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 – Youth – Marquette County Children’s Fair – Apr. 29

April 26, 2017

Marquette – The Marquette County Children’s Fair will be held on Saturday, April 29 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Westwood Mall in Marquette Township.

This is a free and fun event for children and their families. Local agencies, organizations, and businesses will be at the mall providing hands-on activities for children to participate in. Be ready to see the Marquette Township Fire Department, many animals, live music performed by young musicians, and much more!… Read the rest

Calendar – Youth – Saturday Book Babies – Apr. 29

April 26, 2017

Marquette – Saturday Book Babies will be held on Saturday, April 29 from 10:30 to 10:50 a.m. in the Youth Atrium of the Peter White Public Library.

Enjoy songs, rhymes, stories and fingerplays for ages 0 to 24 months and stay for a playtime afterwards. 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 – Youth – “The Outsiders” 50th Anniversary Celebration – Apr. 28

April 25, 2017

Marquette – “The Outsiders” 50th Anniversary Celebration will be held on Friday, April 28 from 7:30 to 10 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

In celebration of the S.E. Hinton’s classic teen novel’s anniversary, join the library staff for old-time ice cream floats followed by a screening of the movie adaptation of the book, which is rated PG-13. Enter a drawing to win a copy of the recently published 50th anniversary edition of “The Outsiders.”

The event is free. For more information, call 226-4321, email maschnee@pwpl.info, or visit www.pwpl.info. … Read the rest

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – Hoops For Hospice – April 27

April 24, 2017

Marquette – Hoops for Hospice will be held on Thursday, April 27 beginning at 7 p.m. at Vandament Arena inside the PEIF building on the campus of Northern Michigan University.

Local celebrities will be playing against NMU alumni and current players of NMU’s Men’s and Women’s basketball team. The purpose of the event is to help raise awareness and funds for the U.P. Hospice Foundation. In addition to an exciting basketball game, there will be a special half time show, 50/50, concessions and audience participation opportunities.

Tickets are $11 and are available at any NMU Ticket Outlet or online at tickets.nmu.edu. … Read the rest

Calendar – Youth – Story and Craft Hour – Apr. 28

April 24, 2017

Marquette – Story and Craft Hour for ages 4 through 8 will be held on Friday, April 28 from 11 a.m. to noon in the Youth Atrium of the Peter White Public Library.

Enjoy stories, songs, and crafts. 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 – Youth -Chapter Book Club Meeting – Apr. 24

April 24, 2017

Marquette – Chapter Book Club, for ages 8 to 12, will meet on Monday, April 24 from 2 to 3 p.m. in the Youth Atrium of the Peter White Public Library.

Listen to a chapter a week, illustrate that chapter, and then create your own book of illustrations. This month will feature Adam Gidwitz’s “A Tale Dark and Grimm.”

The event is free. Chapter Book Club meets every Monday. For more information, call 226-4320 or find Peter White Public Library Youth Services on Facebook.… Read the rest

Calendar – Youth – STEAM Program at Peter White Public Library – Apr. 27

April 24, 2017

Marquette – STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) Program will be offered on Thursday, April 27 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the Community Room or the Marquette Arts and Culture Center on the lower level of the Peter White Public Library.

STEAM for grades K through 5. Kids will be grouped according to grade level. 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

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