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Today is February 7th, 2016

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Teen Library Survey Available Now

Are you a library user between the ages of 12 – 19? Help us improve your library! We’ve created a survey to help us better serve our young adult patrons.


Holiday Closures

Happy Holidays, everyone! We wanted to remind you all that the library will be closed on Thursday, December 24th and Friday, December 25th in observance of the Christmas holiday. Next week, the library will be closed on Thursday, December 31st and Friday, January 1st for New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. Happy New Year!


Inclement Weather Policy

Hello! It’s that time of year again. Our next blizzard could be just around the corner, so we’d like to remind you about the library’s inclement weather policy. We made some changes to the policy last year that allow us to remain open more often and better meet the needs of our patrons.


Library Closed November 26th & 27th for Thanksgiving Holiday

The library will be closed on Thursday, November 26th and Friday, November 27th in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.


Friends of the Land of Keweenaw (FOLK) Annual General Membership Meeting and Presentations

Friends of the Land of Keweenaw invite you to their Annual General Membership Meeting for presentations and discussions led by Dr. Carol MacLennan, Catherine Andrews and Horst Schmidt.


Planning Ahead from Living to Dying: Making Decisions

This program is sponsored by the Community Coalition on Grief and Bereavement and provides an opportunity for you to consider the importance of planning ahead for end of life decisions.

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Library Hours

Monday-Thursday: 10am-8pm

Friday: 10am-5pm

Saturday: 10am-3pm

Sunday: Closed

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