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What's Happening @ APL

August 2018


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Teddy Bear Clinic
Tuesday, August 21 · 10:30am · Main Library
Wednesday, August 22 · 5:30pm · Lapel Branch Library
Thursday, August 23 · 6:00pm · Main Library

Going to the doctor can be scary, but Sniffles the Teddy Bear can help! Come meet Sniffles and the staff of MedExpress Urgent Care during our Teddy Bear Clinic. Children and their caregivers can listen to a story, play with kid-friendly doctor tools, and learn about what going to the doctor is really like!
Game Night for Grownups:
Players' Choice
Monday, August 13
5:00 - 7:45pm

Join us for our monthly gaming group for adults only! This month is players' choice! Bring your favorite game(s) with you and we'll vote on what to play! Beginners welcome--we will teach you how to play!
Homeschool Programs
Library Learners (grades K-2)
Dewey Decimals (grades 3-6)

2:00 - 3:00pm

Join us the third Thursday of each month (August - November) in the Children's Department for programs designed specifically for homeschool children.
Learn more!

Upcoming Programs and Events


Crafternoon: Beaded Bracelets

When: Saturday, August 04, 2018 2:00 PM
Where: Anderson Public Library at Cardinal Room

Have you ever wanted to make your own jewelry?  Here’s your chance!  Join us for a fun-filled afternoon as APL’s very own Martha Green shows us how to make beaded bracelets.  All materials will be provided for this free event.  Registration is required.  Ages 16 and up only, please (we may be using sharp and/or hot objects!).



Tween Time

When: Monday, August 06, 2018 5:00 PM
Where: Anderson Public Library at Blue Room (Children's Dept.)

No parents or siblings* allowed! Tween Time is for tweens only. This program is focused around activities that tweens enjoy and is based largely on their input. Join us to meet some new friends, have some fun, and share your opinion with the library.

*Siblings are allowed if they fall within the grades 3-6.



Teen Craft Night: Cubees

When: Wednesday, August 08, 2018 5:30 PM
Where: Anderson Public Library at Cardinal Room

Make cubees (3D paper figurines) of your favorite video game and movie characters, including Mario, Link, Rey, Wonder Woman, Rick and Morty, and more!

Teen programs are for those in grades 6-12 only, please.



Homeschool Parent Meeting

When: Wednesday, August 08, 2018 6:00 PM
Where: Anderson Public Library at Miami Room

A meeting for parents that homeschool or are interested in homeschooling their children. The children's department will share the many resources we have to offer including programming, databases, items in our collection and how we can help you find items to supplement your curriculum. We will also cover tips on how to protect your children online at home and at the library.



Game Night for Grownups: Players' Choice

When: Monday, August 13, 2018 5:00 PM
Where: Anderson Public Library at Cardinal Room

This month is players' choice! Bring your favorite game(s) with you and we’ll vote on what to play! (Be sure to bring games that you’d be willing to teach!) We’ll choose from all games available (including a few games from the library’s collection).

Game Night for Grownups is a gaming group for adults only! We meet on the second Monday each month. We feature games fitting a different theme and you are welcome to bring your own games if they fit the theme of the month. Beginners welcome--we will teach you how to play!



Teen Game Night

When: Wednesday, August 15, 2018 5:30 PM
Where: Anderson Public Library at Cardinal Room

Drop in for an evening of video and tabletop gaming. We'll have party games like Super Smash Brothers, Mario Kart, and Rocket League for the Wii and PS4, as well as classics like Apples to Apples, Jenga, and Uno. Teen programs are for those in grades 6-12 only, please.



Dewey Decimals

When: Thursday, August 16, 2018 2:00 PM
Where: Anderson Public Library at Blue Room (Children's Dept.)

Come learn about a variety of topics this year including: genealogy, Indiana History, robotics, coding, nonfiction, research, the election and more!
This program is for children in grades 3-6.

This month we are learning about the Different Types of Nonfiction and completing a scavenger hunt!




Library Learners

When: Thursday, August 16, 2018 2:00 PM
Where: Anderson Public Library at Children's Department

Come experience stories in a whole new way! Each story will take on a whole new dimension as we examine the problem the main character faces and use STEM skills to solve it! This program is for homeschool students in grades K-2.



Knit Together

When: Saturday, August 18, 2018 2:00 PM
Where: Anderson Public Library at Cardinal Room

Are you a knitter? Are you stuck on a project or just want to learn more? Join us once a month for APL’s Knit Together knitting club! Bring your current knitting projects and use the time to work on knitting dilemmas, share techniques, and exchange materials. Beginners are welcome! Crocheters too! Light refreshments will be provided. Registration is appreciated, but not required.




Teddy Bear Clinic

When: Tuesday, August 21, 2018 10:30 AM
Where: Anderson Public Library at Cardinal Room

Going to the doctor can be scary, but Sniffles the Teddy Bear can help! Come meet Sniffles and the staff of MedExpress Urgent Care during our Teddy Bear Clinic. Children and their caregivers can listen to a story, play with kid-friendly tools, and learn about what going to the doctor is really like!



Munchies in a Mug: Pizza

When: Wednesday, August 22, 2018 5:30 PM
Where: Anderson Public Library at Cardinal Room

Learn a quick, easy way to make pizza in a mug! All ingredients and mugs will be provided. Please let the librarian know in advance if you have any food allergies.

Teen programs are for those in grades 6-12 only, please.




See all August events and classes
Friends of the Library logo image
Friday, August 10 & Saturday, August 11
Noon - 4:30pm

Don't miss the Friends of the Library sale! Monthly sales are open to the public and are located on the third floor of the Main Library. You'll find gently used books, movies, and more--something for all ages and interests! You never know what treasures you might find!
 
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