Helen Keller’s Birthday Celebration

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By , June 24, 2016

Helen Keller’s birthday is June 27th, but that didn’t stop the C-FC 4H from celebrating a little early, with Activities that used all 5 senses! Homemade slushies are cool on a sunny day.

Water Fall Game

Water Fall Game

Up and Down Game

Up and Down Game

Slushie Dance

Slushie Dance

Grunge Sponge Game

Grunge Sponge Game

Dare Officer Visits 4H

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By , June 15, 2016
Logan Olson - Dare Officer

Dare Officer Logan Olson

C-FC 4H Visit With Dare Officer

The Library’s 4H Summer Program features Presentations that will keep the kids thinking and learning!

The kids asked alot of questions, but their curiosity didn’t phase Officer Logan Olson. He had   answers and tips for How Kids can Create a Safer and a Better Life in their community.  He advised the kids that 911 is only for emergencies. They should be honest and to help the sheriff’s department when they can.  Olson described some of the tough things about his job, but some of the good parts too. The hours can be long and sometimes he’s called in after he’s asleep.  He has made friends within his department, and works with many different people, especially during an emergency.

 

 

 

 

Create & Share

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By , June 15, 2016

Sharing Cleaning up in the Kitchen just got better for 3 lucky Library folks! Faye from Fountain City has been busy buying dish towels and creating the cloths to match. Faye is really like a library Fairy, making little presents, then leaving them at the Library for others to enjoy.  What a nice surprise to pick out a little gift that has been left anonymously! Faye really loves doing handwork, and sharing her creations with others in the community. Pictured here are 3 sets that Faye created.  In cooler months, Faye knits children’s scarves to give to Charity.

Election Day Open House

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By , April 1, 2016

Library Open HouseThank you to everyone who stopped in for the Alma Public Library Open House, on election day, April 5th, 2016! Over 50 people dropped in for coffee, and enjoyed a treat between 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m.

Are we providing you with the kind of valuable services and programs that you have come to expect from your community library?  Let us know what we can do to serve the community better.  Stop in.  We’ll chat!


Outdoor Magazines from Alma Rod & Gun Club

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By , February 5, 2016

Rod&GunGift A big Thank You goes out to the Alma Rod & Gun Club for the 2016 Donation, for the purchase of Outdoor Magazines! Many are apparent in this photo.

The gift includes these titles: Backwoodsman, Badger Sportsman, Bassmaster, Deer & Deer Hunting, Field & Stream, Fur-Fish-Game, Guns & Ammo, Hunting (Petersons), In-Fisherman, Mother Earth News, North American Bowhunter, North American Whitetails, Outdoor Life, Predator Xtreme, Ranger Rick, Wisconsin Natural Resources, Wisconsin Outdoor News, and Wisconsin Sportsman.

Stop in to browse this collection, and other magazine titles purchased by the library!

Life Achievement Award – Guess Who?

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By , December 9, 2015

What do these films have in common?

Saving Private Ryan
E.T.
Schindler’s List
Jaws
Star Wars

The Alma Public Library owns them, they were directed by Steven Spielberg, and the music for these movies, and many, many more was written by composer John Williams!


With 49 Academy Award nominations, “Williams holds the record for the most Oscar nominations of any living person.” “Note by note, through chord and chorus, his genius for marrying music with movies has elavated the art form to symphonic levels and inspired generations of audiences to be enriched by the magic of movies.” (Sir Howard Stringer, Chair, American Film Institute Board of Trustees)

The American Film Institute will be presenting Williams with its 44th Life Achievement Award on June 9, 2016.

http://blog.afi.com/composer-john-williams-to-receive-the-44th-afi-life-achievement-award/

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