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Community Book Discussion: What the Eyes Don’t See

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Join us for a community book discussion of Doctor Mona Hanna-Attisha’s book, What the Eyes Don’t See, about the Flint, Michigan water crisis and the ensuing battle to expose the truth to the world. We will be joined by a panel of experts on environmental health and explore these topics in relation to the book and our local water safety …… 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, January 22, from 7 – 8:00pm. Meetings are typically held the fourth Wednesday of each month at 7pm at PLDL.

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Michigan Independent Citizen Redistricting Commission

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Join us on Wednesday, January 22, from 6 – 7:00pm for a presentation by the League of Women Voters on the current status of the MI Independent Redistricting Commission, which was voted into existence on the 2018 ballot proposal 3.

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Cricut Candle Craft

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At this time of year, we all need more light! Come join us as we experiment with PLDL’s new Cricut machine on Tuesday, January 21, from 6 – 7:00pm . We’ll be enhancing votive candles with decorative vinyl designs that we will make on the Cricut machine. We will provide all materials, including candles. No need to register but the …… Read More

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Keweenaw Garden Club:Armchair Gardening

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To inspire your armchair gardening this winter, join us for this event on Monday, January 20, from 6 – 7:30pm , when several knowledgeable presenters will give lightning-fast, 5-minute talks on great gardening or garden design ideas. The Keweenaw Garden Club was established by and for gardening enthusiasts. They have presentations at the Portage Lake District Library on the third …… Read More

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Directed Discussions

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Directed Discussions is your opportunity to meet with Library Director Dillon Geshel without making an appointment on Friday, January 17, from 2–4:00pm! Stop by PLDL on the first and third Fridays of the month between 2-4pm to chat! Bring your questions, suggestions or concerns regarding our library, or just say hello!

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Quilt Art Group

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The quilting group meets in the Michigan Room the third Thursday of each month at 6:30 P.M. Interested in art quilts, the artistry of creating any quilt, handmade jewelry and books, or watercolor paintings? Join us on Thursday, January 16, from 6:30 – 8:00pm !

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Wellness Wednesdays

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Join us for the third program in a series presented by local health care practitioners on the benefits of bodywork on Wednesday, January 15, from 6 – 7:30pm . Dr. Sarah Derenzo on Chiropractic Types and Tonal Chiropractic with Dr. Mariah Cain on Webster Technique for Pregnancy and Logan Technique for Everyone (Chiropractic).

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Genealogy Society Meeting

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Seeking assistance with genealogy ? Have a story to tell us? Come join us on Tuesday, January 14, from 6 – 7:00pm. Free and open to the public. The monthly meetings of the Houghton Keweenaw County Genealogy Society are open to the public. Each meeting features a different topic and presentation. Click this link to visit their website: www.hkcgs.org

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WRANGLING WORDS: Flash Fiction Writing

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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 99 word flash fiction and 5-minute story-telling on Saturday, January 11, from 12:00 – 1:00pm. Meets the second Saturday of each month.

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