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27- Library Closed - The library will be closed today for Memorial Day.
May 28 - Registration begins for Summer Storytimes - To register
for one of our summer storytimes call the Youth Services Desk at 838-3286.
May 29 at 5:50 p.m. - Summer Reading Program Kick-Off Program
- Our summer reading program kicks-off with performances by the Boom
Squad at 5:30 and magician Don Baggett at 6:30. Popcorn and drinks will
be served. No tickets or registration required.
3, 10 and 24 at 10:00 a.m. - Learn to Paint Watercolor - Artist
Stan Campbell will teach you the basic techniques of painting with watercolors.
All supplies will be provided. Registration required. This program is
for those 18 years of age and older.
June 3 at 3:30 p.m. - Spray Paint T-shirts - Join us in making
easy, do-it-yourself, spray paint t-shirts. The shirts and spray paint
will be provided. For Teens in grades 6 - 12. Registration is required.
June 3 at 6:00 p.m. and June 4 at 10:00 a.m. - Make a Rock Trivet
- Come and make a one-of-a-kind rock trivet. All supplies will be
provided. Registration required. This program is for those 18 years
of age and older.
June 5 at 2:00 p.m. - Fairy Garden Crafts - Create a miniature garden
for fairies and gnomes to enjoy! For ages 7-12. All supplies will be
provided. Registration is required and begins May 29.
June 6, 13, 20 and 27 at 10:00 a.m. - Basic Drawing - Our adult
class in basic drawing continues. Learn how to "see" like
an artist, and how to draw that image on paper. All supplies are free
so you must register.
June 6 at 1:00 p.m. - Special Needs Storytime - Popcorn and Parachute
- Come and join us for stories, fun parachute activities, a craft
and more! This event focuses on the needs of children on the autism
spectrum. Children ages 3 and up and their caregivers are invited. Please
note that the time has changed. Registration required.
June 10, 11, 17, 18, 24 and 25 at 9:30 a.m. - Babies/Toddlers Storytimes
- This program is for children Birth - 36 months and their caregivers.
Programs will include rhymes, fingerplays, music and stories. Registration
June 10, 11, 17, 18, 24 and 25 at 10:30 a.m. - Preschool Storytimes
- Stories, music, activities, and crafts for children ages 3 through
5. Parents are welcome to either participate with their child, or can
use the time to browse the library for their own interests. Registration
June 10 at 3:30 p.m. - Teen Sketch Class - Learn secrets that
will allow you to "see" like an artist, and how to draw that
image on paper. For Teens in grades 6 - 12. Registration is required.
10 at 6:00 p.m. - Digging It: Go Green With Zach: Composting - Eco
blogger Zach Reagan will discuss how to reuse your kitchen scraps and
yard waste to create compost. All ages are welcome to attend this open
June 11 at 10:00 a.m. - For Your Health: Multiple Sclerosis with
Mary Ellen Ziliak - Mary Ellen Ziliak, RN, will discuss how she
and fellow author Dr. Rick Yeager have learned to live their MS diagnosis.
"MS: Beyond the Red Door" opens the door to the very personal
lives of Mary Ellen and Dr. Yeager, an ER physician, as they live life
fully with the diagnosis of MS. There will be time for questions and
their book, "MS: Beyond the Red Door" will be available for
purchase. All ages are welcome to attend this open program.
June 12 and 26 at 10:00 a.m. - Busy Hands/Basic Knitting - "Busy
Hands" is a gathering of crafters and knitters - we meet at 10:00
a.m. on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month - unless the library
is closed. Cheryl Carroll will be at the library to demonstrate how
to stitch during our Basic Knitting Program. She will teach casting
on, knit and purl, and biding off techniques. Yarn will be provided
and a limited number of size 8 needles will be available to borrow from
the library. No registration is necessary but space is limited.
June 12 at 2:00 p.m. - Dig Into Caves - This is your chance to
learn all about caves and cave exploring from members of the Evansville
Metropolitan Grotto. For ages 6 and older. No tickets or registration
June 13, 20 and 27 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 Laughs
and Crafts Club. This program is for kids who are in kindergarten and
up. Registration is required.
June 15 at 2:00 p.m. - Dig Into Star Wars - Star Wars related
games, crafts, and refreshments. Have your picture taken with costumed
members of the 501st Legion and Rebel Legion. For ages 5 to 12. Registration
is required and begins June 1.
June 17 at your choice of 10:00 a.m. or 6:00 p.m. -Digging It: Make
Your Own Terrarium - Join Monica Emerson and Marissa Priddis as
they guide you through creating your own "world in a glass jar"
- a terrarium complete with live plants! You must be 18 years of age
or older. All supplies will be provided, but registration is required.
June 17 at 3:30 p.m. - Manga Otaku - Like manga, anime? Manga
Otaku is a group of anime and manga fans, meeting the third Monday of
every month, 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. The club is always looking for new members! Stop
on by, there is no registration. For Teens in grades 6 - 12.
June 18 at 1:00 p.m. - LITerally Speaking Book Discussion - This
month the LITerally Speaking book discussion group will discuss Marmee
& Louisa: The Untold Story of Louisa May Alcott and Her Mother by
Eve LaPlante. Walk-ins are welcome to attend.
June 18 at 5:45 p.m. - APL Board of Trustees Meeting - This meeting
is open to the public.
June 19 at 10:30 a.m. - Preschool Dance Party - Come and dance
your sillies out to some favorite tunes while you keep the beat with
shakers, streamers, parachutes, and more. Children must be accompanied
by an adult. For ages 15 months to 5 years. Registration is required.
June 24 at 3:30 p.m. - Magical Fairy Gardens - Bring any of your
old G.I. Joe, My Little Ponies, Matchbox cars, and your creativity to
this program. For Teens in grades 6 - 12. No registration required.
June 26 at 2:00 p.m. - Sensational Science - Jim Price from the
Evansville Museum helps us dig into science. We'll make a Cartesian
diver from a 2 liter bottle and have a "hair raising" encounter
with a Van der Graaff generator. For ages 8-12. Registration is required
and begins June 12.
library programs are sponsored and underwritten by the Friends of APL.
Without Friends support, the above programs would simply not be possible.