Serving the City of Alma, Wisconsin, and Surrounding Buffalo County

Summer Reading Events for KIDS & FAMILIES

Summer Reading Program Events for TEENS & TWEENS

Summer Reading Program: FUN FRIDAYS!


Earn bonus prize drawing entries just for stopping by on Fridays and partiticpating in the theme of the week!

Events & Programs

SUMMER READING PROGRAM: Oceans of Possibilities

    NEW this Summer!!

Stop by on July 12 between 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. to help us kick off our Summer Reading Program by adding to our ocean-themed sidewalk chalk art!  Children and youth ages 18 and under can pick up a reading log beginning July 11, set a personal reading goal, and start working toward prize incentives.  Adults who register for the program earn a prize drawing entry for each book read during the program dates.  ALL AGES who participate in our Fun Friday theme days gain BONUS prize drawing entries!  Reading log prizes begin July 18; all drawings will take place on August 19.   

Sign-ups are going on NOW for these fun activities:

July 15, 2 p.m.  Coloring for Adults

July 19 & Aug. 2, 10 a.m.  Family Story Times

July 26 & Aug. 9, 10 a.m.  Maker Days for teens & tweens

Aug. 16, 10 a.m.  Tabletop Games (teens and tweens ages 10 and up)

Advance registration is not required but is appreciated.  Scroll through flyers for details.  



Where: Alma Public Library 

When: Third Monday of each month (July 18th, August 15th, Sept. 19th)

Time: 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm


July: “Touching Stars” by Emilie Richards

August: “The Sweetness of Forgetting” by Kristin Harmel

Sept.: “The Four Winds” by Kristin Hannah

Guests are always welcome to attend! If you are interested in joining Alma Book Club, email Donna Griffiths at

 Memory Café


A Memory Café is a gathering where adults can join to share thoughts and experiences. Memory Cafés are for persons who are concerned about memory loss, as well as for those who are interested in promoting life-long learning and engaging in brain-healthy activities. Dementia Care Specialist Katrina from ADRC will be your host.

Where: Alma Public Library

Day:  Third Monday of even months (the next one is August 15th)

Time: 2:30pm-4pm


Also with ADRC: Questions with Katrina

Katrina is here to answer any questions you have about memory lose, dementia, or brain health. She is here every months on the first and third Mondays 2:30pm-4:30pm for free and confidential consultation. She will be here on July 4th and July 18th 2:30pm-4:30pm.

Please come in and say hi to her! 

Family Story Time

We are bringing back in-person family story time July 19 and August 2! Each story time features songs, games, stories, and a craft! Geared toward ages 2-8 and their grown-ups; all who like a good picture book are welcome!





Look who Chalked the Walk!