All Alcona County Library Branches will be closed Saturday, December 23rd through Tuesday, December 26th to celebrate Christmas!
We will re-open on our normal schedule - weather permitting - on Wednesday, December 27th.
We wish you a warm and very Merry Christmas!
Your Child Reads Committee will be collecting bottles and cans from November 16-December 15, 2017
at all branches of the Alcona County Library.
Please bring your clean cans and bottles in to any branch.
Funds from the bottle collection will help fund the continuation of the Dolly Parton Imagination Library in Alcona and Iosco Counties, which provides children 5 and under with monthly free books in the mail.
Children are invited to the weekly storytime and craft activity with Miss Stacy every Friday from 10:15 to 11:00 a.m. at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library. Riveting story, creative crafts, and delicious snacks every time! See you at Storytime!
The Library has a movie license; check the events calendar for Family Movie Matinees during school holidays or summer vacation. Free popcorn while you watch movies on the only Big Screen with Surround Sound in Alcona County!
Thursday, December 28 at 2:00 p.m. -- The Nut Job 2 -- Rated PG.
On the Third Friday at 5:45 p.m., join us for Classic Movie night, co-sponsored by Inspiration Alcona. Free popcorn and beverages, and a great classic movie shown on the big screen with surround sound.
Schedule for 2017 (movie titles subject to change):
April 21 – Double Indemnity
May 20 – Casablanca
June 16 – Suspicion
July 21 – Rebel without a Cause
August 18 – West Side Story
September 15 – Some Like it Hot
October 20 – The Third Man
November 17 – Ninotchka
December 15 – Bell, Book and Candle
The Community Walking Club meets at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library at 8:30 a.m. every Thursday for a one or two mile walk around town, followed by coffee and snacks. Everyone is invited to walk with the group (check with your health care professional to be sure you can walk 20 to 40 minutes on pavement). Fitness with friends is fun! No one walks alone; there are groups of slow, medium and speedy walkers. The Community Walking Club meets every Thursday the Library is open, all year around. We walk in any kind of weather except thunderstorms and ice storms. In the winter, we wear treads on our shoes or boots for safety (available at most sporting goods stories). For more information, call 989-724-6796.
Love to knit? Join Helen, Eileen and other like-minded knitters to finish old projects, create new projects, or learn new stitches. Helen will help new knitters knit a dishcloth. Those who like to crochet are welcome, too! Knitting Klub meets at the Harrisville branch on the first and third Tuesday at 1:15 p.m.; Knitting Klub at the Caledonia branch meets every Friday from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Harrisville: First and Third Tuesdays at 1:15 p.m.
Caledonia: Every Friday 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Check out our large collection of knitting and crochet books: 746.43 & 746.343. Also lots of knitting, crochet and craft magazines available at the Harrisville branch.
Information about book clubs will be here.