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ACPL Periodicals

Information on current Alamance County Public Libraries Periodicals with access to availability in print and electronically, and access to publication website.

About the magazines

The Alamance County Public Libraries Children's Department has several Children's magazines, and all issues with exception of the current issues are available to check out. 

Below, you will find a list of all of the young adult magazines that the department subscribes to.  These physical copies can be found in the Children's Section. 

Included for each title is a link to the physical holdings at the library, a link to the magazines website, and information on any digital issues we may have.

Titles with a star (*) next to them are available on NC Live. Select the 'Access NC Live tab' for more information on these and other electronic magazines available through NC Live.

Teen Magazines

American Girl

American Girl magazine is always spirited, wholesome, and fun. It's the magazine that lets girls be girls.


Babybug features joyful, brightly illustrated stories and poems perfect for parent and child to read together (ages 6 month to 3 years).

Boy's Life

Boys' Life is the monthly magazine of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) for young American males between the ages of 6 and 18.


Cobblestone Magazine transforms history from a dry classroom exercise into a living, breathing guide to how Americans live, work, play, and eat, from the 1600s to today (ages 9-14).


Cricket’s signature cast of rambunctious bug characters offer humorous commentary on the stories, teaching vocabulary and introducing advanced concepts (ages 9-14).

High Five Bilingue

The engaging stories, poems, puzzles and activities are perfect for young children — and for parents — who are learning to speak and read in Spanish and English.


Highlights has helped children become their best selves for generations. Enjoy stories, activities, and more with this magazine!


Ladybug Magazine offers a charming collection of the best stories, poems, songs, action games, and adventures for young children (ages 3-6).


Muse is the science and arts magazine for kids that’s spot on with the facts and off the wall with the jokes (ages 9-14).

National Geographic for Kids*

Get the children in your life excited about scientific discoveries and learning about animals with  National Geographic Kids Magazine!


Specially written for that magical age when children first get excited about reading on their own, Spider Magazine is filled with fantasy and adventure stories by celebrated authors, folk tales, nonfiction, poems, activities, and illustrations by famous children’s artists (ages 6-9).

Sports Illustrated for Kids

SI Kids provides a kid-first perspective of sports.

Young Rider

All about skateboarding news, videos, photos, skateboards, athletes and events.