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PLDL Board of Trustees Meeting

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The PLDL Board of Trustees will host their regular monthly meeting on Wednesday, November 25 at 7pm. The board will conduct this meeting via conference call instead of in-person due to the COVID19 pandemic…. Read More

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PLDL and Hancock Library Adjust Services due to Epidemic Order

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Starting Wednesday, November 18, the Portage Lake District Library will close the building to public patrons and instead offer no-contact curbside services to library users. The Hancock Library will remain open, but with adjusted hours … Read More

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Thanksgiving Holiday Hours of Operation

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The library will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday, 11/26, and Friday, 11/27. We will reopen on Saturday, 11/28, from 10am-3pm.

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CANCELLED: Saturdays OutSide at Hungarian Falls, 11/21@1pm

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Join us for an outdoor adventure with Eleva Potter, outdoor educator and Hancock Library Assistant, and explore the beautiful Hungarian Falls while learning about the geology, botany and history of the Keweenaw Peninsula!… Read More

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Library Book Group Discussion Wednesday

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Please join us by Zoom for The Library Book Group Discussion of Bear Town by Fredrik Backman on Wednesday, December 2, at 5:30 PM…. Read More

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Library Adjusts to Changes as Digital Downloads Increase

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The library remains in the third step of their four phase reopening plan, which offers grab-and-go access to the public. Until restrictions are eased on public gatherings and social distancing, the library expects to stay in phase three…. Read More

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Keweenaw Garden Club: Wreath and Swag Workshop

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On November 16 at 6:30pm, Learn to make your own beautiful holiday creations from natural materials in the woods and gardens around you. Erin Froese, floral designer and gardener, will offer an online workshop… Read More

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Write Michigan: Submit a Short Story and Win Cash Prizes!

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The Hancock School Public Library is partnering with the Kent District Library and Schuler Books to host the ninth annual Write Michigan Short Story Contest, which drew over 1,000 Michigan writers last year…. Read More

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New Episode of Biblio Bistro

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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

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1000 Books Before Kindergarten

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Did you know PLDL offers a year-round, self-paced early literacy program for your children? The 1000 Books Before Kindergarten program challenges parents and caregivers to read 1000 Books to their children before they start Kindergarten. Now, parents and families can participatein the program online. You can register for the reading challenge at pldl.org. Be sure to add your child as …… Read More

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Effective Nov. 18, the library building is closed, but curbside services are available. The Hancock Library remains open. Click here for more information.