Calendar – Education – Computer Coaching “Download E-books and Audio Books” – Dec. 18

December 15, 2017

Marquette – Computer Coaching “Download E-books and Audio Books” will be offered on Monday, December 18 at 3 p.m. at the Peter White Public Library.

The class will demonstrate how to use the new Libby app (formerly OverDrive) 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 to the event.

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

Calendar – Education – Health Care Career Exploring Program for Youth Begins – Dec. 13

December 10, 2017

Marquette – A Health Care Career Exploring Program will begin on Wednesday, December 13 from 6 to 8 p.m. just inside the door of at U.P. Health Systems Hospital, entering from the 3rd level of the parking garage on West College Avenue in Marquette.

The program is for anyone in high school or age 14 through 20. It will give students a hands-on environment in which to learn about various careers at the Marquette Hospital and area medical businesses. Meetings will be held once per month on a new topic in the health care field. The first topic is Medical Imaging as a career and that includes Radiology, X-Ray and CT scans.

Students interested are encouraged to join on the 13th and bring a parent or guardian, if under 18. There is a $20 registration fee which covers meetings through the rest of the school year.… Read the rest

Calendar – Education – “Pirates, Crooks, and Killers: The Dark Side of Sailing the Great Lakes” – Dec. 12

December 9, 2017

Marquette – Marquette Maritime Museum will present “Pirates, Crooks and Killers: The Dark Side of Sailing the Great Lakes” by Fred Storehouse on Tuesday, December 12 at 7 p.m. in the Shiras Room at the Peter White Public Library.

The Great Lakes never had swashbuckling pirates like those who swept the Caribbean seas, but there were low-lifes willing to rob and pillage when the opportunity presented itself. Others were not above “moon cussing” or showing false lights to lure ships to wreck on inshore reefs where they pillaged the cargos and murdered the crews.

Everyone is welcome to the presentation to learn more of Great Lakes maritime history. Admission is free, but donations are welcome.… Read the rest

Calendar – Education – Special Study Hours for University Students – Dec. 11

December 8, 2017

Marquette – Special study hours for all students enrolled in university during finals week will be offered on Monday, December 11 from 9 p.m. to 1 a.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 – Computer Coaching “New York Times Online” – Dec. 11

December 8, 2017

Marquette – Computer Coaching “New York Times Online” will be offered on Monday, December 11 from 3 to 4 p.m. in the Computer Lab on the upper level of the Peter White Public Library.

This class will help you navigate the New York Times newspaper app found on the PWPL website. Please bring personal electronic devices with you. For more information, contact the PWPL Reference Desk at 226-4312.… Read the rest

Calendar – Education – Special Study Hours for University Students – Dec. 10

December 7, 2017

Marquette – Special study hours for all students enrolled in university during finals week will be offered on Sunday, December 10 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 – Amateur Radio Licensing Test Session – Dec. 9

December 6, 2017

Negaunee – The Hiawatha Amateur Radio Assn will host an Amateur Radio Licensing
Test Session on Saturday December 9 at 8 a.m. on the lower level of the Marquette County Health Department on U.S. 41 in Negaunee.

Preregistration is required and a fee will be charged. More information or to register, contact Rich at 249-3837 or Greg at 225-1594.… Read the rest

Calendar – Education – NCLL Presentation on U.P. Wolves – Registration Deadline – Dec. 8

December 5, 2017

Marquette – The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will host a presentation on Upper Peninsula wolves on Thursday, December 14 from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Shiras Room of Peter White Public Library.

DNR wildlife biologist Brian Roell will discuss wolves and their impact on the Upper Peninsula since being reintroduced to the region.

The cost is $3 for NCLL members and $8 for non-members. Register before Friday, December 8 by calling 227-2979. For more information, contact Caroline Jordan at 228-9953 or asheanna4@yahoo.com. … Read the rest

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