Coming Events

  • Library Corner - June 6

    Summer Reading at the APL — Check out what’s “Between the Covers” this summer at the Alexandrian Public Library’s Adult Summer Reading Program about all things nocturnal. Enjoy books, movies, and other special events. Registration began May 30.
    The 2012 Summer Reading Program is open to adults ages 18 and older, with programs, prizes, book discussions, and special events.
    The adult program (will run concurrently with the children’s program, titled “Dream Big—READ!” Get your whole family involved!).

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    Snapshots of Posey County
    Beginning at midnight on May 6 and concluding at 11:59 p.m. on May 12, photographers are asked to volunteer as part of the Alexandrian Public Library’s “Picturing Posey: A Week in the Life of a County.”
    Amateur and professional photographers living or working in Posey County are needed to take digital photographs (high resolution cell phone images included) of what they believe best represents Posey County life as it was that week.

  • Library Corner - Dec. 7

    Steamboat A-Comin’ Traveling Exhibit — During Open Hours, the library is celebrating the bicentennial anniversary of the voyage of the steamboat New Orleans in 1811 by hosting the exhibit Steamboat A-Comin’: The Legacy of the New Orleans. This exhibit consists of 19 one-sided, freestanding banner stands. Three are 4-feet wide and 16 are 3-feet wide.  The exhibit will be placed in the library foyer and in various locations through out the library until Dec. 20.

  • Legion Post 370 to host 8th District meeting

    The American Legion Post 370 in New Harmony will host the 8th District American Legion Meeting on Sunday, Oct. 23 from 1-3 p.m. at the post home, 516 Church St.
    All American Legion family members are invited to attend. For more information, call the post at 682-3873.

  • St. Matthew PTA Card Party

    St. Matthew’s will  have its annual PTA Card Party on Tuesday, Oct. 18 with doors opening at 6 p.m. You don’t have to play cards to have a great night out at this Mardi Gras themed event.

  • Halloween fun and craft time at APL

    Floating Ghost Crafts are just in time for Halloween, on Oct. 18 at 10 a.m. or 6 p.m. Library director Marissa Priddis joins forces with library administrative assistant Monica Emerson to bring you a craft that is both spooky and cute. All supplies will be provided and no registration is required to take part in this free adult program. You need to be 18 or older to take part in this activity.

  • Red Cross to have blood drive at St. Matthew

    The American Red Cross will have a blood drive Sunday, Aug. 14, 7-11 a.m. at St. Matthew Catholic Church in Mount Vernon.
    Healthy individuals are needed every day to maintain an adequate blood for supply for patients in need. Once a donor has made the commitment to give blood, it is important to take a few simple steps to prepare and help ensure a good donation experience. The Red Cross recommends:

  • APL News - July 6

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  • APL News - June 8

    Celebrate China! — On June 8 at 2 p.m. you can enjoy games, crafts, and food and take part in a Dragon Dance. For ages 6 and older. Registration is required.

    What’s In A Name? — The “Sew Happy” group will be changing its name on June 8 to “Busy Hands.” Busy Hands is still going to be a bi-weekly gathering of crafters who meet at 10 a.m. on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month. If you quilt, knit, do tatting, crochet, etc. come and join the fun. This program is free.

  • APL News - June 1

    Summer Storytimes — Registration for summer storytimes is in progress. The next storytimes session will begin June 6 and will run through July 21. The schedule is as follows:
    Babies/Toddlers Storytimes - Mondays or Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m. — Rhymes, fingerplays, music, and stories for children ages birth to 36 months 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.