The week's events
August 18, 2015
iPad Session 6: Calendars, contacts & camera
Learn how to use three of the standard iPad apps with instructor Anne Johnson.
Create Your Own Superhero!
Create Your Own Super Hero. We’ll create your own superhero the “old fashioned way” using our imaginations and some paper tools and see what you can come up with.
Andy Skrzynski Book Signing
Join us for a book signing and Q & A with Michigan author Andy Skrzynski. Andy will share from his first novel The New World: A Step Backward. Signing takes place from 3:00 -5:00; Question and answer session from 5:00-6:00 p.m. Learn more about the author here.
An Evening with Paula McLain
Paula McLain, author of the phenomenal New York Times bestseller The Paris Wife, will visit Petoskey to promote her new novel about Beryl Markum Circling the Sun. This event takes place at the Crooked Tree Arts Center Theater. Sponsored by McLean & Eakin and the Petoskey District Library.
August 19, 2015
3D Printer Training
Attend this 2-hour course to receive certification in using the library's 3D printers. Class size is limited, so please call 231-758-3100 to register. This class will be offered again.
August 20, 2015
Friends Book Chat
Join the Friends of the Library when they host monthly Book Chats. The public is invited to attend Book Chats once a month and share a recently read book or an old favorite. Each individual will be allowed three to 5 minutes to review their book and make comments about the author. The event is open to the public, is on the third Thursday of each month from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., and there is no charge. There is also no sign-up, and it isn’t necessary to attend each month. For more information, contact the Library at 231-758-3121.
Microsoft Word Basics
Learn how to create, format, edit and save documents using Word (Office '13) with instructor Mary Sue Prantera. Class size is limited, so please call 231-758-3100 to register.
PAWS to Read - Roo
Readers earn a stamp on a record card for every 15 minutes that they read to one of our dogs. When he/she has earned 4 stamps, they will receive a "Pawsome Reader" tag to wear as a necklace or use as a zipper tag. If readers complete a second card, they get a “Pawsome Reader” dog tag.
The theory is, that by reading out loud to the dog, who doesn't judge how well the child reads, the child’s self consciousness disappears and she gains the confidence needed to become a better reader.
Readers will need to schedule a 15 minute appointment at the Youth Services Desk or by calling 231-758-3112. Open or cancelled slots will be available on a first-come, first served basis.
There is no charge for this activity.
August 21, 2015
Teen Anime' Club -Summer 2015
The Petoskey High School Anime’ Club will meet at the library every Friday afternoon, in the Program Room. The club will view and discuss anime’ programs and movies and do some activities. This is a “drop-in” program and there is no charge for this activity.
August 24, 2015
Microsoft Excel Basics
Learn how to create, format, edit and save worksheets using Excel (Office '13) with instructor Mary Sue Prantera. Class size is limited, so please call 231-758-3100 to register.
Friends @ the Carnegie
Learn all about Michigan Mushrooms with guest speaker Marilynn Smith. All Friends @ the Carnegie programs are held at the Carnegie Building at 451 E. Mitchell Street, unless otherwise noted. The programs are offered at 7:00 p.m. on the fourth Monday of every month, except May (third Monday) and December (no program). All Friends @ the Carnegie programs are open to the public and admission is free.