Program Information

 

June 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18, 24 and 25 – 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 began on May 20.  (Please note: if you register after June 3 you will need to call the library.) 

June 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18, 24 and 25 – 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 began on May 20  (Please note: if you register after June 3, you will need to call the library.)   

June 6, 13, 20 and 27 – 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. Please note that this series will continue through the summer. 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.

June 6, 13, 20 and 27 – Laughs and Crafts at 2:00 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.  Registration is required, but attendance at all programs is not required.  Registration began on May 20.  To register after March 14, please call the library.  Join us for lots of laughs!  This program is for kids in kindergarten through the 5th grade. 

June 19 – Make It, Take It Rocket Craft from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. – Make an easy rocket craft. Recommended ages are 3 years old to entering 2nd grade. No registration required.

June 25 – Silly Safaris at 6:00 p.m. – Amazon John from Silly Safaris is back with more animals and more silliness! All ages welcome. No registration required.

June 26 – Fabric Arts: Microwave Bowl Cozy! at 10:00 a.m. – Join Monica as she shows you how to make a microwave bowl cozy. Supplies needed: scissors, sewing machine and iron.  We have a few sewing machines for in-house use.  If you’d like to use one, please call 812-838-3286 and ask to be put on the list for a machine. Registration is required and begins on May 27.

June 26 – Dungeons & Dragons from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. – Bring character sheets and dice if you have them, if not, some will be provided! For those entering Grades 6 to 12.  Registration starts May 22.

June 27 – Dr. David Matlack and the “Oracle of Delphi: a grand history of the Delphi Opera House” at 6:00 p.m. -Bloomington storyteller Dr. David Matlack will present the restoration saga of the Delphi Opera House in Carroll County IN. Teens and adults are welcome to attend. No registration required.

July 1, 2, 8, 9, 15 and 16 – 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 began on May 20. (Please note: if you register after June 3 you will need to call the library.)

July 1, 2, 8, 9, 15 and 16 – 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 began on May 20 (Please note: if you register after June 3, you will need to call the library.)

July 2 – Teen Movie Night from 2:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. – We’ll be watching E.T. at 2:30 and Independence Day at 5:00. We’ll also have pizza and drinks! Registration starts June  18.*

July 3 – E.T. Movie at 2:00 p.m. – Join us to watch this favorite movie!!  Enjoy popcorn and a drink. Preschool to entering 6th grade kids and their parents or caregivers are invited. Rated PG. No registration required. 

July 4 – Independence Day – The library will be closed all day.

July 8 – Anime Club from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. – Like manga and anime? We meet the second Monday of every month to watch anime, discuss manga and titles to order for the library, have snacks, and just hang out with other otakus. No registration required. For those entering Grades 6 to 12.

July 9 – Novels @ Night at 6:00 p.m. – Join us at Bliss for a Novels @ Night discussion as we discuss “The Tattooist of Auschwitz,” by Heather Morris. Please call the library at 812-838-3286. Ask for your copy at the Library Check Out Desk.

July 10 – SkyDome Planetarium at 2:00 p.m. or 5:30 p.m. – Join us at the gym at Hedges Community Center to journey through the universe. The SkyDome is handicapped accessible. All ages welcome. Registration begins July 1.

July 11, 18, and 25 – 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. Please note that this series will continue through the summer. 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.

July 11 and 18 – Laughs and Crafts at 2:00 p.m. – Laughs and Crafts Club is a program that offers educational and fun activities, including a variety of crafts, literature, games, short movies and  snacks.  Registration is required, but attendance at all programs is not required.  Registration began on May 20. To register, please call the library.  Join us for lots of laughs!  This program is for kids entering kindergarten through those entering 6th grade. 

July 15 – Solar Oven S’mores from 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. – Learn how to make some delicious, melty s’mores with just the power of the sun! Registration begins July 1. For those entering Grades 6 to 12.

July 16 – Getting Crafty: Sea Glass Jar at 10:00 a.m. – Join us as we make a jar decorated with sea glass.  Use it as a candleholder, vase or pencil cup.  All supplies provided.  Registration required and begins June 1st. Registration begins June 1.

July 16 – LITerally Speaking Book Discussion at 1:00 p.m. – Join the LITerally Speaking Book Discussion as we discuss “Flowers for Hitler: The Extraordinary Life of Ilse Dorsch” by Mike Whicker.  Ask for your copy at the Library Check Out Desk.

July 16 – APL Board Meeting at 4:15 p.m. – This meeting is open to the public. Will be held in Study Room A.

July 16 – Learn About Browning Genealogy Databases at 6:00 p.m. – Join us for an introduction and overview of BrowningGenealogy.org. Bring your laptop or tablet along, and we’ll be available to answer any questions you might have!  No registration required.

July 17 – Space Camp at 10:00 a.m. or 2:00 p.m. – Learn about our solar system, rocketry, and vehicle construction with fun and interesting STEM activities. Registration is required for children entering grades 3-6. Registration begins July 13.

July 18 – Quake Cottage Simulator from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. – Experience the Quake Cottage earthquake simulator in the APL parking lot. The Quake Cottage program provides citizens with a safe yet realistic experience of the intense shaking that can occur during an earthquake. No registration required.

July 18 – Earthquake Program at 1:00 p.m. or 4:00 p.m. – Earthquake program presented by Polly Sturgeon. Registration required and begins July 3. For kids entering grades 2-6.

July 24 – Fabric Arts: Mug Rug! at 10:00 a.m. – Join Monica as she shows us how to make a lovely mug rug.  Supplies:  scissors, iron. Registration is required and begins on June 24.*

July 24 – Dungeons & Dragons from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. – Bring character sheets and dice if you have them, if not, some will be provided!  Registration starts June 26. For those entering Grades 6 to 12.

July 26 – Teen Game Night from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. – Registration and permission slips will be required and are due on July 24 at 8:00 p.m. You can pick up permission slips at the Information desk starting July 12. For those entering Grades 6 to 12.

July 27 – Summer Reading Program Concludes – Final day to turn in your reading lists to compete for prizes.

July 30 – Helicopter recovery pilot Robert Redman and the Gemini Program at 6:00 p.m. – Helicopter pilot Robert Redman of Mount Vernon flew some of the Gemini splashdown recovery missions. Hear his stories about the Gemini program, recovery missions and training astronauts to walk on the moon using a helicopter “bubble.” No registration required. Teens and adults welcome.

 

 

 

Without Friends support, the above programs would simply not be possible.