Calendar – Youth – 2’s and 3’s Story Time – May 2, 4

April 29, 2017

Marquette – 2’s and 3’s Story Time will be offered on Tuesday, May 2 and Thursday, May 4 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 – Youth – LEGO Club Meeting – May 2

April 29, 2017

Marquette – LEGO Club will meet on Tuesday, May 2 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the Youth Atrium of the Peter White Public Library.

LEGO Club is for ages 5 and up. Listen to stories and work with others to build Lego projects. LEGOs are provided and 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 – Health – Diabetes PATH Workshop Begins in Gwinn – May 2

April 29, 2017

Gwinn – The Diabetes PATH (Personal Action Towards Health) workshop, a six week class, will meet on Tuesdays beginning on May 2 from 1 to 3:30 p.m. at the K.I. Sawyer Community Center.

The workshop helps people living with daily challenges of diabetes, learn skills and tools needed to improve their health and manage their symptoms. Subjects covered include: symptoms of diabetes, stress, managing fatigue and emotional problems, exercise, healthy eating, medications, and working with health care providers.

Pre registration is required: family and caregivers are welcome. There is no cost to attend. Please call 1-800-338-7227 or dial 2-1-1 to register. For more information, or to register online visit www.upcap.org. This program is brought to you by UPCAP and Upper Great Lake Family Health Center. … Read the rest

University Exam Study-Special Hours! To run throughout April at Peter White Public Library – 4/30/17

April 29, 2017

Marquette, MIApril 29, 2017 – The Peter White Public Library is offering special study hours for all students enrolled in university during finals week starting Sunday, April 30th from 3:00 pm – 9:00 pm. Students must present a valid school ID for entry or be able to sign into your student account. Free coffee and snacks available while they last! Printing available ($0.15 b/w, $0.75 color). Quiet study on the 1st floor, silent study on the 2nd floor. Please use parking lot entrance. There is no cost. 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 “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 – Films/Documentaries – DocuMonday to Screen “The First Monday in May” – May 1

April 28, 2017

Marquette – DocuMonday will offer a screening of the 2016 documentary “The First Monday in May” on Monday, May 1 at 7 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

Take a look at the development of the fashion exhibition, “China: Through the Looking Glass,” in this film. Slip behind the scenes of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s most well-attended fashion exhibit of Chinese inspired Western fashion by Costume Institute curator Andrew Bolton.

The film is rated PG-13 and runs 1 hour and 30 minutes. There is no admission charge thanks to sponsorship by the Friends of the Peter White Public Library. For more information, visit www.pwpl.info or call 226-4318. … Read the rest

Calendar – Entertainment – Inspired Words Open Mic at PWPL – May 1

April 28, 2017

Marquette – Inspired Words Open Mic will be offered on Monday, May 1 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the Marquette Arts and Culture Center Workshop #3 on the lower level of the Peter White Public Library.

Authors, poets, songwriters and listeners are invited. Share some of your recent work, be inspired by other writers and get feedback from the listening audience. The presentations will not be judged. Presentations are open to all genres of writing as long as the material is suitable for all ages, unplugged and original work.

There is no admission charge to present or listen thanks to sponsorship by the Marquette Poets Circle, Marquette Arts and Culture Center and the Peter White Public Library. For more information, visit www.pwpl.info or call 226-4318.… Read the rest

Calendar – Youth – Chapter Book Club Meeting – May 1

April 28, 2017

Marquette – Chapter Book Club, for ages 8 to 12, will meet on Monday, May 1 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 “Fantastic Mr. Fox” by Roald Dahl.

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

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