News & Updates

All Events:
For Library events, see the PWPL Event Calendar or download a printable  January events brochure or February events brochure.

For Marquette Arts and Culture Center (housed on the lower level of the library building), MACC Event Calendar.

New website coming soon:  
Take a peek at our new website, currently under development.  You can let us know what you think by taking a quick usability test. Hopefully, the new site will go live at the end of February at our current url of

New Online Catalog:
Our online catalog has a new format. Simply type in your search terms in the search bar at the top of the page. We hope you like the many options you have for refining your search.  The Reference Desk staff will be happy to answer your questions at 906-226-4312.

Tax Forms: The Reference Department on the upper level now has Michigan tax form and Michigan Home Heating booklets. They also have Federal 1040, 1040A, and 1040EZ forms and booklets. These and other federal forms are available for download at Downloadable Michigan tax forms are available at

Cafe Space:  Check out the Request for Bid if you or someone you know is interested in starting a food and beverage serving business in our cafe space.  Deadline for bids is March 7, 2016.

Library Director position: The Peter White Public Library has hired the firm Hartzell-Mika Consulting, a company that specializes in hiring for libraries, to help us find a new director. Applications and nominations will be accepted until the position is filled, but those received by 5 o’clock pm (EST) on February 24, 2016 will receive first consideration. See the position posting for more details.   

Logo Contest:   We are currently in the process of developing a new website with a more responsive design.  The process has made us very aware that we could really use a logo to help unify our look. Our contest will run till March 15. The winning designer will be awarded $100. Check out the contest details for all our criteria.

Interim Library Director Announced: At the Library Board of Trustees meeting on December 15, Deputy Director Bruce MacDonald was named Interim Director, effective immediately.  A search for a new director will be conducted by the firm Hartzell-Mika Consulting, a company that specializes in hiring for libraries.

Building Hope in Uncertain Times, a nine-month-long community conversation that began in September.  Check out the evolving program schedule to learn more about upcoming book discussions, movies and music programs.

Downloadable books Mqt. Arts & Culture Center
Michigan Electronic Library Zinio Digital Magazines
Mango Languages Novelist
Foundation Center Passports
New Movies MI Legal Help
Library Hours

Closed Presidents' Day, February 15 

Monday - Thursday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Closed on Sundays

Holiday Calendar

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