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“Reunion” Adult Book Group

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Join us on Wednesday, August 5, at 5:30 pm outside the library at the picnic table on the East side of the library, next to the bike rack. We’ll be talking about books we’ve read over the past several months and we’ll pick September’s group read. As always, we encourage new members to join the fun and this is a …… Read More

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Census Drop-In at Your Library

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Everyone counts at the Portage Lake District Library! Come in to get information on the census, learn how to fill out the census, and have your questions answered by library staff. A laptop is available for patrons to complete the census. The deadline to complete the census has been extended through October 2020. Participation is a way to ensure that …… Read More

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Biblio Bistro Video Series Debuts July 14

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This summer the Keweenaw is getting a look into what it means to eat local produce with the debut of a new video series, Biblio Bistro. The new cooking show will be available on Instagram, YouTube and Facebook starting July 14 and is a collaboration between Portage Health Foundation (PHF) and Portage Lake District Library (PLDL)…. Read More

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VIRTUAL Kids Yoga

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Join us on Tuesdays in July at 10:15 AM for kids yoga with Fresh Coast Yoga! A PLDL staff member will read a story and a yoga instructor will demonstrate poses to accompany the story. Find Fresh Coast Yoga on Instagram and look for the live event. 

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Homebound Book Delivery Program Now Available

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The Portage Lake District Library is thrilled to announce a new homebound delivery program. Library cardholders who are unable to travel to the library due to illness, physical disability, lack of transportation or those not comfortable using in-person services at this time can apply to participate…. Read More

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Summer Reading Program Kickoff Party

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Join us on Saturday, June 27, from 11am-2pm for a VIRTUAL kickoff party on Facebook to celebrate the opening of our 2020 READ FOR RELIEF Summer Reading Program! We’ll have a LIVE Classic Fairy tale storytime and Bingo, and more games to play. Please stop by PLDL curbside pickup to get a craft packet which contains either a dragon mask …… Read More

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Library Card Memberships Restored

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This morning, were made aware that patron library cards we’re not allowing them to place holds in the online catalog. As of 11:30am, all resident library cards should allow patrons to place holds. We apologize for the confusion and inconvenience. … Read More

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Curbside Pickup

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We are pleased to begin No Contact Curbside Pickup of library materials on Monday, June 15. Patrons may place their requests on hold by following this link to library catalog https://uprl.ent.sirsi.net/client/en_US/pldl/search/ or by calling the library at 482-4570. We will notify you when your materials are ready to be picked up. Please call 482-4570  with questions or email info@pldl.org. We …… Read More

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PLDL Announces Phased Reopening Plan

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“We are thrilled to get back to work in the building and determined to do so in a way that ensures our staff and patrons safety,” Said Dillon Geshel, Library Director. “A phased reopening approach will give us the time we need to prepare the library for in-person use, and make sure we do so in a measured, strategic way to keep everyone safe.”… Read More

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Hancock Library Wins School Service Award

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The Hancock School Public Library has been honored with the School Service Award from the Copper Country Association of School Boards and Hancock Public Schools. The award, given to one individual or group every spring, honors outstanding service to education… Read More

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