Snow White at the Library!

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By , June 19, 2017

Thank you to Snow White (Talena Rebelskey) for visiting at Storytime on Wednesday!

WisCorp Visit

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By , June 19, 2017

We learned a great deal about turtles!

Stephanie Hanna, WisCorp Education Manager, made a visit to the library and brought some friends! Participants in the Cochrane-Fountain City 4-H program were thrilled to find out about turtles made for water, and turtles made for land.

Everything Changes, But Some Things Stay the Same

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By , June 14, 2017

Check it out! The Alma Public Library Board has recently approved a new Three Year Plan for 2017 thru 2019.  The Library will be organizing activities around the goals and objectives set out in this plan.

Alma Book Club 2017

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By , April 10, 2017

Interested in joining the Alma Book Club?
We meet April thru November (if the weather is cooperative)
On the 3rd Monday of each Month
At 1:30 p.m. at the Alma Public Library

This is a list of upcoming titles. It’s somewhat flexible, so check in every now and again!
17 April – The Hired Girl – by Laura Amy Schlitz
15 May – The Gilded Hour – by Sara Donati
19 June – The Shack – by William Paul Young
17 July – Hidden Figures – by Margot Lee Shetterly
21 Aug – The Nightingale – by Kristin Hanna
18 Sept – Flight Patterns – by Karen White
16 Oct – Moonglow – by Michael Chabon
20 Nov – Umami – by Laia Jufresa

Reality Check

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By , April 10, 2017

Reality Check Financial Education Experience 2017

 “In 2017,  University of Wisconsin – Extension’s Reality Check Financial Education Experience welcomed Independence School District along with Alma, Cochrane-Fountain City, Mondovi, Durand, Pepin, Elmwood, Plum City and River Valley. The learning event included nearly 350 students and over 120 adult volunteers from local communities. Students develop an appreciation for what their parents do to provide for them each month as they are expected to pay bills and see if they can maintain their budget as if they are a mid-20 year old with a career. New to this year’s Reality Check was the Library station featuring Alma Public Librarian Rita Magno and Mondovi Public Librarian Arin Wilken. The Library provided an opportunity for students to learn about the free resources available to them in the community and ways to save dollars each month by utilizing the Library.”
See more photos at the Buffalo County UW-Extension website:

Little Women – First Read of the Year!

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By , March 13, 2017

Monday, March 20th at 1:30 – Alma Public Library

Alma Book Club will be discussing Louisa May Alcott’s title Little Women at our upcoming meeting! Won’t you join us?

Little Women was originally published in two volumes. The first, Little Women: Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy. The Story Of Their Lives. A Girl’s Book was written in 1868 and had an immediate fan following. The second title, Good Wives was written over just a few months in 1869. Louisa May Alcott found fame and fortune with this creative work.

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