The Library will be closed on July 4, 2024 and will reopen on July 5th at 9:00 a.m.

Events

SRP Tween/Teen- Bad Art Night

Judith A. Stillion Conference Room

Join us for a fun art challenge!  Use the supplies provided to create the worst art within the time limit.  The winner gets the Bad Art Trophy.

Free
Event Series Poke’mon Club

Poke’mon Club

Judith A. Stillion Conference Room

Join Alpena County Library on Monday, June 10th  & June 24th from 5:00pm-6:00pm for our Pokémon Club for youths ages 8 to 18! At this one-hour program, attendees will learn how to play Pokémon, battle peers, trade cards, do crafts, and watch Pokémon. Attendees should bring their own cards to the meet-up, but the Library…

Event Series Tinker Tuesday

Tinker Tuesday

Makerspace 211 N. 1st Ave, Alpena, MI, United States

Tinker Tuesday is about getting together and exploring projects ranging from Makey Makey, Raspberry Pi, Arduino, 3D Printing, Strawbees, littleBits, Snap Circuits, sewing and more! Let your curiosity take over and explore! Participants must be 5+ years old or older

Paws to Read- with Melissa Smith

Youth Service Department 211 N. 1st Ave, Alpena, MI, United States

Meet two very special squirrels, Spech and Daisy, with Wildlife Rehabilitator, Melissa Smith and sign up to read to a squirrel. Sign up and help your child's literacy skills by reading to a furry friend! Registration required: https://forms.gle/Q423Em4ZxxyogNvM9

Free
Event Series Weekly Storytime

Weekly Storytime

Youth Service Department 211 N. 1st Ave, Alpena, MI, United States

Join us in the Youth Services Department every Wednesday from 10 am-11 am for our Weekly Storytime. Come for a few stories, then stay for an activity or craft! All ages are welcome.  If  you can't make it on Wednesday, join us on Thursday afternoon at 1 p.m.

Free
Event Series Open MakerLab

Open MakerLab

Makerspace 211 N. 1st Ave, Alpena, MI, United States

Join the Alpena County Library Wednesday mornings from 10 a.m.-Noon for Open MakerLab! Makers of all ages can tinker, collaborate, and create a project of their choice in our lab. Staff help is available if needed. Participants ages 5 to 15 will need parental supervision at all times. A signed waiver is required prior to…

Event Series Tech Help

Tech Help

First Floor 211 N. 1st Ave, Alpena, MI, United States

Do you have a gadget that you need a little help with or a tech question that you need an answer to? Get help with your computer, phone, or tablet from our knowledgeable and patient staff. We offer a one-hour, four times, a week session with our Technology Specialist on a first-come, first-serve basis. 

SRP Ages 5-12 – Critter Feeders

Judith A. Stillion Conference Room

Create critter feeders out of pinecones, vegetable shortening, and seeds.  Patrons will be challenged to hang theirs at home or in the neighborhood where local birds can eat the seeds.  These bird feeders will be peanut free for anyone with a peanut allergy.

Free
Event Series Tech Help

Tech Help

First Floor 211 N. 1st Ave, Alpena, MI, United States

Do you have a gadget that you need a little help with or a tech question that you need an answer to? Get help with your computer, phone, or tablet from our knowledgeable and patient staff. We offer a one-hour, four times, a week session with our Technology Specialist on a first-come, first-serve basis. 

Event Series Weekly Storytime

Weekly Storytime

Judith A. Stillion Conference Room

Join us in the Youth Services Department every Thursday from 1 pm-2 pm for our Weekly Storytime. Come for a few stories, then stay for an activity or craft! All ages are welcome

Chalk Party

Unleash your inner artist at Alpena County Library! Join us on June 28th to sprinkle creativity across our sidewalks and welcome visitors with vibrant chalk masterpieces. Let’s make the library shine