Which cover cover was better? Each week we will we have a line up of books. Starting with 16 different titles and at the end of March we will have a chance to chose which book / movie combo had the better cover. Titles of books may be Young Adult, Children's or Adults. The Winner is all up to you. Be sure to vote each week before next line up comes up!
Easter Bunny Craft Grab & Go Kit
Pick up this kid craft grab & go kit to make an Easter bunny. Available Monday, March 29th while supplies last.
Teens, the Algoma Public Library would like your help.
We will be holding Virtual Teen Advisory Group meetings through Google Meet where local teens can come and brainstorm with our Young Adult Librarian for future grab-n-go kits, virtual programming, and our upcoming Summer Reading Program.
Any teens that sign up, attend, and contribute to the discussion and brainstorming will be able to claim ONE HOUR of volunteer time. Sign Up is REQUIRED.
Among Us Night!
Tuesday, March 24th from 6:00 – 7:30pm
Among Us is a popular app that's free to download or $5.00 on Steam. Sign up for Among Us Night to get invited to a private Zoom call where players can talk to each other while trying to figure out who is the Imposter!
This program is geared towards Teens as the game has very mild violence.
DISCLAIMER: If we do not have a full 10 players in attendance, the remaining spots will be opened to the people browsing for public games. Please keep that in mind when attending or having your children attend. The Algoma Public Library is not responsible for the language used by those players.
National Goof Off Day Kit
It's National Goof Off Day! Swing by the Algoma Public Library to pick up a fun kit to help us each bring out the fun and funny that we need today.
Kits available while supplies last.
DIY Barn Quilts
Have you ever wondered about those decorative diamonds or squares on barns? Maybe wanted one for your very own? Well now is your chance to make your own! Kit includes information on Barn Quilts, wood, and instructions. Some supplies are required by the participant (such as paint). Kits are first come, first served and will not be held.
Join us for a virtual storytime on Zoom @ 5:00 PM. Children will be asked to share their favorite stuffed animal and/or their crafts from the Stuffed Animal Sleepover grab & go kit.
Join Inga Witscher, host of the PBS television series ‘Around the Farm Table’, for an entertaining and educational cooking demonstration. Inga will share her favorite spring recipes along with tips on supporting local farmers. Join us on Zoom or watch on Facebook.
Brought to you by the Algoma Public Library, Door County Public Library, and Kewaunee Public Library
ZOOM MEETING ID: 858 861 9009 PASSCODE: 028538
Pick up a Stuffed Animal Sleepover grab & go kit to prepare your child for our Virtual Storytime on Zoom starting Thursday, March 11th (available while supplies last). The kit will include a book for your child to customize, a craft, a snack, and an invitation to attend our Zoom party on Wednesday, March 17th.
This Grab & Go Kit has supplies to help you create your own Leprechaun Trap. Available Monday, March 8th while supplies last.
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 we are making Shepherd's Pie! The event will be done on Facebook Live.
National Unplugged Day Kit
Do you use a lot of screens in your day to day life? Today is National Unplugging Day. Pick up our kit for some fun (electronic-free) crafts and activities you can do alone or with someone else.
While Supplies Last.
Coffee & Conversation
Join Braelyn every Thursday at 9 am for Coffee and Conversation; a live-stream on Facebook covering a variety of topics and library updates during these interesting times. If you can't tune in live, don't worry, it will remain on our Facebook page to be watched at a later date.
Dates in March:
Maker Wednesday Kit
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.
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.
Have you loved writing but find yourself lacking inspiration?
Sign up for our Write-It Wednesday to receive virtual prompts right to your email to get your creative juices flowing. All you need to sign up is your name and email, and you can sign up on either our website or by calling the library to get your name and email address on the list.
Let's be creative together!
Dates in March:
If you are on TikTok or would like to try it, check out our TikTok account (@algpubliclib) every Tuesday for a new Book Challenge, fun video to duet or react to, or other awesome interactive library content. We'll see you there.'
Dates in March:
March into Reading Kit
We just finished our Winter Reading Challenge, but let's keep our reading motivation going. Pick up our March into Reading kit for fun reading crafts for all ages and reader advisory recommendations for picture book readers to Adults. Four crafts and four material recommendations inside.
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