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  • MiOSHA Rule For Libraries Still Require Masks

    On Friday, May 14, Governor Whitmer announced that vaccinated individuals no longer need to wear a mask in public or indoors. But do you still need to wear a mask at the library? Yes, MiOSHA’s Emergency Rules have not changed, and still require patrons at libraries, museums, and retail shops to wear a face covering…. Read More

  • PLDL No Longer Holding Returned Materials in Quarantine

    The practice of holding returned items in quarantine for 72 hours was based on limited COVID-19 data, which has since been expanded with revised guidance from the CDC. According to the CDC, the virus is believed to spread mainly from person-to-person…. Read More

  • Frogtastic !

    Portage Lake District Library is joining forces with the Keweenaw Land Trust on summer reading program activities! Leap into Spring on Saturday, 5/15, from 2-3:30pm with an afternoon of learning about frogs at Paavola Wetlands with Environmental Educator, Joan Chadde. We recommend rubber boots! For directions please follow the link :

  • Financial Literacy Kits, Resources Available

    The Michigan Tech Employees Federal Credit Union and Portage Lake District Library are proud to announce their partnership in launching a new financial literacy display located at PLDL. It includes: books for all ages about saving, budgeting, investing, and more; hands-on activity kits for youth to check out which contain play money and lessons about counting, saving, earning, and spending money; free copies of the book “Give It”; and more…. Read More

  • Rabbit Island School Scholarships Now Available

    The Rabbit Island Foundation and the Portage Lake District Library are partnering to host a place-based arts and ecology program for area students. Students awarded with a scholarship to Rabbit Island School will spend one week on the island, participating in an open framework, student lead expedition. Apply now!… Read More

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