Calendar – Youth – LEGO Club Meeting – Nov. 17

November 14, 2017

Marquette – LEGO Club will meet on Friday, November 17 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 – Education – Tech Help at Peter White Public Library – Nov. 17

November 14, 2017

Marquette – Tech Help Drop-in will be offered on Friday, November 17 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in the Computer Lab of the Peter White Public Library.

NMU’s Student Cybersecurity Association will be available to assist with laptops, tablets, e-readers, phone, email, software and other digital troubleshooting. No appointments are necessary and there is no charge.… Read the rest

Calendar – Youth – Preschool Storytime – Nov. 17

November 14, 2017

Marquette – Preschool Storytime will be offered on Friday, November 17 from 1 to 2 p.m. in the Youth Atrium of the Peter White Public Library.

Join in the free event for books, songs, crafts and more, designed for preschool aged children. 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 – G.L.O.W. Club Meeting – Nov. 17

November 14, 2017

Marquette – G.L.O.W. Club will meet for Shrinky Dins on Friday, November 17 from 4 to 5 p.m in the Shiras Room of the Peter White Public Library.

Teens in grades 7 to 12 who support equality for all genders and sexualities are invited to hang out together, make a Shrinky Dink key ring or necklace, and build an ice cream sundae.

The event is free of charge. For information, call 226-4321 or 226-4323 or visit www.pwpl.info.… Read the rest

Water Quality at Mining Facility Addressed Wednesday November 15th

November 14, 2017

Marquette, Michigan – A free presentation on the evolution of water quality at the Humboldt Tailings Disposal Facility (HTDF) will take place Wednesday, Nov. 15, at Northern Michigan University. It is scheduled from 1-5 p.m. in the Huron Room of the University Center. The event is sponsored by Eagle Mine and hosted by NMU’s Chemistry Department.

Devin Castendyk holds a doctorate in environmental science and is a pit-like specialist from Denver, Colo., who works as a consultant for Hatch Associates. He will address the physical and chemical processes currently used at the HTDF, the current monitoring approach used by Eagle Mine and the science behind how the facility will be closed without the need for long-term maintenance.

Castendyk’s talk is titled “The Continuing Evolution of the Humboldt Pit: from open pit mine to flooded pit to tailings disposal facility to integrated watershed.” Continuing education credits are available for professional licensing.… Read the rest