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Today is July 1st, 2015

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Explore the Great Lakes!

Sponsored by the Michigan Tech Great Lakes Research Center and the Portage Lake District Library, families will learn about the Great Lakes with hands-on activities for all ages and a ride on the MTU research vessel, the Agassiz.


Kivajat Dancers

Bring your lunch and enjoy watching the Kivajat Dancers perform traditional Finnish folk dances on the dock outside the library. These “Merry Makers” will soon leave for Finland to perform in Turku.


Friends of the Library Summer Book Sale

There’s something for everyone at this book sale. It’s also a good time to learn about the Friends of the Library and support the work they do!


Summer Reading Program Begins

Join the fun on the opening day of the Summer Reading Program with “Every Hero has a Story!” There will be crafts for kids and make your own ice cream sundae for all.


Fiction Writing Workshop

Join local author Rekha Ambardar at this fiction writing workshop.


Financial Workshops

This three-part series of financial workshops are designed to give participants the information they need to make decisions about their financial goals. These will be presented by Chris Riesgraf, Financial Advisor at Edward Jones.

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Friday: 10am-5pm

Saturday: 10am-3pm

Sunday: Closed

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Carrie Underwood - Greatest Hits - Decade-1We have also added latest album from Carrie Underwood: Greatest Hits – Decade #1.

Trisha Yearwood - PrizefighterWe have also added Trisha Yearwood’s album PrizeFighter.

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