Events - Next 7 Days

Tue Jul 07, 2015 @12:00pm - 04:00pm
Tech Tuesday

Tue Jul 07, 2015 @ 2:30pm - 04:00pm
HARR Drop in Craft

Wed Jul 08, 2015 @ 1:30pm - 02:30pm
Flying Aces Frisbee Team

Thu Jul 09, 2015 @ 8:30am - 09:30am
Walking Club

Thu Jul 09, 2015 @ 2:00pm - 04:00pm
Family Movie Matinee

Fri Jul 10, 2015 @10:00am - 12:00pm
CAL Knitting

Fri Jul 10, 2015 @10:15am - 11:00am
Storytime & Craft

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Flying Aces Pro Frisbee Team Print E-mail

Flying Aces Pro Frisbee Team performs feats of aerial dexterity with a variety of incredible Frisbees at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 8 on the front lawn of the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library.  The team will also present an instructional segment that everyone in the audience can apply to his/her own Frisbee game, and a new segment on the sport of Disc Golf.  This unique program is filled with excitement, humor and spectacular athletic tricks.  Please bring a lawn chair!  For more information about this program and other Summer Reading events, call 989-724-6796. This activity supported by the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 01 July 2015 16:55
Alcona County Broadband Survey Print E-mail

Alcona County is conducting a survey to assess the need for broadband internet access.
This survey can be filled out and submitted online via Google Forms:
Alcona County Broadband Survey on Google Docs

If Google Docs will not display properly for you, the same survey is available below as a .PDF file. The .PDF is identical to the hard copies available at the library.

Surveys must be completed by July 31, 2015. Thank you for participating!

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 June 2015 16:29
Michigan Activity Pass Print E-mail

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, Michigan parks and libraries partner to add Michigan Activity Pass program for the third year.

These Libraries offer free passes to hundreds of state parks, recreation and cultural destinations throughout Michigan

LANSING, May 13, 2015 — Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR), the Michigan Recreation and Park Association (MRPA) and The Library Network will kick off the third-annual Michigan Activity Pass program Monday, May 18, at 11 a.m. at Michigan Historical Museum in Lansing.

The Michigan Activity Pass offers cardholders at more than 400 participating Michigan libraries a one-day pass to explore – at no cost – hundreds of Michigan’s state parks, historic sites, cultural attractions, campgrounds and recreation areas simply by visiting their local library or the Michigan Activity Pass website.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 03 June 2015 14:03
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 15:12
Not Really Where You Wanted to Go... Print E-mail

Have you ever got a blocked page at the library and the URL looked something like this:

Last Updated on Tuesday, 12 February 2013 11:50
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 any Alcona County Library branch, on any device connected to our wireless network. Click here to access!

Last Updated on Thursday, 28 May 2015 12:23