Let go of preconceived notions that exist within, look for inner peace and tolerance, consider exploring other paths and possibilities. Instructor Barbara Gordon will help us begin the journey in mindfulness and meditation at this workshop on Monday, June 26 at 1:30 p.m. at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library. The focus is on self-examination and the power of the mind. All are welcome, no sign-up required. For more information, call 989-724-6796.
Pick up an adult summer reading packet, “Build a Better World,” at any branch of the Alcona County Library beginning Tuesday, June 20. The Alcona Book Club will explore this theme by discussing “The Big Tiny: A Built it Myself Memoir,” by Dee Williams, about a woman who decided to downsize her life and live in an 84-square-foot home. All are welcome to join in the discussion at noon on June 20 at the Harrisville branch. Adult Summer Reading is from June 20 through August 15, with special programs and chances for prizes donated by area businesses. Summer Reading for Children and Teens begins on June 28. For more information, call 989-724-6796 or visit the web for our updated calendar, www.library.alcona.lib.mi.us.
Everyone is invited to a Magic Show to kick off Summer Reading for Children and Teens at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library on Wednesday, June 28 at 1:30 p.m. Magician and entertainer Zvara’s show for all ages is filled with magic, comedy, juggling, stunts, music and tons of audience participation. This activity is supported by the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs Minigrant Program, administered by Northeast Michigan Center for Fine Art, Inc. Children and Teens are invited to pick up “Build a Better World” Summer Reading Packets at any branch of the Library, with prizes and awards for reading goals reached. Summer Reading for Children and Teens is from June 28 until the August 9 party and prize drawing, with fabulous prizes donated by area businesses.
History buffs and vintage photography fans will enjoy our digital collection of historical documents and photos, compiled in partnership with the Alcona Historical Society. From any library computer - or any device connected to the wi-fi at any of our branches - just point your browser to http://10.100.100.234 and start searching!