Youth Services at Alexandria-Monroe Public Library

Welcome to Youth Services!

Our staff are ready to serve and support children to learn, play and grow. Here you can find book recommendations and new titles, fun events, and homework help.

Book Recommendations

Image result for the explorer by katherine rundellThe Explorer by Katherine Rundell

Fred, Con, Lila, and Max are on their way back to England from Manaus when the plane they’re on crashes and the pilot dies upon landing! For days they survive alone, until Fred finds a map that leads them to a ruined city, and to a secret. Find it in the catalog.




New Books

To see a list of our new Children’s books for January, click here.

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Kids Events

Brad, Sarah, and Cindy host all kinds of events at the library for kids. First Wednesdays of the month are Lego Club. Baby storytime is always on Monday mornings. Preschool Science & Stories on Thursdays at 10:30 am. For special events scheduled, always check our event calendar link below and follow us on Facebook.

Go to our events calendar to see all the great programs we are offering!

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Homework Help

Even the smartest scholar needs help every now and then.  Below are some great links to help you out with homework questions or help finding a tutor.

Rose-Hulman Homework Hotline

Rose-Hulman offers free math and science homework help to Indiana students.  Click on the link above to see their hours and how to contact them.


Got questions about math and need help right now?  Go to  They have sources for people as young as kindergarten all the way up to calculus!

Khan Academy

If you’re looking for an extra boost or need a little extra time with a subject, Khan Academy offers lessons for free in a variety of subjects.  They have resources and lessons in math, history, art, finance, biology, and many, many more subjects!
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