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Graphic Design with Canva

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Are you tasked with creating marketing materials for your business or non-profit, but don’t have a graphic design background? Join Library Director Dillon Geshel on Tuesday, June 4, at 6pm for a presentation on getting started with Canva, a free web application that simplifies the design of posters, social media graphics, presentations and more.

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Super Smash Video Game Tournament

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Join us for a video game tournament! To build a new video game collection, we will be holding a Super Smash Bros. Brawl competition on Friday, May 31, from 5 – 7:00pm …. Read More

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Fire Hall Holly Storytime for Pre-schoolers

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Join us on May 29 and May 30 at 10:15 at the Houghton Fire Department (1400 Gundlach Road) for a special Firefighter Story time! We will have stories and a tour. See you there!

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Book Bike Delivers Books on Wheels

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Pedal power is bringing Portage Lake District Library books out into the community…. Read More

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Commissioner Janssen Office Hours

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Gretchen Janssen, the Houghton County Commissioner representing District 4 (City of Houghton) will host a public office hour in the library’s community room on Saturday, May 25, from 2 – 3:00pm .

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Social Security Claiming Strategies

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Join John Nelson of Edward Jones and Dave Jensen of MFS on Wednesday, May 22, from 6– 7:00pm to discuss how important Social Security claiming strategies could be to your overall retirement goals.

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Keweenaw Garden Club:Rock Gardens

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Please join us for a presentation by Daniel Hendrickson, a rock gardener and plant enthusiast, on Monday, May 20, from 6:30 – 7:30pm…. Read More

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Spring 2019 Newsletter Available Now

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The Library’s Spring 2019 edition of PRISM, our quarterly newsletter is now available on our website! Read about upcoming special events, book recommendations, our new strategic plan, and more!… Read More

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Genealogy Society Meeting

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The topic of May’s meeting of the Houghton-Keweenaw County Genealogical Society will be “IS THIS REALLY MY GREAT GRANDFATHER? THE BEST PRACTICES TO BE SURE.” The meeting, which is open to the public, will be held Tuesday, May 14, at 6:00pm, at the Portage Lake District Library, in Houghton. For information, call 369-4083, or email HKCGSociety@gmail.com.

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Graphic Design with Canva

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Join Library Director Dillon Geshel on Thursday, May 9, from 6:30 – 7:45pm for a presentation on getting started with Canva, a free web application that simplifies the design of posters, social media graphics, presentations and more. … Read More

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