APL seeks Posey County artists for exhibit

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By Stan Campbell

The library is in search of local amateur and professional talent working in oils, watercolors, acrylics and photography to display their work in the library foyer gallery. Artists need not live in the Mount Vernon area to participate, display and promote their work. The gallery has nine spaces and is limited to works of art that do not exceed 16”x20.” All submitted works of art must be ready for hanging. Exhibitions will change regularly and will run from 7 to 30 days unless otherwise arranged in advance. Space is now available for March and April exhibits.

Sew Happy — Sew Happy — Feb. 24 at 10 a.m. “Sew Happy” is a gathering of crafters - we will meet at 10 a.m. on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month - unless the library is closed. If you quilt, knit, do tatting, crochet, etc. come and join the fun.

Teen Time — Feb. 28 at 3:30 p.m. Mardi Gras Mask — Get ready for Mardi Gras by decorating a cool mask. Drop in for Teen Time every other Monday after school. For those in grades 6- 12.

Teddy Bear Ball — March 5 at 10:30 a.m. For members of the Teddy Bear Reading Club only. We will do lots of music and movement activities and enjoy refreshments. If you plan on attending this event, please let us know by March 1 by calling the library at 838-3286.

Teen Advisory Board Meeting — March 7 at 3:30 p.m. We meet every other Monday from 3:30 to 4:45 p.m. For those in grades 6-12.

Photography Show Registration Begins — March 10 at 9 a.m.  First day to enter photographs in the Honoring Posey County Photographers exhibition.

Quilting Class — March 11 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Please bring your own machine, and sewing supplies and we will have the pattern. (Samples are at the Information Desk). This program is free.

Posey County Photographers — The Alexandrian Public Library will be hosting a photography exhibit in recognition of Posey County Photographers. The exhibit will be held on March 30-31, from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., and on April 1 and April 2, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Submissions from photographers will be accepted beginning on March 10 at 9 a.m. and will continue up to March 28 at 8 p.m. or until exhibit area is determined full. Space is limited so when this area is full no additional submissions will be accepted.

Spring Book Sale — The Friends of the Alexandrian Public Library spring book sale will be held Saturday, April 9 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday, April 10 from 1-4 p.m.
Preceding the public sale, a Friends-only special preview sale will be held Friday, April 8 from 1-4 p.m. In addition to purchasing books, you still have time to donate your used books to the library to be used in the book sale - the deadline for all donations is 5 p.m. April 6. Simply box your materials and bring them to the library, it’s that easy. We are a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, so you may deduct the value of your donation on your income tax if you itemize deductions.

Library Hours — Alexandrian Public Library is open Monday – Thursday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., Friday-Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, 1-5 p.m. For more information,  call 838-3286 or visit www.apl.lib.in.us.