Mackinaw Area Public Library

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  • “CARIBOU SUMMER, SECRETS OF THE TUNDRA” PROGRAM ON FRIDAY AFTERNOON, JANUARY 16

    MACKINAW LIBRARY HOSTING “CARIBOU SUMMER, SECRETS OF THE TUNDRA” PROGRAM ON FRIDAY AFTERNOON, JANUARY 16

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  • “CARIBOU SUMMER, SECRETS OF THE TUNDRA” PROGRAM ON FRIDAY AFTERNOON, JANUARY 16

    MACKINAW LIBRARY HOSTING “CARIBOU SUMMER, SECRETS OF THE TUNDRA” PROGRAM ON FRIDAY AFTERNOON, JANUARY 16

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  • Painting in the Community Room

    Open painting in the community room. Bring your water colors or oils and join fellow artists. Sponsored by the library and the Mackinaw City Area Arts Council

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  • Library Board Meeting

    Monthly meeting of the library board of trustees.

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  • Career Connection

    Tips on job search, resume and interviewing as your prep for your job hunt!

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  • Grandmother Moon Drummers practice

    GrandMother Moon Drummers are a CIRCLE of women who bring the traditions, songs and drumming to the the culture to the Ojibwe Museum of St.Ignace . They lead a drum circle and practice session every other Friday in the community room at the library.

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  • Library Board Meeting

    Regular meeting of the library board

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  • Mackinaw Straits Raptor Watch Program

    Learn about the Spring Hawk Watch that is conducted in the Mackinaw City area from March thru May.

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  • Spirit of Shackleton Program

    Program about Ernest Shackleton and and the crew of The Endurance. The library is partnering with the Mackinaw Area Historical Society to bring Rand Shackleton to speak about this extraordinary adventure.

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  • Afters Cool Program

    An After school program for Children

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  • Minecraft Build

    Group Minecraft Build

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  • Mackinaw Children's Summer Reading

    Children's Summer Reading Program

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  • Bliss Summer Children's Reading

    Bliss Summer Reading Activity Dates

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  • Pellston Children's Summer Reading

    Pellston Summer Reading Dates

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  • Couch to 5K

    Running Program

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  • Bliss Weekly Music Session

    Cooperative tune teaching and Jam

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  • Bliss Talent Share

    Bliss Township Talent Share. Friday, March 27th Doors open at 6:30. Talent show from 7-9. RSVP’s are greatly appreciated, to help the evening flow smoothly. Either contact Chuck Cornell (436-1101 cornell_honduras@yahoo.com) or Mary at the Library 537-2927 blissbranch@gmail.com)

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  • Library Closed

    Library closed for the Easter Holiday

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  • Book Discussion Group

    Monthly discussion of a book you might not have thought to read before.

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  • Library Board meeting

    Regular meeting of the library board

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  • “GREAT LAKES WALK” PROGRAM

    “GREAT LAKES WALK” PRESENTATION TUESDAY EVENING at 7pm, APRIL 21 with MICHIGAN AUTHOR LOREEN NIEWENHUIS

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  • Minecraft Build

    Minecraft Build

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  • Minecraft Build

    Minecraft Build

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  • Minecraft Build

    Minecraft Build

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  • Pellston Branch Program: Michigan's Legendary Logging Era

    Michigan's Legendary Logging Era with Emmet County and Pellston area focus.

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  • Michigan Vietnam Veteran Traveling Memorial

    A display honoring Michigan soldiers killed in the Vietnam War, along with pictures and biographies of all the names on the memorial.

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  • Library Opens Late

    We will be opening at 1 for staff in-service

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  • Michigan Author Open House

    We are showcasing local authors/publishers: Brenda Archambo, Alison DeCamp, Dennis Fay, Vernon T. Jones, Mardi Jo Link, Kathy Mendoza and Simon Otto from 3:30 - 6 pm on Wednesday, June 24.

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  • UP / MI Book Tour

    Women authors from Michigan's Upper Peninsula share readings and a discussion on their individual works, as well as their pieces in the recently published book "Here: Women Writing on Michigan's Upper Peninsula." Meet and hear from Julie Brooks Barbour, Julie Buckles and Sue Harrison. See http://msupress.org/books/book/?id=50-1D0-3479#.VXmriEa4w8J

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  • Nutrition & Exercise Program

    Hear from a speaker with the Mackinaw Veterans Clinic

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  • Antiques Appraisal Clinic

    Appointments required for this day-long, VERBAL, appraisal clinic with staff from DuMouchelles Art Gallery of Detroit.

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  • The Haunted Great Lakes

    The Mackinaw Area Public Library is pleased to host Mr. Tim Ellis and Brad Blair of the Upper Peninsula Paranormal Research Society for their presentation on “The Haunted Great Lakes”.

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  • Social Media Beginner Class

    Beginner Social Media Class Part 1

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  • Social Media Beginner Class

    Beginner Social Media Class Part 2

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  • Social Media Intermediate Class

    Intermediate Social Media Class Part 1

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  • Social Media Intermediate Class

    Intermediate Social Media Class Part 2

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  • Library Board Meeting

    A regular meeting of the library board of trustees

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  • Minecraft Club

    Minecraft club

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  • Art Afterschool

    Art Afterschool

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  • Book Swap

    Bring your gently used books to the library, and swap them with our other patrons.

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  • “Building Community Around Food and Farming”

    The Mackinaw Area Public Library welcomes Craig and Mary Rapin of Bliss Gardens Farm for their presentation “Building Community around Food and Farming”.

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  • Halloween Read and Treat

    Halloween Read and Treat

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  • Book Club Meeting

    Friend's of Library Book Club

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  • Board of Trustees meeting

    The Board of Trustees of the Mackinaw Area Public Library and its branches in Bliss and Pellston meet in the Community Room of the Mackinaw Area Library on the second Wednesday of each month at 7:00pm.

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  • Minecraft Build

    Bring a charged device and work together on builds.

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  • Lego Club

    Each time there will be a build challenge and then free build time.

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  • Minecraft Build

    Bring a charged device and work together on builds.

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  • Lego Club

    Each time there will be a build challenge and then free build time.

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  • Pellston Branch Closed

    Pellston branch closed for staff training

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  • Bliss Branch Closed

    Bliss Branch Closed for training.

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  • Great Lakes Freighter Captain Tim Alfson

    Mackinaw Library Hosting Great Lakes Freighter Captain Tim Alfson Great Lakes Freighter Captain Tim Alfson March 10th

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  • Summer Reading Program

    Summer Reading Program Theme: Found Art, Using Found objects to create something new.

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  • Summer Reading Program- Pellston

    Pellston Location- Patrick the Pumpkin Man, watermelon carving

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  • Summer Reading Program- Mackinaw City

    Summer Reading Program- Animals Around the World, animal presentation

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  • Summer Reading Program- Mackinaw City

    Found Art, create a work of art from things left behind.

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  • Summer Reading Program- Mackinaw City

    Kevin Kamarrad, puppets, poetry and music

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  • Summer Reading Program- Bliss

    Create a Masterpiece – Group art project and then individual projects to take home.

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    Upcoming Events
    Northland Library Co-operative Meeting Aug 24, 2017 10:30 AM (US/Eastern) — Petoskey District Library
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    Northland Library Co-operative Meeting Sep 21, 2017 10:30 AM (US/Eastern) — Wolverine Community Library
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