Program Information

November 7, 14 and 21 – 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 year. 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.

November 7, 14 and 21 Laughs and Crafts at 3:30 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 for all six programs in the series, but attendance at all programs is not required. Registration begins on October 7. Join us for lots of laughs! This program is for kids in kindergarten through 5th grade. 

November 11 – 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.

November 11 – Introduction to Simple Watercolor at 6:00 p.m. – Put your own touches on an autumn scene with APL artist and staffer Stan Campbell.  All supplies provided.  No talent required. Registration is required and is now open.

November 12 – Getting Crafty: Gingerbread bird house ornament at 10:00 a.m. and November 18 at 6:00 p.m. – Get ready for the season with some homemade Christmas ornaments!  This session will feature a Gingerbread bird house!   Registration is required and is now open.

November 12 – Exercise + Good Food = Fun! at 3:30 p.m. – Make a nutritious snack, do some great exercises, and learn about exercising while you study  (it will even help you learn).  Kristen Lowry from Purdue Extension will lead us.  For Kids in Kindergarten through 5th grade! No registration required.

November 12 – Novels @ Night at 6:00 p.m. – Join us at Bliss for a Novels @ Night discussion as we discuss ““The Girls at 17 Swann Street” by Yara Zgheib. Ask for your copy at the Library Check Out Desk.

November 13 – Lego Club at 3:30 p.m. – A program for boys and girls who love Legos. We supply the bricks, you supply the creativity. For grades K-5. Registration is required and begins on October 30. Come and create projects that will be displayed and have a snack with your friends in the Ohio and Wabash rooms of the Library. 

November 19 – Getting Crafty: Cookie cutter ornaments at 10:00 a.m. – Come have some fun as we make cookie cutter ornaments! Registration is required and is now open.

November 19 – LITerally Speaking Book Discussion at 1:00 p.m. – Join the LITerally Speaking Book Discussion as we discuss “The Christmas Angel Project” by Melody Carlson. . Ask for your copy at the Library Check Out Desk.

November 19 – APL Board Meeting at 4:30 p.m. – This meeting is open to the public. Will be held in Study Room A.

November 20 – Fabric Arts: No-sew quilted Christmas tree! at 10:00 a.m. – Join Monica as we create a no-sew quilted Christmas tree.  Supplies needed: scissors, thimble and iron. Registration is required and begins October 21.

November 20 – Dungeons & Dragons from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. – Bring character sheets and dice if you have them, if not, some will be provided!  Registration starts October 23.

November 26 – Getting Crafty: Christmas Ornaments at 10:00 a.m. – Come make some Christmas ornaments. Registration is required and is now open.

November 26 – Family Story Time: Let’s gather for Thanksgiving! at 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. – Join us for a great time! We will celebrate by weaving our own placemats, singing about pilgrims, playing turkey games, reading stories and more. No registration is required. All ages welcome. Program will be held in the Kids Corner.

November 28 and 29 – Thanksgiving – The library will be closed both days.

December 2 and 3 – 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. (Please note: if you wish to register after October 21, you will need to call the library.) These storytimes will continue for a total of seven times.

December 2 and 3 – 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. (Please note: if you wish to register after October 21, you will need to call the library.) These storytimes will continue for a total of seven times.

December 3 – Getting Crafty: Fill an ornament at 10:00 a.m. – Join us as we fill some plastic ornaments for Christmas decorating.  All supplies provided. No registration required. 

December 5 and 12 – 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 year. 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 5 – Laughs and Crafts Club at 3:30 p.m. – The 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 for all seven programs in the series, but attendance at all programs is not required. Join us for lots of laughs! This program is for kids in kindergarten through 5th grade. 

December 5 – Family Storytime: Silly Safari’s Animals of the North Pole – For your convenience, we are having two shows! One will be at 5:30 p.m. and another at 7:00 p.m. – Visit with Santa in the library, before or after you see the show (Santa will arrive at 5:30 p.m. and remain until 8:00 p.m.) Parents will be able to take pictures of their children with Santa. 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.  Ring in the holiday at your library!

December 9 – 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.

December 10 – Novels @ Night at 6:00 p.m. – Join us at Bliss for a Novels @ Night discussion as we discuss “Inheritance” by Dani Shapiro. Ask for your copy at the Library Check Out Desk.

December 11 – Lego Club at 3:30 p.m. – A program for boys and girls who love Legos. We supply the bricks and you supply the creativity. For grades K-5. Registration is required and begins on November 27. Come and create projects that will be displayed and have a snack with your friends in the Ohio and Wabash rooms of the Library. 

December 12 – Early Closing at 5:00 p.m. – Staff Holiday gathering.

December 13 – Nightmare Before Christmas Teen After Hours from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. – Celebrate this Friday the 13th in December with a spooky after hours party! For grades 6-12. Registration and permission slips will be required.  Registration begins November 11.

December 17 – APL Board Meeting at 4:15 p.m. – This meeting is open to the public. Will be held in Study Room A.

December 18 – Dungeons & Dragons from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. – Bring character sheets and dice if you have them, if not, some will be provided!  Registration starts November 20.

December 24 – Christmas Eve -The library will be closed.

December 25 – Christmas Day -The library will be closed.

December 31 – New Year’s Eve -The library will be closed.

January 1 – New Year’s Day -The library will be closed.