Explore new horizons this year with our 2022 Reading Challenge! Step into uncharted territory, journey to distant lands, and adventure away! Log your reading throughout the year to earn new badges in our app Beanstack or on our Beanstack website. This yearlong reading challenge is designed to help you keep track of your reading (books). Now is the time to try out new genres like Young Adult, Mystery, Thrillers, Nonfiction and even Fiction. No book is too long or too short to read. Challenge starts January 1st and ends December 31st, 2022.
Paper tracking sheets available upon request.
Thursday, December 29th at 4 PM
Are you interested in reading more Young Adult or New Adult titles? Try our new "Page-turners Book Club".
Join Braelyn on the last Thursday of the month at 4 PM to discuss this book clubs latest read from the Young Adult or New Adult genre.
The book for this session is:
All My Rage
by Sabaa Tahir
This book club is geared towards high schoolers and older.
Come pick up a fun kit full of fun things for the kids to do during the long holiday break. Available Wednesday, December 21st while supplies last.
We are discussing Christmas: A Biography by Judith Flanders on Tuesday, December 20th at 1 pm. Books can be put on hold on infosoup or by stopping in the library to place a hold with one of our friendly librarians. This book has regular print and ebook editions available on Libby.
Monday, December 19⋅10:30 – 11:30am
Learn what you can do with a smartphone and how to use it. Did you know that your smartphone has GPS, SIM card, and Bluetooth capabilities? Not only do smartphones allow you to make calls and send texts, but they also allow you to send and receive emails, browse the web, download apps, and organize your personal life! Learn how to take advantage of these many useful features and what your smartphone can do for you. Android and iPhone users are welcome. Bring your phone with you!
Friday, December 16th at 3 PM
Come to the Algoma Public Library every two weeks on Friday at 3:00 PM for our After School Movie.
Movies selected will be rated PG-13 or younger.
Today's Movie is:
Runtime: 1 HR 37 MIN
Looking for conversation and a cup of coffee? Join us on Thursday, December 15th from 10:30 to 11:30 am and get to know us!
Available starting Thursday, December 15 at 10 AM
It's amazing the amount of things you can make with a cork from a wine bottle. Thanks to the generosity of the von Stiehl Winery, we would love to help our patrons get a little crafty with corks. Starting December 15th at 10 AM, our Cat and Canine Cork Ornament kits will be available at our circulation desk for our patrons that are teens or older.
Kits are limited to one per teen/adult.
Supplies are limited. Kits will be given out on a "First Come, First Served" basis.
It's time to get back in the cockpit with Navy's top aviator, Pete “Maverick” Mitchell on Wednesday, December 14th at 12 pm has he pushes the envelope as a courageous test pilot and dodging the advancement in rank that would ground him. Soon he finds himself training a detachment of Top Gun graduates for a specialized mission, Maverick encounters Lt. Bradley Bradshaw, call sign: “Rooster,” the son of Maverick's late friend and Radar Intercept Officer Lt. Nick Bradshaw, aka “Goose.” Top Gun: Maverick rated PG-13 runs 131 minutes. Starring Tom Cruise, Jennifer Connelly, Miles Teller, Val Kilmer, Monica Barbaro.
Memory Cafés welcome those experiencing early stage Dementia, mild memory loss or cognitive impairment, and family and friends of those affected. It’s a great opportunity for lively discussions, information gathering, refreshments, camaraderie, and lots of creative fun! We have a Dementia Specialist professional on hand to answer questions and an enormous wealth of experience among participants to be shared. We’d be delighted if you would join us! Call Ariel at 920-683-4180 for information. Algoma Memory Cafes held from 10am – 11am at the Algoma Public Library Every 2nd Wednesday of the month. This month we are playing Christmas Bingo on Wednesday, December 14th at 10 am.
Available starting Tuesday, December 13th at 10 AM
With the weather getting colder there are more reasons to stay inside. For teens looking for something to do, come to the Algoma Public Library on December 13th starting at 10 AM to pick up one of our Snowflake Ornament Kit.
Kits are limited to one per teen.
Supplies are limited.
Kits will be given out on a "First Come, First Served" basis.
Adults stop by and pick up a kit designed for you on Monday, December 12th, inspired by Holiday Cheer and all are non-alcoholic drinks! Kit includes 2-3 recipes and some ingredients. Participant is responsible for purchasing the rest of the ingredients.
Stop in and make a cute Cork Reindeer that can hang in your tree on Monday, December 12th between 1:30 - 4 pm!
We will be meeting at the Cider Bar (Von Stiehl Winery - former Ahnapee Taproom) on Thursday, December 8th at 5:30 pm. For information on how to participate and access the meeting, please email the library (email@example.com) or call us at (920) 487-2295.
Tuesdays at 10:30 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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STEM & LEGO Challenge
Join us every 2nd Thursday of the Month from 3-4 pm. Each month our theme changes.
Program dates are sorted by date (newest first). Filter by month and category below.
Digital Escape Rooms
(NEW) Lost in the Library
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