Love to knit?  Join Helen, Eileen and other like-minded knitters to finish old projects, create new projects, or learn new stitches.  Helen will help new knitters knit a dishcloth.  Those who like to crochet are welcome, too!  Knitting Klub meets at the Harrisville branch on the first and third Tuesday at 1:15 p.m.; Knitting Klub at the Caledonia branch meets every Friday from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Harrisville:  First and Third Tuesdays at 1:15 p.m.
Caledonia:  Every Friday 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Check out our large collection of knitting and crochet books:  746.43 & 746.343.  Also lots of knitting, crochet and craft magazines available at the Harrisville branch.


Calling all Crafters!  Join the Library’s Free Range Craft for Adults which meets the first and third Thursdays of the month from 10 a.m. – noon at the Harrisville branch.  -- Start new crafts, finish old projects, bring ideas and questions for others in the group.  This is an opportunity for area crafters to meet and create projects during a designated time frame.  For more information, call Jan at 989-724-6796.

Starting again in May.  Stay tuned!

Adults are welcome to join us for the monthly “Get Crafty” session on the first Monday of the month at the Harrisville branch (second Monday during holiday weeks).  A craft or art project is offered for those who enjoy a new art experience.  We are honored to have local artists and crafters share their talents with us, and help us keep the costs down to a small materials & refreshment fee.  Must register for all events:  call 989-724-6796.

We’re always looking for new projects; call Lynn or Jan at 989-724-6796 if you have an art or craft project to share.

CHARITY PROJECT -- "Plarn" workshops
MORE DAYS SCHEDULED:  11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Mondays:  April 9, 16, 23!
The Alcona County Library invites the community to a 2018 charity project to make “plarn” (plastic yarn) out of plastic grocery bags, which then will be crocheted into waterproof mats for the homeless.   Attendees will need to bring scissors to cut plastic bags into strips, which will then be rolled into balls of “plarn.”  Plastic bags supplied, but you are welcome to bring bags to increase the inventory.  Those who crochet may wish to bring a 10 mm crochet hook.  Sample mat is on display at the Harrisville branch.  No registration required.  For more information, call 989-724-6796.

Monday, May 7, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Garden Markers with Jan.  Make whimsical garden markers for your plants out of wooden spoons.  All materials provided by $3/person.  Limited enrollment, call to register 989-724-6796.

Monday, June 4, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Oil Painting with local artist Kathleen Baker.  All materials provided for $5/person.  Call to register.

Monday, July 9, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. (Note: Second Monday)
Craft tba.

Monday, August 6, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Rock Painting with Judy Sullivan.  $5/person.  Call to register.

Monday, August 13, 1:00 p.m.
Art project with Jolene Grusecki.  $10/person. Call to register.

Monday, August 20, 1:00 p.m.
Art project with Marilyn Bachelor.  $5/person.  Call to register.

Monday, September 10, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. (Note:  Second Monday)
Craft tba

More great craft ideas to come!!!


Alcona Book Club meetings run from 12:00 noon until 1 p.m. on the third Tuesday of the month.  Enjoy delicious desserts and beverages provided by the Friends of the Library or bring your lunch.  Everyone is invited to join our friendly and welcoming group (women and men) for lively and thought-provoking discussions.  Visitors always welcome!  No registration required.  We alternate fiction and non-fiction selections throughout the year.  For more information, call Lynn or Jan at 989-724-6796. 

List of previous Book Club titles

List of 2017 Book Club titles

List of 2018 Book Club titles

Click here for the list of 2018 Alcona Book Club Selections!