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Tue Dec 01, 2015 @10:00am - 02:00pm

Tue Dec 01, 2015 @12:00pm - 04:00pm
Tech Tuesday

Thu Dec 03, 2015 @ 8:30am - 09:30am
Walking Club

Fri Dec 04, 2015 @10:15am - 11:00am
Storytime & Craft

Fri Dec 04, 2015 @ 1:00pm - 03:00pm
CAL Knitting

Sat Dec 05, 2015 @12:00pm - 02:00pm
Christmas in the Village

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Christmas in the Village Print E-mail

Children of all ages are invited to the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library on Saturday, December 5, 2015 for Christmas in the Village activities.  The Library’s theme this year is “Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer.”   Children are invited to celebrate this theme with story, crafts and cookies from noon until 2:00 p.m.  Santa will arrive at noon to greet children and listen to their Christmas wish lists until 1:30 p.m.  Please note that the Library will be closed at noon to facilitate Christmas in the Village activities only.  For more information, call 989-724-6796.

Classic Christmas Movie Print E-mail

New event co-sponsored by the Alcona County Library and Inspiration Alcona!  Everyone is invited to a Classic Movie Series using our new big screen and projector provided with a grant from Community Foundation of NE Michigan.  This month’s classic movie, "The Bishop's Wife," stars Cary Grant as an angel sent to help a harried young bishop (David Niven) and his wife (Loretta Young) during Christmas.   Everyone welcome; the movie will be shown at the Harrisville branch in the main section of the Library on Friday, December 18 at 5:45 p.m.  Free popcorn and beverages!  For more information call 989-724-6796.

Help Wanted - Snow Shoveling Print E-mail

Wanted - Reliable Worker to shovel snow at the Mikado Branch.


  • Sidewalk must be cleared 30 minutes prior to the library opening.
  • Provide your own shovel.
  • Shoveling needed if the snowfall is under three (3) inches and on a day when the Mikado branch is open. (Current hours are Monday-Thursday 2:00-6:00 PM.)

If interested please give your name and phone number to Denise at the Harrisville Branch, (989) 724-6796. We can discuss the charge for the service.

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Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 November 2015 12:14
Balsam Wreaths Print E-mail

Adults are invited to join the holiday tradition of making a fresh balsam wreath at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library.  Two sessions will be held on Tuesday, December 1 at 10 a.m. or noon.  All supplies included for a non-refundable fee of $5.00.  Bring clippers, wire cutters, gloves and wear old clothing.  Payment required at time of registration; call 989-724-6796 for more information.

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