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  • A New Kind of “Book Sale”

    The Friends of the Portage Lake District Library are excited to announce our Grab Bag Book Sale! Clean out those closets and drop off any books that you would like to donate. The library will accept donations from October 26 – 31 during library hours. Since this is a grab bag sale we would prefer books that are less than …… Read More

  • Summer Reading Program Logs Thousands of Hours, Raises Funds for Area Nonprofits

    Through a collaboration with the Portage Health Foundation (PHF), Read for Relief engaged community members in summer reading while also helping the local nonprofit community heal from the COVID-19 pandemic. The program will award funds to area nonprofits thanks to a challenge grant provided by PHF…. Read More

  • Keweenaw Garden Club Zoom Program Monday, 10/19 @6:30pm: Butterfly Gardening with Dr. Thomas Werner

    In this presentation, you will learn the differences between butterflies and moths. The life cycle of a butterfly will be shown from the egg to the adult. The main focus of the talk is to introduce you to a couple of the more commonly seen butterfly species that you can find flying around in the city of Houghton (and other …… Read More

  • New Episode of Biblio Bistro

    Our latest episode of Biblio Bistro airs on 10/9! The fifth episode of Biblio Bistro highlights slow cooked kale, which is a quick, warm and fresh recipe using ingredients mostly available at the Copper Country‚Äôs amazing farmers’ markets…. Read More

  • LEAP Student Library Cards

    The Portage Lake District Library is launching a new educational initiative in partnership with Houghton-Portage Township Schools (HPTS) this fall. PLDL is currently working to ensure that all K-12 students have library cards. Library cards that were included in school materials at the start of the school year will need to be activated before students can begin to use our …… Read More

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The Library has resumed regular hours and is offering grab & go access to the building. Click here to learn more.