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Sci-Fi on Tap: The Left Hand of Darkness

Event Dates and Times

1/17/2018 - Starts: 7:00 PM - Ends: 9:00 PM
Ore Dock Brewing Company, Marquette MI
On Wednesday, January 17 at 7:00 pm, the Peter White Public Library will be hosting a meeting of its book club, Sci-Fi on Tap, at the Ore Dock Brewing Company.

This month, the group will discuss The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula Le Guin. In a federation of over 80 worlds, the planet of Winter stands alone. Named Winter for its harsh, cold environment, it houses a race of hardy, androgynous human beings who experience “kemmer” each lunar cycle. At this time, sex hormones kick in, sex organs, male or female, develop, and conception becomes possible. To this world comes Genli Ai, a tall dark man who is viewed as a pervert by the residents of Winter. He in turn finds his own conceptions of what it means to be male and female interfere with his ability to trust and understand this new race which he hopes to bring into the galactic federation. The trust and devotion of Estravan, who wants to see his world evolve, forces Genli Ai to reevaluate his own conceptions to better understand the residents of Winter.

The meeting will be in the Tap Room, so look for a PWPL Sci-Fi on Tap sign. Come to the club, enjoy a beer, and express your thoughts on this novel. There is no admission charge to attend. For more information, visit www.pwpl.info or call 226-4318.
Carolyn McManis, Library Programming Coordinator, 226-4318

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American Red Cross Blood Drive

Event Dates and Times

1/16/2018 - Starts: 12:00 PM - Ends: 6:00 PM
1/17/2018 - Starts: 9:00 AM - Ends: 2:00 PM
Delta Plaza Mall, Escanaba, MI
Appointments can be made by calling Community Action Agency RSVP at 786-7080 ext 112 or online at www.redcrossblood.org. Walk-ins are always welcome. All donors will receive a $10 gift card with a $50 purchase from Shoe Sensation located in the Delta Plaza Mall.
RSVP at (906)786-7080 ext 112.

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Storytime for 1s and 2s

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1/3/2018 - Starts: 10:15 AM - Ends: 10:45 AM
1/4/2018 - Starts: 10:15 AM - Ends: 10:45 AM
1/10/2018 - Starts: 10:15 AM - Ends: 10:45 AM
1/11/2018 - Starts: 10:15 AM - Ends: 10:45 AM
1/17/2018 - Starts: 10:15 AM - Ends: 10:45 AM
1/18/2018 - Starts: 10:15 AM - Ends: 10:45 AM
1/24/2018 - Starts: 10:15 AM - Ends: 10:45 AM
1/25/2018 - Starts: 10:15 AM - Ends: 10:45 AM
1/31/2018 - Starts: 10:15 AM - Ends: 10:45 AM
Peter White Public Library Youth Atrium. Marquette, MI
Join us for interactive stories, songs, rhymes and activities. For 18 months to 35 months, with a loving adult. Free. For more information call 226-4320 , visit www.pwpl.info or the Peter White Public Library Youth Services page on Facebook.
Sarah Rehborg
906-226-4323

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Little Bookworms for 5’s & 6’s

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1/10/2018 - Starts: 11:00 AM - Ends: 12:00 PM
1/17/2018 - Starts: 11:00 AM - Ends: 12:00 PM
1/24/2018 - Starts: 11:00 AM - Ends: 12:00 PM
1/31/2018 - Starts: 11:00 AM - Ends: 12:00 PM
Peter White Public Library Youth Atrium. Marquette, MI
Join us for stories, songs, school-readiness art, and pre-literacy skills. For children ages 5-6. Free. For more information call 226-4320, visit www.pwpl.info or find Peter White Public Library Youth Services on Facebook.
Sarah Rehborg
906-226-4323

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Junior Teen Advisory Board

Event Dates and Times

1/17/2018 - Starts: 4:15 PM - Ends: 5:15 PM
Peter White Public Library Shiras Room. Marquette, MI
All students in grades 5 to 8 are invited to join. Play games, plan events for people your age, talk about books, and get volunteer experience. Refreshments will be served. Free of charge. For more information, please call 226-4321, 226-4323, or visit www.pwpl.info. Find Peter White Public Library Teen Services on Facebook.
Sarah Rehborg
906-226-4323

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