Calendar – Films/Documentaries – Matinee Series to Screen “Hidden Figures” – June 20

June 17, 2017

Marquette – Matinee Movie Series will offer a screening of “Hidden Figures” on Tuesday, June 20 at 12:30 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

In this 2016 movie based on a true story, three African American mathematicians, Dorothy Vaughan, Mary Jackson, and Katherine Johnson, serve as “human computers,” calculating the launch of John Glenn into space and ensuring his safe return. This historical drama is rated PG and runs 2 hours 7 minutes. Bring your own lunch and enjoy the movie in a dinner theater setting. Closed captioning will be on to ensure access for all

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 – Films/Documentaries – BYO Dinner Event to Screen “Moonlight” – June 20

June 17, 2017

Marquette – Film fans are invited to enjoy a bring your own dinner film event with a screening of “Moonlight” on Tuesday, June 20 at 6 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

“Moonlight” is the story of an African American gay man growing up in Miami. As a young adolescent, a shy and withdrawn Chiron grows up neglected by his crack addicted mother but protected by her drug dealer Juan. Later as a teenager, he struggles with his sexuality, and as a young man, he must learn how to protect himself. This 2016 drama is rated R and runs 1 hour and 51 minutes.

This movie will be introduced by Dr. Laura Santoro and Marissa Wolf. Dr. Santoro is a family practice physician at the Lakewood Clinic in Harvey. She received her medical degree at Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, and has a special interest in LGBT health.… Read the rest

Calendar – Youth – Teen Zone Chill at the Library – June 20

June 17, 2017

Marquette – Teen Zone Chill at the Library will be held on Tuesday, June 20 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 20

June 17, 2017

Marquette – 2’s and 3’s Story Time will be offered on Tuesday, June 20 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 – Astronomy for Everyone – June 20

June 17, 2017

Marquette – Astronomy for Everyone will be offered on Tuesday, June 20 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

Explore the size and scale of the universe with famed astronomer and former NASA consultant Kevin Manning. At noon, the group will go outside for sunspot viewing. The event is recommended for ages 6 and up.

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