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Peter White Public Library events calendar for August

Book-A-Librarian

Tuesday, Aug. 4, 11, 18, 25:

Get one-on-one assistance via phone or Zoom with questions about technology, genealogy, or anything else the reference librarians normally help you with. Email refdesk@uproc.lib.mi.us or call 226-4311/4312. noon-2 p.m.

Director Chat

Tuesday, Aug. 4

Stop and chat with Andrea Ingmire, PWPL’s director. Tell her what you like about PWPL, what suggestions or concerns you have, or whatever is on your mind. Facebook Live. 3-4:30 p.m.

Inspired Words

Wednesday, Aug. 5

Local authors, poets and songwriters are invited to showcase recent work suitable for general audiences in an unplugged, acoustic event from 7-8:30 p.m.. Sponsored by the Marquette Poets Circle and PWPL. Peter White Public Library Front Street steps. (Rain date: 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 6)

Book-A-Librarian

Thursday, Aug. 6, 13, 20, 27:

Get one-on-one assistance via phone or Zoom with questions about technology, genealogy, or anything else the reference librarians normally help you with. Email refdesk@uproc.lib.mi.us or call 226-4311/4312. noon-2 p.m.

Virtual Meditation Class

Thursday, Aug. 6, 13, 20, 27:

Learn how to alleviate some stress by joining Jeremy Morelock for this weekly meditation class emphasizing mindfulness, loving-kindness and compassion. Zoom ID: 471 458 3633. 5:30 -7 p.m.

Traditional Music Jam

Saturday, Aug. 8:

From 2-5 p.m., bring a guitar, banjo, fiddle, bass, ukulele, harmonica, or just your voice, and join other acoustic musicians and vocalists for a community jam session. Listeners are always welcome. Peter White Public Library Front Street steps. (Rain Date: 2-5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 15)

Weeknight Music:

The Knockabouts

Monday, Aug. 10:

At 7 p.m., listen to some Celtic music spanning many political boundaries and periods in this weeknight concert sponsored by the Carroll Paul Memorial Trust Fund of PWPL. Peter White Public Library Front Street steps. (Rain date: 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 11)

Tasty Reads

Tuesday, , Aug. 11

For members and those wanting to join this book club for readers who love to cook, PWPL will be hosting a virtual meeting of its Tasty Reads book club to discuss what we have been reading and cooking over the summer. Zoom ID: 825 6265 2945 (pwd: pwplcook) noon-1 p.m.

Game Night To-go

Tuesday, Aug. 11, 4-7 p.m.; Wednesday, Aug. 12 10 a.m.-1 p.m.; Saturday, Aug. 29, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Peter White Public Library Parking Lot Tent

August’s round of take home activities features ‘Minute-To-Win-It’ challenges, great for the whole family. Pick up your Game Night To-Go at the pop-up tent. Limited number available. Check the library webpage, www.pwpl.info. Or call the Youth Services Department at 906-226-4323.

Musical Interludes:

Phil & Annette Watts

Monday, Aug. 17

Listen to some less well-known Carter Family tunes from 7-8 p.m. in this informal interview/performance sponsored by the Carroll Paul Memorial Trust Fund of PWPL. Peter White Public Library Front Street Steps (Rain date: 7-8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 18)

Book Fair

Tuesday, Aug. 18, 1-8 p.m.; Wednesday, Aug. 19, 10 a.m. -8 p.m.; Thursday, Aug. 20, 10 a.m. -8 p.m.; Friday, Aug. 21, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sat. Aug. 22, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Peter White Public Library parking lot tent

Those who registered for the Kids Read! Summer Reading Program and the kids have been reading, it’s time for them to come get their hard-earned free books. Make sure to bring their reading logs. No more than six people under the tent at one time. Follow social distancing guidelines and ages 5 and up are requested to wear masks. Check the library webpage, www.pwpl.info for updated information on this event. Or call the Youth Services Department at 906-226-4323.

Klava Klub:

The Stone Sky by N.K. Jemisin

Wednesday, Aug. 19

Get together with other sci-fi lovers to talk about the third book, The Stone Sky, in N. K. Jemisin’s Broken Earth Trilogy. Harlow Park. (If raining meet virtually, Zoom ID: 835 3899 0016 pwd: scifi), 7-9 p.m.

Great Michigan Read: “What the Eyes Don’t See” by Mona Hanna-Attisha

Monday, Aug. 24

Listen to Elizabeth Peterson interview Dr. Hanna-Attisha about her memoir centered around the Flint water crisis and her immigrant heritage, sponsored by PWPL and Superiorland Library Cooperative. 7 p.m.

The 2019-20 Great Michigan Read is presented by Michigan Humanities and supported by national, statewide, and local partners,, including the National Endowment for the Humanities and The Meijer Foundation. Register at https://bit.ly/pwplgmr.

Weeknight Music:

Bark & Branch

Tuesday, Aug. 25

Join the Patrick Booth Quintet at 7 p.m. in a sonic exploration of the forest in this weeknight concert sponsored by the Carroll Paul Memorial Trust Fund of PWPL. Peter White Public Library Front Street Steps. (Rain date: 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 1)

Invent Your Story

with Margaret Brumm

Wednesday, Aug. 26:

Listen to patent lawyer Margaret Brumm talk about some of the inventors that she thinks are really cool. Zoom ID: 869 1171 9141 (pwd: invent) 6:30-8 p.m.

Karen Dionne Book Club: “The Wicked Sister”

Friday, Aug. 28:

Read Karen Dionne’s latest novel, “The Wicked Sister,” and join her for a book club discussion via Zoom. Registration required: email cmcmanis@uproc.lib.mi.us or call 906-226-4318. Peter White Public Library Zoom, 2 p.m.

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