Calendar – Education – Computer Coaching “Download E-Books and Audio Books” – May 1

April 28, 2017

Marquette – Computer Coaching “Download E-books and Audio Books” will be held on Monday, May 1 from 3 to 4 p.m. in the Computer Lab at Peter White Public Library.

Learn how to use the OverDrive app to connect to the library’s audio book or E-book collections with your E-reader or phone. Please bring personal electronic devices with you.

For more information, call the PWPL Reference Desk at 226-4312.… Read the rest

Calendar – Education – Special Study Hours for University Students – May 1

April 28, 2017

Marquette – Special study hours for all students enrolled in universities during finals week will be offered on Monday, May 1 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Peter White Public Library.

Students must present a valid school ID for entry or be able to sign into your student account. Free coffee and snacks will be available while they last. Printing will be available ($0.15 b/w, $0.75 color). Quiet study will be on the 1st floor, silent study on the 2nd floor.

Please use the parking lot entrance. The event is free. For more information, please call 225-9510, visit www.pwpl.info or find Peter White Public Library on Facebook.… Read the rest

Calendar – Education – University Exam Study Special Hours at PWPL – Apr. 30

April 27, 2017

Marquette – Special study hours for all students enrolled in university during finals week will be offered on Sunday, April 30 from 3 to 9 p.m. at the Peter White Public Library.

Students must present a valid school ID for entry or be able to sign into your student account. Free coffee and snacks will be available while they last. Printing will be available ($0.15 b/w, $0.75 color). Quiet study will be on the 1st floor, silent study on the 2nd floor.

Please use the parking lot entrance. The event is free. For more information, please call 225-9510, visit www.pwpl.info or find Peter White Public Library on Facebook.… Read the rest

Calendar – Education – Storm Spotter Training in Marquette – Apr. 26

April 23, 2017

Marquette – The National Weather Service will offer Storm Spotter Training on Wednesday, April 26 at 6:30 p.m. in the Shiras Room of the Peter White Public Library.

The presentation is a great way for residents to be significantly involved in the weather warning process by relaying important, potentially lifesaving, weather information to the National Weather Service during times of active weather. The presentation is free and open to all. … Read the rest

Calendar – Education – Computer Coaching on Mango Languages – April 24

April 21, 2017

Marquette – Computer Coaching on Mango Languages will be offered on Monday, April 24 at 3 p.m. in the Computer Lab on the upper level of the Peter White Public Library.

The class offers access to over 70 languages by downloading the app to your tablet, iPad, or phone. There are ten lessons each in ten chapters of online language instruction. Please bring personal electronic devices with you. The class is free. For more information, call the PWPL Reference Desk at 226-4312.… Read the rest

Calendar – Education – NCLL Oregon Trail Presentation Registration Deadline – Apr. 24

April 21, 2017

Negaunee – The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will host a presentation about the Oregon Trail on Wednesday, May 3 from 12:15 to 1:45 p.m. at the Negaunee Senior Center, 410 Jackson Street in Negaunee. There will also be an optional lunch at 11 a.m.

Researcher and author Robert Dobson, who has traveled the Oregon Trail four times, will lead the presentation. He will share diary excerpts, interactions with Native Americans, maps and photos of wagons and equipment, the hardships of the trail itself and the influence of weather and disease.

The cost is $3 for NCLL members and $8 for non-members. For more information, contact Carole Bard at 228-9367. Register by Monday, April 25 by calling 227-2979 or emailing ncll@nmu.edu. … Read the rest

Calendar – Education – NMU College of Business Spring Celebration Registration Deadline – Apr. 24

April 21, 2017

Marquette – The Northern Michigan University College of Business will host a Kevät Juhla (Spring Celebration) Reception on Thursday, April 27 from 6 to 9 p.m. in the Explorer Rooms of the University Center at NMU.

The event will celebrate College of Business student, faculty and alumni achievements. Dean Dave Rayome will share plans for a new Business Innovation Center. The free event will feature complimentary hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar.

Register before midnight Monday, April 24, at www.universe.com/kevatjuhla2017. … Read the rest

Calendar – Education – Spring Genealogy Lock-In – Apr. 21

April 18, 2017

Marquette – The Spring Genealogy Lock-In will be held on Friday, April 21 at 6:30 p.m. in the Shiras Room of the Peter White Public Library.

Those interested in researching family history and who have attended a beginning or intermediate genealogy workshop are welcome to attend. Space is limited. Registration is required. The workshop will feature Genealogy Records, Ancestry.com Updates, and free time to do individual research using library resources.

Call the Reference Desk at 226-4311 or e-mail refdesk@pwpl.info to register.… Read the rest

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