Programs at APL


LITerally Speaking Book Discussion

September 29 at 3:30 p.m. - Teen Advisory Board - What can the library do for you? Join us for our Teen Advisory Board (T.A.B.) Meetings. We will have snacks and discuss library teen programs, new books, movies, and music and how we can help our library and local community. It's your library; make a difference! Grades 6-12 only.

October 1 at 10:30 a.m. - Preschool Dance Party - Jump and jive to some lively preschool music as you keep the beat with shakers, parachutes, and more. For ages 15 mos. through 5 years. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Registration starts September 17. Registration is required.

October 1, 15 and 29 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. - Ewe Can Do It Knitters - Join Cheryl Carroll to knit, crochet or do other handicrafts.

October 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30 at 10:00 a.m. - Drawing and Watercolor Class - Learn how to "see" like an artist, and how to draw and print that image on paper. All supplies provided. You must be 18 or older to take part. Registration is required.

October 2 at 3:30 p.m. - 7Up Book Club - We will discuss The Compound by S. A. Bodeen. For those in 7-12 grades only.

October 2 and 16 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. - Love2Quilt or Sew - Love2Quilt or Sew? It's a Bring Your Own Quilting or Sewing project night at the Alexandrian Public Library. Bring your materials and get ready for some stitching camaraderie. No formal instruction will be presented.

October 6 at 3:30 p.m. - Tin Can Lanterns - Want to make a cool, easy, craft for your bedroom or outside? All supplies will be provided but you will need to bring a bath towel with you! The bath towel is to hold the tin can because it will be frozen overnight in order for the can to be sturdy when we hammer the nails to make the design. For those in 6-12 grades only. Registration is required.

October 7 at 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. - Getting Crafty: Make a Hooty Owl Decoration - You can learn how to make a cute "quilted" Hooty Owl decoration, just in time for Halloween! Registration is required.

October 8 and 22 at 10:00 a.m. - Busy Hands/Basic Knitting - "Busy Hands" is a local gathering of crafters and knitters. Cheryl Carroll will be on hand to demonstrate how to stitch during our Basic Knitting Program. She will be teaching techniques. Yarn is provided and a limited number of size 8 needles are available to use.

October 8 at 3:30 p.m. - Lego Club - This is a monthly club for anyone age 6 and older who loves working with Legos. Registration is required and begins September 24.

October 13, 14, 20, 21, 27 and 28 at 9:30 a.m. - Fall Babies Toddlers Storytimes - A program for children ages birth to 36 months features books, movement, music, and rhymes to promote early literacy. Parents/caregivers help their children follow along by participating in this storytime with them. Registration is required and begins September 29.

October 13, 14, 20, 21, 27 and 28 at 10:30 a.m. - Preschool Storytimes - A program for ages 3-5 introduces children to reading and language in a fun way through stories, crafts, and other activities. Parents/caregivers are not required to attend this storytime along with their child, but must remain in the library. Registration is required and begins September 29.*

October 13 at 3:30 p.m. - Haunted Posey County - Join paranormal investigator Ricky Bruckman and Kenny Stevens of Odin Paranormal as they talk about their experiences doing investigations in Posey County. For those in 6-12 grades only.

October 13 at 6:00 p.m. - Paranormal Investigations - Paranormal investigators Ricky Bruckman and Kenny Stevens discuss what is involved in paranormal research, from equipment to research to investigating a location. They will also be providing an introduction to the Mount Vernon Paranormal Society, formerly Odin Paranormal. Suitable for all ages.

October 16, 23 and 30 at 3:45 p.m. - Laughs and Crafts Club - There is always a craft, a story and a snack and always a good time at our fall Laughs and Crafts Club. This program is for kids who are in kindergarten and up. Registration is required and begins September 29.*

October 20 at 3:30 p.m. - Manga Otaku - Manga Otaku is a group of anime and manga fans meeting to watch anime, swap manga, discuss new mangas and anime, which new series to order, have snacks, play games, do crafts, drawing classes, and more. Grades 6-12 only. The club is always looking for new members!

October 20 at 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. - Travel with me: Prague Czech Republic - Marissa Priddis discusses Prague, known as the City of a Thousand Spires. Come learn more about this historic city. For all ages.

October 21 at 1:00 p.m. - LITerally Speaking Book Discussion - This month the LITerally Speaking book discussion group will discuss Widder's Landing by Eddie Price. Everyone is welcome to attend. Mr. Price will be at the library on October 25 presenting a program and to sell, sign and discuss his book.

October 21 at 5:45 p.m. - APL Board of Trustees Meeting - This meeting is open to the public.
October 24 at 6:00 p.m. - Family Story Time Halloween Party - Join us for our annual kid-friendly Halloween Party after the library has closed. Entertainment, photos, games, refreshments and more activities will be offered. Come in costume if you like. Doors Open At 5:45 p.m. Registration is required and begins October 3.

October 25 at 10:00 a.m. - 1812: Remember the Raisin - Kentucky author and performer Eddie Price will present the multi-media presentation "1812: Remember the Raisin" detailing Kentucky's role in the war of 1812. Mr. Price will also be selling, signing and discussing his novel, Widder's Landing. Suitable for all ages.

October 30 at 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. - Intro to Geocaching - Marissa Priddis will explain the basics of Geocaching--a real-world, outdoor treasure hunting game using GPS-enabled devices. Participants will make their own geocache container.

November 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18, 24 and 25 at 9:30 a.m. - Fall Babies Toddlers Storytimes - A program for children ages birth to 36 months features books, movement, music, and rhymes to promote early literacy. Parents/caregivers help their children follow along by participating in this storytime with them. Registration is required and begins September 29.

November 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18, 24 and 25 at 10:30 a.m. - Preschool Storytimes - A program for ages 3-5 introduces children to reading and language in a fun way through stories, crafts, and other activities. Parents/caregivers are not required to attend this storytime along with their child, but must remain in the library. Registration is required and begins September 29.

November 3 at 3:30 p.m. - Candy Casino Night - If you like candy and card games, then this is the program for you! The candy will be provided at the program. Grades 6-12 only. Registration is required.

November 3 at 6:00 p.m. - Getting Crafty: Clay Pot Snowmen Ornaments - Adults get your craft groove on and make a cute little clay pot snowman ornament! Registration is required.

November 5 and 19 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. - Ewe Can Do It Knitters - Join Cheryl Carroll to knit, crochet or do other handicrafts.

November 6, 13 and 20 at 3:45 p.m. - Laughs and Crafts Club - There is always a craft, a story and a snack and always a good time at our Laughs and Crafts Club. This program is for kids who are in kindergarten and up. Registration is required and begins September 29.

November 7 - Friend Book Sale Preview - 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. This preview is for members of the Friends of the Alexandrian Public Library. You may join at the door.

November 8 - Friends Book Sale - 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. This sale is open to the public.

November 9 - Friends Book Sale - 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. This sale is open to the public.

November 10 at 3:30 p.m. - Manga Otaku - Manga Otaku is a group of anime and manga fans meeting to watch anime, swap manga, discuss new mangas and anime, which new series to order, have snacks, play games, do crafts, drawing classes, and more. Grades 6-12 only. The club is always looking for new members!

November 10 at 6:30 p.m. - Friends of the Library Meeting - We will be reviewing the results of our November book sale and making plans for the coming year. Hope to see you there.

November 11 at 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. - Getting Crafty: Christmas Tray - This is your opportunity to make a handy Christmas tray, just in time for holiday entertaining. Registration is required.

November 12 and 26 at 10:00 a.m. - Busy Hands/Basic Knitting - "Busy Hands" is a local gathering of crafters and knitters. Cheryl Carroll will be on hand to demonstrate how to stitch during our Basic Knitting Program. She will be teaching techniques. Yarn is provided and a limited number of size 8 needles are available to use.

November 12 at 3:30 p.m. - Lego Club - This is a monthly club for anyone age 6 and older who loves working with Legos. Registration is required and begins October 29.

November 13 and 20 at 10:00 a.m. - Drawing and Watercolor Class - Learn how to "see" like an artist, and how to draw that image on paper. All supplies provided. You must be 18 or older to take part. Registration is required.

November 6, 13 and 20 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. - Love2Quilt or Sew - Love2Quilt or Sew? It's a Bring Your Own Quilting or Sewing project night at the Alexandrian Public Library. Bring your materials and get ready for some stitching camaraderie. No formal instruction will be presented.

November 24 at 3:30 p.m. - Teen Advisory Board - What can the library do for you? Join us for our Teen Advisory Board (T.A.B.) Meetings. We will have snacks and discuss library teen programs, new books, movies, and music and how we can help our library and local community. It's your library; make a difference! Grades 6-12 only.

November 24 at 6:00 p.m. - Crockpot Cookery with Johnna Denning - Join us as Johnna Denning shows off some great recipes for your crockpot or slow cooker. Recipes and yummy samples will be provided.

November 25 at 1:00 p.m. - LITerally Speaking Book Discussion - This month the LITerally Speaking book discussion group will discuss The Gardener of Versailles: My Life in the World's Grandest Garden by Alain Baraton and Christopher Brent Murray. Everyone is welcome to attend.

November 25 at 5:45 p.m. - APL Board of Trustees Meeting - This meeting is open to the public.

November 27 and 28 - Thanksgiving - The library will be closed.

All library programs are sponsored and underwritten by the Friends of APL.
Without Friends support, the above programs would simply not be possible.

 




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