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Tree Tales and Tails

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Join PLDL and Keweenaw Land Trust as we explore what lives in the trees at Lilly Creek! Rain or shine. Bring footwear that can get wet. A hat,long sleeves(pants), sunscreen, and insect repellent suggested. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Directions can be found at : http://keweenawlandtrust.org/protected-lands/lily-creek

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We’re Hiring!

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Apply to join our team as a Substitute Library Assistant. Please submit a cover letter and PLDL application to the library, or via email at dgeshel@pldl.org. Learn more about the position and how to apply at pldl.org/employment.

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Friends of the Library Book Sale/Donations

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The Friends of the Library are having a book sale on 8/14 and PLDL will be accepting donations from 8/2-8/13. YES: new and used hardcover and paperback books, music CDs, DVDs, video games, and audio books. NO: magazines, textbooks, or encyclopedias or any books older than 2 years or in poor condition. Please bring all donations to the library circulation …… Read More

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Harry Potter Escape Room

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Quest for the Quidditch Gear! Peeves has stolen the Hogwarts Quidditch game snitch. All Quidditch practices, scrimmages, and games are hereby suspended until it can be recovered. As members of your house Quidditch team, it’s up to you to help recover the snitch! Join your house team to solve the clues Peeves has left behind! Just like Hogwarts, children need …… Read More

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Author Eugene Milhizer

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Join us for an evening with author Eugene Milhizer on Wednesday, Aug 4, at 6pm. His new book, Dissecting Anatomy of a Murder, examines and analyzes both the book and film, Anatomy of a Murder, in significant detail. It tells the fascinating story of its author, John Voelker and recounts the 1952 murder in Big Bay, Michigan. It also chronicles …… Read More

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Music on the Menu

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The Portage Lake District Library invites everyone to join us for music performed by some of our best local talent over the lunch hour on Wednesdays from 12-1pm at the Bridgeview Park, beginning 6/30. As an added bonus, The Ambassador restaurant is offering $2 off any pizza, only on Wednesdays from 11:30-1:30. Just mention Music on the Menu when you order!… Read More

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LIBRARY BOOK GROUP DISCUSSION

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Please join us for a book discussion of Year of Wonders by Geraldine Brooks on Wednesday, August 4, at 5:00 PM. The group will meet outside of the library, weather permitting, or in the community room. There are several copies of the book on hold at the library available for cardholders to check out.  … Read More

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PLDL Community Survey and Facility Assessment

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PLDL is in the early stages of planning a phased renovation, and we’re taking a systematic approach to assessing the community needs and wants for the library. Libraries continue to evolve to meet community needs, and your input is invaluable as we assess how to best meet the current and future needs of library users. This survey is an important step in the process to gather community input as we evaluate the spaces and configuration of PLDL…. Read More

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Monarch Butterfly Hatch and Release

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PLDL will be the home of a Monarch butterfly “condo” for the next several weeks! On Wednesday, July 7, at 10:30 am, we will do our first release. After that, stop on by to see the display anytime and check out all the books we have on butterflies! We will be doing a weekly release of butterflies after Storytime on …… Read More

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Pond Tales and Tails

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Join PLDL, Keweenaw Land Trust, and Joan Chadde, science educator, as we explore what lives in Boston Pond on Thursday, July 15, at 4pm! There will also be an opportunity to look at library books about ponds and what lives there, and a craft activity to do at home. Rain or shine. Bring footwear that can get wet. A hat,long …… Read More

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