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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, and other summer reading themed crafts and activities. More information on the Summer Reading Program can be found at: https://pldl.org/summer-reading-program/

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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 : http://bit.ly/puppet_pldl10:15 …… 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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Join our Team as a Substitute Library Assistant

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We’re hiring! Apply to join our team as a Substitute Library Assistant at the Portage Lake District Library. Please inquire by calling 906-482-4570 or email at info@pldl.org

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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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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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Worm Composting Workshop

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Join us on Saturday, April 14, from 12:30 – 2:30pm and learn how to turn your basement or extra counter space into a year round composting site ! Bring your own recycled, washed container with lid, yogurt or coffee containers work great, for a free handful of red worms to start! Brought to you by the Copper Country Recycling Inititiative.

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Keweenaw Garden Club: Mycology in the Garden

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Join Amy Bachhuber and Rohn Sorensen, owners of Superior Mycology, on Monday, May 16, from 6:30 – 7:30pm and learn how you can grow garden mushrooms.

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