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Lisa Cromell, Director
810 West M-28, Suite A
Munising, Michigan 49862
Phone: (906) 387-2125
Fax:    (906) 387-5179


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Position Available

September 12, 2019

Position: Part-time Library Aide

  Applications are now being accepted for a Part-time Library Aide at Munising School Public Library. Knowledge and experience in library procedures and customer service is preferred. A full job description is available at the library. Applicant must have good computer skills and experience with Microsoft Office products. This position is approx. 25 hours/week with sick leave and personal days included. Rate of pay after training is $13.50/hr. Hours may vary. Persons wishing to be considered for this position should submit a letter of application and two letters of reference by 3:00 p.m. Sep. 27, 2019 to: Lisa Cromell, Library Director, Munising School Public Library, 810 State Highway M-28 West, Suite A, Munising, MI 49862. For more information, please call the library at 906-387-2125.



Two Books Two Communities - September 5 - October 9

Plan to read and attend the numerous exciting events for Two Books Two Communities in both Marquette and Munising.

Selections are Harborless by Cindy Hunter Morgan and The Living Great Lakes by Jerry Dennis.

Both were chosen as Michigan Notable Books and are highly acclaimed, and are available for checkout from the library.

For a list of events, please follow this link and click on the events tab.

Shipwreck Tour for Two Books Two Communities will be Sept. 7th at 1p.m. with a rain date of Sept. 14th. You must make your reservations in advance by calling Shipwreck Tours at 906-387-4477 and be sure to mention Two Books Two Communities for pricing.

AuSable Light Station Hike and Tour will be Sept. 14 and 21. You must meet at the Hurricane Campground day use parking area at 8:45 a.m. and the fee for the National Park Service Tour of the Lighthouse is $3 (exact change only and lighthouse tour limited to 12 people, hike number unlimited). For more information about the lighthouse and the hike difficulty please see the NPS Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore site here.


Brown Bag Book Club Brown Bag Book Club meets on the 2nd Wednesday at noon

Oct 9 ........ The Living Great Lakes with Author Jerry Dennis

Nov 13 ....... The Turn of the Key by Ruth Ware

Dec 11 ....... The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead

Jan 8 ...... The Last House Guest by Megan Miranda

Feb 12 ..... This Tender Land by William Kent Krueger


Digital Alger County Newspapers and Yearbooks Now at Library

After a multi-year project, the Munising School Public Library is very pleased to announce the launch of an historic digital archive at the library. This archive contains the digital images of all of the library's holdings of historic newspapers and yearbooks and is fully indexed and searchable using state of the art Optical Character Recognition (OCR). This means that patrons can come into the library and within minutes find articles in the historical newspapers and yearbooks in PDF format by searching with a keyword or two. All library computers have the archive available so there is no more waiting for the microfilm reader. Stop in today for a demonstration!


"Libby", App for Smart Devices to download Audiobooks and eBooks

Citing enhanced features and increased ease of use, OverDrive has launched a new app for smart devices called Libby for the downloading of ebooks and audiobooks from the OverDrive library. Libby is a free app available from the App Store and Google Play. Click on Overdrive/Libby Button above. The Overdrive App is still available and is the only app that you can use with Kindle Fire. A brief How-To video can be viewed from this link https://youtu.be/dER6DPIY09Q .


Magazines in your device with RB Digital App- A Newstand in Your Pocket - Update

With your library card and the RB Digital App you can literally have a newstand in your pocket. Your library card will unlock access to over 100 of the most popular magazines today and give you the ability to download them into your favorite wireless device or your home computer to read at your leisure. It is simple and quick and best of all, FREE! Call today for more information or stop into the library. Click on the rb Digital Magazines button on the left.


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Searching for Ancestors? Alger Roots meets Last Wednesdays of Month at 10:30a.m.

Ancestry.com is free for you to use in the Library. Using Family Search to search for Ancestors usually gets results as well. There are many sites that have records, but Family Search is always free. Also check out our other links to genealogical research pages on the Internet by visiting the Geneological links Page which is updated on a regular basis.


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Links of Interest

Munising Public Schools
URL: http://www.munisingschools.com/
       Local School Website

Alger Chamber of Commerce
URL: http://www.algercounty.org
       Information on Area Tourism, Development, Commerce
City of Munising
URL: http://www.cityofmunising.org
       City of Munising Website - Ordinance / Zoning / Fee Schedule Information
Bay College Homepage
URL: http://www.baycollege.edu/
       Information about Bay College in Escanaba
Northern Michigan University Homepage
URL: http://www.nmu.edu
       Information about Northern Michigan University
The Upper Peninsula Directory
URL: http://www.december.com/places/up/all.html
       Links to maps, descriptions, city information, community events and commercial establishments of
       Michigan's Upper Peninsula.

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