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Summer Reading Kickoff Party

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PLDL is hosting an outdoor Summer Reading kick-off event on Saturday, June 18, from 11am-1pm at the library. Readers can sign-up for the program and enjoy a frozen treat, face painting, andother summer reading themed crafts and activities.

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Friends of the Library Book Sale

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Stop by PLDL on Saturday, June 18, from 10am – 2pm for the Friends of the Library Book Sale. We have A LOT of books, and this year it will be a bag sale.

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Pine Mountain Puppet Workshop

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Puppets inspired by the Bergonzi Trio repertoire will be featured in the Children’s Concert.  Workshops are offered on Friday where youngsters will make their own puppets and learn how to manipulate them.  We’ll have puppets on hand for anyone who wishes to participate during the concert. Classes are limited to 20 and registration is required. Please register here : https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSd0iBwn8_KkcPlzY-BxoutdauhHKBKXamu-DeV1nzXhCJ3V3w/viewform?usp=pp_url10:15 …… Read More

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Temporary Parking/Access Changes at PLDL

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PLDL is open and will remain open through the pier construction! The current path to our front door is accessible by walking down Huron Street to the library’s front door. There is also access from the parking lot. Three parking spaces closest to the library have been designated as “15 minute parking” and we encourage our patrons to leave these …… Read More

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Yoga at PLDL

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Come join us for YOGA at the LIBRARY ! PLDL has partnered with Fresh Coast Yoga for a summer of yoga sessions that will meet you at your experience level. No registration is necessary. Classes are free and limited to the first 10 patrons. Please check our public calendar at https://pldl.org for class schedule. Danielle Foertsch is a registered yoga …… Read More

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History of Michigan voting rules since 2018

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Join Faith A. Morrison,  Professor Emerita Michigan Tech University, on Tues, May 24 at 6:30pm for a discussion on The New Struggle for Voting Rights and how 2018 was pivotal for Michigan voters.

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PLDL Board of Trustees

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The Library’s Board of Trustees hosts their monthly public meeting on Wednesday, May 25, from 7 – 8:00pm in the Community Room. Click here for agenda.

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LIBRARY BOOK GROUP DISCUSSION

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Please join us for a book discussion of The Murder of Roger Ackroyd by British writer Agatha Christie on Saturday, May 21, at 11am. It is the third novel to feature Hercule Poirot as the lead detective. Poirot retires to a village near the home of a friend, Roger Ackroyd, to pursue a project to perfect vegetable marrows. Soon after, …… Read More

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New Portage Lake District Library Director

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The Portage Lake District Library has hired a new library director. Katrina Linde-Moriarty will start work at the library on May 2. Katrina Linde-Moriarty comes to Houghton from a job as director of Monticello Public Library, a small public library near Madison, Wisconsin. “A good library has books, programs, and other resources,” Katrina says. “A remarkable library is built around …… Read More

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Joe Kirkish: Long Exposure

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Join us on Thursday, May 12, from 6 – 7pm for an evening with Joe Kirkish, a living legend of Michigan’s Copper Country. Renowned as a photographer, a Michigan Tech humanities professor, a pioneering public radio producer and film series organizer, as well as an art critic and local columnist, Kirkish has been an indefatigable cultural force in his hometown …… Read More

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