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Friday November 16, 2018
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Tech Help Drop-In
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

NMU Student Cybersecurity Association will be available to assist with tablets, laptops, e-readers, phones, email, and other digital troubleshooting.

program logo featuring brightly colored logos for pinterest, facebook, ebay, kindle, youtube, etc.See poster.

CONTACT:  Lynette  4311  lynette@uproc.lib.mi.us
LOCATION: Heritage Room, upper level (formerly Bus. Ref.)
Monday November 19, 2018
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MACC Offices
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

During the construction/remodeling period, the Marquette Arts and Culture Center will be housed temporarily in our Peter White Conference Room on the main level.  You can reach them at their regular phone number, 906/228-0472.

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CONTACT:  Admin  226-4300  bbartlett@uproc.lib.mi.us
LOCATION: Peter White Conference Room - main level
Tuesday November 20, 2018
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Matinee Movie
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM

2017, Mystery, rated PG-13, 115 minutes.  Starring Max Irons, Stefanie Martini, and Glenn Close.  In this movie based on a novel by Agatha Christie, Charles Hayward, a former diplomat, investigates the murder of his ex-lover’s grandfather to keep family secrets secret.

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CONTACT:  Programming Office  906/226-4318  
LOCATION: Community Room, lower level
 
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Anime Club
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Monthly meeting of a new club for those in grades 6-12 who have an interest in all things Anime. 

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CONTACT:  Mary Schneeberger  226-4321  maschnee@pwpl.info
LOCATION: Shiras Room, upper level
 
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BYO Dinner Theater
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

2017, rated R, 134 minutes, Western/Adventure.  Starring Christian Bale, Rosamund Pike, and Wes Studi.  In 1892, renowned Army Captain Joseph Blocker is tasked with escorting the Cheyenne Chief Yellow Hawk and his family across hostile territory to his ancestral home in Montana’s Valley of the Bears.

movie poster image of three iconic western figures-- a woman with a pistol, a soldier, a native americanSee poster.

CONTACT:  Programming Office  906/226-4318  
LOCATION: Community Room, lower level
Wednesday November 21, 2018
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Family Film: Sherlock Gnomes
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Garden gnomes, Gnomeo & Juliet, recruit renowned detective Sherlock Gnomes to investigate the mysterious disappearance of other garden ornaments.  Rated PG, 86 minutes.

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CONTACT:  Youth Services  906/226-4323  
LOCATION: Community Room, lower level
 
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Medicare/Medicaid Assistance Program
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Medicare/Medicaid Assistance Program

CONTACT:  Programming office  226-4318  emoore@uproc.lib.mi.us
LOCATION: Shiras Room, upper level
 
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Klava Klub
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join other Sci-fi fans in a discussion of Tomorrow's Kin by Nancy Kress.

Dr. Marianne Jenner has just published a paper announcing her discovery of a new haplogroup of mitochondrial DNA in the genome of Homo sapiens when the aliens arrive.  Why are they here and what do they want with Dr. Jenner?  More importantly, what do they want with humanity?

the book jacket of tomorrow's kin superimposed on a coffee mugSee poster.

CONTACT:  Programming Office  906/226-4318  
LOCATION: Contrast Coffee, 600 N. 3rd St.
Monday November 26, 2018
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Carrie Pearson Author Storytime
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM

Children ages 3 and up are invited to listen to Marquette author Carrie Pearson read from her latest picture book about the tallest tree on earth.  An age-appropriate activity will follow.

photo of the Stretch to the Sun book jacketSee poster.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  906/226-4323  
LOCATION: Youth Services Great Room, lower level
 
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Carrie Pearson Author Visit
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Children ages 6 and up are invited to listen to Marquette author Carrie Pearson read from her latest picture book about the tallest tree on earth.  An age-appropriate activity will follow.  (A similar program for younger children will be held at 10:15 am).

photo of the Stretch to the Sun book jacketSee poster.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  906/226-4323  
LOCATION: Youth Services Great Room, lower level
 
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Go Find--Susan Purvis
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Meet Susan Purvis, author of the non-fiction book Go Find, and learn about her experience training dogs to help save avalanche victims in the Rocky Mountains. 

book jacket image of a woman and a black lab in deep snowSee poster.

CONTACT:  Programming Office  906/226-4318  
LOCATION: Community Room, lower level
Tuesday November 27, 2018
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Bluesday Tuesday
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Enjoy the a wonderful mix of blues, jazz and New Orleans magic with the Mardi Gras parade band WhoDat Brass.  Led by a soulful trombonist, it features a masterful drummer, skilled bass trombonist, energetic trumpeter, veteran sax player, amazing tuba player and poetic vocalist.

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CONTACT:  Programming Office  906/226-4318  
LOCATION: Community Room, lower level
Thursday November 29, 2018
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Meditation Class
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

A weekly class guided by Jeremy Morelock with an emphasis in mindfulness, loving-kindness, and compassion.

program image featuring the words meditation class mindfulness, loving-kindness, and compassionSee poster.

CONTACT:  Programming Office  906/226-4318  cmcmanis@uproc.lib.mi.us
LOCATION: Lions Room, main level
 
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Under This Cold Sky
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Under This Cold Sky is a tribute to both the land and the culture of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.  Combining traditional and modern folk musical styles along with lyric-intensive songwriting and storytelling, Steven Hooper is a songwriter for the Upper.

black and white photo of Hooper on a snowy daySee poster.

CONTACT:  Programming Office  906/226-4318  
LOCATION: Community Room, lower level
Friday November 30, 2018
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Tech Help Drop-In
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

NMU Student Cybersecurity Association will be available to assist with tablets, laptops, e-readers, phones, email, and other digital troubleshooting.

program logo featuring brightly colored logos for pinterest, facebook, ebay, kindle, youtube, etc.See poster.

CONTACT:  Lynette  4311  lynette@uproc.lib.mi.us
LOCATION: Heritage Room, upper level (formerly Bus. Ref.)
Saturday December 1, 2018
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Grand Re-Opening
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Join us for the official Grand Re-Opening of the newly renovated Youth Services department at Peter White Library. It is a book character themed party-- come dressed as your favorite book character! Enjoy a holiday snack in the Great Room, holiday crafts in the Maker Space, search your way through the library with a scavenger hunt.

The words Grand Re-opening surrounded by balloons and streamersSee poster.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  906/226-4323  
LOCATION: Youth Services, lower level
 
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Holiday Open House
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Stop by to tour this year's WInterWonderland Walk of decorated trees.  Have a cup of punch and a treat. TaMaMa Dance Troupe will provide entertainment on the main level and the Grand Opening of our newly remodeled Youth Services Department will take place on the lower level. 

The words Holiday Open House in red with a border comprised of colored lights and ornaments.See poster.

CONTACT:  Programming Office  906/226-4318  
LOCATION: Huron Mountain Club Gallery
Monday December 3, 2018
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DocuMonday
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

2018, rated PG, 98 minutes.  Directed by Julie Cohen & Betsy West.  This biographical documentary examines Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s journey to become a U.S. Supreme Court Justice, and at the age of 84, an unexpected pop culture icon.

movie poster image featuring a drawing of RBG wearing one of her iconic lace collarsSee poster.

CONTACT:  Programming Office  906/226-4318  
LOCATION: Community Room, lower level
Tuesday December 4, 2018
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Director Chat
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Sit down with Peter White Public Library Director, Andrea Ingmire. Tell her what you like about the Library, what concerns you, what suggestions you have, or whatever is on your mind.

Held twice on first (or second) Tuesdays: 10:00-11:30 am and 5:30-7:00 pm.

See poster.

head shot of smiling Andrea

 

CONTACT:  Programming Office  906/226-4318  
LOCATION: Circulation Lobby
 
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Matinee Movie: The Seagull
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM

2018, rated PG-13, 93 minutes, Drama.  Starring Saoirse Ronan, Elisabeth Moss, and Annette Bening.  When aging actress Irina Arkadina and her son Konstantin visit her brother’s summer home, a tangled web of love connections ensues involving them and their respective partners.  Set in the early 20th century, this film is based on a play by Anton Chekhov.

movie poster image featuring headshots of all the main characters and a large seagull diving in the skySee poster.

CONTACT:  Programming Office  906/226-4318  
LOCATION: Community Room, lower level
 
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Director Chat
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Sit down with Peter White Public Library Director, Andrea Ingmire. Tell her what you like about the Library, what concerns you, what suggestions you have, or whatever is on your mind.

Held twice on first (or second) Tuesdays: 10:00-11:30 am and 5:30-7:00 pm.

See poster.

head shot of smiling Andrea

 

CONTACT:  Programming Office  906/226-4318  
LOCATION: Circulation Lobby
 
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PWPL Book Group
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

This month the group will discuss Annie Barrows' novel set in the summer of 1938.  The Truth According to Us brings to life an inquisitive young girl, her beloved aunt, and the alluring visitor who changes the course of their destiny forever.

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CONTACT:  Programming Office  906/226-4318  
LOCATION: Dandelion Cottage Room, main level
Wednesday December 5, 2018
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Babies Play
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Babies ages 0-24 months with a loving caretaker are invited to join Miss Sarah for a sensory-based playtime.

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CONTACT:  Youth Services  906/226-4323  
LOCATION: Youth Services Great Room, lower level
 
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Medicare/Medicaid Assistance Program
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

A trained MMAP (Michigan Medicare/Medicaid Assistance Program) volunteer counselor will be on hand to assist patrons with making informed health benefit decisions on a drop-in basis.

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CONTACT:  Programming Office  906/226-4318  
LOCATION: Peter White Conference Room - main level
 
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TAB Meeting
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Join other high school students to plan library programs for teens.  Gain volunteer experience, meet new people, have fun.

Program logo featuring the words teen advisory board in funky black letters on a lime green backgroundSee poster.

CONTACT:  Mary Schneeberger  906/226-4321  maschnee@pwpl.info
LOCATION: Community Room, lower level
 
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Township Advisory Council
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Open to the public.  The Township Advisory Council meets quarterly.

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CONTACT:  Administration Office  906/226-4300  
LOCATION: Lions Room, main level
Thursday December 6, 2018
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Genealogy Help
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Interested in researching your family?  Volunteers from the Marquette County Genealogical Society will be on hand.

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CONTACT:  Reference Desk  906/226-4312  
LOCATION: Reference Department, upper level
 
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Gift Of Reading with MARC
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Join MARC for this Gift of Reading book drive! Bring a new or gently used book to donate, and join us for a little refreshment, an easy craft for kids and a raffle for adults!

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CONTACT:  Youth Services  906/226-4323  srehborg@uproc.lib.mi.us
LOCATION: Youth Services Great Room, lower level
 
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Meditation Class
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

A weekly class guided by Jeremy Morelock with an emphasis in mindfulness, loving-kindness, and compassion.

program image featuring the words meditation class mindfulness, loving-kindness, and compassionSee poster.

CONTACT:  Programming Office  906/226-4318  
LOCATION: Dandelion Cottage Room, main level
Friday December 7, 2018
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Tech Help Drop-In
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

NMU Student Cybersecurity Association will be available to assist with tablets, laptops, e-readers, phones, email, and other digital troubleshooting.

program logo featuring brightly colored logos for pinterest, facebook, ebay, kindle, youtube, etc.See poster.

CONTACT:  Lynette  4311  lynette@uproc.lib.mi.us
LOCATION: Reference Department, upper level
 
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Yule Ball
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Middle School winter formal dance. 

The words Yule Ball Middle School Dance in white letters agaist a blue background with snowSee poster.

CONTACT:  Mary Schneeberger  906/226-4321  maschnee@pwpl.info
LOCATION: Community Room, lower level
Saturday December 8, 2018
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Babies Play
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Babies ages 0-24 months with a loving caretaker are invited to join Miss Sarah for a sensory-based playtime.

colorful program icon with the words Babies play surrounded by brightly colored hand and foot prints and heartsSee poster.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  906/226-4323  
LOCATION: Youth Services Great Room, lower level
 
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Traditional Music Jam
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Join others who enjoy playing and singing traditional music. Listeners are welcome.

program logo featuring a fiddle and a banjoSee poster.

CONTACT:  Programming Office  906/226-4318  
LOCATION: Community Room, lower level
Monday December 10, 2018
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Weasley's Wonky Wonders
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Anyone in grades 2-5 who is interested in brewing postions is invited to give it a go in the PWPL Dungeon (aka Youth Services Programming Room).

illustration of a cauldron full of bubbling green stuffSee poster.

CONTACT:  Sarah Rehborg  9062264323  srehborg@uproc.lib.mi.us
LOCATION: Youth Services Great Room, lower level
 
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Legacy Writing Workshop
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

A series of three free writing workshops lead by Heather Mlsna of Last Letters/No Regrets Professional Writing Service.  This week's focus is Pre-writing.

a black sillouhette illustration of a quill in an ink bottleSee poster.

CONTACT:  Programming Office  906/226-4318  
LOCATION: Dandelion Cottage Room, main level
Tuesday December 11, 2018
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Tasty Reads
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

A novel by Ruth Reichl:  Taking a job at Delicious!, a New York food magazine, Billie Breslin strives to establish her own identity while away from her family for the first time in her life.  Letters from a 12-year old girl to the legendary James Beard give her the inspiration to become her own woman.

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CONTACT:  Programming Office  906/226-4318  
LOCATION: Community Room, lower level
 
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Anime Club
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

A club for any high school or junior high school-aged individual who is interested.

Logo or the words Anime Club where each letter is an outline of an anime drawingSee poster.

CONTACT:  Mary Schneeberger  226-4321  maschnee@pwpl.info
LOCATION: Community Room, lower level
Wednesday December 12, 2018
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The Doc Is In
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Dr. Bradley Warlick of U.P. Health Systems talks about "When It Is More Than Just Back Pain."

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CONTACT:  Programming Office  906/226-4318  
LOCATION: Community Room, lower level
 
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JTAB Meeting
4:15 PM - 5:15 PM

Join other middle-school students to for the Junior Teen Advisory Board:  help plan library events, have fun, and hang out. 

program logo featuring silohettes of kids leaping against a bright collage of mixed colorsSee poster.

CONTACT:  Mary Schneeberger  906/226-4321  maschnee@pwpl.info
LOCATION: Community Room, lower level
 
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Once Upon a Crime Book Group
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Read and discuss the book by Caroline Graham that inspired Midsomer Murders set 5.  When a kindly spinster dies unexpectedly, Detective Tom Barnaby uncovers ugly scandals and resentments as he investigates her murder, a sharp contrast to the surface prettiness of the English village of Badger Drift. 

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CONTACT:  Programming Office  906/226-4318  
LOCATION: Dandelion Cottage Room, main level
Thursday December 13, 2018
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OutWord Teens
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Weekly meeting

CONTACT:  Mary Schneeberger  226-4321  maschnee@pwpl.info
LOCATION: Community Room, lower level
 
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Meditation Class
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

A weekly class guided by Jeremy Morelock with an emphasis in mindfulness, loving-kindness, and compassion.

program image featuring the words meditation class mindfulness, loving-kindness, and compassionSee poster.

CONTACT:  Programming Office  906/226-4318  
LOCATION: Lions Room, main level
 
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Polar Express Storytime
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Join us for the story, crafts, snacks and more!  PJ-wearing encourage.

the book jacket image featuring a train engine in the snow.See poster.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  906/226-4323  
LOCATION: Youth Services Great Room, lower level
 
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Holiday Concert
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Enjoy an evening listening to a variety of Christmas Carol arrangements from around the world from the 1500s to the present.

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CONTACT:  Programming Office  906/226-4318  
LOCATION: Community Room, lower level
Tuesday December 18, 2018
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PWPL Board of Trustees Meeting
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The PWPL Board of Trustees will hold its regular monthly meeting.  The public is invited to attend.

Library Logo with the words Board of Trustees

CONTACT:  PWPL Administrative Office  906/226-4324  
LOCATION: Shiras Room, upper level
 
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BYO Dinner Theater
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

2017, rated PG, 104 minutes, biography/drama.  Starring Dan Stevens, Mark Schrier, and Patrick Joseph Byrnes.

At a low point in his career, Charles Dickens vows to overcome his past failures and accumulating bills by writing and publishing a Christmas story in two months.

Movie poster image of dickens sitting at a desk with images from A Christmas Carol over his headSee poster.

CONTACT:  Programming Office  906/226-4318  
LOCATION: Community Room, lower level
Wednesday December 19, 2018
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Klava Klub
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join other Sci-fi fans in a discussion of the first in the Xenogenesis 1 series by Octavia Butler.

Mankind is back on Earth, but so are the Oankali, their goal to merge with humans thereby creating a new  species.  Lilith Iyapo’s son, Akin, is the first of his kind to be born, but not all humans are ready to accept this mixed-race child.

the book jacket of tomorrow's kin superimposed on a coffee mugSee poster.

CONTACT:  Programming Office  906/226-4318  
LOCATION: Contrast Coffee, 600 N. 3rd St.
Thursday December 20, 2018
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Genealogy Help
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Interested in researching your family?  Volunteers from the Marquette County Genealogical Society will be on hand.

See poster.

CONTACT:  Reference Desk  906/226-4312  
LOCATION: Reference Department, upper level
 
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OutWord Teens
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Weekly Meeting

CONTACT:  Mary Schneeberger  226-4321  maschnee@pwpl.info
LOCATION: Community Room, lower level
 
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Creators' Hub
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

An art program for children in gardes 3-5.

program logo featuring a rainbow assortment of paint brushesSee poster.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  906/226-4323  
LOCATION: Youth Services Programming Room, lower level
 
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Meditation Class
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

A weekly class guided by Jeremy Morelock with an emphasis in mindfulness, loving-kindness, and compassion.

program image featuring the words meditation class mindfulness, loving-kindness, and compassionSee poster.

CONTACT:  Programming Office  906/226-4318  
LOCATION: Heritage Room, upper level (formerly Bus. Ref.)
Thursday December 27, 2018
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Family Film
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

2004 Animated classic, 115 minutes, rated PG. A family of undercover superheroes, while trying to live the quiet suburban life, are forced into action to save the world.

movie poster image of a family of super heroesSee poster.

CONTACT:  Youth Services  906/226-4323  
LOCATION: Community Room, lower level
 
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Meditation Class
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

A weekly class guided by Jeremy Morelock with an emphasis in mindfulness, loving-kindness, and compassion.

program image featuring the words meditation class mindfulness, loving-kindness, and compassionSee poster.

CONTACT:  Programming Office  906/226-4318  
LOCATION: Heritage Room, upper level (formerly Bus. Ref.)
Thursday January 3, 2019
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OutWord Teens
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Weekly gathering.

CONTACT:  Mary Schneeberger  906-226-4321  maschnee@pwpl.info
LOCATION: Community Room, lower level
 
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Meditation with Jeremy Morelock
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Mindfulness, loving-kindness, and compassion.

ClassLogo image of a budha at peaceSee poster.

CONTACT:  Programming Office  906/226-4318  
LOCATION: Heritage Room, upper level (formerly Bus. Ref.)
Saturday January 5, 2019
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Family Film & BYO Snacks
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

2018, animated sequel, 118 minutes, rated PG.  ob Parr (Mr. Incredible) is left to care for the kids while Helen (Elastigirl) is out saving the world.

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CONTACT:  Youth Services  906/226-4323  
LOCATION: Community Room, lower level
Monday January 7, 2019
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DocuMonday
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

2017, rated PG, 90 minutes.  Directed by Brett Morgen.  Using never-before-seen footage, this biographical documentary focuses on Jane Goodall’s early work studying chimpanzees in Tanzania and the relationship she forged with them and her husband/cameraman, Hugo Van Lawick.

movie poster image of a joung jane goodall grooming a gorillaSee poster.

CONTACT:  Programming Office  906/226-4318  
LOCATION: Community Room, lower level
Tuesday January 8, 2019
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Director Chat
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Sit down with Peter White Public Library Director, Andrea Ingmire. Tell her what you like about the Library, what concerns you, what suggestions you have, or whatever is on your mind.

Held twice on first (or second) Tuesdays: 10:00-11:30 am and 5:30-7:00 pm.

See poster.

head shot of smiling Andrea

 

CONTACT:  Programming Office  906/226-4318  
LOCATION: Circulation Lobby
 
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Genealogy Help
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Interested in researching your family?  Volunteers from the Marquette County Genealogical Society will be on hand.

See poster.

CONTACT:  Reference Desk  906/226-4312  
LOCATION: Reference Department, upper level
 
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Tasty Reads
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

In this memoir by by Emily Nunn, she recounts visits to family and friends in search of solace and truth in her Comfort Food Tour after the death of her brother.

Book jacket image featuring a photo of a cherry pieSee poster.

CONTACT:  Programming Office  906/226-4318  
LOCATION: Shiras Room, upper level
 
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Otaku Anime Club
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Monthly meeting + movie

CONTACT:  Mary Schneeberger  226-4321  maschnee@pwpl.info
LOCATION: Community Room, lower level
 
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Director Chat
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Sit down with Peter White Public Library Director, Andrea Ingmire. Tell her what you like about the Library, what concerns you, what suggestions you have, or whatever is on your mind.

Held twice on first (or second) Tuesdays: 10:00-11:30 am and 5:30-7:00 pm.

See poster.

head shot of smiling Andrea

 

CONTACT:  Programming Office  906/226-4318  
LOCATION: Circulation Lobby
 
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PWPL Book Group: Foreign Affairs
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

A novel by Alison Lurie in which Virginia Miner, single older woman and tenured professor, becomes involved with Oklahoma tourist, Chuck Mumpson, while researching children’s folk rhymes in London.  Meanwhile, her colleague, Fred Turner, having left his wife, pursues his own affair with an English actress while on sabbatical.

Book jacket imageSee poster.

CONTACT:  Programming Office  906/226-4318  
LOCATION: Dandelion Cottage Room, main level
Wednesday January 9, 2019
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Once Updon a Crime
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

The Book by James Elroy that inspired the film.  Set in 1950s Los Angeles, this intricate novel follows three lawmen in an era of police corruption, starting with a shootout involving gangsters and a rogue cop followed by a Christmas Day riot in which cops brutally beat imprisoned Mexican criminals.

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CONTACT:  Programming Office  906/226-4318  
LOCATION: Dandelion Cottage Room, main level
Thursday January 10, 2019
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Meditation with Jeremy Morelock
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Mindfulness, loving-kindness, and compassion.

ClassLogo image of a budha at peaceSee poster.

CONTACT:  Programming Office  906/226-4318  
LOCATION: Heritage Room, upper level (formerly Bus. Ref.)
 
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Derrell Syria Project
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Enjoy this free concert of eclectic music.

Head shot of Derrel singing at a micSee poster.

CONTACT:  Programming Office  906/226-4318  
LOCATION: Community Room, lower level
Friday January 11, 2019
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OutWord Teens
3:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Weekly meeting

CONTACT:  Mary Schneeberger  906-226-4321  maschnee@pwpl.info
LOCATION: Community Room, lower level
Saturday January 12, 2019
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Traditional Music Jam
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Join others who enjoy playing and singing traditional music. Listeners are welcome.

program logo featuring a fiddle and a banjoSee poster.

CONTACT:  Programming Office  906/226-4318  
LOCATION: Community Room, lower level
Monday January 14, 2019
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Legacy Writing Workshop
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

A series of three free writing workshops lead by Heather Mlsna of Last Letters/No Regrets Professional Writing Service.  This month's focus is The Writing Process.

a black sillouhette illustration of a quill in an ink bottleSee poster.

CONTACT:  Programming Office  906/226-4318  
LOCATION: Dandelion Cottage Room, main level
 
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Author Talk
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

A talk by U.P. criminal lawyer, Tom Casselman and his licensed private detective wife Rhonda. Together they have written three books.

After their presentation, there will be time for book sales and signing.  Refreshments will be served.

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CONTACT:  Programming Office  906/226-4318  
LOCATION: Community Room, lower level
Tuesday January 15, 2019
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Matinee Movie
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM

2018, rated PG-13, 104 minutes, Romantic Comedy.  Starring Diane Keaton, Jane Fonda, Candice Bergen, and Mary Steenburgen.  The lives of book club members and lifelong friends, Diane, Vivian, Sharon, and Carol, change after reading 50 Shades of Grey.

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CONTACT:  Programming Office  906/226-4318  
LOCATION: Community Room, lower level
Wednesday January 16, 2019
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An Evening with Edgar Allan Poe
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

A special concert in celebration of Poe's 210th birthday.  Starring Chet Defonso, Christopher Scott Leith, Becca McAllister, Dan Truckey, Dylan Trost, Ian Crane and Russell Thorburn.

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CONTACT:  Programming Office  906/226-4318  
LOCATION: Community Room, lower level
Thursday January 17, 2019
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Genealogy Help
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Interested in researching your family?  Volunteers from the Marquette County Genealogical Society will be on hand.

See poster.

CONTACT:  Reference Desk  906/226-4312  
LOCATION: Reference Department, upper level
 
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OutWord Teens
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Weekly meeting

CONTACT:  Mary Schneeberger  906-226-4321  maschnee@pwpl.info
LOCATION: Community Room, lower level
 
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Meditation with Jeremy Morelock
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Mindfulness, loving-kindness, and compassion.

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CONTACT:  Programming Office  906/226-4318  
LOCATION: Heritage Room, upper level (formerly Bus. Ref.)
Tuesday January 22, 2019
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BYO Dinner Theater
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

2018, rated PG-13, 120 minutes, Romantic Comedy.  Starring Constance Wu, Henry Golding, and Michelle Yeoh.  American-born, economics professor Rachel Chu travels to Singapore for her boyfriend Nick’s best-friend’s wedding, only to find that Nick belongs to an incredibly wealthy family, making him the most eligible bachelor in Asia.

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CONTACT:  Programming Office  906/226-4318  
LOCATION: Community Room, lower level
Wednesday January 23, 2019
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Klava Klub
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join other Sci-fi fans in a discussion of James Blish's collection.

In this compilation of Hugo Award-winner James Blish’s “Okie novels,” antigravity and the secret of immortality allows man to explore the universe in cities that travel through space

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CONTACT:  Programming Office  906/226-4318  
LOCATION: Contrast Coffee, 600 N. 3rd St.
Thursday January 24, 2019
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OutWord Teens
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Weekly meeting

CONTACT:  Mary Schneeberger  906-226-4321  maschnee@pwpl.info
LOCATION: Shiras Room, upper level
 
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Meditation with Jeremy Morelock
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Mindfulness, loving-kindness, and compassion.

ClassLogo image of a budha at peaceSee poster.

CONTACT:  Jeremy Morelock  226-4318  cmcmanis@uproc.lib.mi.us
LOCATION: Heritage Room, upper level (formerly Bus. Ref.)
Tuesday January 29, 2019
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Bluesday Tuesday
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Band TBA.

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CONTACT:  Programming Office  906/226-4318  
LOCATION: Community Room, lower level
Thursday January 31, 2019
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OutWord Teens
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Weekly meeting

CONTACT:  Mary Schneeberger  906-226-4321  maschnee@pwpl.info
LOCATION: Community Room, lower level
 
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Meditation with Jeremy Morelock
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Mindfulness, loving-kindness, and compassion.

ClassLogo image of a budha at peaceSee poster.

CONTACT:  Programming Office  906/226-4318  
LOCATION: Heritage Room, upper level (formerly Bus. Ref.)
Tuesday February 5, 2019
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Director Chat
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Sit down with Peter White Public Library Director, Andrea Ingmire. Tell her what you like about the Library, what concerns you, what suggestions you have, or whatever is on your mind.

Held twice on first (or second) Tuesdays: 10:00-11:30 am and 5:30-7:00 pm.

See poster.

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CONTACT:  Programming Office  906/226-4318  
LOCATION: Circulation Lobby
 
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Director Chat
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Sit down with Peter White Public Library Director, Andrea Ingmire. Tell her what you like about the Library, what concerns you, what suggestions you have, or whatever is on your mind.

Held twice on first (or second) Tuesdays: 10:00-11:30 am and 5:30-7:00 pm.

See poster.

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CONTACT:  Programming Office  906/226-4318  
LOCATION: Circulation Lobby
 
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PWPL Book Group
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

A nonfiction book by Barbara Ehrenreich.   Although women have historically been at the heart of the healing arts, the suppression of witches in medieval Europe and the rise of the male medical profession in the United States has changed the healing culture.

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CONTACT:  Programming Office  906/226-4318  
LOCATION: Dandelion Cottage Room, main level
Thursday February 7, 2019
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OutWord Teens
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

weekly meeting

CONTACT:  Mary Schneeberger  906-226-4321  maschnee@pwpl.info
LOCATION: Community Room, lower level
Saturday February 9, 2019
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Traditional Music Jam
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Join others who enjoy playing and singing traditional music. Listeners are welcome.

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CONTACT:  Programming Office  906/226-4318  
LOCATION: Community Room, lower level
Monday February 11, 2019
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Legacy Writing Workshop
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

A series of three free writing workshops lead by Heather Mlsna of Last Letters/No Regrets Professional Writing Service.  This month's focus is Revision.

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CONTACT:  Programming Office  906/226-4318  
LOCATION: Dandelion Cottage Room, main level
Tuesday February 12, 2019
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Tasty Reads
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Naomi Duguid’s latest cookbook not only provides numerous, beautifully illustrated recipes from this diverse region, but also relates stories of the people and region.

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CONTACT:  Programming Office  906/226-4318  
LOCATION: Shiras Room, upper level
Wednesday February 13, 2019
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Once Updon a Crime
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

John Grisham's break out novel.  After joining the law firm of Bendini, Lambert & Locke, McDeere gradually discovers the firm’s criminal activities as they try to buy his silence with money and cars while the FBI attempts to get him to reveal the firm’s secrets.

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CONTACT:  Programming Office  906/226-4318  
LOCATION: Dandelion Cottage Room, main level
Thursday February 14, 2019
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OutWord Teens
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

weekly meeting

CONTACT:  Mary Schneeberger  906-226-4321  maschnee@pwpl.info
LOCATION: Community Room, lower level
Wednesday February 20, 2019
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Klava Klub
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join other Sci-fi fans in a discussion of David Mitchell's novel.

Starting in 1850 with American notary Adam Ewing, the story jumps throughout the centuries with numerous characters all the way to post-apocalyptic Hawaii and back again, the connections between characters and time being a puzzle for readers to solve.

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CONTACT:  Programming Office  906/226-4318  
LOCATION: Contrast Coffee, 600 N. 3rd St.
Thursday February 21, 2019
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OutWord Teens
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

weekly meeting

CONTACT:  Mary Schneeberger  906-226-4321  maschnee@pwpl.info
LOCATION: Community Room, lower level
Tuesday February 26, 2019
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YS Chess Club
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

YS Chess Club. Ages 7-12. 6-7pm.

CONTACT:  Samantha Ashby  9062264309  sashby@uproc.lib.mi.us
LOCATION: Shiras Room, upper level
 
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Bluesday Tuesday
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Band TBA.

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CONTACT:  Programming Office  906/226-4318  
LOCATION: Community Room, lower level
Thursday February 28, 2019
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OutWord Teens
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

weekly meeting

CONTACT:  Mary Schneeberger  906-226-4321  maschnee@pwpl.info
LOCATION: Community Room, lower level
Thursday March 7, 2019
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OutWord Teens
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Weekly meeting

CONTACT:  Mary Schneeberger  906-226-4321  maschnee@pwpl.info
LOCATION: Community Room, lower level
Tuesday March 12, 2019
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Anime Club
3:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Montly Meeting & Movie

CONTACT:  Mary Schneeberger  226-4321  maschnee@uproc.lib.mi.us
LOCATION: Community Room, lower level
Thursday March 14, 2019
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OutWord Teens
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Weekly meetings

CONTACT:  Mary Schneeberger  906-226-4321  maschnee@pwpl.info
LOCATION: Community Room, lower level
Thursday March 21, 2019
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OutWord Teens
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Weekly meeting

CONTACT:  Mary Schneeberger  906-226-4321  maschnee@pwpl.info
LOCATION: Lions Room, main level
Thursday March 28, 2019
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OutWord Teens
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Weekly meeting

CONTACT:  Mary Schneeberger  906-226-4321  maschnee@pwpl.info
LOCATION: Community Room, lower level
Tuesday April 2, 2019
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Beginning Genealogy
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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CONTACT:  Lynette Suckow  226-4312  refdesk@uproc.lib.mi.us
LOCATION: Shiras Room, upper level
Thursday April 4, 2019
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OutWord Teens
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

weekly meeting

CONTACT:  Mary Schneeberger  906-226-4321  maschnee@pwpl.info
LOCATION: Community Room, lower level
Friday April 5, 2019
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Tech Help Drop-In
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

The NMU Student Cybersecurity Association will be available to assist with tablets, laptops, e-readers, phones, email, and other digital troubleshooting.  No appointment necessary.  No charge.

CONTACT:  Lynette Suckow  226-4312  refdesk@uproc.lib.mi.us
LOCATION: Business Reference Room, upper level
Saturday April 6, 2019
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Family Film & BYO Snacks
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
LOCATION: Community Room, lower level
Monday April 8, 2019
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Northern Vegans 2nd Monday Potluck
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Please join us on the second Monday of each month at 6 pm for a vegan potluck.Everyone is asked to bring a vegan dish to share, their own table service (plates, bowls, napkins, glass, utensils, etc.) and their own beverage. If you love to cook, feel free to bring more than one dish. If you don't cook or don't have access to a kitchen, come anyway. The important thing is that you come. All are welcome!

We usually meet on the second floor in the Shiras Room but may be in another depending on availability. Call Natasha at 906-235-5430 with questions.

Vegan omits all animal products including meat, dairy, eggs and honey. Anything from the plant kingdome is vegan.

 

CONTACT:  Kevin Crupi  906-235-5430  kcrupi@aol.com
LOCATION: Shiras Room, upper level
Tuesday April 9, 2019
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Anime Club
3:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Monthly meeting & movie

CONTACT:  Mary Schneeberger  226-4321  maschnee@uproc.lib.mi.us
LOCATION: Community Room, lower level
Thursday April 11, 2019
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OutWord Teens
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

weekly meeting

CONTACT:  Mary Schneeberger  906-226-4321  maschnee@pwpl.info
LOCATION: Community Room, lower level
Friday April 12, 2019
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Tech Help Drop-In
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

The NMU Student Cybersecurity Association will be available to assist with tablets, laptops, e-readers, phones, email, and other digital troubleshooting.  No appointment necessary.  No charge.

CONTACT:  Lynette Suckow  226-4312  refdesk@uproc.lib.mi.us
LOCATION: Business Reference Room, upper level
Wednesday April 17, 2019
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Marquette County Genealogical Society
6:45 PM - 8:30 PM

monthly meeting

CONTACT:  Joan Ball    lawladymi@yahoo.com
Thursday April 18, 2019
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OutWord
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

weekly meeting

CONTACT:  Mary Schneeberger  906-226-4321  maschnee@pwpl.info
LOCATION: Shiras Room, upper level
Friday April 19, 2019
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Tech Help Drop-In
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

The NMU Student Cybersecurity Association will be available to assist with tablets, laptops, e-readers, phones, email, and other digital troubleshooting.  No appointment necessary.  No charge.

CONTACT:  Lynette Suckow  226-4312  refdesk@uproc.lib.mi.us
LOCATION: Business Reference Room, upper level
Friday April 26, 2019
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Tech Help Drop-In
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

The NMU Student Cybersecurity Association will be available to assist with tablets, laptops, e-readers, phones, email, and other digital troubleshooting.  No appointment necessary.  No charge.

CONTACT:  Lynette Suckow  226-4312  refdesk@uproc.lib.mi.us
LOCATION: Business Reference Room, upper level
Monday April 29, 2019
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Foreign Flicks
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
LOCATION: Community Room, lower level
Tuesday April 30, 2019
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Bluesday Tuesday
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Saturday May 4, 2019
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Family Film & BYO Snacks
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
LOCATION: Community Room, lower level
Monday May 6, 2019
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DocuMonday
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
LOCATION: Community Room, lower level
Tuesday May 7, 2019
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Matinee Movie
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
LOCATION: Community Room, lower level
Thursday May 9, 2019
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Girl on a Boat
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
LOCATION: Community Room, lower level
Monday May 13, 2019
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Northern Vegans 2nd Monday Potluck
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Please join us onthe second Monday of each month at 6 pm for a vegan potluck. Everyone is asked to bring a vegan dish to share, their own table service (plates, bowls, napkins, glass, utensils, etc.) and their own beverage. If you love to cook, feel free to bring more than one dish. If you don't cook or don't have access to a kitchen, come anyway. The important thing is that you come. All are welcome!

We usually meet on the second floor inthe Shiras Room but may be in another depending on availability. Call Natasha at 906-235-5430 with questions.

Vegan omits all animal products indluding meat, dairy, eggs and honey. Anything from the plant kingdom is vegan.

CONTACT:  Kevin Crupi  906-235-5430  kcrupi@aol.com
LOCATION: Shiras Room, upper level
Wednesday May 15, 2019
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Marquette County Genealogical Society
6:45 PM - 8:30 PM

monthly meeting

CONTACT:  Joan Ball    lawladymi@yahoo.com
Friday May 17, 2019
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Youth Services Event
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
CONTACT:  Sarah Rehborg  9062264323  srehborg@uproc.lib.mi.us
LOCATION: Community Room, lower level
Monday May 20, 2019
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Foreign Flicks
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
LOCATION: Community Room, lower level
Tuesday May 21, 2019
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BYO Dinner Theater
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
LOCATION: Community Room, lower level
Friday June 7, 2019
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Setup for Blastoff Into Summer Reading
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
CONTACT:  Sarah Rehborg  9062264323  sarah.rehborg@gmail.com
LOCATION: Community Room, lower level
Saturday June 8, 2019
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Blastoff Into Summer Reading
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
CONTACT:  Sarah Rehborg  9062263423  sarah.rehborg@gmail.com
LOCATION: Community Room, lower level
Wednesday June 26, 2019
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Set-Up Reading Space Station
1:30 PM - 9:00 PM
CONTACT:  Sarah Rehborg  9062264323  sarah.rehborg@gmail.com
LOCATION: Community Room, lower level
Thursday June 27, 2019
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Reading Space Station
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
CONTACT:  Sarah Rehborg  9062263423  sarah.rehborg@gmail.com
LOCATION: Community Room, lower level
Wednesday July 17, 2019
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Reading Space Station
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
CONTACT:  Sarah Rehborg  9062263423  sarah.rehborg@gmail.com
LOCATION: Community Room, lower level
Tuesday August 6, 2019
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Interstellar Nerf Night
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
CONTACT:  Sarah Rehborg  9062264323  sarah.rehborg@gmail.com
LOCATION: Community Room, lower level
Friday August 9, 2019
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Reading Space Station
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
CONTACT:  Sarah Rehborg  9062263423  sarah.rehborg@gmail.com
LOCATION: Community Room, lower level
Saturday August 10, 2019
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Reading Space Station
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
CONTACT:  Sarah Rehborg  9062264323  sarah.rehborg@gmail.com
LOCATION: Community Room, lower level

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