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Wednesday Night Readers Bookclub
Sep 11 @ 6:30 pm


The Wednesday Night Readers will meet this month on September 11 @ 6:30 p.m.

We will be discussing the book title, Left Neglected by Lisa Genova.

New members are always welcome. We meet the second Wednesday of each month in the library.

Writing Group
Sep 12 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Gather with other writers from the area once a month as we discuss our current projects, give tips, and help each other grow as artists. Writing group meets on the 2nd Thursday of the month at 6:30 in the Library. This event is free and no registration is required. Contact 906-789-7323 for more information.

Lego Club
Sep 14 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

LEGO Club welcomes all children (and their parents) who love LEGOS, a sense of adventure, and being creative! Occurring on every 2nd Saturday of the month, we will explore different themes each month.  

This month’s theme is Monsters and Villains

Please bring a box or bag of LEGOS for your child to use.
At the end of each LEGO club there will be a drawing for prizes!

Sponsored by Escanaba Kiwanis and the Youth Advisory Committee of the Community Foundation of the U.P.

Back To School Open House
Sep 14 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

September is Library Card Sign-Up Month and to celebrate, The Friends of the Escanaba Public Library invite you to their Annual Back-to-School Open House on September14th! The event starts at 11:00 am at the Escanaba Public Library and includes fun events like storytelling, music, healthy snacks, free books and more. Those who attend can enter a drawing to win a free Chromebook!

This event is free and requires no registration. Free books are limited. This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Escanaba Public Library. For questions, please contact the Escanaba Public Library at 906-789-7323, email us at, or stop into the library (located at 400 Ludington St. in Escanaba)


Banned Book Week
Sep 22 – Sep 28 all-day
The Lorne Watson Quintet
Sep 26 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Enjoy a night of music with the Lorne Watson Quintet. The jazz/contemporary ensemble includes Patrick Booth on saxophone, Phil Lynch on piano, Harry South on bass, Dave Ziegnler on guitar, and Lorne Watson on percussion. 

This event is free and sponsored by the Friends of the Escanaba Public Library.

Family Fun Games / Make and Take
Oct 5 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Drop in on the 1st Saturday of the month at 1:00 p.m. for some screen-free family time fun! We provide the board games and craft items! Have a favorite game? Feel free to bring your own! All ages are welcomed and there is no sign-up required.

Census Representative
Oct 7 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

A U.S. Census Representative will be here in the library signing people up as Census Takers for 2020.

Music from West Africa and Beyond
Oct 9 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Sean Gaskell will present a concert of traditional songs on the Kora, a 21 string harp originating from West Africa.  Gaskell has studied extensively under the instruction of Malamini Jobarteh and Moriba Kuyateh, both of Gambia.  He has been featured at a number of music festivals in the U.S. Gambia and Senegal.  

Wednesday Night Readers Bookclub
Oct 10 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The Wednesday Night Readers Bookclub will be meeting this month on Thursday, October 10th at 6:30 p.m. and will be discussing the book title, Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult.

New members are always welcome. The group meets in the library’s book sale room.

For more information, contact the library at 906-789-7323