Medigap Open Enrollment Resource

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The Library has a subscription to a resource that can assist those making decisions about available Medicare Medigap insurance plans during the open enrollment period of Oct 15 - Dec 7 this year. Click this link to access the Weiss Ratings Medigap Report tool and create a customized guide and comparison of Medicare supplement insurance options. Questions? Ask at the library front desk and we can help you use this tool!

Census 2020 Jobs -- Information & Assistance

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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

A U.S. Census 2020 representative will be at the library to provide information and assist anyone interested in completing the online application to become a Census worker in 2020. The application must be completed online, and can be completed without visiting the library. Additional information:

Census Job Details

Census Job Pay Rates

How to Apply

 

Children's Storytime

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

 

Closed for Thanksgiving

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The Alma Public Library will be closed Thursday, November 28 2019 through Sunday, December 1 2019. Regular hours resume Monday, December 2 at 12pm (noon).

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!

Family Movie Day

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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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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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