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April 2014
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Apr 1st, 2014 (Tue)
  Story & Craft Hour

Stories, crafts, and songs with featuring "Klassical Kids" for ages 4 and up at 1:00 pm in the Children's Room. Call 226-4323 for more information. See poster.

Apr 1st, 2014 (Tue)
  World Religions Lunch & Learns

Five weekly discussions comparing and contrasting the world's major religions with Dr. Don Dreisback, Professor Emeritus from MNU Dept. of Philosophy - Tuesdays April 1-29 at Noon - call 226-4318 for more information.  See poster.

Apr 1st, 2014 (Tue)
  PWPL Book Group

Discussion of ANNIE'S GHOSTS: A JOURNEY INTO A FAMILY SECRET by Steve Luxenberg (Great Michigan Read selection) at 7:00 pm in the Shiras Room. New readers are welcome. Call 226-4318 for more information. See poster.

Apr 1st, 2014 (Tue)
  Meet the Library Director

Meet Pam Christensen, Peter White Public Library Director, on the first Tuesday of each month during a morning session from 10:00 to 11:30 AM and evening session from 5:30 to 7:00 PM on the main floor near the entrance. All are welcome. See poster.

Apr 1st, 2014 (Tue)
  BYO Dinner Theater

Bring your own supper and enjoy the feature film FROZEN, an animated Disney feature, in the Community Room at 5:30 pm. Rated PG. For more information, call 226-4318. See poster.

Apr 2nd, 2014 (Wed)
  Shakespeare Readers

Read Shakepeare plays informally like Readers Theater on the first Wednesday of the month (usually) at 6:30 pm in the Shiras Room - featuring AS YOU LIKE IT for April. See poster.

Apr 3rd, 2014 (Thu)
  Book Babies

Lap-sit storytime for all infants and toddler up to 24 months accompanied by a loving adult in the Children's Area - Thursday mornings at 10:00 AM. See Poster.

Apr 4th, 2014 (Fri)
  Lego Club

Read a story and build LEGO structures -for Grades k-5- in the Shiras Room from 4:15-5:15 pm - call 226-4323 for more information.

Apr 5th, 2014 (Sat)
  Saturday Morning ART

Stories and an art project at 11:00 am in the Children's Room for Grades K -4.  Call 226-4323 for more information. See poster.

Apr 5th, 2014 (Sat) -- Apr 6th, 2014 (Sun)
  Tax Assistance

Northern Michigan University students (BETA ALPHA PSI) continue to provide tax assistance to the general public on the following Saturdays and Sundays from 1:00 to 4:00 pm in the shiras Room:

April 5-6 and April 12-13

Apr 6th, 2014 (Sun)
  Big Water Community Sing

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

Apr 6th, 2014 (Sun)
  First Sunday Concert

Corinne Rockow presents A TRIBUTE TO PETE SEEGER with a variety of songs by this legendary musician - Community Room at 1:30 pm - no admission charge - call 226-4318 for more information. See poster.

Apr 7th, 2014 (Mon)
  Afternoon Classic Films

VON RYAN'S EXPRESS, a 1965 film starring Frank Sinatra and Trevor Howard at 1:30 pm in the Community Room. See poster.

Apr 7th, 2014 (Mon)
  Storytime for 2's and 3's

Monday storytime for toddlers at 10:00 am in the Children's Room. Celebrate the letters 'S" through "Y" with stories, songs, and fingerplays that feature Storytime ABC's. Children must be accompanied by a loving adult-call 226-4323 for more information. See poster

Apr 7th, 2014 (Mon)
  DocuMonday Film Series

Documentary film STORIES WE TELL about how our narratives shape and define us as individuals and families. (108 min.) Community Room at 7:00 pm.  Call 226-4318 for more information. See poster.

Apr 8th, 2014 (Tue)
  World Religions Lunch & Learns

Five weekly discussions comparing and contrasting the world's major religions with Dr. Don Dreisback, Professor Emeritus from MNU Dept. of Philosophy - Tuesdays April 1-29 at Noon - call 226-4318 for more information.  See poster.

Apr 8th, 2014 (Tue)
  Story & Craft Hour

Stories, crafts, and songs with featuring "Klassical Kids" for ages 4 and up at 1:00 pm in the Children's Room. Call 226-4323 for more information. See poster.

Apr 8th, 2014 (Tue)
  Film Screening - The Anonymous People

Join PWPL in cooperation with Great Lakes Recovery Centers and the Marquette County Health Dept. in a free screening of THE ANONYMOUS PEOPLE at 7:00 pm in the Community Room. See poster.

Apr 9th, 2014 (Wed)
  Once Upon a Crime Book Club

A book group for mystery readers meets at 7:00 PM in the Dandelion Cottage Room on the main level. April selection is THE MYSTERIOUS AFFAIR AT STYLES by Agatha Christie. See poster.

Apr 9th, 2014 (Wed)
  POSTPONED-French & Indians Interact in 17th Century Canada

POSTPONED-8 week course presented by Roger Magnuson, retired history professor from McGill University from 6:30 - 8:00, Wednesdays, in the Lions Room. See poster.

Apr 10th, 2014 (Thu)
  Book Babies

Lap-sit storytime for all infants and toddler up to 24 months accompanied by a loving adult in the Children's Area - Thursday mornings at 10:00 AM. See Poster.

Apr 10th, 2014 (Thu)
  BYO Dinner Theater

Bring your own supper and enjoy the feature film ALL IS LOST, starring Robert Redford, in the Community Room at 5:30 pm. Rated PG-13. For more information, call 226-4318. See poster.

Apr 11th, 2014 (Fri)
  CineArts Film

CineArts Films, a series devoted to foreign and independent films, presents the movie A SEPARATION with English subtitles. 7:00 p.m., Peter White Public Library Community Room, Set in contemporary Iran, a married couple is faced with a difficult decision—to improve the life of their child by moving to another country or to stay in Iran and look after a deteriorating parent who has Alzheimer’s disease. 2011. In Farsi/French with English subtitles. 123 minutes. Free admission. Call 226-4309 for more information. See poster.

Apr 11th, 2014 (Fri)
  Lego Club

Read a story and build LEGO structures -for Grades k-5- in the Shiras Room from 4:15-5:15 pm - call 226-4323 for more information.

Apr 12th, 2014 (Sat) -- Apr 13th, 2014 (Sun)
  Tax Assistance

Northern Michigan University students (BETA ALPHA PSI) continue to provide tax assistance to the general public on the following Saturdays and Sundays from 1:00 to 4:00 pm in the shiras Room:

April 5-6 and April 12-13

Apr 13th, 2014 (Sun)
  Family Story Time

Bunny Stories and Craft with the NMU chapter of National Student Speech Language Hearing Association students at 2:00 pm in the Children's Area.  Call 226-4323 for more information.

Apr 14th, 2014 (Mon)
  Storytime for 2's and 3's

Monday storytime for toddlers at 10:00 am in the Children's Room. Celebrate the letters 'S" through "Y" with stories, songs, and fingerplays that feature Storytime ABC's. Children must be accompanied by a loving adult-call 226-4323 for more information. See poster

Apr 14th, 2014 (Mon)
  Muslim Journeys Film Series

View the film, THE KITE RUNNER (rated PG-13), part of the Bridging Cultures collection at PWPL - 5:30 pm in the Community Room - See poster.

Apr 15th, 2014 (Tue)
  World Religions Lunch & Learns

Five weekly discussions comparing and contrasting the world's major religions with Dr. Don Dreisback, Professor Emeritus from MNU Dept. of Philosophy - Tuesdays April 1-29 at Noon - call 226-4318 for more information.  See poster.

Apr 15th, 2014 (Tue)
  Story & Craft Hour

Stories, crafts, and songs with featuring "Klassical Kids" for ages 4 and up at 1:00 pm in the Children's Room. Call 226-4323 for more information. See poster.

Apr 15th, 2014 (Tue)
  BYO Dinner Theater

Bring your own supper and enjoy the feature film NEBRASKA, starring Bruce Dern and Will Forte, in the Community Room at 5:30 pm. Rated PG-13. For more information, call 226-4318. See poster.

Apr 16th, 2014 (Wed)
  POSTPONED-French & Indians Interact in 17th Century Canada

POSTPONED-8 week course presented by Roger Magnuson, retired history professor from McGill University from 6:30 - 8:00, Wednesdays, in the Lions Room. See poster.

Apr 17th, 2014 (Thu)
  Book Babies

Lap-sit storytime for all infants and toddler up to 24 months accompanied by a loving adult in the Children's Area - Thursday mornings at 10:00 AM. See Poster.

Apr 17th, 2014 (Thu)
  Readers Theater

Join in for a group reading of HAYFEVER by Noel Coward. The group meets in the Shiras Room at 7:00 PM. No rehearsals - no memorizing. See poster.

Apr 18th, 2014 (Fri)
  Lego Club

Read a story and build LEGO structures -for Grades k-5- in the Shiras Room from 4:15-5:15 pm - call 226-4323 for more information.

Apr 19th, 2014 (Sat)
  Saturday Morning ART

Stories and an art project at 11:00 am in the Children's Room for Grades K -4.  Call 226-4323 for more information. See poster.

Apr 20th, 2014 (Sun)
  LIBRARY CLOSED
The Peter White Public Library will be closed for the day. Regular hours resume on Monday, April 21, 2014.
Apr 21st, 2014 (Mon)
  Tasty Reads Book Group

Book group for cooks who like to read will feature MY BERLIN KITCHEN by Luisa Weiss. Bring in your favorite recipe to share with the group - Noon in the Shiras Room on the top floor. See poster.

Apr 21st, 2014 (Mon)
  Storytime for 2's and 3's

Monday storytime for toddlers at 10:00 am in the Children's Room. Celebrate the letters 'S" through "Y" with stories, songs, and fingerplays that feature Storytime ABC's. Children must be accompanied by a loving adult-call 226-4323 for more information. See poster

Apr 22nd, 2014 (Tue)
  Story & Craft Hour

Stories, crafts, and songs with featuring "Klassical Kids" for ages 4 and up at 1:00 pm in the Children's Room. Call 226-4323 for more information. See poster.

Apr 22nd, 2014 (Tue)
  Cool Jazz

NMU Faculty & Friends Jazz Combo presents COOL JAZZ: Exploring the 1950's at 7:00 pm in the Community Room - no admission charge. See poster.

Apr 22nd, 2014 (Tue)
  World Religions Lunch & Learns

Five weekly discussions comparing and contrasting the world's major religions with Dr. Don Dreisback, Professor Emeritus from MNU Dept. of Philosophy - Tuesdays April 1-29 at Noon - call 226-4318 for more information.  See poster.

Apr 23rd, 2014 (Wed)
  Swing Dance

Swing Dance featuring the Westerly Winds Bing Band sound in the Community Room from 7:00-9:00 PM - No admission charge. See poster.

Apr 23rd, 2014 (Wed)
  POSTPONED-French & Indians Interact in 17th Century Canada

POSTPONED-8 week course presented by Roger Magnuson, retired history professor from McGill University from 6:30 - 8:00, Wednesdays, in the Lions Room. See poster.

Apr 23rd, 2014 (Wed)
  April is Poetry Month

Celebrate Poetry Month with local poets, Andrea Scarpino and Matthew Gavin Frank, in the Shiras Room at 7:00pm - Book sale and signing will follow the readings.  See poster.

Apr 24th, 2014 (Thu)
  Film Club Modern Classics

Watch a modern classic film, HEAVEN CAN WAIT, starring Warren Beatty, Julie Christie, and James Mason from the year 1978. Rated PG - 6:30 PM in the Community Room. See poster.

Apr 24th, 2014 (Thu)
  Book Babies

Lap-sit storytime for all infants and toddler up to 24 months accompanied by a loving adult in the Children's Area - Thursday mornings at 10:00 AM. See Poster.

Apr 25th, 2014 (Fri)
  Lego Club

Read a story and build LEGO structures -for Grades k-5- in the Shiras Room from 4:15-5:15 pm - call 226-4323 for more information.

Apr 26th, 2014 (Sat)
  Once Upon a Time Puppet Show

Family puppet show featuring familiar fairy tales performed by the actors of Vertigo Theatre Company. Community Room at 1:00 pm and at 2:00 pm. Call 226-4318 for more information. See poster.

Apr 27th, 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.

Apr 27th, 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.

Apr 28th, 2014 (Mon)
  Storytime for 2's and 3's

Monday storytime for toddlers at 10:00 am in the Children's Room. Celebrate the letters 'S" through "Y" with stories, songs, and fingerplays that feature Storytime ABC's. Children must be accompanied by a loving adult-call 226-4323 for more information. See poster

Apr 28th, 2014 (Mon)
  You Mind Matters Film

The Perks of Being a Wallflower rated PG-13 about an introvert freshman who learns about real life from high school friends - 5:30 pm in the Community Room. Call 226-4318 for more information. See poster.

Apr 29th, 2014 (Tue)
  Story & Craft Hour

Stories, crafts, and songs with featuring "Klassical Kids" for ages 4 and up at 1:00 pm in the Children's Room. Call 226-4323 for more information. See poster.

Apr 29th, 2014 (Tue)
  Bluesday Tuesday

Live on stage - FLAT BROKE BLUES BAND - in the Community Room at 7:00 pm. Sponsored by the Marquette Area Blues Society and Carroll Paul Memorial Trust Fund of PWPL. See poster.

Apr 29th, 2014 (Tue)
  World Religions Lunch & Learns

Five weekly discussions comparing and contrasting the world's major religions with Dr. Don Dreisback, Professor Emeritus from MNU Dept. of Philosophy - Tuesdays April 1-29 at Noon - call 226-4318 for more information.  See poster.

Apr 30th, 2014 (Wed)
  POSTPONED-French & Indians Interact in 17th Century Canada

POSTPONED-8 week course presented by Roger Magnuson, retired history professor from McGill University from 6:30 - 8:00, Wednesdays, in the Lions Room. See poster.

Apr 30th, 2014 (Wed)
  Muslim Journeys Book Discussion Series

Read and talk about MUHAMMAD: A VERY SHROT INTRODUCTION by Johathan A. C. Brown, fourth of five monthly book discussions from the Bridging Cultures collection at PWPL - 1:00 pm in the Shiras Room - See poster.