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Today is January 17th, 2018

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Feldenkrais Method, a Compliment to Basic Self-Care

Give yourself a mid-winter gift and learn how to maximize your unique potential using gentle, meditative movements.


North Woods Kids Awards Reception

You are invited to join us as we celebrate the creativity of young students who expressed their love of Lake Superior through writing, photography, and visual arts.


NoveList Training Sessions for the Public

Learn how to use NoveList to find your favorite authors, books, discussion guides, lesson plans for popular novels and more.


Essential Oils 101: Science, Sourcing and Safety

Learn the science behind essential oils, their common uses, health benefits, and more.


Keweenaw Garden Club: Lightning Talks and Social

The Keweenaw Garden Club will present a panel of speakers to inspire your gardening plans during this cold winter. Enjoy the social afterwards!


Food for Fines

You will be able to pay up to $10 in library fines by bringing non-perishable food items to the library that will be donated to our local food pantries.

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TRC Logo In partnership with the Copper Country Reading Council, the library has created a new collection of materials for area teachers. Click the Teacher Resource Collection logo to view the items in our online catalog.

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Sunday: Closed

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