News & Updates

April 16th: Michigan Library Advocacy Day
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Today advocates from all over Michigan will be meeting with legislators.   State aid funding enables libraries and library cooperatives to offer education, training, and resources, meeting the growing demand for information. It also comprises about 5% of our own funding where every dollar matters.   Contact your legislators TODAY and tell them that Michigan libraries (like ours) need their support! Learn … read more April 16th: Michigan Library Advocacy Day

Angeline Boulley – Author Visit
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Friday, April 26th, 2024 at 6pm   Meet Author Angeline Boulley for a conversation about her work including “Firekeeper’s Daughter” the 2023/24 Great Michigan Read! A short Q/A will follow the presentation alongside an author meet and great. This event is free and open to the public. Seating is limited and the doors will open at 5:30pm for the event. — The … read more Angeline Boulley – Author Visit

School’s Out: Spring Break Edition
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Join us each day of Spring Break for a different activity! Monday, April 1st at 2pm – Bracelet Craft Tuesday April 2nd at 2pm – Unplugged Coding Games Wednesday April 3rd at 2pm – Indoor Recess Relay Games Thursday April 4th at 2pm – Cat’s Cradle & Rubber Band Games Friday April 5th at 2pm – Story Time! Drop in for one … read more School’s Out: Spring Break Edition

(Rescheduled) Library Board Monthly Meeting: April 3rd
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The Library’s Board of Trustees hosts their monthly public meeting on Wednesday, April 3rd, 2024 from 7:00 – 8:00pm in the Community Room. Click here for agenda. This meeting was postponed from the month prior due to snowy weather.

Hiking & Backpacking Series: Hiking 101
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Thursday, February 22nd, 2024 at 6pm Expand your outdoor horizons! This event is open to all, novice and mountaineer alike. This series is co-sponsored by the Keweenaw Hiking Trails Association and Portage Lake District Library. Hiking Basics 101 Thurs, Feb. 22nd at 6pm Backpacking Basics 201 Thurs, March 28th at 6pm Wilderness Backpacking 202 Thurs, April 25th at 6pm

(Postponed) Travelogue Adventures: Finland
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Postponed to a Future Date due to illness! Tuesday, February 6th, 2024 at 6pm   Come and learn about Finland, the happiest country in the world!   Anna and Meg will share their experiences visiting and living in Finland, mostly in the Tampere area. Learn about Finnish culture through Finnish and American perspective and life in Finland as an American.

BASIC
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Saturday, February 3rd, 2024 at 10am   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!

Library Board Monthly Meeting: January 28th
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The Library’s Board of Trustees hosts their monthly public meeting on Wednesday, January 28th, 2024 from 7:00 – 8:00pm in the Community Room. Click here for agenda.

(Canceled) BASIC
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~This event has been canceled due to winter weather.~   Saturday, January 13th, 2024 at 10am   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!