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Library Closed Today, 1/30/23

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Both PLDL and Hancock Library will be closed today due to inclement weather. 

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Fly Tying Class

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The Copper Country Chapter of Trout Unlimited (CCCTU) is hosting a fly tying workshop on Tuesdays, from 6-7:30pm, beginning January 17 and continuing through February. This workshop is open to all skill levels. There is no cost for this workshop, though donations to CCCTU are welcome. The group will be meeting at the West End table. Please inquire at the …… Read More

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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, January 25th, 2023 from 7 – 8:00pm in the Community Room. Click here for agenda.

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School’s Out Friday Movies

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Join us on Friday, January 27, from 2 – 4pm this half-school day for an animated comedy, rated PG, and running 1hr and 50 mins. From the largest elephant to the smallest shrew, the city is a metropolis where various animals live and thrive. When the first rabbit joins the police force, she quickly learns how tough it is to …… Read More

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School’s Out Craft

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Join us on Thursday, January 26, from 2 – 4pm for a drop-in, self directed craft at the library. This craft will feature a t-shirt tote bag. Everything for your craft will be provided. Ages 9 to mature youth.

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Winter Reading Challenge 2023

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From January 12 to March 11, PLDL is participating in READsquared’s online annual winter reading program, “Snow is Falling, Books are Calling.” This challenge is designed to encourage life-long reading habits for all ages. In addition to our collection, cardholders can also explore additional titles through Hoopla, Libby and interlibrary loan. Any reading counts; books, ebooks, audiobooks, magazines, and fanfiction! …… Read More

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BASIC: Building Adult Skills in Computing

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Do you need help with your digital device? Facing tablet troubles? Windows worries? Mac mysteries? Smartphone snafus? Do you want to learn more about what you can do with digital technology? Let the Michigan Tech team of experts help you, teach you, and inspire you! Join us on Saturday, January 21, 2023 from 10am-12pm in the Michigan Room.  

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Crafty Does It : Canvas Pour Paint

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Take on a new project at the library every 3rd Thursday at 6pm. Join us on Thursday, January 19, from 6 – 7pm for a craft featuring Canvas Pour Paint. All skill levels are welcome and everything you’ll need is provided for free. The class is open to mature youth up to wise owls.

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Japanese Culture Club for Teens

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Join a brand new Japanese Culture Club for teens meeting at PLDL on Thursdays, from 6 – 7pm! Student-led, each week will involve fun discussions and studying Japanese related topics like language, art, music, books, and culture. Together, attendees will explore Japanese food, anime, manga, games, traditions, and other cultural aspects. Bring your favorite Japanese materials to share! Check in …… Read More

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PLDL Offers Chromebooks For Take-Home Checkout

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The Portage Lake District Library is now offering Chromebooks for checkout, which cardholders can take home for up to 14 days. Cardholders must be in good standing to checkout a Chromebook.The Chromebook comes with a carrying case and charger.  Library users without a library card, including youth at least 12 y.o., may checkout a Chromebook for use in the library. …… Read More

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