Program Information

November 27 – Getting Crafty: Cherry Pie Felt Ornament and Paper Christmas Trees at 10:00 a.m. – Join us as we make an adorable cherry pie felt ornament and a cup of coco ornament. All supplies provided. Registration is required and is now open.

November 27 – Family Storytime: Silly Safari’s Animals of the North Pole at 5:45 p.m. – From 5:45 p.m. until the beginning of the program, parents will be able to take pictures of their children with Santa. At 6:30 p.m. Amazon John from Silly Safaris returns as Jingle John the Elf along with a LIVE reindeer and other animals of the North Pole. No tickets or registration required.

November 28 – Fabric Arts: Mug Rugs at 10:00 a.m. – Monica will show you how to sew adorable mug rugs (fabric coasters). This series will have you create a different, applique mug rug each month. If you have sharp scissors and an iron, please bring them along!  Registration required and starts on October 16.

November 28 – Dungeons & Dragons from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. – Bring character sheets and dice if you have them, if not, some will be provided! Registration required and begins on October 29.

December 3 and 4 – Baby/Toddler Storytime at 9:30 a.m. – Stories, rhymes, and songs for children ages birth to 36 months and their caregivers.  We will be meeting in the Kid’s Corner. You may register for either the Monday or the Tuesday program. Registration started on October 8. (Please note: if you register after October 22, you will need to call the library.)

December 3 and 4 – Preschool Storytime at 10:30 a.m. – This is a program for children ages 3-5 years that introduces reading in a fun way through stories, crafts, and other activities. Parents/caregivers are not required to attend storytime with their child, but must remain in the library. You may register for either the Monday or the Tuesday program. Registration started on October 8. (Please note: if you register after October 22, you will need to call the library.)

December 6, 13 and 20 – Adult Drawing and Watercolor Workshops at 10:00 a.m. – This series is for anyone wishing to learn or perfect skills in drawing or watercolor. No registration needed. If you need supplies or have questions about these workshops call Stan Campbell at 812-838-3286. If you have your own art supplies come on in.

December 6 – Laughs and Crafts at 3:30 p.m. – Laughs and Crafts Club is an after school program that offers educational and fun activities, including a variety of crafts, literature, games, short movies and  snacks.  This will be a six-week session because of the Thanksgiving holiday. Registration is required, but attendance at all six programs is not required.  To register after October 25, please call the library.  Join us for lots of laughs!  This program is for kids in kindergarten through the 5th grade.

December 7 – After Hours Pajama Party from at 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. – Hop in your coziest PJs and join us after hours in the library for a holiday pajama party! We will have different activities throughout the building, including games, and interactive screening of Elf, and other activities. Onesie pajamas are awesome and encouraged if you have them!  Registration and permission slips will be required! Registration open now and end December 5th at 8:00 p.m. Permission slips will be available at the Information desk. For those in Grades 6 to 12.

December 11 – Novels @ Night at 6:00 p.m. – Join us at Bliss for a Novels @ Night discussion of “White Houses” by Amy Bloom.  Ask for your copy at the Library Check Out Desk.

December 12 – Lego Club at 3:30 p.m. – Legos will be provided for projects that will be displayed in the library. Snacks will be provided.  Kids in grades kindergarten to fifth grades are invited to attend.  Come and create with your friends at the Kids Corner in the library. Registration is required and begins November 28.

December 13 – Cookie Decorating from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. – We will provide the cookies and decorating supplies to help you create a few festive cookie treats. Kids in grades K-5 come to the Kids Corner anytime between 3:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. No registration is required.   While supplies last.

December 17 – Otaku Manga at 3:30 p.m. – Watch anime, discuss manga and titles to order for the library, have snacks, and just hang out with other otakus. The club is always looking for new members! Stop on by, there is no registration. For those in Grades 6 to 12.

December 18 – APL Board Meeting at 4:15 p.m. – This meeting is open to the public. Will be held in Study Room A.

December 20 – Maker’s Club from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. – Join us for some simple DIY crafts and projects! This may include tech, wearable crafts and jewelry, or cosplay projects. Some supplies will be provided.  Already working on a project of your own?  Bring it in and you can work on it here! It always helps to get feedback and ideas from friends!  Registration required and begins on November 26. For those in Grades 6 to 12.

December 24 and 25 – Christmas Holiday – The library will be closed.

December 26 – Storytime Registration – Registration for the 2019 Storytimes and Laughs and Crafts Club.

December 26 – Dungeons & Dragons from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. – Bring character sheets and dice if you have them, if not, they will be provided! Registration required and begins on November 26. For those in Grades 6 to 12.

December 31 and January 1 – New Year’s – 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.