Calendar – Youth – Pen Pals Build a Better World – June 27

June 24, 2017

Marquette – Pen Pals Build a Better World will be held on Tuesday, June 27 from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Marquette Arts And Culture Center Workshop #3 on the lower level of the Peter White Public Library.

Learn the art of letter writing, and send a letter to a future friend from another country! Drop in and stay as long as you want. Snacks will be provided. The event is for youth in grades 5 to 8.

For more information, call 226-4320, visit www.pwpl.info or find Peter White Public Library Youth Services on Facebook.… Read the rest

Calendar – Youth – Teen Zone Chill at the Library – June 27

June 24, 2017

Marquette – Teen Zone Chill at the Library will be held on Tuesday, June 27 from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Peter White Public Library.

Grab a snack and a friend or two, and chill out in a comfortable, air-conditioned booth at the library. Play board games, work on the community jigsaw puzzle, or browse through the teen book shelves. Lemonade and iced tea will be provided.

Grades 7 to 12 are welcome. The event is free of charge. For more information, call 226-4321 or visit www.pwpl.info.… Read the rest

Calendar – Youth – 2’s and 3’s Story Time – June 27

June 24, 2017

Marquette – 2’s and 3’s Story Time will be offered on Tuesday, June 27 from 10:30 to 11 a.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

Children ages 2 and 3 will enjoy stories, finger plays, songs and activities. The event is free. For more information, call 226-4320, visit www.pwpl.info or find Peter White Public Library Youth Services on Facebook.… Read the rest

Calendar – Education – “Conserving the Land” Exhibit Opening at Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center – June 27

June 24, 2017

Marquette – The “Conserving the Land” exhibit will open on Tuesday, June 27 with a reception from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center on the campus of Northern Michigan University.

There will be hors d’oeuvres, refreshments, and live music. The opening is free and open to the public. The exhibition, “Conserving the Land,” will look at how citizen groups, non-profit and government agencies began to set aside tracks of land for preserving the U.P.’s natural resources. Beginning with the Huron Mountain club in the 1880s, there was an ever growing effort to preserve the natural character of the U.P.’s landscape.… Read the rest

Calendar – Music – Calumet Theater Musical Mondays to Present the Yellow Room Gang – June 26

June 23, 2017

Calumet – Calumet Theatre’s Musical Mondays will welcome the Yellow Room Gang on Monday, June 26 at 7:30 p.m. at the historical Calumet Theatre, 340 Sixth Street in Calumet.

Enjoy this group of Michigan award winning song writers, composers and musicians performing heartfelt ballads, humorous songs and always lots of fine harmony. They celebrated 10 years of performing together.

General seating tickets are $20. Veterans and active military are $15. Theatre members get discounts. To obtain tickets, call the Calumet Theatre Box Office at 906-337-2610, stop at 340 Sixth Street, Calumet, or purchase online at www.calumettheatre.com. … Read the rest

Calendar – Education – Presentation on 2017 Michigan Notable Book “Michigan Modern: Design That Shaped America” – June 26

June 23, 2017

Marquette – A presentation of the 2017 Michigan Notable Book, “Michigan Modern: Design that Shaped America” will be held on Monday, June 26 at 7 p.m. in the Shiras Room of the Peter White Public Library.

Although Michigan has always been known for its contributions to 20th century manufacturing, it has only recently been recognized for its contributions to mid-century modern design. “Michigan Modern: Design that Shaped America” by Amy Arnold and Brian Conway, selected in 2017 by the Michigan Department of Education and the Library of Michigan as one of twenty books celebrating Michigan, contains nearly thirty essays and interviews that show Michigan’s contribution to modern design in architecture, automobiles, furniture, and education.

Presenter Amy Arnold is the Michigan State Historic Preservation Office’s preservation planner. She has been the project manager for Michigan Modern since its inception in 2008. Snowbound Books will be at this event for book sales and signing.… Read the rest

Calendar – Youth – Book Babies – June 26, 28

June 23, 2017

Marquette – Book Babies, for ages 0 to 24 months, will be offered on Monday, June 26 and Wednesday, June 28 from 10:30 to 10:50 a.m. each day in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

Enjoy songs, rhymes, stories and finger plays, then stay for a playtime afterwards. The events are free. For more information call 226-4320, visit www.pwpl.info or find Peter White Public Library Youth Services on Facebook.… Read the rest

Calendar – Education – Computer Coaching – MAC Club – June 26

June 23, 2017

Marquette – Computer Coaching – MAC Club will be offered on Monday, June 26 from 3 to 4 p.m.at the Peter White Public Library.

MAC Club invites anyone with an Apple device, such as iPad or iPhone, to share user experiences and learn new ways to efficiently use Apple products. This class will repeat on the fourth Monday of each month.

For more information, call the Reference Desk at 226-4312, or email refdesk@pwpl.info.… Read the rest

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