The Friends of the Library are now taking donations for their annual book sale! Books can be dropped off at the library.

Events

SRP- All Ages Library Olympics

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

Live your Olympic dreams at the library with different bookish Olympic games like Book Balance, Giant Golf, Penguin Egg Races and more!  These challenges will be available to undertake all week!

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 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. 

History Hounds

Special Collections

Future Farmers of America: With nearly 100 years of history, Future Farmers of America (FFA) is synonymous with leadership, work ethic and more. From humble beginnings to a federally-charted program across the country, the organization spans beyond the farm. Join us to learn how the FFA's agricultural traditions have evolved to serve modern students and…

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

SRP All Ages- Family Yoga

Judith A. Stillion Conference Room

Join us for a beginner's class for all ages.  Bring the whole family or just yourself.  Don't forget your yoga mat, towel, or blanket.

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

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. 

Event Series Reading Buddies

Reading Buddies

Reading Buddies is a 5-week program that matches young readers with teen volunteers who will teach them to navigate the library, build literacy skills, and to read with confidence! Sessions are on Wednesdays and Fridays July 17th to August 16th from 12 - 1 PM. Readers only need to commit to one weekly session. Readers…