April 24 – Dungeons & Dragons from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. – Bring character sheets and dice if you have them, if not, some will be provided. Registration required and begins March 25. For those in Grades 6 to 12.
April 29 – “Reject: The Science of Belonging” at 6:00 p.m. – St. John’s Episcopal Church, Family Matters, and the Alexandrian Public Library present this award winning film about the impacts of social isolation in children. This event is free and open to the public.
May 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30 – 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 summer. 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.
May 6 – Annual Friends Meeting at 6:30 p.m. – Come discover what the Friends of the Alexandrian Public Library do to help the library. This meeting is open to the public. Ohio Room.
May 7 – Abbey Doyle: Work and Travel in Bangladesh and Pakistan at 6:00 p.m. – Join Courier & Press News Editor Abbey Doyle as she discusses her experience as a Peace Corp volunteer in Bangladesh and her recent participation in a journalism exchange program in Pakistan. The Vincennes IN native has been back in Evansville for nearly six years after living in six states, three countries and 11 cities. She and her husband Michael Doyle — trending topics reporter at the Courier & Press — have two sons, Miles, 7, and Owen, 4. She’s passionate about traveling and her family. Abbey is excited to be in a place she’s happy to call home and is working to make it a better place.
May 8 – Lego Club at 3:30 p.m. – Legos will be provided for projects that will be displayed in the library. Snacks will be provided. Kids in grades kindergarten to fifth grades are invited to attend. Come and create with your friends at the Kids Corner in the library. Registration is required and begins April 24.
May 9 – Maker’s Club from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. – Join us for some simple DIY crafts and projects! This may include tech, wearable crafts and jewelry, or cosplay projects. Some supplies will be provided. Already working on a project of your own? Bring it in and you can work on it here! It always helps to get feedback and ideas from friends! For those in Grades 6 to 12. Registration is required and begins April 11.
May 13 – Anime Club from 3:30 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. For those in Grades 6 to 12. The club is always looking for new members! Stop on by, there is no registration.
May 14 – Novels @ Night at 6:00 p.m. – Join us at Bliss for a Novels @ Night discussion of “Bad Blood” by John Carreyrou. Please call the library at 812-838-3286. Ask for your copy at the Library Check Out Desk.
May 15 – Oh my aching back! Information on back pain at 10:00 a.m. – Physical Therapist Nathan Miller of Rehabilitation & Performance Institute of Mount Vernon IN will discuss ways to reduce the risk and/or help with back pain.
May 21 – LITerally Speaking Book Discussion at 1:00 p.m. – Join the LITerally Speaking Book Discussion group as we discuss “The Chilbury Ladies’ Choir: A Novel” by Jennifer Ryan. Ask for your copy at the Library Check Out Desk.
May 21 – APL Board Meeting at 4:15 p.m. – This meeting is open to the public. Will be held in Study Room A.
May 22 – Dungeons & Dragons from 5:30 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 required and begins April 22.
May 27 – Memorial Day – Library Closed .
May 29 – Fabric Arts: English Paper Piecing! at 10:00 a.m. – Join Monica as she shows you how to use last month’s project as part of a larger paper piecing project. Make sure to bring in your hexies from last month! Supplies needed: scissors, iron and any hand sewing tools you want to use. Registration is required and begins on April 29.
Without Friends support, the above programs would simply not be possible.