Program Information

Some of our programming continues to be virtual and can be found on our Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/alexandrianpl . To register for programs or to find out more information, give us a call at 838-3286.

December 23 – 25 – APL will be closed.

December 30 – January 1 – APL will be closed.

January 1 – We will be closed for New Year’s Day.

January 4 at 3:30 p.m. – Teen Advisory Board – Imagine if the library were made just for you and your friends. What types of events would you have? What books would you put on the shelves?  The Teen Advisory Board (TAB) is a group for teens to give us your input and to help come up with cool programs and events at the library! Come hang out, have snacks, and make some new friends! We will be meeting in the Ohio Room at the library.

January 5 to 21 – Diary of a Wimpy Kid – To celebrate the new book, Hot Shot! and the new Diary of a Wimpy Kid movie, come to the library and have an awesome time!  Just ask at the Youth Services reference desk about the following. Everyone gets a copy of “Diary of a Wimpy Kid GREG AND ROWLEY’S (BUT MOSTLY GREG’S) SUPER AWESOME STUFF TO DO”. Find pictures of the characters in the library and receive a journal and a pencil. Guess how many pieces of gum in the jar and enter to win the jar and a copy of Hot Shot! by Jeff Kinney. Make and Take the craft, worm on a stick. Watch the video, “How to Draw Greg” on Alexandrian Public Library’s FB page. Bring your “Unfinished Comic” and/or your drawing of Greg to place on our “Wall of Fame, Not Shame” display.

January 6 at 10:00 a.m. – Adult Drawing and Watercolor Workshops – This free series is for anyone wishing to learn or perfect skills in drawing or watercolor. There are still several seats available. We will be meeting in the Ohio/Wabash room for these workshops. If you have questions or would like to take part call 812-838-3286. Must provide your own art supplies for this program.

January 10 at 10:30 a.m. – Virtual Story Time – Join us on our Facebook page for a virtual story time. You will also receive information on a take-it-and-make-it craft kit!

January 11 at 4:00 p.m. – Teen Anime Club – This month we plan on watching Attack on Titan! Come hang out in the Oho Room at the library, try Japanese snacks, maybe do some crafts or draw, and watch anime with us!  No registration required! For grades 6-12.

January 11 at 6:00 p.m. – Novels @ Night – Join us for a book discussion at Tequilla’s.  Please remember to wear a mask.

January 12 at 10:00 a.m. – Virtual Take & Make Adult Craft-Puffy Valentine Heart – Join Joan as she shows you how to make a pretty faux petal puffy Valentine heart. Register to reserve your free craft project kit now.

January 13 at 10:00 a.m. – Adult Drawing and Watercolor Workshops – This free series is for anyone wishing to learn or perfect skills in drawing or watercolor. There are still several seats available. We will be meeting in the Ohio/Wabash room for these workshops. If you have questions or would like to take part call 812-838-3286. Must provide your own art supplies for this program.

January 13 at 3:30 p.m. – Virtual Laughs and Crafts – Join us on our library’s Facebook page. We will read a story, sing songs, enjoy fun activities, and learn about a fun take-it-and-make-it craft kit!

January 17 – Martin Luther king, Jr. Day – The library will be closed.

January 18 to February 28 – It’s our 16th Annual Winter Reading Challenge! – From January 18th to February 28th, read a book, log it via Beanstack and you can enter to win one of three great prizes. Ebooks and audiobooks count too!  There’s no limit to the number of books you can read or the number of entries. Good luck, and happy reading.

January 18 at 3:30 p.m. – Teen Crafternoon: Pusheen Plush – Make your own Pusheen plush doll with just a sock, some felt, and some basic sewing skills! Sign up here for a free kit of supplies, and check APL’s Facebook and the teen Instagram (@apl_insta) for the how-to video! For grades 6-12.

January 18 at 4:00 p.m. – APL Board Meeting – In the Ohio Meeting Room at the library.

January 20 at 10:00 a.m. – Adult Drawing and Watercolor Workshops – This free series is for anyone wishing to learn or perfect skills in drawing or watercolor. There are still several seats available. We will be meeting in the Ohio/Wabash room for these workshops. If you have questions or would like to take part call 812-838-3286. Must provide your own art supplies for this program.

January 20 at 3:30 p.m. – Virtual Laughs and Crafts – Join us on our library’s Facebook page. We will read a story, sing songs, enjoy fun activities, and learn about a fun take-it-and-make-it craft kit!

January 24 at 10:30 a.m. – Virtual Story Time – Join us on our Facebook page for a virtual story time. You will also receive information on a take-it-and-make-it craft kit!

January 25 at 6:00 p.m. – Virtual Family Story Time – Snow Much Fun in Our Snow Globe! This virtual Family Storytime will include poems, movement, and a craft, centered around a fun snow-filled theme.  Craft kits will be available for this craft on a first-come, first-served basis. 

January 26 at 3:30 p.m. – Virtual Signing with Samantha – Join us on our Facebook page for our second signing lesson. You will be shown animal signs in American Sign Language.

January 26 at 6:00 p.m. – Dungeons & Dragons – Join us in our meeting room for a game of Dungeons & Dragons. Bring character sheets and dice if you have them!  For those in Grades 6 to 12.  Registration is open.

January 27 at 10:00 a.m. – Adult Drawing and Watercolor Workshops – This free series is for anyone wishing to learn or perfect skills in drawing or watercolor. There are still several seats available. We will be meeting in the Ohio/Wabash room for these workshops. If you have questions or would like to take part call 812-838-3286. Must provide your own art supplies for this program.

January 27 at 3:30 p.m. – Virtual Laughs and Crafts – Join us on our library’s Facebook page. We will read a story, sing songs, enjoy fun activities, and learn about a fun take-it-and-make-it craft kit!

January 31 at 10:30 a.m. – Virtual Story Time – Join us on our Facebook page for a virtual story time. You will also receive information on a take-it-and-make-it craft kit!

Note: To register for any of our FREE adult, teen or children project kits, go to the event calendar on our website at alexandrianpl.org then click on the day of the event or call the library at (812) 838-3286. You can also visit the Information Desk.

Note: To register for any of our FREE adult, teen or children project kits, go to the event calendar on our website at alexandrianpl.org then click on the day of the event or call the library at (812) 838-3286. You can also visit the Information Desk.