Calendar – Films/Documentaries – WWI Rememberance Film “Paths of Glory” Screening – May 8

May 5, 2017

Marquette – The film “Paths of Glory” will be shown as part of the World War I Remembered film series on Monday, May 8 at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

Released in 1957, this war drama starring Kirk Douglas, Ralph Meeker and Adolphe Menjou, takes viewers to 1916 France, where the French army is ordered to capture the Anthill despite the high chance for failure. Personal glory trumps any regard for the lives of the battlefield soldiers, leading to death, mutiny and legal battles. This film which is not rated and runs for 1 hour and 28 minutes. Feel free to bring your own dinner and enjoy the movie in a dinner theater setting.

“World War I Remembered” is a community commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the U.P.’s involvement in World War I and is made possible in part by a grant from the Michigan Humanities Council, an affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.… Read the rest

Calendar – Groups – NAMI Support Group Meeting – May 8

May 5, 2017

Marquette – The National Alliance on Mental Illness-Alger/Marquette support group will meet on Monday, May 8 at 7 p.m. in the Baraga Place Conference Room, 129 West Baraga Avenue, Marquette.

NAMI offers confidential support groups and educational meetings for individuals living with mental illness, and friends or families living with an individual with mental illness. For more information call 360-7107, or visit www.namiam.org. … Read the rest

Calendar – Youth – Chapter Book Club Meeting – May 8

May 5, 2017

Marquette – Chapter Book Club, for ages 8 to 12, will meet on Monday, May 8 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

Calendar – Youth – Book Babies – May 8, 10

May 5, 2017

Marquette – Book Babies, for ages 0 to 24 months, will be offered on Monday, May 8 and Wednesday, May 10 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 – Art – 2017 Annual Children’s Art Exhibition Opening – May 8

May 5, 2017

Marquette – The 2017 Annual Children’s Art Exhibition will open on Monday, May 8 at the DeVos Art Museum on the campus of Northern Michigan University.

Each year the DeVos Art Museum celebrates our area schools that support art programs for students. This annual exhibition, featuring talented K-12 students creating artwork in all medias, is organized by the hardworking art teachers from local schools.… Read the rest

Calendar – Education – Computer Coaching – PowerPoint – May 8

May 5, 2017

Marquette – Computer Coaching – PowerPoint will be offered on Monday, May 8 at 3 p.m. in the computer lab at the Peter White Public Library.

The class will cover the basics for composing an electronic presentation using the Microsoft PowerPoint program which is installed on the library’s public computers. Also covered will be “Michigan Electronic Library – MeL” to explore free databases and websites for borrowing books statewide such at Chilton’s Auto Manuals, health and career resources, and many more.

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