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Alcona County Library August Event Calendar

TUESDAY, August 3, 17 * Knitting Klub & Crochet at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library, 1:15-3:15 p.m. All ages and levels welcome, call 724-6796 for more information.

WEDNESDAY, August 4 * Friends of the Alcona County Library will meet at the Harrisville branch, 11 a.m.

WEDNESDAY, August 4 * Join Alex Thomas & Friends for an all-new, animal-themed interactive puppet show featuring a new puppet character! Be ready for jokes, stories, silliness, and all-around fun through the art of puppetry at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library, 1:30 p.m.  Call 989-724-6796 for more information.

THURSDAY, August 5, 12, 19, 26 * Community Walking Club for Everyone will meet at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library, 9 a.m.

THURSDAY, August 5, 12, 19 * Family Movie Matinee at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library, 2 p.m. Enjoy a newly released DVD and theatre-style popcorn. Call 724-6796 for details. Stay afterward for our Library Backyard Adventures!

THURSDAY, August 5, 12, 19, 26 * Check out our new outdoor games! Library Backyard Adventures at the Alcona County Library in Harrisville, 3:30 p.m. (after the Family Movie Matinee). This program is provided by a grant from the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) and the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).

FRIDAY, August 6 * Frog Day Storytime and craft for children at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library, 10:30 a.m. Join us for froggy crafts, froggy stories, and froggy treats. Call 724-6797 for more information.

MONDAY, August 9 * Craftomania for Adults! at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library, 1-3:30 p.m. The project for August is Painting with Kathleen Baker. There is a $3 charge. Call 724-6796 to register for this program supported by the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs (MCACA) and Art in the Loft.

TUESDAY, August 10 * Pick up a Teen/Tween DIY Kit (ages 9 to 18) at the Alcona County Library in Harrisville. August’s kit is Animal Wall Art. Call 989-724-6796 for more information.

TUESDAY, August 10 * Get up close and personal with birds of prey through live animal presentations by Hawk Hill Raptors at the Curtis Township Library in Glennie, 1 p.m. Bring a chair! Call 989-724-6796 for more info about this free program supported by the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs and Art in the Loft. 

WEDNESDAY, August 11 * Summer Reading ends today. All tickets need to be turned in by noon!  The winners will be announced and ice cream will be provided at the Alcona County Library in Harrisville at 2 p.m.  Call 989-724-6796 for more information.

FRIDAY, August 13, 27 * Storytime and craft for children at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library, 10:30 a.m. Call 989-724-6796 for more information.

SATURDAY, August 14 * Learn about the Native Wildflowers of the Curtis Township Library with Emily Kemnitz, 11 a.m.  This program will be at the Curtis Township Library Labyrinth in Glennie. Call 989-735-2601 for more information.

SATURDAY, August 14 * Beekeeping with Teresa McCurdy at the Curtis Township Library parking lot (weather permitting) in Glennie, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Call 989-735-2601 for more information.

SATURDAY, August 14 * Play Connect 4, Bocce Ball, and Bean Bag Toss at the Curtis Township Library’s Heritage Games, 11 a.m.- 1 p.m. Call 989-735-2601 for more information.

SATURDAY, August 14 * Keeping It Local with Kirtland’s Warbler presented by Sue Malski in the meeting room of the Curtis Township Library in Glennie at noon. Call 989-735-2601 for more information.

TUESDAY, August 17 * The Alcona Book Club will meet at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library, noon -1 p.m. The selection for August is The Noticer by Andy Andrews. Adult Summer Reading ends this day. Call 724-6796 for more info.

FRIDAY, August 20 * Special “Bug Day” Storytime & Picnic at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library. Storytime is at 10:30-11:30 a.m. and the picnic is at 11:30-12:30 p.m. Everyone is invited!

WEDNESDAY, August 25 * The Alcona County Library Board will meet at the Harrisville branch, 2 p.m.

THURSDAY, August 26 * Tweens and teens aged 9-18 are invited to create an Upcycled T-Shirt Bag at the Alcona County Library in Harrisville. Sign-up for one of two times, 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Call 989-724-6796 to register for this free program supported by the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs (MCACA) and Art in the Loft. Stay afterward for our Library Backyard Adventures!

THURSDAY, August 26 * Library Backyard Adventures at the Alcona County Library in Harrisville, 3:30 p.m. (after the Tween and Teen Craft). This program is provided by a grant from the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) and the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).

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