Family Winter Reading Challenge
Make sure you turn in your paper copy if you had one and log in your hours! We are very close to our goal!
Join us for a community read by keeping track of your minutes you read for the month of February. Can we, as a community, read 10,500 minutes or 177 hours together? We know we can! It is open to families and individuals of all ages. Or request a paper log sheet. Challenge runs February 1st to 28th.
Take a walk through downtown Algoma and read a fun winter picture book. Pictures are displayed in Algoma businesses windows. Starting Monday, February 15th and runs through Friday, February 27th.
Dr. Seuss Grab & Go Kit
Celebrate one of our favorite authors with the crafts and games in this kit. Pick up a Dr. Seuss Grab & Go Kit Thursday, February 25th while supplies last.
DIY Macramé Wall Hanging Grab & Go
Stop in to pick up one of our Maker Wednesday Kits. This kit will feature St Patrick's Day Math Activities. Each month we'll feature art, tinkering, and STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) activities. There will be a new activity kit available on the first Wednesday of the month for Children/Families. While supplies last.
Dish Cloth 2 Grab & Go Kit
Ever wonder if you could knit with something other than knitting needles? You can! Try your hand at making dishcloths with a pair of pencils and a skein of yarn. Kit also includes instructions for 2 patterns from Librarian Katie's grandmother. This is a different pattern. While supplies last.
Inventors and inventions have helped to shape our world. You have been working hard and have put in many long hours. Now you finally have your invention complete. But now it's a race to register your invention BUT once you get to the U.S. Patent office the door locks on you! To get your patent registered you must help work together with Patent office to register your invention. Program will be via Zoom. Please email (firstname.lastname@example.org) for a link to participate.
Cooking with Katie
Join Katie virtually in her kitchen and learn a new recipe! Each month Katie will make some snack or meal and share her recipe. This month is Split Pea soup in the Instant Pot! The event will be done on Facebook Live.
Date Night with a Book or Movie
Join us as we discuss our perfect Date Night Movies and Book titles on Facebook Live. Family Friendly
Self Love for Valentines Day!
Wednesday, February 10 from 5:00 – 6:00pm
Valentines Day is almost upon us. This time of year comes with a lot of thinking of the ones we love. However, it's just as important to show ourselves some love and care.
Join Braelyn on Wednesday, February 10th at 5 PM via Zoom for a program about self love and self worth, so that, during the season of love, we remember to love ourselves first and foremost.
Sign up is required for this program.
Patrons can sign up (whether they have a library card or not) for the Zoom call, by sending their first and last name along with their most used email address via social media direct messages (Instagram, Facebook), via the sign-up form on our website, through email (to email@example.com), or by calling us at the library ( 920-487-2295 ).
Age recommendations: Middle School age and above (not recommended for young children)
DISCLAIMER: If a very small amount of sign-ups are received, this program will be shifted to being a Live Stream on Facebook on the same day at the same time.
Community Art Project
We want to create a Community Art Project and need your help! Call (920)487-2295, email (firstname.lastname@example.org), or Facebook Message us to set up a time to pick up your puzzle piece to make into your own piece of art. Paint (acrylic, oil, watercolor...), collage, use mixed media, 2D, 3D, or whatever you'd like on your piece. When we have them all collected, we will mount them and display our Community Art in the library for all to see. Kits available via Sign Up so we can keep track of who has a piece.
Pieces due back by February 1.
We are offering Curbside Pickup on:
Mondays & Friday's 10am to 5pm
Tuesdays & Thursday's 10am to 6pm
Wednesday's 10am to 7pm.
Kids: Pick up this kit to make Valentine Friendship necklaces. Available starting Monday, February 8th while supplies last.
Book Lover Valentine Kit
Available starting Friday, February 5
We at the Library would love to show our love to our Book Lovers that visit the Library so close to Valentine's Day. Starting Friday, February 5th at 10 AM, stop by the Library to pick up a Book Lover's Valentine from us to you with sweet treats and a craft.
Kits are limited and will not be reserved.
Stop in to pick up one of our Maker Wednesday Kits. This kit will feature: Valentine Science Kits. Each month we'll feature art, tinkering, and STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) activities. There will be a new activity kit available on the first Wednesday of the month for Children/Families. While supplies last.
Looking to have some fun in your reading this winter? Stop by and pick up a bingo sheet to participate in a month long Bingo Challenge!
Tuesday, February 2 from 6:30 – 7:15pm
Join Braelyn on Facebook Live at 6:30 PM to find some inspiration for quick, DIY presents you can make for someone you love while trying not to spend a bunch of money.
DIY projects and supplies will be posted ahead.
Tangram Puzzle Grab & Go Kit
Build some fun creations with the tangram puzzle pieces in this grab & go kit. Available on Monday, February 1st while supplies last.
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Tuesdays at 10:00 AM
1000 Books Before Kindergarten
A free program for 0 to 5-year-olds. It encourages parents and caregivers to read 1000 books with children before he or she enters kindergarten.
Books & Brews
2nd Thursday at 5:30 pm
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Digital Escape Rooms
Track Down that Turkey!
No Jaws About It
A Magical, Mythical Mystery (TEEN/ADULT)
Tail Wagger's R Us
Halloween's Been Hijacked!
A Poetic Promenade