By Stanley Campbell
Registration for Storytimes
Registration for Early Fall Storytimes is in progress. The next storytimes session will begin August 6 and will run through September 20. The schedule is as follows:
Babies/Toddlers Storytimes – Mondays or Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m. or Monday at 10:30 a.m. – Rhymes, fingerplays, music, and stories for children ages birth to 36 mos. and their caregivers.
Preschool Storytimes – Mondays or Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. – Stories, music, activities, and crafts for children ages 3 to 5 years. Parents are welcome, but not required to attend.
The Laughs and Crafts Club – Thursdays at 3:45 p.m. – This is a year-round club for kids who are in kindergarten and up! Come to the meetings and enjoy stories, games, activities, and crafts. Registration required.
Bead artist Sarah Reeley will share her techniques for creating one-of-a-kind beaded barrettes inspired by the garden this July 24 at 6:00 p.m. All your supplies will be provided free of charge. Registration is requested, but not necessary.
A Little Irish Night Music
Join us for Irish music in the garden park behind the Alexandrian Public Library this July 25 at 6:30 p.m. Featuring the talents of Micah Schweitzer, flute & whistle; Steve V. Johnson, bouzouki & guitar; and Christa Duke, fiddle & voice. Please bring your own chairs and blankets. Suitable for all ages and is free to the public. No registration necessary.
Drawing What You See
We are bringing back this popular basic drawing program for adults this fall beginning August 2 and continuing each Thursday for five weeks at 10:00 a.m. Registration is required for this class. The entire objective of this course will be to teach you to see and to draw what you see as a recognizable image on paper. You must be 18 or older to participate in this class. All supplies will be provided.
Alexandrian Public Library is open Monday – Thursday from 9 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., Friday-Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. For additional information about library services or to register for a library program call 838-3286 or you can visit our website at http://www.apl.lib.in.us . You can find us on Facebook.