Program Information

 

May 23 – Dungeons & Dragons from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. – Come join us for a short game of Dungeons & Dragons! Grades 6 – 12. *Registration begins April 25.

May 29 – Memorial Day – The library will be closed all day.

June 4 – Summer Reading Program Begins at 9:00 a.m.

June 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19, 25 and 26 – 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 May 21.  (Please note: if you register after June 4, you will need to call the library.)

June 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19, 25 and 26 – 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 May 21. (Please note: if you register after June 4, you will need to call the library.)

June 4 – Rock Painting from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. – Enjoy popcorn, drinks, music, and paint a rock. Dress for a mess. No registration required.

June 5 – Evansville in World War II with Dr. James MacLeod at 6:00 p.m. – Join us as Dr. James MacLeod of the University of Evansville discusses Evansville in World War II. No registration required.

June 6 – Geology Rocks! at 2:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. – Learn about different types of rocks with Polly Root Sturgeon from Indiana Geological and Water Survey.  Each participant will receive a rock kit!  Sign up for the afternoon or evening program. Registration started on May 23.

June 7, 14, 21 and 28 – Adult Drawing and Watercolor Workshop at 10:00 a.m. – This series is for anyone wishing to learn or perfect skills in drawing or watercolor. Registration is required and started on May 1. (Please note that if you have your own art supplies you need not register).

June 7, 14, 21 and 28 – Laughs and Crafts at 2:00 p.m. – Kids!  Have you ever made a glow-in -the-dark galaxy?   Have you ever played the game called Trash Wars?  Have you ever panned for “gold”?  Join us at the Laughs and Crafts Club for this and much more!  It starts June 7-July 19.  Registration for all seven programs started May 21.  You may register online, at the library, or by calling.  This program is for kids entering kindergarten to entering 6th grade. (Please note: if you register after June 7, you will need to call the library.)

June 11 – 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 – 12.

June 12 – Getting Crafty with Air Dry Clay at 10:00 a.m. – We’ll be creating a variety of things with colorful air dry clay. Come join us! Registration is required and started May 3.

June 12 – Novels @ Night at 6:00 p.m. – Join us at Bliss for a Novels @ Night discussion of “Sing, Unburied, Sing” by Jesmyn Ward. Ask for your copy at the Library Check Out Desk.

June 13 – Toys Rock! at 2:00 p.m. – This event will feature Summer Safari Friends from the Noah’s Ark Animal Workshop which is like Build-A-Bear. Join us for a story, activities, and making a stuffed toy to take home.  Registration started on May 30.

June 18 – 90’s Party at 2:00 p.m. – If you’re a teen today, you never got to experience how rad the 90’s were! We’re here to help you with that. Come play some old school video games, 90’s trivia, and of course try some great 90’s snacks! For those in Grades 6 – 12.

June 19 – LITerally Speaking Book Discussion at 1:00 p.m. – Join the LITerally Speaking Book Discussion of “The Underground River” by Martha Conway.  Ask for your copy at the Library Check Out Desk.

June 19 – APL Board Meeting at 4:15 p.m. – This meeting is open to the public. Will be held in Study Room A.

June 19 – “The Hive and the Honey Bee” with Master Gardener Carla Lemar at 6:00 p.m. – Join us  and learn about bees and the important role they play in the food chain. No registration required. All ages welcome.

June 20 – 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 an iron and/or sewing machine, please bring it along!  Registration required and started May 21.

June 20 – Slime Rocks! at 2:00 p.m. – Experiment with creating different types of slime using household ingredients! Dress for a mess! For children ages 8-12. Registration is required and started on May 30.

June 20 – Dungeons & Dragons at 1:30 p.m. – Join us for a short game of Dungeons & Dragons! Registration is required and began on May 14. For those in Grades 6 – 12.

June 23 – Saturday Adult Workshop for Drawing and Watercolor from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. – This is an expanded version of our weekly workshop. We will be working on development skill in drawing and watercolor. Registration is required and started May 1 and ends June 9. Lunch will be provided.

June 27 – Food Rocks! at 1:00 p.m. – Kristen Lowry from Purdue Extension will be on hand to teach us about healthy snacks. Then, we will prepare and eat a delicious and nutritious snack! Registration is required and beings June 13.  For ages 6 – 12.

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