computer Mystery: An Invisible Inc. Mystery by Elizabeth Levy
The Karate Class Mystery: An Invisible Inc. Mystery by Elizabeth Levy
Chasing Vermeer by Blue Balliett

Tuesday, February 13, 2007

Story Time Schedule!!

Don't forget there's no story time, Monday, February 19th! We will be closed for President's Day!

Tuesday, February 20th is PJ Day! Wear your pajamas and bring your favorite teddy bear to story time! We'll see you at 10:00 a.m.!!!

New books!

The Chameleon Wore Chartreuse: From the Tattered Casebook of Chet Gecko, Private Eye by Bruce Hale
The Big Nap: From the Tattered Casebook of Chet Gecko, Private Eye by Bruce Hale
Look-A-likes: The more you look, the more you see! By Joan Steiner – J 793.7 STE
Women Soldiers, Spies and Patriots of the American Revolution by Martha Kneib – J973.3 KNE
Harriet Spies Again by Louise Fitzhugh and Helen Ericson
Gilda Joyce, Psychic Investigator by Jennifer Allison

Bones and the Cupcake Mystery by David A. Adler
Bones and the Dinosaur Mystery by David A. Adler
Bones and the Big Yellow Mystery by David A. Adler
Bones and the Dog Gone Mystery by David A. Adler
Dot & Jabber and the Big Bug Mystery by Ellen Stoll Walsh
The Web Files by Margie Palatini

Thursday, February 8, 2007

New releases!!

We have brand new releases ready to be checked out in the Children's Room!

  • The Rock 'n' Roll Mystery: A Boxcar Children Mystery by Gertrude Chandler Warner - JF WAR

  • The Magic School Bus and the Missing Tooth: A level 2 Scholastic Reader - E COL BLUE

  • The Srunken Head: Grandpa Spanielson's Chicken Pox Stories #3 by Denys Cazet - E CAZ BLUE

  • Steal Back the Mona Lisa! by Meghan McCarthy - E MCC

  • Who Took the Cookies from the Cookie Jar? by Bonnie Lass & Philemon Sturges - E LAS
  • Roanoke: The Lost Colony - An Unsolved Mystery from History by Jane Yolen - J133.4 YOL
  • The Salem Witch Trials - An Unsolved Mystery from History by Jane Yolen - J 133.4 YOL

New books are coming in weekly!! Check back soon for new listings!!

Tuesday, January 30, 2007

Welcome to APPLe Dumplings!

We are very excited to begin this blog especially for the children of Autauga-Prattville Public Library and our branches. This is THE place to get updated information on events and programs offered at our libraries. Currently we have two preschool story times each week - Mondays @ 10:00 a.m. with Ms. Barb and Tuesdays @ 10:00 a.m. with Ms. Tangie.

Please let us know what you think of our programs and if you have any suggestions for future events! Stop by the library and check out the great selections of books from books for babies - elementary school students. Check us out on the web: !!!!!

See you soon!