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Thu Jun 02, 2016 @ 8:30am - 09:30am
Walking Club

Thu Jun 02, 2016 @10:00am - 12:00pm
Free Range Crafts

Fri Jun 03, 2016 @10:15am - 11:00am
Storytime & Craft

Fri Jun 03, 2016 @ 1:00pm - 02:30pm
Adult Coloring

Fri Jun 03, 2016 @ 1:00pm - 03:00pm
CAL Knitting

Mon Jun 06, 2016 @11:00am - 02:00pm
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Tue Jun 07, 2016 @12:00pm - 04:00pm
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Job Openings Print E-mail
The Alcona County Library has two Job Openings.  Please see the attached PDF files for Job Postings, Position Descriptions and Application.
Download this file (sign  branch clerk cal.pdf)sign branch clerk cal.pdf[Part-Time Branch Clerk Job Announcement]46 Kb
Download this file (job desc -Branch Clerk 2016.pdf)job desc -Branch Clerk 2016.pdf[Part-Time Branch Clerk Job Description]8 Kb
Download this file (sign - book shelver 2016.pdf)sign - book shelver 2016.pdf[Shelver/Page Posting Announcement]24 Kb
Download this file (job desc - shelver 2015.pdf)job desc - shelver 2015.pdf[Shelver/Page Job Description]8 Kb
Download this file (Forms - 2014 application.pdf)Forms - 2014 application.pdf[Application for Employment]99 Kb
Self Help Center Opening Print E-mail

People in Alcona County who need information about how to handle simple civil legal matters but cannot afford an attorney have a new place to go for help– the Michigan Legal Help Self-Help Center of Alcona County, located in the Harrisville Branch of Alcona County Library. Here, visitors can access computers and printers, and receive assistance using the Michigan Legal Help website ( / Beginning May 18th, 2016, the center is open to the public during regular Library hours: 9:30am - 7:00pm Monday through Thursday, 9:30am - 5:30pm Friday, and 10am to 3pm Saturday.
All services at the Self-Help Center are free.

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Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 May 2016 16:08
Notable Author - Kelly Fordon Print E-mail

    Alcona County Library today announced that Kelly Fordon– author of  “Garden for the Blind” – will pay a special visit to the library at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday May 21, 2016 for an afternoon of first-rate storytelling; book signing and question-and-answer time with guests.

    Fordon is visiting the Alcona County Library Harrisville Branch as part of the Library of Michigan’s 2016 “Michigan Notable Authors Tour.”  This year, several authors whose engaging works were chosen as 2016 Michigan Notable Books selections will visit nearly 50 libraries throughout the state. 

Michigan Notable Books
Download this file (Kelly Fordon poster.pdf)Kelly Fordon poster.pdf[ ]178 Kb
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Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 May 2016 15:46
Freegal Music - Free Music Downloads and Streaming Print E-mail

Alcona County Library has joined Library Ideas' network of Public Library websites that offer access to over seven million songs, including Sony Music Entertainment’s catalogue of legendary artists. The Freegal Music Service will allow Alcona County Library to increase the size and diversity of its collection by offering access to over 28,000 music labels from 101 different countries.

Last Updated on Thursday, 15 October 2015 12:28
Free Online Tutorials Print E-mail

Free online tutorials - advance your computer skills at your own pace

If you're new to working with a computer and feel like you could use a hand, help is on the way! The Alcona County Library website now features a selection of links to free online lessons, chosen from around the internet, that teach useful computing skills.
Whether you're at home using your own computer or in the library, these tutorials will explain from the beginning what you need to know to get the most out of your computing experience.

Find them in the library website's main menu above, under Quick Information - Weblinks - Computer Tutorials.

UPDATE 12/30/13 - Now includes a guide to getting around in Windows 8, part of Microsoft's helpful collection of Getting Started Tutorials for Windows.

Last Updated on Thursday, 03 July 2014 14:12
Historical Intranet Print E-mail

The Doris Gauthier Collection, Library documents and Historical Society photos are now available for searching and accessing on the Historical Intranet. This link is accessible from the public computers at any Alcona County Library branch, or on any device connected to our wireless network. Click here to access!

Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 November 2015 12:45