Program Information

February 24 – Fabric Arts: “Celebration” mug rug at 5:30 p.m. – Join Monica as we create a “Celebration” mug rug. Supplies needed: scissors, iron, sewing machine. 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 now open.

February 25 – Family Storytime: Explore Our Senses! at 6:00 p.m. – Join us as we explore our senses! As we focus on touch, we will have activities that include slime, soap, play dough, and more. We will explore different textures of food as we paint. We will sing and dance to music with movement, and, of course, read stories together!  No registration needed. This event is for the whole family.

February 26 – Fabric Arts: “Celebration” mug rug at 10:00 a.m. – Join Monica as we create a “Celebration” mug rug. Supplies needed: scissors, iron, sewing machine. 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 now open.

February 26 – 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!  For those in Grades 6 to 12. Registration starts January 22.

March 2 – Character Unlocking Party from 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. – Help us unlock all of the characters on Super Smash Bros. Ultimate for our new Switch! No registration required. For those in Grades 6 to 12.

March 5, 12, 19 and 26 – 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. Registration is required and now open.  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, please bring them.

March 9 – Anime Movie Night from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.  – Come watch Spirited Away and do a fun craft related to the movie!  Registration is now open. For those in Grades 6 to 12.

March 10 – Getting Crafty: Make an Easter Egg Topiary Tree at 10:00 a.m. or March 16 at 5:30 p.m. (You may register for either the March 10 or the March 16 program) – Join us as we make an Easter Egg Topiary Tree. All supplies will be provided. Registration required and now open.

March 10 – Novels @ Night at 6:00 p.m. – Join us at Bliss for a discussion of “Miracle Creek” by Angie Kim. Ask for your copy at the Library Check Out Desk.

March 11 – Spontaneous Art Activities for Tween and Teen Homeschoolers at 10:00 a.m. – This series is for homeschoolers wishing to learn or perfect skills in drawing or watercolor. Supplies will be provided. For kids in grades 5-12. Registration is required and begins February 13.

March 11 – Lego Club at 4:15 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Please note that the time has changed) – 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 February 26. Come and create projects that will be displayed and have a snack with your friends in the Ohio and Wabash rooms of the Library. 

March 16, 17, 23, 24, 30 and 31 – 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 March 2. (Please note: if you register after March 16 you will need to call the library.)

March 16, 17, 23, 24, 30 and 31 – 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 March 2. (Please note: if you register after March 16, you will need to call the library.)

March 17 – LITerally Speaking Book Discussion at 1:00 p.m. – Join the LITerally Speaking Book Discussion as we discuss “Uncommon Type: Some Stories” by Tom Hanks. Ask for your copy at the Library Check Out Desk.

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

March 18 – Fabric Arts: Fat Quarter basket at 10:00 a.m. – Join Monica as we create a fat quarter basket. Supplies needed: scissors, iron, sewing machine. 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 now open.

March 19 and 26 – Laughs and Crafts Club 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 seven programs in the series, but attendance at all programs is not required. Registration began on March 2. Join us for lots of laughs! This program is for kids in kindergarten through 5th grade. 

March 25 – 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 February 26. For those in Grades 6 to 12.

March 27 – Family Story Time Easter Egg Hunt from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. – Featuring LIVE, ACTION nursery rhymes including: Little Bo Peep’s sheep; Old Mother Hubbard’s dog; Three little kittens; This little piggy; Baby’s Billy goat; and more! Do activities and receive prizes. Make a craft. Hunt for eggs. Free photos with the Easter Bunny. Registration begins March 2. Adults do not need to register. All ages are welcome!

March 30 – Bad Art Contest from 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.  – Join us for APL’s Bad Art Contest to create a disasterpiece! Make a drawing, painting, sculpture, whatever you want, as long as it’s bad! At the end of the program we’ll vote on the worst art to see who will win the Big Bad Art trophy! Registration is required and begins February 24. For those in Grades 6 to 12.