Alcona County Library is excited to announce the public availability of thousands of movies, television shows, music albums and audiobooks, all available for mobile and online access through a new partnership with hoopla digital – all you need is a valid library card!
Alcona County Library card holders can download the free hoopla digital mobile app on their Android or IOS device or visit hoopladigital.com to begin enjoying thousands of titles – from major Hollywood studios, record companies and publishers – available to borrow for instant streaming or temporary downloading to their smartphones, tablets and computers.
Kids ages zero to thirteen are invited to hop on down to the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library on Saturday, March 24 from 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. to participate in the annual Egg-Stravangza. Meet the Easter Bunny, decorate an egg, and make a craft. All kids will receive an Easter candy treat, and can enter a drawing to win prizes. This program sponsored by the Lions Club and Lady Lions of Harrisville and the Friends of the Library. For more information call 989-724-6796.
Take a journey with storyteller Judy Sima as she shares stories of her mother, Elsa Mosbach, on Tuesday, March 20 at 5:30 p.m. at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library. Sima chronicles her mother’s life in Nazi Germany, including her encounter with the Gestapo on Kristallnacht (the Night of Broken Glass), her escape from Germany during World War II, and subsequent adjustment to her new life in America. Following the program, Sima will share “conversation starters” to encourage participants to tell stories about their own family members. All are welcome; refreshments provided by Friends of the Library. For more information, call 989-724-6796.
History buffs and vintage photography fans will enjoy our digital collection of historical documents and photos, compiled in partnership with the Alcona Historical Society.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!