Library Corner, April 13

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By Stan Campbell

You will want to attend the Alexandrian Public Library Family Storytime - Easter Egg Hunt on April 19 at 6 p.m. This is the library’s annual Easter egg program. Registration is required for this popular event.
Bring the family and come for a fun-filled evening with jelly beans, bunnies, chicks and more. We will be making a basket for you to keep the eggs, so there is no need to bring one.
Registration will end April 18 at 8 p.m. To register your child, call Youth Services at 838-3286 or register online at www.apl.lib.in.us.

National Library Week! — April 10-16, during regular library hours. Stop by and tell us why you love your library and enter to win a gift card! Enjoy some snacks and goodies – on us.

Sew Happy — April 13 and 27 at 10 a.m. “Sew Happy” is a gathering of crafters - we 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.

Digital Photography 101 — April 14 at 6:30 p.m. Join Hilary Scheller as she gives you the basics - and beyond the basics - of using your digital camera. Tips, tricks and ideas will all be shared. No registration needed to attend this program.

LITerally Speaking — The LITerally Speaking book discussion group invites you to join them for some lively discussion. The group meets once a month on the third Tuesday of each month at 1 p.m. in meeting room B. The reading selection for the April 19 meeting is “Thinking in Pictures: My Life with Autism” by Temple Grandin.
Each member is responsible for getting their own copy of the books and copies are available at the Adult Information Desk. No registration is necessary and walk-ins are welcome.
Following the book discussion, we will be watching the HBO movie based on the novel. It’s called “Temple Grandin” and stars Claire Danes.

Keeping Up To Date — If you just can’t wait for the next issue of our APL Core newsletter to give you all the library news. All you need do is send your most current e-mail address to apl_core@live.com for updates as they happen.

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.