Census 2020 Jobs -- Apply Online or at a Library

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     Alma Public Library Dates

            October 21  2:00 - 4:00

            November 6  Noon - 4:00

            November 11  Noon - 4:00

            November 21  Noon - 4:00 

            December 2  Noon - 4:00

            December 9  Noon - 4:00

            December 16  Noon - 4:00

 

 

Children's Storytime

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Join us on Tuesdays at 10am for stories, songs, and crafts! Beginning October 15, 2019.

 

Do you like to listen to audiobooks?

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Alma Public Library has access to over 32,000 audiobooks through RBdigital!   

 

To access, click the RBdigital Audiobook icon on our website, or go to: https://almami.rbdigital.com/

  • Register with your library card at top right corner of the RBdigital home page, or in RBdigital app
  • No holds or waiting for audiobooks you want
  • Download audiobooks for offline listening

 

Apple App Store

Google Play

Amazon Appstore

 


For those who previously used RBdigital Magazines:

 

Due to the change in web address for the library's access to RBdigital, current Usernames and Passwords will not work at the old site after Oct 1, 2019. To continue using RBdigital Magazines + Audiobooks after this date, go to the new address at https://almami.rbdigital.com/ and create a new account using your library card number.  Alternatively, go to the RBdigital app, log out of your account, and then create a new account.  NOTE: any magazines you have currently checked out will not migrate to the new account and will need to be re-checked out once logged in to your new account.

 

If you have any questions, ask at the library circulation desk and we can help you make the transition to RBdigital magazines + audiobooks!

Haunted House Contest

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Our annual Haunted House Contest is back! Entries will be accepted from Monday, October 7 through Saturday, October 12. One entry per person. Maximum size 24" x 24" x 24", and may be made of anything EXCEPT food items. Voting will happen from Monday, October 14 through Saturday, October 26. The entry with the most votes in Children's, Teens, and Adult will each win a $50 cash prize!! For more info, please call the library.

Read Digital Magazines with RBdigital!

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Current users: access will  change October 1st to https://almami.rbdigital.com/ (instructions below)

 

RBdigital features full-color, digital editions of 175 popular magazines for instant desktop or mobile device reading! To access, click the Digital Magazines link on our website and create an account with your Library Card and create a Username and Password. 

 

Then with RBdigital magazines you can:

  • Select both new and back issues
  • Add magazines to your personal reading list
  • No holds, no checkout periods, and no limits to the number of magazines checked out

 

Try it out -- and if you have questions, visit the library front desk!

 

Or download the RB digital app and create your accout right from the app!


For those who previously used RBdigital Magazines:

 

Due to the change in web address for the library's access to RBdigital, current Usernames and Passwords will not work at the old site after Oct 1, 2019. To continue using RBdigital Magazines + Audiobooks after this date, go to the new address at https://almami.rbdigital.com/ and create a new account using your library card number.  Alternatively, go to the RBdigital app, log out of your account, and then create a new account.  NOTE: any magazines you have currently checked out will not migrate to the new account and will need to be re-checked out once logged in to your new account.

 

If you have any questions, ask at the library circulation desk and we can help you make the transition to RBdigital magazines + audiobooks!

Toddler Play Time

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Join us on the fourth Thursday of every month for a play hour aimed at babies and toddlers, ages 6-36 months! Please see our Events page for more info.

Read with a Senior

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Find e-books and audiobooks with Overdrive

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Read e-books and listen to audiobooks in the FuelYourMind Digital Collection via OverDrive, brought to you by our membership in the White Pine Library Cooperative.

 

To borrow books, click on the e-book icon on our website (or click on the image above). Validate with your library card and pin (the last 4 digits of your library card number) then borrow books and read immediately on a computer, e-reader, smartphone or tablet with the OverDrive app. 

 

Download the Overdrive app for your device:

Apple App Store

Google Play

Amazon Appstore

Windows 8 & 10

 

Questions? Ask at the Library front desk and we can help!

Alma READS Book Club

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Would you like to:

Read books and talk about what you've read with others? 
Read something different from what you usually read?
Learn about new authors?

 

Join us for a discussion of this month's book!

 

Alma READS is a book discussion group that meets the last Thursday of each month at 7:00 PM at the Alma Public Library. New members welcome anytime. For more information contact the library at 989-463-3966.

 

ABOUT THE BOOKS

 

The group reads fiction from various genres, either classic works or newer, as well as non-fiction. Book selections and discussions are made by the group, facilitated by Library staff.  Books can generally be found in the library's collection, through MeL interlibrary loan, or in the Overdrive e-book/audiobook collection. If you need assistance finding a copy of a book, ask library staff at the circulation desk or call 989-463-3966.  

 

2019 BOOK SELECTIONS

 

January 31: Between the World and Me / Ta-nehisi Coates

February 28: To Kill a Mockingbird / Harper Lee

March 28: Brooklyn / Colm Toibin

April 25: The Alchemist / Paulo Coelho

May 30: Walt Longmire Series / Craig Johnson   read any book from the series!

June 27:  Educated / Tara Westover

July 25:  There There / Tommy Orange

Aug 29:  Where the Crawdads Sing / Delia Owens

Sept 26: The Art of Racing in the Rain / Garth Stein

Oct 24:  The Library Book / Susan Orlean

Nov 21: Stuck in Manistique / Dennis Cuesta

Dec 19: Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood / Trevor Noah

 

NOTE - THE LAST 3 DATES ARE NOT THE LAST THURSDAY OF THE MONTH DUE TO HOLIDAYS IN THOSE WEEKS

 

2018 BOOK SELECTIONS

The Great Alone / Kristin Hannah

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time / Mark Haddon

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