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Today is December 17th, 2017

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Ancestry Library Edition Training for the Public

Learn how to use Ancestry Library Edition to find census data, birth, marriage and death certificates, passenger lists, immigration, military and land records, wills, school and church histories, city directories, photos and much more.


Keweenaw Garden Club: Preservation of the Quincy Mine Historic Landscape

Learn about the Keweenaw National Historical Park’s work to preserve the Quincy Mine historic landscape and how the Park chooses projects that are worth preserving.


Library Closed Due to Weather

The library will be closed today, Tuesday, December 5th due to the poor weather conditions. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.


The Finnish Jouhikko: Lecture and Live Music

Learn about the Finnish jouhikko and enjoy traditional Finnish tunes.


Celebrate an Old-Fashioned Holiday in Downtown Houghton

Join us as we celebrate the Holidays in Downtown Houghton events.


BASIC Topics

The same fabulous MTU students who offer individual computer tutoring every Saturday at our library will be presenting this series of digital technology topics to help you learn even more.

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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.

Library Hours

Monday-Thursday: 10am-8pm

Friday: 10am-5pm

Saturday: 10am-3pm

Sunday: Closed

Frustrated by the complicated process of checking out library eBooks and eAudiobooks? Meet Libby, the easier way to read and listen.

The Libby app is a new, one-tap reading app for borrowing digital books and audiobooks from the library. The free app is available for Android, iOS, and Windows 10 devices.

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