Program Information

November 1 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. – It’s in the Card(s) … Games – It’s International Games Week!  Come try some new games at the library! We’ll play Sushi Go, The Great Dalmuti and Uno.  And if you like them, you can check them out with your library card!

November 2, 9 & 30 at 10:00 a.m.  – Adult Drawing and Watercolor Workshop – This series is for anyone wishing to learn or perfect skills in drawing or watercolor. We will be meeting in the Ohio Room. If you have your own art supplies, you need not register.

November 2, 9, 16 & 30 at 3:30 p.m. – Laughs and Crafts Club – A fun and educational program for kids in K-5.  Jokes, stories, games, crafts, and snacks will be offered.  Registration for this 5-week session is required. Please note: if you register after October 26, you will need to call the library.

November 3 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. – Sneak Preview of Book Sale – If your Friends of the APL membership is paid up to date or you renew it at the door, you can enter the book sale ahead of the general public a day early.

November 4 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. – The Friends of the Alexandrian Public Library Book Sale – Public is invited and there is no admission charge.

November 5 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. – The Friends of the Alexandrian Public Library Book Sale – Public is invited and there is no admission charge. Look for special pricing on this day.

November 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21, 27 & 28 at 9:30 a.m. – Baby/Toddler Storytime – Stories, rhymes, and songs for children ages birth to 36 months and their caregivers.  We will be meeting in the Kid’s Corner. Registration started on October 9.

November 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21, 27 & 28 at 10:30 a.m. – Preschool Storytime – 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. Registration started on October 9.

November 7 at 6:00 p.m. – Novels at Night – We will be discussing “Hillbilly Elegy” by J.D. Vance at Bliss, 111 E. Water Street. Books available at our Circulation Desk.

November 7, 14, 21 & 28 at 6:00 p.m. – Getting Crafty: Ornaments! – Join us as we continue our tradition of making ornaments for the tree! Registration begins October 16.

November 9 from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m – Cosplay Club – For teens in grades 6-12.  Join us to talk about and practice different ways to create costumes. Some supplies will be provided. Already working on a costume of your own?  Bring it in and you can work on it here! It always helps to get feedback and ideas from friends!  Registration is required.

November 13 from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. – Otaku Manga – 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. The club is always looking for new members! Stop on by, there is no registration.

November 21 at 1:00 p.m. – LITerally Speaking Book Discussion – We will be discussing “In God We Trust, All Others Pay Cash,” by Jean Shepherd. We will be meeting in the Wabash Room. Books available at our Circulation Desk.

November 21 at 4:15 p.m. – APL Board Meeting – This meeting is open to the public.

November 21 at 6:00 p.m. – Family Storytime: It’s Turkey Time – Gobble up some fun while making memories together at your library. This program will have books, songs, activities and a craft about turkeys! All ages welcome! No Registration!

November 22 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. – Dungeons & Dragons – Registration required. Come join us for a short game of Dungeons & Dragons!

November 23 & 24 – Thanksgiving – The library will be closed both days so that staff may enjoy the holiday with their families. The library will be open at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 25.

November 30 at 6:30 p.m. – Silly Safari’s Animals of the North Pole – Amazon John from Silly Safaris returns as Jingle John the Elf along with a LIVE reindeer and other animals of the North Pole. From 5:45 p.m. until the beginning of the program, parents will be able to take pictures of their children with Santa. No tickets or registration required

 All library programs are sponsored and underwritten by the Friends of APL.
Without Friends support, the above programs would simply not be possible.