News & Updates

Hiring: Join our Team
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Come join the Library Team with multiple part-time positions opening. Training to begin early August. Evening Library Page Day Library Page Hancock Library Assistant Substitute Library Assistant Those interested should submit a library application, resume, and cover letter by Saturday, July 20th, 2024. Learn more at: https://pldl.org/employment/

Kivajat Finnish Dance
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Thursday, July 11th, 2024 ⋅ Noon  Come experience the joy of traditional Finnish folk dance with The Kivajat Finnish American Folk Dance Group. The dancers, ages 4 – 16, do traditional Finnish folk dancing, in colorful, traditional costume. After the performance at noon, audience members of all ages may try a few dances!

Tuesday, June 25th, 2024 ⋅ 6:00 pm Come discover Secret Michigan! Unearth fascinating stories from the only king to rule in the U.S. to the only President who was also a king. Explore Michigan’s car culture history, the origins of the world’s largest tire, and the only state highway without motorized vehicles. Learn about a ship that’s a continuation of a U.S. … read more Discover Secret Michigan ~Travelogue Amy Piper~

Paleo Joe
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Monday, June 24th⋅ 2:00 pm PaleoJoe, a seasoned paleontologist, children’s book author, and storyteller, brings high-energy programs that attract, entertain, and educate patrons about dinosaurs and paleontology. With over 30 years of experience, he captivates kids and adults nationwide with thrilling stories of dinosaur dig site adventures and dinosaur relationships, keeping everyone on the edge of their seats. Come join!

Library Board Monthly Meeting: May 22nd, 2024
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The Library’s Board of Trustees hosts their monthly public meeting on Wednesday, May 22nd, 2024 from 7:00 – 8:00pm in the Community Room. Click here for agenda.

Library Board Monthly Meeting: April 24th, 2024
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The Library’s Board of Trustees hosts their monthly public meeting on Wednesday, April 24th, 2024 from 7:00 – 8:00pm in the Community Room. Click here for agenda.

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