Calendar of Events

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* New Year's DayNew Year's Day

Library closed for New Year's Day.

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* Storytime for Pre-schoolersStorytime for Pre-schoolers

Time: 10:15 am

Join us for stories, a craft, and a really good time!

* Read-to-me DogsRead-to-me Dogs

Time: 4:00 pm

Three gentle dogs will be available every Wednesday for kids to read aloud to. These dogs are trained and registered with Therapy Dogs International and Superiorland Pet Partners. Children can gain confidence and build reading skills by reading at their own pace to a very loving, non-judgemental, and attentive listener.

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* Storytime for Pre-schoolersStorytime for Pre-schoolers

Time: 10:15 am

Join us for stories, a craft, and a really good time!

* Tween Book GroupTween Book Group

Time: 6:30 pm

Come join the Tween Book Group at the Portage Lake District Library for a group to talk to about all those amazing books you read. It takes place on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of every month. Every type of bookworm is welcome!!

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* AmeriCorps Book Club for KidsAmeriCorps Book Club for Kids

Time: 11:00 am

Kids ages 3-12 are invited to drop in anytime between 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. on the first Saturday of each month throughout the school year for stories, crafts, fun activities, and more. Each week there will be several different crafts to choose from, and kids can decide which ones and how many they want to make.

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* Library ClosedLibrary Closed

Time: 10:00 am

The library is not open on Sundays.

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* Baby and Me StorytimeBaby and Me Storytime

Time: 10:15 am

As part of our 1000 Books Before Kindergarten reading program, join us for baby storytime! For ages 0-18 months and a loving adult. Songs, stories, fingerplays and socializing. Older siblings are also welcome.

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* HKCGS: Genealogy MeetingHKCGS: Genealogy Meeting

Time: 6:00 pm

The monthly meetings of the Houghton Keweenaw County Genealogical Society are open to the public. Each meeting features a different topic and presentation. Click on this event to visit their website (www.hkcgs.org).

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* Storytime for Pre-schoolersStorytime for Pre-schoolers

Time: 10:15 am

Join us for stories, a craft, and a really good time!

* Read-to-Me DogsRead-to-Me Dogs

Time: 4:00 pm

Three gentle dogs will be available every Wednesday for kids to read out lout to. The dogs are trained and registered with Therapy Dogs International and with SuperiorLand Pet Partners. Children can gain confidence and build reading skills by reading at their own pace to very loving, non-judgemental, and attentive listeners.

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* Storytime for Pre-schoolersStorytime for Pre-schoolers

Time: 10:15 am

Join us for stories, a craft, and a really good time!

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* Storytime for Pre-schoolersStorytime for Pre-schoolers

Time: 11:00 am

Young children are invited for stories, a craft, and a really good time! This event is presented by the Houghton High School Key Club.

* Flash Fiction Writing WorkshopFlash Fiction Writing Workshop

Time: 12:00 pm

This class is for adults who love to write. Local literary artist Charli Mills will assist participants in learning and practicing different styles of fiction, including flash fiction and 5-minute story-telling. Meet in the Michigan Room from 12 - 1 p.m. on the second Saturday of each month.

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* Library ClosedLibrary Closed

Time: 10:00 am

The library is not open on Sundays.

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* Baby and Me StorytimeBaby and Me Storytime

Time: 10:15 am

As part of our 1000 Books Before Kindergarten reading program, join us for baby storytime! For ages 0-18 months and a loving adult. Songs, stories, fingerplays and socializing. Older siblings are also welcome.

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* Citizen's Climate LobbyCitizen's Climate Lobby

Time: 5:30 pm

Concerned about climate change? Find out what you can do to ensure a better future for our community! We will join a brief video talk by journalist Amanda Ripley, who focuses on clear, non-partisan solutions. And then we will take concrete actions to help promote the recent bipartisan climate legislation that has been introduced in Congress. CCL is a non-partisan climate action group focused on positive solutions. Snacks served! For more information, please email Nancy at nelangst@gmail.com.

* Trout UnlimitedTrout Unlimited

Time: 6:00 pm

Meets at the large back table.

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* Storytime for Pre-schoolersStorytime for Pre-schoolers

Time: 10:15 am

Join us for stories, a craft, and a really good time!

* Read-to-Me DogsRead-to-Me Dogs

Time: 4:00 pm

Three gentle dogs will be available every Wednesday for kids to read out lout to. The dogs are trained and registered with Therapy Dogs International and with SuperiorLand Pet Partners. Children can gain confidence and build reading skills by reading at their own pace to very loving, non-judgemental, and attentive listeners.

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* Storytime for Pre-schoolersStorytime for Pre-schoolers

Time: 10:15 am

Join us for stories, a craft, and a really good time!

* Tween Book GroupTween Book Group

Time: 6:30 pm

Come join the Tween Book Group at the Portage Lake District Library for a group to talk to about all those amazing books you read. It takes place on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of every month. Every type of bookworm is welcome!!

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* BASIC: Free Computer HelpBASIC: Free Computer Help

Time: 9:00 am

Do you need help with your digital device? Facing tablet troubles? Windows worries? Mac mysteries? Smartphone snafus? Do you want to learn more about what you can do with digital technology? Let the Michigan Tech team of experts help you, teach you, and inspire you! Meet at the library every Saturday from 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. except when MTU is on holiday or semester break. Bring your own laptop or use the library's computers and bring your digital devices that you need help with.

* Rep. Markkanen Office HoursRep. Markkanen Office Hours

Time: 10:00 am

State Representative of the 110th District, Gregory Markkanen, will host office hours in the Library's Community room.

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* Library ClosedLibrary Closed

Time: 10:00 am

The library is not open on Sundays.

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* Baby and Me StorytimeBaby and Me Storytime

Time: 10:15 am

As part of our 1000 Books Before Kindergarten reading program, join us for baby storytime! For ages 0-18 months and a loving adult. Songs, stories, fingerplays and socializing. Older siblings are also welcome.

* Keweenaw Garden ClubKeweenaw Garden Club

Time: 6:30 pm

To inspire your armchair gardening this winter, join us for this special event, when several knowledgeable presenters (many of whom are previous guest speakers) will give lightning-fast, 5-minute talks on great gardening or garden design ideas. Afterwards, stay and chat with guest presenters and fellow gardening enthusiasts.

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* Storytime for Pre-schoolersStorytime for Pre-schoolers

Time: 10:15 am

Join us for stories, a craft, and a really good time!

* Read-to-Me DogsRead-to-Me Dogs

Time: 4:00 pm

Three gentle dogs will be available every Wednesday for kids to read out lout to. The dogs are trained and registered with Therapy Dogs International and with SuperiorLand Pet Partners. Children can gain confidence and build reading skills by reading at their own pace to very loving, non-judgemental, and attentive listeners.

* PLDL Board of TrusteesPLDL Board of Trustees

Time: 7:00 pm

The PLDL Board of Trustees will meet tonight in the library. The public is welcome to attend.

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* Storytime for Pre-schoolersStorytime for Pre-schoolers

Time: 10:15 am

Join us for stories, a craft, and a really good time!

* Lake Superior Death CafeLake Superior Death Cafe

Time: 6:00 pm

The public is invited for a presentation in the Community Room about death. Join in from 6 to 8 pm for a respectful discussion about all things death related. A Death Café is a group directed discussion of death with no agenda, objectives, or themes. It is a discussion group rather than a grief support or counseling group.

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* Nerf Battle for TeensNerf Battle for Teens

Time: 5:00 pm

Teens ages 13 through 17! Join us for another epic Nerf Battle! Bring your own Nerf Blaster... we supply the darts. Register by signing up at the main desk. You may also phone us to reserve a spot, but you need to have a waiver on file with us before we can add your name to the list. Pizza will be served at 5:00, then teams are chosen and the fun begins!

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* BASIC: Free Computer HelpBASIC: Free Computer Help

Time: 9:00 am

Do you need help with your digital device? Facing tablet troubles? Windows worries? Mac mysteries? Smartphone snafus? Do you want to learn more about what you can do with digital technology? Let the Michigan Tech team of experts help you, teach you, and inspire you! Meet at the library every Saturday from 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. except when MTU is on holiday or semester break. Bring your own laptop or use the library's computers and bring your digital devices that you need help with.

* Storytime for Pre-schoolersStorytime for Pre-schoolers

Time: 11:00 am

Young children are invited for stories, a craft, and a really good time! This event is presented by the Houghton High School Key Club.

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* Library ClosedLibrary Closed

Time: 10:00 am

The library is not open on Sundays.

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* Baby and Me StorytimeBaby and Me Storytime

Time: 10:15 am

As part of our 1000 Books Before Kindergarten reading program, join us for baby storytime! For ages 0-18 months and a loving adult. Songs, stories, fingerplays and socializing. Older siblings are also welcome.

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* Storytime for Pre-schoolersStorytime for Pre-schoolers

Time: 10:15 am

Join us for stories, a craft, and a really good time!

* Read-to-Me DogsRead-to-Me Dogs

Time: 4:00 pm

Three gentle dogs will be available every Wednesday for kids to read out lout to. The dogs are trained and registered with Therapy Dogs International and with SuperiorLand Pet Partners. Children can gain confidence and build reading skills by reading at their own pace to very loving, non-judgemental, and attentive listeners.

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* Storytime for Pre-schoolersStorytime for Pre-schoolers

Time: 10:15 am

Join us for stories, a craft, and a really good time!

* Design to SellDesign to Sell

Time: 6:00 pm

Real Estate presentation with Julie Waara. Focusing on simple and cost-effective things that you can do to make your home a more attractive product in today's ever-changing Real Estate market.

   
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