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HARRISVILLE – The Alcona County Library has a full calendar of events in February. For more information on any of these programs, call 989-724-6796.

¯ Tuesday, February 1 — Alcona teens, the library needs your help! World famous thief Lupine strikes again! He stole a Michigan bestselling author’s laptop containing the only copy of his latest novel. It’s up to you to decode the notes he left on Michigan library websites and retrieve the laptop before the project’s March 15 deadline. More information about MiLibraryQuest is available at mi.gov/MiLibraryQuest.

¯ Tuesdays, February 1 and 15 — Knitting Klub & Crochet is from 1:15 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library. All ages and levels are welcome.

¯ Wednesday, February 2 – The Alcona County Library in Harrisville will be closed all day. Caledonia, Lincoln and Mikado branches will remain open during their regular hours. The library appreciates your patience as we prepare for the “Thinking Money for Kids” exhibit.

¯ Thursday, February 3 – The Alcona County Library in Harrisville will be closed until 2 p.m. Caledonia, Lincoln and Mikado branches will remain open during their regular hours. The Thinking Money for Kids exhibit open house is from 3-6 p.m. Thursday, a traveling exhibit designed to teach children and their families about money, thanks to Alpena Alcona Area Credit Union and a competitive national grant from the American Library Association and the Foundation for Investor Education FINRA. The “Thinking Money for Kids” exhibit will kick off with an open house, gift basket raffle and piggy bank. Enter a drawing for a chance to win a Chromebook. The winner will be announced on the last day of the show, March 17 at 3 p.m.

¯ Thursdays, February 3, 10, 17, and 24 – The Everyone Community Walking Club will meet at 9 a.m. in the parking lot of the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library every Thursday.

¯ Fridays, February 4, 18, and 25 — Children’s story and craft time is at 10:30 a.m. at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library.

¯ Friday, February 11 — A special story and craft hour will take place at 10:30 a.m., featuring “Click, Clack, MOO!” for children at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library. Thanks to Alpena Alcona Area Credit Union and a nationally competitive grant from the American Library Association and FINRA Investor Education Foundation.

¯ Monday, February 14 — Celebrate Love Your Library Month with the Alcona County Library. Read the paper, eat a muffin, and enjoy coffee from 9:30 a.m. to noon at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library every morning through February 18.

¯ Monday, February 14 — Alpena Alcona Area Credit Union will present a program on budgeting for adults at 1:30 p.m. at the Alcona County Library in Harrisville.

¯ Tuesday, February 15 — The Alcona Book Club will meet from noon to 1 p.m. at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library. February’s selection is “Fifth Avenue Lions,” by Fiona Davis.

¯ Wednesday, Feb. 16 – Kids of all ages are invited to Homeschoolers at the Library at 1 p.m. for a fun and educational activity at the Alcona County Library in Harrisville.

¯ Wednesday, Feb. 16 – Teens ages 12 and up are invited to play a “Survive the Zombie Apocalypse” budgeting game (candy included) at 2 p.m. at the Harrisville branch of the Alcona County Library . Learn how to prioritize your money during a zombie apocalypse. Thanks to Alpena Alcona Area Credit Union and a nationally competitive grant from the American Library Association and FINRA Investor Education Foundation.

¯ Monday, February 21 — The Alcona County Library and its branches will be closed to observe Presidents’ Day.

¯ Wednesday, February 23 — The Alcona County Library Board will meet at 2:00 p.m. at the Harrisville branch.

¯ Monday, February 28 — Do you like chocolate? Join the Alcona County Library in Harrisville from 2-4 p.m. to learn how one of your favorite Valentine’s Day confections is made, as Teresa walks you through the story and the harvesting and roasting process all the way to the final sweet cocoa product that we love.

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