January Peter White Public Library Youth Services Calendar

December 29, 2017

Marquette, MI – Wonder Babies: Monday and Tuesday January 2, 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23, 29, 30: 10:00 am-10:40 am. Peter White Public Library Community Room. Songs, rhymes, stories and fingerplays for ages 0-18 months and a loving adult. Older siblings welcome. Adult social time from 10-10:15am, storytime begins at 10:15am. Free. For more information call 226-4320, visit www.pwpl.info or find Peter White Public Library Youth Services on Facebook.

Storytime for Non-Movers Monday and Tuesday January 2, 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23, 29, 30: 11:00 am-11:20 am. Peter White Public Library Community Room. Songs, rhymes, stories and fingerplays for babies not yet mobile and able to move away from their loving adult. We ask that older siblings do NOT attend. Adult social time and play time after storytime. 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 – NCLL Presentation on Glioblastoma – Registration Deadline – Jan. 1

December 29, 2017

Marquette – The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will host an Upper Peninsula Brain Tumor Center presentation on glioblastoma on Thursday, January 11 from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Shiras Room of the Peter White Public Library.

The talk will explore research into factors that make the cancer more resistant to treatment, more likely to recur and better able to evade the immune system. Glioblastoma is one of the most common types of malignant brain tumors among adults. Presenters include Robert Belton, NMU biology professor and research director of the UPBTC; Sonia Geschwindt, neurosurgeon at the UPHS brain and spine center and clinical director of UPBTC; and NMU students who will share their research experiences and discuss how it prepares them for their careers.

There is no cost to attend. Register by Monday, January 1 by calling 227-2979. Contact Sally Olsen at 226-8347 for more information.… Read the rest

Calendar – Community – New Year’s Day “100 Years!” – Jan. 1

December 29, 2017

Marquette – A New Year’s Day Open House “100 Years!” will be held on Monday, January 1 from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Marquette Regional History Center, 145 W. Spring Street in Marquette.

Come to this free day at the museum for the kick off to a year of birthday celebrations! There will be special exhibits, interesting artifacts, historical role players, music by Who Dat Brass and refreshments. Between the Rose Parade and the football games, discover the fascinating stories that make up our history. Call 906-226-3571 for more information.… Read the rest