Find your fit at the Alma Public Library!

There’s a lot going on at the library these days!  Between after school maker days, teen/tween game days, special events, and a casual creative group for adults, we hope to have something for everyone!  We want the Alma Public Library to be YOUR place to BE.

Programs

Live and Learn – Beginning January 30, 3:00-4:00 p.m.: Learn Libby 

Introducing a new drop-in program to learn about various topics, socialize and walk away a little wiser.  This month, Learn Libby – the library’s electronic resource replacing OverDrive.  Stop by anytime, 3-4, and bring your device of choice.  Geared toward adults; all welcome.

T.N.T. (Teens ‘n’ Tweens) Game On! – Fourth Tuesdays, 3:45-4:45 p.m. 

Teens and tweens are welcomed to “play” at the library on the fourth Tuesdays of the month from 3:45-4:45 p.m. This month, it’s tabletop gaming by popular request. Bring a tabletop game to suggest or try one of ours.  Geared toward school-age folks ages 10 and up.  Snacks provided.  NEXT UP: January 31

First Thursdays – 10:30 a.m.  February 2 – Paper Flowers

Adults: join us on the first Thursday of every month at 10:30 a.m. for a casual creative activity, a warm beverage, good company and pleasant conversation.  Next up, on February 2, Judy S. will show us how to make giant, magnetic paper flowers!  All materials provided.

Story Stars – First Tuesdays, 3:45-4:45 p.m.  Beginning February 7 

Did you know most picture books are written toward a 5- to 8-year-old audience?  Introducing “Story Stars,” an after-school adventure on the first Tuesday of every month featuring fun stories and crafts on a theme.  February 7, It’s “Very, Very Valentines – the Not-Mushy Kind!”   Geared toward K-3rd graders; siblings and all who enjoy a good picture book are welcome.

Maker Days- second Mondays, 3:45-4:45 p.m.  Returning February 13

On the second Monday of each month from 3:45-4:45 p.m., school-aged young people are invited to come get creative at the library!  More information coming soon!

APL Explorers- Third Tuesdays, 3:45-4:45 p.m.  Beginning February 21

Introducing APL Explorers, the all-new monthly after-school space for tweens with three interest groups to choose from, including Lego Builder’s Club/quarterly S.T.E.M. events for the thinkers and tinkerers, Book Looks/Smarty Art for the readers and makers, and tabletop gaming for the fun-loving ad strategists alike!  Monthly lineups will be announced in advance, and space will be limited, so sign ups are required.  Snacks provided.  Watch for details!  

Events 

February is Library Lovers’ Month!  

Bring in a note of appreciation, pick up a valentine, or try a blind date with a book!  Enjoy “Tea for Two,” or leave a review to enter to win a Kwik Trip gift card!  Share the love at the library all month long!   

Alma BOOK CLUB

Where: Alma Public Library 

When: Third Monday of each month (beginning March 2023)

Time: 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Books:

March.: Sparks Like Stars by Nadia Hashimi

April: Dandelion Summer by Lisa Wingate

May: The Fugitive Wife  by Peter C. Brown

Join us! If you are interested in participating in the Alma Book Club, email Donna Griffiths at griff@mwt.net