Bryan's Retirement

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The Alma Public Library and Friends of the Alma Library invite you to Bryan's Retirement Open House! Please join us between 3:30 and 5:30pm on Thursday, December 12 at the Library.

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!

Closed for Christmas

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The Alma Public Library will be closed Tuesday, December 24 and Wednesday, December 25. Regular hours resume Thursday, December 26. Happy holidays!

Free DVDs!

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Happy holidays from the Alma Public Library! For the entire month of December, all DVDs are free! 


DVDs must be checked out on an adult card and the limit is 4 per person.



Closed for New Year's Day

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We will be closed on Tuesday, December 31st and Wednesday, January 1st. Regular hours will resume on Thursday, January 2nd.

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.


Family Movie Day

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Join us on Friday, December 20 at 4pm for a FREE screening of The Nightmare Before Christmas! Walt Disney Pictures, PG, 76 minutes.

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.




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.  




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





The Great Alone / Kristin Hannah

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

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