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Learning, Engagement and Recreation on a Remote Island in Lake Superior

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This year, we awarded five full scholarships to area High School students who spent a week on the island; reading, writing, painting, sketching, carving spoons, creating natural dyes from plants, cooking, fishing, identifying local flora and fauna, building an island community and more…. Read More

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Death Cafe

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The public is invited on Thursday, September 26, from 6 – 7:30pm for a presentation in the Community Room about death. Join in for a respectful discussion about all things death related. A Death Cafe 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 …… Read More

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PLDL Board of Trustees

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The Library’s Board of Trustees hosts their monthly public meeting on Wednesday, September 25, from 7 – 8:00pm in the Community Room.

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Voter Registration Drive at PLDL

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Library staff will be available to help you register to vote, check your voter registration status, and answer questions you may have about the process from noon to 4pm on Tuesday, September 24. Voter registration is a crucial aspect of a healthy democracy, and the library is thrilled to help the public engage and participate.

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Kids Yoga

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Join Fresh Coast Yoga and local yoga instructor Angela Campioni for FREE yoga sessions for kids from 10:15 – 10:45am, weekly, beginning on Tuesday, September 17, until Dec 17, 2019! Registration is not required, but space is limited. Please bring your own yoga mat; a limited number will be available for public use.

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BASIC: Building Adults Skills in Computing

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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! Saturdays, from 10-11am, beginning September 14. (Check the calendar for holiday schedule)

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Friends of the PLDL Coffee Chat

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Who are the Friends and what do they do? Join us on Thursday, September 19, in the afternoon at 2pm or evening at 7pm for light refreshments and a chance to learn more about the Friends of the Library organization. We have opportunities for you to support your library whether you have just an hour or two or want to …… Read More

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Biblio Bistro

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Join PLDL Program Coordinator, Michael Stanitis, in the library’s community room on Tuesday, September 17, at 4pm for a quick and easy cooking class using fresh produce from today’s Houghton Farmers Market. He will be partnering with Meghan Jaszczak, Registered Dietitian with UP-Health System Portage, who will be providing recipes and dietary information. There will be tasty samples to enjoy …… Read More

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Keweenaw Garden Club

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Join Brad Bonifield, Advanced Beekeeper, Southeastern Michigan Beekeepers Association, on Monday, September 16, from 6 – 7:30pm to learn about designing and planting a bee garden purposefully to bolster the local population of bees while improving the health and productivity of our gardens. Brad will talk about his beekeeping adventures and will introduce us to the essential elements of designing …… Read More

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Preparing Your Estate Plan

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Join John Nelson and Jacob Spear on Thursday, September 12, from 6– 7:00pm for a presentation on developing a sound estate plan. Topics such as creating a will, benefits of trusts, reducing estate taxes, and how insurance can help protect your family will be covered.

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