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ADVANCE DIRECTIVE WORKSHOP

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Julie Beck and Copper Country Advanced Care Planning Collaborative will host a workshop on Saturday, July 27, from 11:00am – 1:00pm in the library community room. Ensure you are the person in charge of your healthcare. Establish a plan for you or a loved one. Learn more about the planning process. Secure peace of mind for the future.

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NERF Battle for Teens

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Teens ages 13 through 18! Join us on Friday, July 26, from 4:30 – 6:30pm for another epic Nerf Battle! Bring your own Nerf Blaster and we’ll supply the darts. Register in person at the library’s front desk. You MUST also have a parent or guardian sign a waiver with us before we can add your name to the list. …… Read More

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Fires, Miners, and Elephants: Hancock in Photos and Words

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Join us on Wednesday, July 24, from 7 – 8:00pm at the Hancock School Public Library for a talk by author John Haeussler. … Read More

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Braille Enhanced Story Walk

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The Portage Lake District Library and the Copper Country Great Start Collaborative invite children and their families to drop in anytime for a Braille Story Walk on Thursday, July 25, between 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. There will be a snack and craft in the library community room. The Story Walk will begin on Huron St. in front of the Portage …… Read More

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Stand Up Paddleboard(SUP) DEMO

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Join us on Wednesday, July 24, from 6 – 7:30pm for a SUP demo and brief instruction with Brendan Jacques of Portage Paddle Sports and stick around to try a board out for yourself, if you like! Will be held on the library dock, weather permitting. Please check the PLDL website if weather looks suspect.

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LATE NITE Star Party @PLDL

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Join us on Saturday, July 20, from 8:30 – 11:30pm for the movie APOLLO11 inside, and then some star viewing outside, to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the moon landing on July 16, 1969. We will have a telescope available. Bring a blanket and beverage, and we’ll pop the popcorn!!***WEATHER DEPENDENT*** Please check pldl.org or call 482-4570

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Aerospace Engineering #101 with Dr. Kishan Bellur

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Please join us on Wednesday, July 17, from 6 – 7:00pm at Portage Lake District Library for a conversation and presentation on the basics of aerospace engineering with Dr. Kishan Bellur. Topics of conversation include basics of conventional flight, rocketry and space travel. Time and weather permitting, we’ll observe a bottle rocket take off from the library grounds.

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Open Mic Night ADULTS

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Join us on Thursday, July 11, from 6 – 8:00pm for Open Mic Night! Poetry, music, prose, it’s all on the menu ! Open to all in the community ages 18+ years old. Participants will each have 5-10 minutes of performance time. Registration is not required, but encouraged. Please call 482-4570. Feel free to bring your own instruments, props, or …… Read More

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Music on the Menu:CANCELLED 7/19

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WE REGRET TO INFORM YOU THAT THIS COMING FRIDAY’S PERFORMANCE BY kEWEENAW BREWGRASS HAS BEEN CANCELED AND WE DO NOT HAVE A REPLACEMENT ACT AS OF YET. The Portage Lake District Library invites everyone to bring their lunch and enjoy “Music on the Menu,” an outdoor series of events held on the dock outside the library. Join us on Friday, …… Read More

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Songs, Puppets & Stories for Kids

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Join us on Saturday, July 13, from 1 – 2:00pm for a musical poetry show with “Mrs. Kate” Carpenter from Florida. She will sing, read stories, and perform with puppets during her very entertaining, educational, and fun presentation for children and their families.

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