151 W. Cooper St.
Post Office Box 247
Van Alstyne, TX 75495
Mon - Wed 10am-6pm
For urgent questions please call.
CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 9 MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY A RESPONSIBLE PERSON AGE 13 OR OLDER.
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Summer Reading Incentive Program
Children ages 0-12
June 6th - Pick up reading logs. Programs start June 13th and end august 15th. Reading log may be picked up June 6th though June 23rd.
Set a goal -Visit the story time table in the children’s area and set your goal.
June 13 through August 15th - Track your titles. Preschoolers can count the books that are read to them. Big or small, fiction or nonfiction, any book counts. Extra logs if you need more than one.
Thursday August 25th - Last day to turn in reading log’s. Finish early! New game! -Read a book from a specific genre, complete at least one row AND one Column to win a book or a dip in the treasure box.
Every Monday, 10:30 am
At the Van Alstyne Community Center
June 13 - Whirled on a String Valerie Oliver will perform tricks and give tips on Yo-Yoing.
June 20 - MiniEncounters Interact with and groom Miniature horses!
June 27 - Minute to Win It Based on the popular game show where children compete with each other to accomplish tasks using household items.
July 4 - Closed For Holiday!
July 11 - Jason Vaughn Balloon Artist!
July 18 - Mad Scientist Science themed show designed to amaze and entertain young and old.
July 25 - VA Big Rig Day Come out and see all of the big rigs that make Van Alstyne run: from fire trucks to bull dozers.
August 1 - David Slick Magic, comedy and juggling!
August 8 - Lego Building The library supplies the Lego’s your child supplies the imagination.
August 15 - Registration Required Lowes Build and Grow Representative's from Lowe’s will bring a project and help the children construct it.
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We welcome your donations during normal business hours and ask that you do not leave items outside the library or in our drop box. We also ask that you bring your items in boxes that you are prepared to leave. We will provide a receipt for tax purposes for any who request it.
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Attention all birthday boys and girls!
If you are age 2-12 and it is one week from your birthday, either one week before or one week after, let us know.
The VAPL has a birthday gift and name tag just for you!
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* Elementary Story Time - Tuesdays, 4:00pm
* Preschool Story Time - Wednesday, 10:30am
Anime Club-2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month 4:00 PM-5:00 PM.
Anime Screening-the 4th Friday or Saturday of the month 5:00 PM-7:00 PM.
Join the Anime Club Facebook page to get reminders for meetings and screenings!
Teen Space Facebook link
Volunteer hours available through shelving every Wednesday and outreach programs.