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  • New Episode of Biblio Bistro

    Our latest episode of Biblio Bistro airs on 3/29! The eighth episode of Biblio Bistro highlights a low carb, quick and simple recipe; Citrusy Green Beans. This light and citrusy twist on steamed green beans is great for a quickhealthy summer side dish. Enjoy hot or cold.  To view the latest episode, learn more about the series, download the recipes …… Read More

  • Justice in Transition

    The Portage Lake District Library is partnering with the Institute of Policy, Ethics, and Culture (IPEC) at Michigan Technological University and the Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts to present a virtual speaker series this spring titled Justice in Transition…. Read More


    Please join us by Zoom for The Library Book Group Discussion of The Tempest by William Shakespeare on Wednesday, April 7, at 5:00 PM. This joyous play, the last comedy of Shakespeare’s career, sums up his stagecraft with a display of seemingly effortless skill. Richly filled with music and magic, romance and comedy, the play’s theme of love and reconciliation …… Read More

  • Smart Art Bites

    In this week’s episode of Smart Art Bites, let’s sing in Spanish with Lucia! Learn Twinkle Twinkle Little Star in Spanish, and the difference in tone and timbre between saxophone and ewi, concluding with a performance from Lucia. You can find more information, including recommended reading lists for each episode, at . Smart Art Bites is presented by the …… Read More

  • Library Holiday Hours

    The library will close at 1pm on Friday, April 2. We will reopen at 10am on Saturday, April 3.

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