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Happy Thanksgiving from the Alexandria Library Staff

Please note that the library will be closed on Thursday, November 24 for the Thanksgiving holiday. From all of us to all of you we wish you a very happy and safe holiday.

Alexandria Community Beggar’s Night

Monday, October 31 from 6-7:30PM

Stay safe and have fun gathering your “goodies.” Don’t forget to stop by and get a sweet treat from the library!

Costume Contest

Monday, October 31 from 6:00-7:00PM

The “Friends of the Library” is sponsoring a costume contest. Categories for the contest are grouped by age: Infants to 5, 6-10, and 11-18. One prize will be awarded for each category. Please note the contest will end at 7:00PM and winners will be notified by telephone.

Alexandria Library Book Club

Friday, November 18 at 10:30AM

Join us this November as we read The Collected Stories of Eudora Welty. Welty’s demonstrates her ability to write from the perspective of a variety of diverse characters. This month you will get to select from this collection what you would like to read. Perhaps reading about Aaron Burr or a deaf black servant boy or a traveling salesman or eccentric southern matrons would pique your interest. Share with the group what drew you to a particular story. Please enter by the rear, meeting room door, as the library is closed.

Healthy Holiday Eating

Thursday, November 8 at 6:30PM

Join Shari Gallup from the OSU Extension will challenge us to eat healthy during the upcoming holidays. She will explain how to enjoy the holidays without adding those extra unwanted pounds to your waist.

Ornament Making for Teens and Adults

Tuesday, November 15 from 6-7:30PM

Paint a special ornament to hang on your tree or give as a gift to someone special. Call 740-924-3561 to make your reservation.

Buckeye Necklace

Thursday, November 22 from 6-7:30PM

Join us at the library and show off your buckeye spirit. Drop in and make your own authentic buckeye necklace to wear while the Bucks take on that team up North.

K-5 BFF:

Game Day

Tuesday, November 8 from 3:40-5:00PM

Join Ms. Jenny in an afterschool game day. Play a favorite board game or select a new one to learn. Register by calling 740-924-3561 or emailing A light snack will be provided. Please bring a water bottle.

The last day to register for this program is Thursday, November 3.

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K-5 Licking Parks Adventures

Tuesday, November 15 from 3:40-5:00PM

Come join Miss Anne to learn about the flora and fauna in Ohio. Register by calling 740-924-3561 or emailing A light snack will be provided. Please bring a water bottle.

The last day to register for this program is Thursday, November 10.

K-5 Movie:


Tuesday, November 22 from 3:40-5:30PM

Legendary space ranger Buzz Lightyear embarks on an intergalactic adventure alongside ambitious recruits Izzy, Mo, Darby, and his robot companion, Sox. As this motley crew tackles their toughest mission yet, they must learn to work together as a team to escape the evil Zurg and his dutiful robot army that are never far behind.

Register by calling 740-924-3561 or emailing Popcorn will be provided. Please bring a water bottle.

The last day to register for this program is Thursday, November 17.

Alexandria Library Partnering

with the Columbus Symphony

Stop by the library and pick up Columbus Symphony’s “Musical Bookmark” and scan the QR code on the bookmark for a complimentary musical performance by your Columbus Symphony!

Story Time: Fall into Snow

18 mos. through 5yrs.

Begins November 9 – December 15 from 10:00-10:45AM

Pick the day that fits your schedule best! Participants younger than 3 years need to be accompanied by a caregiver. Registration is required, so please call 740.924.3561or email Ms. Karen at to reserve a place.

Please take note that there will be no story time on November 23 or 24 due to the Thanksgiving Holiday.

Here Comes Santa Clause

Saturday, November 19 at 11:00AM

Back by popular demand is our Santa story time. Join us Saturday, November 19 at 11:00AM for a story with Santa and an opportunity to talk and take a picture of your little ones. Registration is required as space is limited. Call 740-924-3561 to register your family.

Check Out Our Digital Resources

Need a resource for working on your car? How about learning a foreign language? Check out our our digital resources page. Chilton can assist you with automotive information while Transparent Languages will help you with a foreign language. Perhaps you are interested in learning something new or developing your computer skills. is the place for you! Looking for that lost, rich, royal, relative? Ancestry will lend a hand! If you are unsure of how to use this tool, give us a call 740.924.3561 or email to get help in navigating the system.

Check Out an E-Book

Looking for a great book to read! Download the Meet Libby app for free from your apps store on any device. There are books and magazines for patrons of all ages, and you do not even have to leave home to get it! Having a problem getting an app? Call 740.924.3561 or email for assistance.