Timeless Songs for All Ages

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Please join us on Saturday, April 26 from 10:30 am - noon for "Timeless Songs for All Ages" - music by John Komperda & Donna Watts. This is a free event in honor of National Library Week. Not only will there be great music, there will also be free coffee and treats for patrons and visitors.  

Music will be played in the library lobby. You are invited to stop in to listen or just enjoy the music as you read the newspaper, look for books, or chat with friends and neighbors. Food and coffee is provided by Friends of Albertson Memorial Library. Come relax and enjoy your library!

April Culver's Coloring Contest

Coloring contest sheets are available during the month of April for the annual Culver's National Library Week Coloring Contest. Children 4-11 receive an ice cream coupon when they pick up and return a coloring sheet featuring a drawing about their favorite book, book character, event, or scene. Submitted drawings for age brackets 4-7 and 8-11 are then entered into a drawing for a grand prize meal coupon from Culvers.   

After School Book Club Rescheduled for April 30

After School Book Club did not meet on April 9th due to the middle school play. Instead we will meet on April 30th at the Albany Community Center. A notice was sent home to book clubbers and parents.

Children's Literacy Programs

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten is a program for children under age 5. Each child receives a packet of reading records to track their progress toward reading and interacting with 1,000 books. At milestones of 250, 500, 750 books they receive incentive prizes upon turning in their reading records. At program completion they receive a special gift and a certificate.

Preschool Storytime is 45 minutes to an hour of stories, fingerplays, rhymes, dances, and other activities to entertain and educate youngsters. No registration is required for our bimonthly sessions on the 1st and 3rd Fridays of every month.

After School Book Club for 4th-6th graders meets one Wednesday a month throughout the school year. No registration is required, but you do need to read the book to join our monthly discussion!

Borrow E-Books and Audiobooks

Click on the icon above to borrow e-books and audiobooks from Wisconsin's Digital Library. You must have a library card* and your own device such as a computer, Kindle, Nook, the library's Nook that you've check out, an Ipod/Ipad/Iphone or other smartphone to access and read or listen to the books. Each device is different, so stop in if you have questions.

*Your library card number must be preceded by Albany's zipcode for the digital download to work*

Our simple touch e-reader is pre-loaded with fiction, non-fiction, romance novels, and some classics. . Check it out today!


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