Event Calendar - Monthly

click to return to daily events
October 2013
S M T W T F S
    1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 31    
             


Oct 1st, 2013 (Tue)
  PWPL Book Group
Discussion of THE AGE OF MIRACLES by Karen Thompson Walker, selection from One Book One Community, at 7:00 pm in the Shiras Room. New readers are welcome. Call 226-4318 for more information. See poster.
Oct 2nd, 2013 (Wed)
  Affordable Care Act Webinar
Affordable Care Act (ACA) webinar. The public is invited to attend this state-wide webinar sponsored by the State of Michigan Department of Insurance and Financial Services. Webinar meets in the Computer Lab from 6:30 to 8:00 pm. Free but must register by calling 906-226-4312. Limited seating. See poster.
Oct 2nd, 2013 (Wed)
  The Hunt for Communist Spies in America
Eight week course presented by Roger Magnuson, retired professor from McGill University . Begins at 6:30 pm in the Lions Room on Wesnesday evenings from September 25 to November 13. For more information call 226-4318. See poster.
Oct 2nd, 2013 (Wed)
  Universal Design Conference
Two day conference with ten presentations, featuring Cynthia Leibrock, noted author and activist for Aging in Place. Wednesday and Thursday from 9:30 to 4:30 in the Community Room. For more information call the Programming Office at 226-4318. See poster.
Oct 3rd, 2013 (Thu)
  Universal Design Conference
Two day conference with ten presentations, featuring Cynthia Leibrock, noted author and activist for Aging in Place. Wednesday and Thursday from 9:30 to 4:30 in the Community Room. For more information call the Programming Office at 226-4318. See poster.
Oct 3rd, 2013 (Thu)
  Meet the Library Director
Meet Pam Christensen, Peter White Public Library Director, on the first Thursday of each month (except July) during a morning session from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. and evening session from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. in the PW Conference Room.
Oct 5th, 2013 (Sat)
  Saturday Morning ART
A story and art program for Grades K-4 meets in Youth Services at 11:00 am See poster. Call 226-4323 for more information.
Oct 5th, 2013 (Sat)
  Prime Time Family Reading Time
Family reading program in the community Room from 10:30 AM- Noon. Must be pre-registered by calling Prime Time Coordinator at 226-4318. See letter to parents and registration form. See poster.
Oct 6th, 2013 (Sun)
  Poems to Catch Your Eye
“Poems to Catch Your Eye: Using Nature & Exploration as Models.” Poetry Writing Workshop with Russ Thorburn, the U.P.’s first Poet Laureate. For those in grade 8 & up. 2:00-3:30 p.m. in the Shiras Room. Free. For more information, call 226-4320 or visit the Children’s Desk.
Oct 6th, 2013 (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 fo more information. See poster.
Oct 7th, 2013 (Mon)
  DocuMonday
Documentary film, YOUNG @ HEART chronicles a New England senior citizens chorus that sings covers of recent rock music. (107 min.) Community Room at 7:00 pm. See poster
Oct 7th, 2013 (Mon)
  Afternoon Classics
THE LOST WEEKEND, a 1945 film starring Ray Milland and Jane Wyman at 1:30 pm in the Community Room See poster
Oct 8th, 2013 (Tue)
  Fall Flicks
Bring your own supper and enjoy the feature film THE GREAT GATSBY, starring Leonardo DiCapprio and Tobey Maguire, in the Community Room at 5:30 pm. For more information, call 226-4318. See poster.
Oct 9th, 2013 (Wed)
  Back on Track
Personal Finance one-on-one session to get on track for a better future with Joan Vinette, MSU Extension Educator. Available every 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month in the Conference Room (main floor) drop-in between 4:00 - 7:00 pm. See poster.
Oct 9th, 2013 (Wed)
  The Hunt for Communist Spies in America
Eight week course presented by Roger Magnuson, retired professor from McGill University . Begins at 6:30 pm in the Lions Room on Wesnesday evenings from September 25 to November 13. For more information call 226-4318. See poster.
Oct 9th, 2013 (Wed)
  J-TAB
Junior Teen Advisory Board is open to students in grades 6, 7, and 8 Monthly meetings on Wednesdays at 4:15 PM 2013 meeting dates: September 11, October 9, November 6, December 4 See poster.
Oct 9th, 2013 (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. October selection is COLD STREETS by P.N. Elrod.
Oct 12th, 2013 (Sat)
  Prime Time Family Reading Time
Family reading program in the community Room from 10:30 AM- Noon. Must be pre-registered by calling Prime Time Coordinator at 226-4318. See letter to parents and registration form. See poster.
Oct 15th, 2013 (Tue)
  Fall Flicks
Bring your own supper and enjoy the feature film SEEKING A FRIEND FOR THE END OF THE WORLD, starring Steve Carell and Kiera Knightley, in the Community Room at 5:30 pm. For more information, call 226-4318. See poster.
Oct 16th, 2013 (Wed)
  The Hunt for Communist Spies in America
Eight week course presented by Roger Magnuson, retired professor from McGill University . Begins at 6:30 pm in the Lions Room on Wesnesday evenings from September 25 to November 13. For more information call 226-4318. See poster.
Oct 17th, 2013 (Thu)
  Readers Theater
Join in for a group reading of DYLAN: A PLAY by Sidney Michaels. The group meets in the Shiras Room at 7:00 PM. No rehearsals - no memorizing. See poster.
Oct 17th, 2013 (Thu)
  Film Club: Modern Classics
Watch a modern classic film, GHOSTBUSTERS, starring Dan Aykroyd and Bill Murray from the year 1984. Rated PG. 1:00 PM in the Community Room.
Oct 18th, 2013 (Fri)
  Genealogy Lock-in
Get help filling in your family tree with several sessions geared toward your level of expertise. 6:30-9:30 PM on the upper level of the library. Pre-registration is required. Register online at refdesk@pwpl.info or call 226-4311
Oct 18th, 2013 (Fri)
  CineArts Film
CineArts Films, a series devoted to foreign and independent films, presents the movie “Hyde Park on the Hudson.” 2012. The story of the love affair between FDR and his distant cousin Margaret "Daisy" Suckley, centered around the weekend in 1939 when the King and Queen of the United Kingdom visited upstate New York. In English. 94 minutes. Free admission. Call 226-4309 or go to www.pwpl.info for more information.
Oct 19th, 2013 (Sat)
  Saturday Morning ART
A story and art program for Grades K-4 meets in Youth Services at 11:00 am See poster. Call 226-4323 for more information.
Oct 19th, 2013 (Sat)
  Prime Time Family Reading Time
Family reading program in the community Room from 10:30 AM- Noon. Must be pre-registered by calling Prime Time Coordinator at 226-4318. See letter to parents and registration form. See poster.
Oct 20th, 2013 (Sun)
  Scrabble Sunday
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.
Oct 20th, 2013 (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.
Oct 21st, 2013 (Mon)
  Fall Flicks
Bring your own supper and enjoy the feature film OZ THE GREAT AND POWERFUL, starring James Franco and Rachel Weisz, in the Community Room at 5:30 pm. For more information, call 226-4318. See poster.
Oct 23rd, 2013 (Wed)
  Teen Advisory Board
TAB is open to all students in grades 9-12 Monthly meetings on Wednesdays at 4:15 PM 2013 meeting dates: September 25, October 23, November 20, December 11 See poster.
Oct 23rd, 2013 (Wed)
  The Hunt for Communist Spies in America
Eight week course presented by Roger Magnuson, retired professor from McGill University . Begins at 6:30 pm in the Lions Room on Wesnesday evenings from September 25 to November 13. For more information call 226-4318. See poster.
Oct 26th, 2013 (Sat)
  Prime Time Family Reading Time
Family reading program in the community Room from 10:30 AM- Noon. Must be pre-registered by calling Prime Time Coordinator at 226-4318. See letter to parents and registration form. See poster.
Oct 27th, 2013 (Sun)
  Poetry Revision Workshop
Revision Session for publication for those who attended “Poems to Catch Your Eye: Using Nature & Exploration as Models,” the Poetry Writing Workshop with Russ Thorburn. 2:00-3:30 p.m. in the Dandelion Cottage Room, Free. For more information, call 226-4320 or visit the Children’s Desk.
Oct 28th, 2013 (Mon)
  Spooky Poetry
Listen to or read aloud spooky poems for Halloween from 6:30 to 8:00 pm. Books of poetry are provided or you may bring your own favorite spooky poems. Family fun for all ages. Dress in costume if you wish. Refreshments. Free. For more information, call 226-4320 or visit the Children’s Desk.
Oct 30th, 2013 (Wed)
  The Hunt for Communist Spies in America
Eight week course presented by Roger Magnuson, retired professor from McGill University . Begins at 6:30 pm in the Lions Room on Wesnesday evenings from September 25 to November 13. For more information call 226-4318. See poster.
Oct 30th, 2013 (Wed)
  True Wolf: What Does it Mean to be Wild?
Michigan Premiere Screening of TRUE WOLF at 7:00 PM in the Community Room. Sponsored by National Wolfwatcher Coalition, U.P. Environmental Coalition, Central Upper Peninsula Sierra Club Group, Blue Green Living and Snowy Plains Kennel, and Peter White Public Library. For more information, call 226-4318. See poster.
Oct 30th, 2013 (Wed)
  Back on Track
Personal Finance one-on-one session to get on track for a better future with Joan Vinette, MSU Extension Educator. Available every 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month in the Conference Room (main floor) drop-in between 4:00 - 7:00 pm. See poster.