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Sep 1st, 2014 (Mon)
The Peter White Public Library will be closed for the day. Regular hours resume on Tuesday, September 2, 2014.
Sep 2nd, 2014 (Tue)
  PWPL Book Group

First Tuesday of the month from 7PM - 9PM in the Dandelion Cottage Room. See poster.

September 2nd - Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver

October 7th - Detroit: An American Autopsy by Charlie LeDuff

November 4th - The Darling Ladies of Lowell by Kate Alcott

December 2nd - Kontiki: Across the Pacific by Raft by Thor Heyerdahl

Sep 3rd, 2014 (Wed)
  Shakespeare Readers

Join in for these readings on the first Wednesdays of August and September. 6:30PM in the Shiras Room. See poster.

August 5th. Shakespeare contemporary Christopher Marlowe's The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus.

September 3rd. Back to the Bard: William Shakespeare's Loves Labors Lost.

Sep 7th, 2014 (Sun)
  First Sunday Concert: Harps In Harmony

Harps In Harmony with Tammy Naze, Nancy Redfern, and Sandra Seppanen. Harp solos, duets, and trios of familiar classics, folk music, and film scores. Sunday September 7th at 1:30PM in the Community Room. See poster.

Sep 7th, 2014 (Sun)
  Big Water Community Sing

Casual jam session for folks of all ages who like to sing. Bring your copy of RISE UP SINGING or other music to share as a group. Song leader is Corinne Rockow. First Sunday of the month from 3:30-5:30 pm in the Community Room. Call 226-4318 fo more information. See poster.

Sep 8th, 2014 (Mon)
  DocuMonday Film Series

Documentary film THE GATEKEEPERS reveals insights into Shin Bet, Israel's secret service organization. (101 min.) Community Room at 7:00 pm. Call 226-4318 for more information. See poster.

Sep 8th, 2014 (Mon)
  Afternoon Classic Films

JUDGEMENT AT NUREMBERG, a 1961 film starring Spencer Tracy, Burt Lancaster, and Maximillian Schell at 1:30 pm in the Community Room (186 min.) - See poster.

Sep 8th, 2014 (Mon)
  Tasty Reads

Book group for cooks who like to read will feature Luncheonette by Steven Sorrentino. Bring in your favorite recipe to share with the group - Noon in the Shiras Room on the top floor. See poster.

Sep 10th, 2014 (Wed)
  Once Upon a Crime Book Club

A book group for mystery readers. Second Wednesdays of the month in the Dandelion Cottage Room at 7PM. See poster.

September 10 - They Did It With Love by Kate Morgenroth

October 8 - Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

November 12 - Reflex by Dick Francis

December 10 - The Copenhagen Connection by Elizabeth Peters

Sep 11th, 2014 (Thu)
  BYO Dinner Theater: Philomena

Bring Your Own Dinner Theater presents Philomena with Judi Dench and Steve Coogan. 2013, PG-13, 98 min. Thursday September 11th at 5:30PM in the Community Room. See poster.

Sep 16th, 2014 (Tue)
  BYO Dinner Theater: Her

Bring Your Own Dinner Theater presents Her with Joaquin Phoenix, Amy Adams, and Scarlett Johansson. 2013, R, 126 min. Tuesday September 16th at 5:30PM in the Community Room. See poster.

Sep 18th, 2014 (Thu)
  Readers Theater

Fall dates for Readers Theater:

September 18th - She Stoops To Conquer by William Goldsmith

October 16th - Lady Windemere's Fan by Oscar Wilde

November 20th - Blithe Spirit by Noel Coward

No rehearsals - no memorizing. Third Thursday of each month at 7PM in the Shiras Room. See poster.

Sep 18th, 2014 (Thu)
  Film Club Modern Classics

Screening of Agatha Christie's Murder on the Orient Express - 1974 - rated PG - 128 min. Starring Albert Finney and Ingrid Bergman. Starts at 6:30. See poster.

Sep 19th, 2014 (Fri)
  CineArts Films

CineArts Films, a series devoted to foreign and independent films, presents the biography / romance The Invisible Woman. 7PM in the Community Room. 2013, 111 min., R, English. See poster.

Sep 21st, 2014 (Sun)
  Scrabble @ the Library

Join other word game enthusiasts for a challenging and fun afternoon the popular board game, Scrabble. Held in conjunction with the Traditional Music Jam in the Community Room from 2:00-5:00 pm. See poster.

Sep 21st, 2014 (Sun)
  Traditional Music Jam

Join others who enjoy playing Acoustic Folk Music like The Carter Family, Woody Guthrie, Pete Seeger and Bob Dylan, 2:00-5:00 pm, Community Room, No admission charge. See poster.

Sep 22nd, 2014 (Mon)
  BYO Dinner Theater: Mandela - Long Walk To Freedom

Bring Your Own Dinner Theater presents Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom with Idris Elba and Naomie Harris. 2013, PG-13, 141 min. Monday September 22nd at 5:30PM in the Community Room. See poster.

Sep 23rd, 2014 (Tue)
  Matthew Gavin Frank - New Book Party

Matthew Gavin Frank - writer, foodie, poet, educator - new book party for Preparing the Ghost. Tuesday September 23rd at 7PM in the Shiras Room. See poster.

Sep 24th, 2014 (Wed)
  Muslim Journeys Book Discussion: Prince Among Slaves

Prince Among Slaves by Terry Alford. The true story of Abd al Rahman Ibrahima, a Muslim slave who, in 1807, was recognized by an Irish ship's surgeon as as the son of an African king who had saved his life many years earlier. Part of the "Let's Talk About It: Muslim Journeys" series. Wednesday September 24th at 1PM in the Shiras Room. See poster.

Sep 24th, 2014 (Wed)
  French & Indians Interact in 17th Century Canada

A seven week course presented by history professor Roger Magnuson. Wednesdays, September 24th - November 5th. 6:30PM - 8PM in the Lions Room. For further information, call 906-226-2252. See poster.

Sep 25th, 2014 (Thu)
  Path to the Death Race

Tahquamenon Area Library director by day, endurance racer by night, Dion Mindykowski recounts details of his training, reveals what inspired him to take up the sport, and recaps some of the races that lead up to his participation in the 2014 Winter Death Race. See poster. See poster.

Sep 27th, 2014 (Sat)
  Prime Time Family Reading Time
Literacy program for families with children ages 6-10 who have difficulty reading or are just learning to read. Meets in the Community Room from 10:30 AM- Noon for six Saturdays in the fall. No charge, but must be pre-registered by calling Prime Time Coordinator at 226-4318. For more information, see letter to parents and registration form. See poster.
Sep 29th, 2014 (Mon)
  Concert: Classical Guitarist Peter Fletcher

Back by popular demand, classical guitarist Peter Fletcher will play the program he is scheduled to perform at Carnegie Hall in April 2015. Works by Grieg, Bach, and others in which he wrote the guitar transcriptions. Monday September 29th at 7PM in the Community Room. See poster.