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Today is March 5th, 2015

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Changing the Way We Eat: A TEDx Manhattan Viewing Party

Join us for an exclusive live webcast from Times Center in New York City. The event features a line-up of key experts in the food and farming movement. This event is co-sponsored by the Keweenaw Co-op and the Portage Lake District Library. Refreshments will be served all day and there will be drawings for door prizes.


Inclement Weather Policy Update

Starting March 1st, The library will no longer close due solely to cold weather.


Library Closed Today, February 26th

In accordance with Houghton/keweenaw school closures, the library will be closed today.


Library Closed Today, February 23rd

In accordance with Houghton/Keweenaw county school closures, the library will be closed today.


Orchids and Rare Wildflowers of the Keweenaw

Get ready for warmer months ahead and learn how to identify the Keweenaw’s rare and endangered wildflowers with photographer and author Harvey Desnick. This event is sponsored by the Keweenaw Garden Club.


Curious George Storytime

See what that curious little monkey is up to at this Storytime presented by the Houghton High School Key Club!

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New Fiction!

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Monday-Thursday: 10am-8pm

Friday: 10am-5pm

Saturday: 10am-3pm

Sunday: Closed

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We have added the Frozen soundtrack to our collection.

We have also added the Paddington soundtrack.

Stop by and check them out!


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