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Rabbit Island School Art Exhibit

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Students who participated in the first Rabbit Island School will present their art at an exhibit on Wednesday, October 23 from 6-8pm…. Read More

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Saving Copper Country Birds at the Library

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The Portage Lake District Library has had a lot of bird strikes, especially on the bridge side where there are trees. A Copper Country Audubon member who worked at the library requested help to prevent bird strikes at the library. … Read More

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Hancock Library Awarded Foundation Grant

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A previously nondescript meeting room located in the Hancock School Public Library will soon see some exciting improvements. Made possible by a grant from the Hancock Public Schools Foundation, the room will be transformed into a media lab for students, teachers and public patrons visiting the library…. Read More

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We’re Hiring!

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We are currently accepting applications for the position of Library Assistant at the Hancock School Public Library. Interested parties must submit a cover letter, resume and PLDL Employment Application by 3pm on Saturday, August 31…. Read More

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Fall PRISM Now Available

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The latest edition of the library’s quarterly newsletter, PRISM, is now available. Check out the Fall 2019 edition for information on upcoming special and recurring events, staff picks, an update on our progress at the Hancock School Public Library, and more!… Read More

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We’re Hiring!

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Join our team! We are currently hiring for the position of Substitute Library Assistant at the Portage Lake District Library. The application period will remain open until end of day Wednesday, May 22. … Read More

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Rabbit Island School Scholarships Available to Students

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The Rabbit Island Foundation and the Portage Lake District Library have partnered to create a unique, place-based arts and ecology program for area students who attend Houghton-Portage Township Schools. Students awarded with scholarships will have the opportunity to spend one week on Rabbit Island, a 91 acre forested island in Lake Superior three miles east of Michigan’s Keweenaw Peninsula.
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Free Tax Preparation Services

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Volunteers from the AARP Foundation will be available to assist you with preparing and filing your tax return, by appointment, beginning February 4th…. Read More

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Library Closed December 31 and January 1

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The Portage Lake District Library and the Hancock School Public Library will be closed on December 31 and January 1 for New Years Eve and New Years Day. … Read More

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Winter PRISM Now Available

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Check out our latest edition of PRISM, the library’s quarterly newsletter! Learn about upcoming events, new library resources, reader recommendations and more…. Read More

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