Storytime Hat Day 2018

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By , June 6, 2018

Library Presentations

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By , April 20, 2018

Buffalo County schools recently participated in Child Development Day. Children 3 and 4 years old received hearing and vision screenings. The Library along with other local and regional organizations were invited to talk to young parents about the resources available to them in the community.

The April 2018 Alma School Newsletter has photos of the Alma event (see the photo below). For more photos, visit their site:

Library Resources on Display

Alma Area Schools Newsletter

Book Club Reads

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By , April 16, 2018

Join the Club

A few Members of the Alma Book Club bundled up and headed into the Library today for an interesting discussion of the book, The First Phone Call From Heaven. (Those boots aren’t just for the fashion show.)

Stop in sometime and join the discussion!





Here’s the List of Upcoming Reads for the Alma Book Club:
May 21 @ 1:30 – The Art of Arranging Flowers by Lynne Branard
June 18 @1:30 – Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford
July 16 @1:30 – The Elephant Whisperer by Lawrence Anthony
August 20 @ 1:30 – The Cherry Harvest by Lucy Sanna
September 17 @ 1:30 – The Book of Unknown Americans by Cristina Henríquez
October 15 @ 1:30 – Flat Broke With Two Goats by Jennifer McGaha

Music Makers at Story Hour

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By , April 11, 2018

Tambourine Joy



Jubilant Noise

Free Courses Through Gale

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By , April 6, 2018

Dreaming of warmer weather and thinking about your garden? Gale Courses offers a FREE “Start Your Own Edible Garden” course!

Libraries belonging to the Winding Rivers Library System are offering Gale Courses on a one-year trial basis to patrons interested in online learning. These are instructor-led courses that you can take entirely online.   As a library card holder in good standing, you have access to these courses at no cost. Courses run for six weeks and new sessions begin every month. Simply pick a start date, register and Go!

And don’t forget to let us know what you think!

We Do the Math

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By , March 19, 2018

Lending and borrowing. Libraries try to balance the equation. We want to borrow about the same number of titles as we lend throughout the year. That’s just being neighborly.

A sampling of who requested items so far this morning from the Alma Public Library? Holmen, Campbell, West Salem, Bangor, Norwalk, Viroqua, Wilton, Black River Falls, La Crosse, Necedah, and Coon Valley. That’s 14 library users from 11 different libraries that will be receiving something from our Alma collection this week. Sharing; it’s what libraries do, and so much more!

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