Calendar

Click here to see the APL Events Calendar 

To reserve a room, please click here or contact the library at 419-289-8188, ext. 601. Please make sure to fill out and submit a meeting room application as your request will not be approved without an application on file. Our meeting room policies can be found here.

We are working on switching over to a new combined library events and meeting room calendar. Please bear with us as we transition to the new system. Thank you!

Events in February, 2017 and beyond can be accessed through the APL Events Calendar link above. If you have already registered for events such as the Winter Storytimes in the old calendar, you do not need to re-register in the new calendar. Please contact the library if you have any questions. Thank you!

November 2016

November 1, 2016
Storytimes: Pages for All Ages

9:15 am - 9:45 am

This interactive, traditional storytime is intended for families with children of multiple ages. Be ready to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and activities. Registration is required, please register here, or contact the library at 419-289-8188, extensi

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Storytimes: Pages for All Ages

10:00 am - 10:30 am

This interactive, traditional storytime is intended for families with children of multiple ages. Be ready to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and activities. Registration is required, please register here, or contact the library at 419-289-8188, extensi

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Little Learners: STEAM

11:00 am - 11:45 am

A loosely structured time of exploration and fun focusing on STEAM (Science, Engineering, Technology, Art and Math). Also featuring a brief story and hands on learning. Registration is required, please register here, or contact the library at 419-289-8188, extension 603, or feel free to stop by the service desk.

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Backyard Birds and Winter Feeding

6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Get expert advice from Tim Leslie and Don Plant of the Greater Mohican Audubon Society about feeding our feathered friends during the winter months. This presentation will be held in the Stockwell Room on the lower level of the library.

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Youth Advisory Committee (YAC)

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Getting teens involved at the library is the goal! This club meets in the Storytime room on the main floor of the library on the first Tuesday of each month. Joining the YAC will allow you to:

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November 2, 2016
Storytimes: Toddler Storytime

9:15 am - 9:45 am

Thirty minutes of music, stories, fingerplays, and fun for toddlers ages 18 to 36 months and their caregivers. Registration is required, please register here, or contact the library at 419-289-8188, extension 603, or feel free to stop by the service

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Storytimes: Toddler Storytime

10:00 am - 10:30 am

Thirty minutes of music, stories, fingerplays, and fun for toddlers ages 18 to 36 months and their caregivers. Registration is required, please register here, or contact the library at 419-289-8188, extension 603, or feel free to stop by the service

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Little Learners: Sensory Play

11:00 am - 11:45 pm

Join us for sensory play, naturally encouraging toddlers to employ scientific processes while they play, create, and explore.Registration is required, please register here, or contact the library at 419-289-8188, extension 603, or feel free to stop b

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Minecraft Club

5:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Minecraft lovers unite! Come play Minecraft on our laptops with your friends and neighbors! Whether you're an experienced builder or entirely new to the game, you're sure to have an awesome time!

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November 3, 2016
Storytimes: Baby Laptime

10:00 am - 10:30 am

A special time of music, rhymes, and books for babies up to 18 months with their caregivers. Registration is required, please register here, or contact the library at 419-289-8188, extension 603, or feel free to stop by the service desk.

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Little Learners: Messy Babies

11:00 am - 11:45 am

Join us for an open time of play and sensory exploration with a variety of activities specifically for babies. Registration is required, please register here, or contact the library at 419-289-8188, extension 603, or feel free to stop by the service

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Harry Potter Book Club

4:00 pm - 4:45 pm

Fans of the Harry Potter book series are in for a treat! Join in a magical discussion of all things Hogwarts and beyond! We'll meet Thursdays after school this fall.

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Recipe Exchange - Bread

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Bring a dish that's bread themed (any food that includes bread as an ingredient counts), along with the recipe to swap! You'll get to try the other dishes and take home copies of the recipes you liked best. Also, special guest Kathy Diederich of the

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November 4, 2016
Storytimes: Preschool Storytime

10:00 am - 10:30 am

An interactive fun-filled thirty minutes of books and activities, especially for those who are ages 3 through 5. Registration is required, please register here, or contact the library at 419-289-8188, extension 603, or feel free to stop by the servic

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Little Learners: Classics

11:00 am - 11:45 am

Explore art, history, literature, and music with stories, activities, and exciting projects. Registration is required, please register here, or contact the library at 419-289-8188, extension 603, or feel free to stop by the service desk.

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November 7, 2016
Medicare and Muffins

10:00 am - 11:45 am

Learn about the ins and outs of Medicare from presenter Michael Johnson.

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7 Threats of Estate Planning

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Learn how to plan your estate from presenter Michael Johnson. This event happens every first Monday of the month through the end of 2016.

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November 8, 2016
Storytimes: Pages for All Ages

10:00 am - 10:30 am

This interactive, traditional storytime is intended for families with children of multiple ages. Be ready to enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, and activities. Registration is required, please register here, or contact the library at 419-289-8188, extensi

Learn More
Little Learners: STEAM

11:00 am - 11:45 am

A loosely structured time of exploration and fun focusing on STEAM (Science, Engineering, Technology, Art and Math). Also featuring a brief story and hands on learning. Registration is required, please register here, or contact the library at 419-289-8188, extension 603, or feel free to stop by the service desk.

Learn More
November 9, 2016
Storytimes: Toddler Storytime

9:15 am - 9:45 am

Thirty minutes of music, stories, fingerplays, and fun for toddlers ages 18 to 36 months and their caregivers. Registration is required, please register here, or contact the library at 419-289-8188, extension 603, or feel free to stop by the service

Learn More
Storytimes: Toddler Storytime

10:00 am - 10:30 am

Thirty minutes of music, stories, fingerplays, and fun for toddlers ages 18 to 36 months and their caregivers. Registration is required, please register here, or contact the library at 419-289-8188, extension 603, or feel free to stop by the service

Learn More
Little Learners: Sensory Play

11:00 am - 11:45 pm

Join us for sensory play, naturally encouraging toddlers to employ scientific processes while they play, create, and explore.Registration is required, please register here, or contact the library at 419-289-8188, extension 603, or feel free to stop b

Learn More
Sit, Stay, Read

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Drop in on the main floor every other Wednesday and read to the Newfoundland therapy dogs brought in by Peggy Hibbs! Studies have shown that children and others benefit from reading aloud to animals. The animals are passive, nonjudgemental listeners

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Minecraft Club

5:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Minecraft lovers unite! Come play Minecraft on our laptops with your friends and neighbors! Whether you're an experienced builder or entirely new to the game, you're sure to have an awesome time!

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Animal Training From A to Z

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Tara Gifford of Ohio Animal Training LLC, an animal behavioral consulting firm, joins us to talk about her work with zoo animals, horses, and pets. Gifford has been a zoo professional for 30 years, including 9 years training marine mammals using posi

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November 10, 2016
Storytimes: Baby Laptime

10:00 am - 10:30 am

A special time of music, rhymes, and books for babies up to 18 months with their caregivers. Registration is required, please register here, or contact the library at 419-289-8188, extension 603, or feel free to stop by the service desk.

Learn More
Little Learners: Messy Babies

11:00 am - 11:45 am

Join us for an open time of play and sensory exploration with a variety of activities specifically for babies. Registration is required, please register here, or contact the library at 419-289-8188, extension 603, or feel free to stop by the service

Learn More
Harry Potter Book Club

4:00 pm - 4:45 pm

Fans of the Harry Potter book series are in for a treat! Join in a magical discussion of all things Hogwarts and beyond! We'll meet Thursdays after school this fall.

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Classic Movie Night - Five Graves to Cairo

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for a classic film and light refreshments. This month's selection is "Five Graves to Cairo" (1943).

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November 11, 2016
Storytimes: Preschool Storytime

10:00 am - 10:30 am

An interactive fun-filled thirty minutes of books and activities, especially for those who are ages 3 through 5. Registration is required, please register here, or contact the library at 419-289-8188, extension 603, or feel free to stop by the servic

Learn More
Little Learners: Classics

11:00 am - 11:45 am

Explore art, history, literature, and music with stories, activities, and exciting projects. Registration is required, please register here, or contact the library at 419-289-8188, extension 603, or feel free to stop by the service desk.

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November 14, 2016
Library Literates' November Online Book Discussion: Go Set a Watchman

Discover the freedom of online book discussions! Post in your PJs! Night owls welcome!

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Author Reception - Dandi Daley Mackall

6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Best-selling, local author Dandi Daley Mackall will be in attendance for a meet and greet, complete with refreshments followed by an interview by a library staff member.

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November 15, 2016
Turkey Tales

10:00 am - 10:45 am

Bring your small children (toddlers and preschoolers) to this special Thanksgiving themed storytime! No registration necessary!

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Kumihimo with Judy

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

This program has been cancelled, however, a drop-in craft will be provided as an alternative. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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Calming Colors

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

This is an adult coloring club intended for socialization and stress relief. Not the typical coloring book fare, this group works on intricately detailed designs using simple yet effective coloring and blending techniques.

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November 16, 2016
Make It and Take It: Blackout Poetry!

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Lissa is back with another great craft! This month, we'll be creating poetry with a very unique method. Blackout poetry is created by taking a printed page from a newspaper, a book (photocopies are best!), magazine, or other source and blacking out a

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November 17, 2016
Harry Potter Book Club

4:00 pm - 4:45 pm

Fans of the Harry Potter book series are in for a treat! Join in a magical discussion of all things Hogwarts and beyond! We'll meet Thursdays after school this fall.

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Members' Sale - Friends of the Ashland Public Library Book Sale

4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

A special preview book sale for Member of the Friends of the Ashland Public Library. Not a member? No problem - you can register to be a member at the sale, or drop in to the library and pick up a registration form. They're also available to download

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Book Discussion - Behind the Beautiful Forevers

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Read the book and join the lively discussion. Light refreshments provided. This month's selection is Behind the Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boo. As India starts to prosper, the residents of Annawadi are electric with hope. Abdul, an enterprising

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November 19, 2016
November 22, 2016
Fandemonium Club

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

This reboot of Anime Club will still incorporate fun, friends, and snacks, but will now include all of your interests, whether you're a Hunger Games, Star Wars, Star Trek, Magic the Gathering, Anime, or Pokeman fan! The list could go on forever - if

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November 23, 2016
Sit, Stay, Read

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Drop in on the main floor every other Wednesday and read to the Newfoundland therapy dogs brought in by Peggy Hibbs! Studies have shown that children and others benefit from reading aloud to animals. The animals are passive, nonjudgemental listeners

Learn More
November 25, 2016
Movie Matinee: Finding Dory

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Bring some snacks (no leftover turkey, please) and a few good friends and join us while we watch the Disney-Pixar movie Finding Dory! We'll watch this undersea adventure on the big screen in the Stockwell Room on the lower level of the library, which

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November 29, 2016
Calming Colors

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

This is an adult coloring club intended for socialization and stress relief. Not the typical coloring book fare, this group works on intricately detailed designs using simple yet effective coloring and blending techniques.

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