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Alton Appreciation Day August 17th

Alton will be having their annual Appreciation Day on Thursday, August 17 from 5:00 – 7:00 pm. Free Food while supplies Last: Babcock Brats & Hotdogs, Beans, Chips, and a bottled water. Entertainment & Sponsors: Watermelon Stand: Jellema Construction and Hentges Plumbing & Heating Ice Cream Bars: Orange City Area Hospitals Face Painting by Vivian […]

Library News 07/18/17-New Adult Book and More!

Downloadable Books As you go on vacation this summer, remember to check out options for downloading books to your mobile devices. Information on Bridges and Recorded Books can be found on our website www.alton.lib.ia.us Twins Print We are selling a unique print from the Minnesota Twins autographed by retired player and coach, Tony Oliva. This […]

Alton Library Selling Autographed Twins Print to Support Reading Program

The Alton Public Library is selling a unique print from the Minnesota Twins autographed by retired player and coach, Tony Oliva. This full 8 x 10 picture is a print of the artwork by artist, Karl Jaeger and features some of the most celebrated players in Twins history. You are welcome to stop by the […]

Library News 07/11/17

Build A Better World All children enrolled in our summer reading program may continue to read for prizes through Saturday, July 29. Twins Print We are selling a unique print from the Minnesota Twins autographed by retired player and coach, Tony Oliva. This full 8 x 10 picture is a print of the artwork by […]

Library News 07/03/17

Thank You! We would like to thank the following businesses for generously donating to our Summer Reading Program! We truly appreciate your dedication to the children in our town and surrounding area! Alton: 10th Street Pub, American State Bank, The Body Works, Casey’s General Store, Community Insurance, Double D Bar, Foreman Tire, Hentges Plumbing, Willett […]

Alton Appreciation Day August 17th

Alton will be having their annual Appreciation Day on Thursday, August 17 from 5:00 – 7:00 pm.

Free Food while supplies Last:
Babcock Brats & Hotdogs, Beans, Chips, and a bottled water.

Entertainment & Sponsors:

  • Watermelon Stand: Jellema Construction and Hentges Plumbing & Heating
  • Ice Cream Bars: Orange City Area Hospitals
  • Face Painting by Vivian Miller: Iowa State Bank Orange City IA
  • Bouncy Houses by Party Fun Rentals: American State Bank Alton IA Branch
  • Cookie Decorating: Alton Library
  • The Fire Department will be doing a Smoke House re-enactment.

The NEW City of Alton float will be on display.

Drink Specials at both the DD Bar & 10th Street Pub.

Library News 07/18/17-New Adult Book and More!

Downloadable Books
As you go on vacation this summer, remember to check out options for downloading books to your mobile devices. Information on Bridges and Recorded Books can be found on our website www.alton.lib.ia.us

Twins Print
We are selling a unique print from the Minnesota Twins autographed by retired player and coach, Tony Oliva. This full 8 x 10 picture is a print of the artwork by artist, Karl Jaeger and features some of the most celebrated players in Twins history. You are welcome to stop by the library and place your bids to purchase this print. Bids will be taken through July 29. The donation amount will be contributed to our Summer Reading Program.

Build A Better World
All children enrolled in our summer reading program may continue to read for prizes through Saturday, July 29.

Alton Appreciation Day
Alton will be having their annual Appreciation Day on Thursday, August 17 from 5:00 – 7:00 pm. Be sure to stop by the library booth for cookie decorating and drawings!

New Adult Books:

  • Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate
  • Inside the O’Briens by Lisa Genova
  • The Zookeepers’s Wife by Diane Ackerman
  • Beneath Copper Falls by Colleen Coble
  • Preacher’s Hellstorm by William W. Johnstone
  • The Stargazer’s Guide to the Night Sky by Dr. Jason Lisle

Alton Library Selling Autographed Twins Print to Support Reading Program

The Alton Public Library is selling a unique print from the Minnesota Twins autographed by retired player and coach, Tony Oliva. This full 8 x 10 picture is a print of the artwork by artist, Karl Jaeger and features some of the most celebrated players in Twins history. You are welcome to stop by the library and place your bids to purchase this print. Bids will be taken through July 29. The donation amount will be contributed to our Summer Reading Program.

Library News 07/11/17

Build A Better World
All children enrolled in our summer reading program may continue to read for prizes through Saturday, July 29.

Twins Print
We are selling a unique print from the Minnesota Twins autographed by retired player and coach, Tony Oliva. This full 8 x 10 picture is a print of the artwork by artist, Karl Jaeger and features some of the most celebrated players in Twins history. You are welcome to stop by the library and place your bids to purchase this print. Bids will be taken through July 29. Donation amount will be contributed to our Summer Reading Program.

Tumblebooks Library Subscription
The Alton Public Library subscribes to TumblePremium, “an amalgamation of three collections (TumbleBook Library, TumbleBook Cloud Jr., and TumbleMath) into one easy access point. One super collection, one login. Our username is altonlibrary and our password is libra. Visit our website today and check it out the large selection of online children’s materials!

New Adult Books:

  • Come Sundown by Nora Roberts
  • Curious Minds by Janet Evanovich
  • Haven of Swans by Colleen Coble
  • Beautiful Lost by Luanne Rice
  • Bread of Angels by Tessa Afshar
  • Ol’ Slantface by John T. Wayne

Library News 07/03/17

Thank You!
We would like to thank the following businesses for generously donating to our Summer Reading Program! We truly appreciate your dedication to the children in our town and surrounding area!

Alton: 10th Street Pub, American State Bank, The Body Works, Casey’s General Store, Community Insurance, Double D Bar, Foreman Tire, Hentges Plumbing, Willett Insurance.

Orange City: Don’s Food Center, Dutch Mart, Fareway Stores, Iowa State Bank, Jonny’s Place, Main Street Theatres, Neal Chase, Orange City Health System, Orange City Vet Clinic, Pizza Ranch, Siouxland Travel, Subway, and Taco John’s.

Other: All Seasons Center, Culvers, Great Plains Zoo, Henry Doorly Zoo, Kansas City Royals, Kids Gym, McDonalds, Minnesota Baseball, Pizza Hut, Pumpkinland, Wal-Mart of LeMars, Wal-Mart of Sioux Center, Well’s Blue Bunny, and Wild Water West.

Twins Print
We are selling a unique print from the Minnesota Twins autographed by retired player and coach, Tony Oliva. This full 8 x 10 picture is a print of the artwork by artist, Karl Jaeger and features some of the most celebrated players in Twins history. You are welcome to stop by the library and place your bids to purchase this print. Bids will be taken through July 29. Donation amount will be contributed to our Summer Reading Program.

Congratulations!
Thank you to all the children that signed up for our Summer Reading Program Drawings. Congratulations to the winners: Kids Gym – Joelie Konz , Graci Hopcroft, and Malaika Evans; Sioux Falls Zoo – Zoey Nelson; Kansas City Royals – Luke Van Wyk; Wild Water West – Shyenne Zeutenhorst; Henry Doorly Zoo – Alison Probst

Build A Better World
All children enrolled in our summer reading program may continue to read for prizes through Saturday, July 29.

New Adult Books:

  • The Ultimatum by Karen Robards
  • Raging Storm by Vannetta Chapman
  • Echo Lake by Carla Neggers
  • Ebb Tide by Beverly Lewis
  • Her Secret by Shelley Shepard Gray
  • Silver City by Jeff Guinn
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