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The fall session of Toddler/Preschool Story Time has begun!

Programs will be held on November 19, and December 3 and 17. 

Come join the fun as we enjoy stories, new action rhymes or finger plays, crafts and a snack!

Courtesy of the State Library of Iowa, Alton Public Library members are able to access:

LearningExpress Library 3.0

An interactive online learning platform featuring over 770 practice tests, tutorials, and eBooks.

Resources included:

  • Job search and workplace skills improvement
  • Career certification and licensing exam preparation
  • College entrance and graduate school admissions exam preparation
  • GED exam preparation
  • Basic skills improvement in reading, writing, math, and computers.

Features: Immediate scoring, complete answer explanations, and an individualized analysis of your results

You need to set up your own personal LearningExpress account with a unique username and password so that you can save your work and return again to practice tests, tutorials, and more.

Tumble Books

*NEW* Introducing TumblePremium!

user name: altonlibrary

password: libra

Our library now subscribes to TumblePremium including the TumbleBook Library, TumbleBook Cloud Jr., and TumbleMath

Students can enjoy animated talking picture books, chapter books, videos, non-fiction titles, graphic novels and math stories

Parents and Teachers can view educational resources like lesson plans, quizzes, educational games and puzzles related to both math and language skills.

Please let us know if you have any questions about this resource

Search our library catalog online!

  catalogSign up for your own online account: Enter your last name & barcode # and set a user name / password   

An online account allows you to view all checked out items, place holds on books, and build reading lists

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click here for device-specific "How to" instructions
download eBooks and audiobooks to your iPod, mp3 player or eReader 

Audiobooks @ OneClickdigital from Recorded Books!

click this button to sign up for your new account: OCD_RB_1

 * Note: make sure you have a personal Alton Public Library online catalog account first before setting up a new OneClickdigital account * -- click here for OneClickdigital "Getting Started" guide or click here for OneClickdigital tutorial videos


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Free Wireless Internet is available at Alton Public Library for your personal computer

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Upcoming Events
Toddler/Preschool Story Time Dec 03, 2014 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM — Library Meeting Room
Toddler/Preschool Story Time Dec 17, 2014 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM — Library Meeting Room
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