Calendar – Youth – Wonder Babies – Jan. 15, 16

January 12, 2018

Marquette – Wonder Babies will be held Monday, January 15 and Tuesday, January 16 from 10 to 10:40 a.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

The event will feature songs, rhymes, stories and fingerplays for ages 0 to 18 months and a loving adult. Older siblings are welcome. Adult social time will be from 10 to 10:15 a.m. and story time begins at 10:15 a.m.

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 – Computer Coaching: First Time Facebook – Jan. 15

January 12, 2018

Marquette – Computer Coaching: First Time Facebook will be offered on Monday, January 15 at 3 p.m. in the computer lab at the Peter White Public Library.

The class is an overview of Facebook, how to set up an account and create a Facebook page. For more information, call the library’s Reference Desk at 226-4312.… Read the rest

Calendar – Youth – Chapter Book Club: The Zine Sessions – Jan. 15, 16

January 12, 2018

Marquette – Chapter Book Club: The Zine Sessions will be offered on Monday, January 15 from 1 to 2 p.m. and on Tuesday, January 16 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the Youth Atrium of the Peter White Public Library.

Read “The First Rule of Punk” by Celia C. Perez and make your own Zine! The event is for ages 8 to 12. For more information, call 226-4320, visit pwpl.info, or check out the Peter White Public Library page on Facebook. … Read the rest

Calendar – Community – Building Love: Imagine – Multiculturalism in the U.P. – Jan. 15

January 12, 2018

Marquette – A round table discussion on Multiculturalism will be held on Monday, January 15 at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

The discussion will be moderated by Megan Collier with Sam Ali, Khadijah Wilson, TJ Derwin, and Linda Cobe, as they focus on ethnicity in the Upper Peninsula. A dessert potluck will follow the discussion.

For more information, call 226-4318 or visit www.pwpl.info.… Read the rest

Calendar – Community – Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service at NMU – Jan. 15

January 12, 2018

Marquette – Northern Michigan University will host a Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service Monday, January 15, beginning with a march for equality. Participants will assemble at noon in the lobby of NMU’s Magers and Meyland Halls.

A lunch and Poetry without Borders event will be held at 12:30 p.m. in the University Center’s Peter White Lounge. Service projects begin at 2 p.m.

Poetry without Borders entails readings of poetry from around the world. Individuals who would like to read or perform a poem can recite it in any language, and the event is open to the public.

Service project opportunities include creating Valentine’s Day cards for veterans, knitting scarves and hats for the Harbor House, making dog toys for UPAWS, reading for children at the U.P. Children’s Museum, volunteer orientation for Room at the Inn and volunteer training for the NMU Food Pantry.… Read the rest

Calendar – Youth – Storytime for Non-Movers – Jan. 15, 16

January 12, 2018

Marquette – Storytime for Non-Movers will be held on Monday, January 15 and Tuesday, January 16 from 11 a.m. to 11:20 a.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

There will be songs, rhymes, stories and fingerplays for babies not yet mobile and able to move away from their loving adult. Older siblings are asked NOT to attend. Adult social time and play time will be held after story time.

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 – Harry Potter Club Grades 6 through 8 – Jan. 15

January 12, 2018

Marquette – Harry Potter Club Grades 6 through 8 will meet on Monday, January 15 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

All upperclassmen wizards in grades 6 through 8 are invited to the class Harry Potter 101 as we discuss all things Harry Potter!

The event is free. For more information call 226-4323, visit www.pwpl.info or find Peter White Public Library Youth Services on Facebook.… Read the rest