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.

May 19 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.

May 20 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. – BINGO! – Adults and teens are welcome to join us for coffee and bingo. No registration required, and prizes will be awarded!

May 23 at 10:00 a.m. – Adult DIY Craft-Wood block candleholders (pair) – Make a pair of wood-block designed candleholders, just in time for outdoor activities.  Registration begins May 1.

May 25 at 6:00 p.m.  – Dungeons & Dragons – Join us for a short campaign! Bring dice and character sheets if you have them, some will be provided if you don’t.  For grades 6-12. Registration is required.

 May 26 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.

May 30 – Library will be closed all day.

May 31 from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. – Summer Reading Challenge Preview-Waves of Watercolor – Join us for our Summer Reading Challenge preview, “Waves of Watercolor.” Pre-register for SRC, get a free book, and stay for a craft! Create mini canvas watercolor paintings to either take home or leave to be displayed publicly in the library during the SRC. There will be washable watercolor paints and markers for kids, and watercolors for adults. You can also pre-register online via the Beanstack Tracker app, or on the Beanstack website at alexandrianpl.beanstack.com. The challenge begins June 1st.

June 1 at 6:00 p.m. – Wander the World-Greece – Wander the World, an armchair travel and culture series hosted by Marissa and Joan.  This month we “visit” Greece. Walk ins welcome. No registration to attend this program.

June 2 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.

June 3 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. – BINGO! – Adults and teens are welcome to join us for coffee and bingo. No registration required, and prizes will be awarded!

June 3 at 6:00 p.m. – Family Reading Night with Rainbow Fish – A special evening for kids and adults.  Register for this program and receive a copy of the book, Rainbow Fish at the Youth Services Desk.  You may pick up your book any time before the event.  This evening event will happen in the library, after the library is closed to the public.  Doors will open at 5:50. There will be carnival games and prizes, a craft, refreshments, and stories.   All activities will include the Rainbow Fish and other sea life.  All ages. 

June 6 at 9:30 a.m. – Baby/Toddler Story Time – Join us in-person at the library at 9:30 on Mondays from June 6 to July 25! There will be a story, songs, rhymes, and bubbles! Registration for children 0 to 36 months is required and begins May 23. If registration is full, please join the waiting list.

June 6 at 10:00 a.m. – Adult Summer Reading Craft-Giant Sand Dollar wall ornament – Our Summer Reading Challenge craft is a giant sand dollar wall ornament.  Registration begins May 23.

June 7 at 10:30 a.m. – Preschool Story Time – Join us in-person at the library at 10:30 on Tuesdays from June 7 to July 26! There will be stories and rhymes and activities. Registration for children ages 3 to 5 is required and begins May 23. If the registration is full, please join the waiting list.

June 8 at 2:00 p.m. – Leonardo Music – We will be “Rockin’ and Reading with Leonardo” as he plays guitar and leads lots of fun moves to the music!  Meet us at Brittlebank Park shelter house.  Please bring a chair.  No registration is required.  All ages!

June 9 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.

June 9 at 2:00 p.m. – Laughs and Crafts – Join us in-person at the library on Thursdays from June 9 to July 21 at 2:00 for Laughs and Crafts. There will be jokes, activities, stories, and a craft.  Registration for students going into kindergarten to fifth grade will be required and begins May 23. If the registration is full, please join the waiting list.

June 13 at 9:30 a.m. – Baby/Toddler Story Time – Join us in-person at the library at 9:30 on Mondays from June 6 to July 25! There will be a story, songs, rhymes, and bubbles! Registration for children 0 to 36 months is required and begins May 23. If registration is full, please join the waiting list.

June 14 at 10:00 a.m. – Adult Summer Reading Craft-Mini clay coastal houses – Our Summer Reading Craft is mini clay coastal houses. We will be meeting in the Ohio room for this program. Registration begins May 31.

June 14 at 10:30 a.m. – Preschool Story Time – Join us in-person at the library at 10:30 on Tuesdays from June 7 to July 26! There will be stories and rhymes and activities. Registration for children ages 3 to 5 is required and begins May 23. If the registration is full, please join the waiting list.

June 14 at 3:00 p.m. – Anime Club – For grades 6-12. Come hang out, watch and discuss manga and anime, do some crafts, and have some Japanese snacks! If you can’t make it right at 3:30, it’s okay! Join us whenever and hang out as long as you want.

June 14 at 6:00 p.m. – Novels at Night – Join us for a discussion of “Wish You Were Here” by Jodi Picoult at Tequilla’s.

June 15 at 6:00 p.m. – Silly Safaris – Join Amazon John for “A Walk on the Beach!”  He is always hilarious and brings awesome animals to share.  All youth may register.    Meet us at Brittlebank Park shelter house, or Alexandrian Library if the weather is stormy.  Please bring a chair.  All ages are welcome! 

June 16 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.

June 16 at 2:00 p.m. – Laughs and Crafts – Join us in-person at the library on Thursdays from June 9 to July 21 at 2:00 for Laughs and Crafts. There will be jokes, activities, stories, and a craft.  Registration for students going into kindergarten to fifth grade will be required and begins May 23. If the registration is full, please join the waiting list.

June 17 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. – BINGO! – Adults and teens are welcome to join us for coffee and bingo. No registration required, and prizes will be awarded!

June 20 all day – Library Closed all day.

June 21 at 10:30 a.m. – Preschool Story Time – Join us in-person at the library at 10:30 on Tuesdays from June 7 to July 26! There will be stories and rhymes and activities. Registration for children ages 3 to 5 is required and begins May 23. If the registration is full, please join the waiting list.

June 21 at 2:00 p.m. – VR Gaming – We’re borrowing a virtual reality kit from the Indiana State Library, featuring the Oculus Quest 2. Sign up now to come and try it out!

June 22 (While they last.) – Craft to Go! – Grab a craft kit with everything you need to make a colorful sand picture.  All ages.  No registration.

June 23 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.

June 23 at 2:00 p.m. – Laughs and Crafts – Join us in-person at the library on Thursdays from June 9 to July 21 at 2:00 for Laughs and Crafts. There will be jokes, activities, stories, and a craft.  Registration for students going into kindergarten to fifth grade will be required and begins May 23. If the registration is full, please join the waiting list.

June 27 at 9:30 a.m. – Baby/Toddler Story Time – Join us in-person at the library at 9:30 on Mondays from June 6 to July 25! There will be a story, songs, rhymes, and bubbles! Registration for children 0 to 36 months is required and begins May 23. If registration is full, please join the waiting list.

June 28 at 10:30 a.m. – Preschool Story Time – Join us in-person at the library at 10:30 on Tuesdays from June 7 to July 26! There will be stories and rhymes and activities. Registration for children ages 3 to 5 is required and begins May 23. If the registration is full, please join the waiting list.

June 29 at 2:00 p.m. – Watercolor Class for grades 3-4 – Learn how to use watercolor paints with Stan Campbell.  All materials will be provided.  Registration is required. 

June 29 at 6:00 p.m. – Dungeons & Dragons – Join us for a short campaign! Bring dice and character sheets if you have them, some will be provided if you don’t.  For grades 6-12. Registration is required. 

June 30 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.

June 30 at 2:00 p.m. – Laughs and Crafts – Join us in-person at the library on Thursdays from June 9 to July 21 at 2:00 for Laughs and Crafts. There will be jokes, activities, stories, and a craft.  Registration for students going into kindergarten to fifth grade will be required and begins May 23. If the registration is full, please join the waiting list.

June 30 at 2:00 p.m. – Watercolor Class for grades 5-8 – Artist Stan Campbell will instruct this class. All materials will be provided. Registration is required.

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.