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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!

December 2016

December 1, 2016
APL Holiday Writing Contest

Write a short story (350 to 500 words) by finishing one of these sentences below to win Christmas books!

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Recipe Exchange - Holiday

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Bring a recipe that fits this month's theme along with the recipe to swap. We'll be celebrating the holiday season at this month's meeting, so bring any of your favorite foods which you prepare during this time of year. It will be a festive feast!

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December 2, 2016
APL Holiday Writing Contest

Write a short story (350 to 500 words) by finishing one of these sentences below to win Christmas books!

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December 3, 2016
APL Holiday Writing Contest

Write a short story (350 to 500 words) by finishing one of these sentences below to win Christmas books!

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December 4, 2016
APL Holiday Writing Contest

Write a short story (350 to 500 words) by finishing one of these sentences below to win Christmas books!

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December 5, 2016
APL Holiday Writing Contest

Write a short story (350 to 500 words) by finishing one of these sentences below to win Christmas books!

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Medicare and Muffins

10:00 am - 11:45 am

Learn about the ins and outs of Medicare from presenter Michael Johnson. This event happens every first Monday of the month through the end of 2016.

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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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December 6, 2016
APL Holiday Writing Contest

Write a short story (350 to 500 words) by finishing one of these sentences below to win Christmas books!

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CANCELLED:Keep Within Your Means During the Holidays

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

We're sorry, due to lack of interest, this program has been cancelled. Please do not hesitate to contact the library or Directions Credit Union if you have interest in the program topic.

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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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December 7, 2016
APL Holiday Writing Contest

Write a short story (350 to 500 words) by finishing one of these sentences below to win Christmas books!

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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, nonjudgmental listeners w

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Make It and Take It: German Stars

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

We'll be making German stars this month, under the expert guidance of Lissa Gerwig Lance!

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December 8, 2016
APL Holiday Writing Contest

Write a short story (350 to 500 words) by finishing one of these sentences below to win Christmas books!

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Classic Movie Night - The Man Who Came to Dinner

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for a classic film and light refreshments. This month's selection is The Man Who Came to Dinner (1942). Starring Monty Woolley, Bette Davis and Ann Sheridan. When acerbic critic Sheridan Whiteside slips on the front steps of a provincial Ohio

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December 9, 2016
APL Holiday Writing Contest

Write a short story (350 to 500 words) by finishing one of these sentences below to win Christmas books!

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December 10, 2016
APL Holiday Writing Contest

Write a short story (350 to 500 words) by finishing one of these sentences below to win Christmas books!

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December 11, 2016
APL Holiday Writing Contest

Write a short story (350 to 500 words) by finishing one of these sentences below to win Christmas books!

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December 12, 2016
APL Holiday Writing Contest

Write a short story (350 to 500 words) by finishing one of these sentences below to win Christmas books!

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Calming Colors

6:00 pm - 7:30 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. This month's meeting will i

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December 13, 2016
APL Holiday Writing Contest

Write a short story (350 to 500 words) by finishing one of these sentences below to win Christmas books!

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Grinchmas!

6:00 pm - 7:45 pm

The library will transform into the whimsical world of Grinchmas! Join us for games, snacks, activities, and fun!

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December 14, 2016
APL Holiday Writing Contest

Write a short story (350 to 500 words) by finishing one of these sentences below to win Christmas books!

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December 15, 2016
APL Holiday Writing Contest

Write a short story (350 to 500 words) by finishing one of these sentences below to win Christmas books!

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Book Discussion - A Man Called Ove

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Read the book and join the lively discussion. Light refreshments provided. This month's selection is A Man Called Ove. Meet Ove. He’s a curmudgeon—the kind of man who points at people he dislikes as if they were burglars caught outside hi

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December 16, 2016
APL Holiday Writing Contest

Write a short story (350 to 500 words) by finishing one of these sentences below to win Christmas books!

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December 17, 2016
APL Holiday Writing Contest

Write a short story (350 to 500 words) by finishing one of these sentences below to win Christmas books!

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December 18, 2016
APL Holiday Writing Contest

Write a short story (350 to 500 words) by finishing one of these sentences below to win Christmas books!

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December 19, 2016
APL Holiday Writing Contest

Write a short story (350 to 500 words) by finishing one of these sentences below to win Christmas books!

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A Christmas Reading with Doug Brown

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join professional skater and author Doug Brown as he reads his new children's Christmas book, The Skater's Night Before Christmas, and shares messages of hope and optimism.

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December 21, 2016
Gingerbread House Building

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Try your hand at building a house from gingerbread! We'll supply most of the materials, you bring your smiling face and clean hands, along with a bag of candy to share. This is a program for all ages.

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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, nonjudgmental listeners w

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December 24, 2016
Library Closed

The library will be closed Saturday, December 24 through Monday, December 26 in observance of Christmas. Normal hours will resume on Tuesday, December 27.

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December 26, 2016
Library Closed

The library will be closed Saturday, December 24 through Monday, December 26 in observance of Christmas. Normal hours will resume on Tuesday, December 27.

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December 27, 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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December 28, 2016
Interactive Movie: Dr. Horrible's Sing Along Blog

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Teens only! We'll be watching and interacting with the movie Dr. Horrible's Sing Along Blog. Snacks and fun are sure to be included.

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December 29, 2016
Pancakes and PJs

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Wear your PJs and come enjoy a pancake breakfast with a helping of fun!

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