Posted on Wednesday, February 14, 2024 04:28 PM
The Petoskey District Library is hosting a Human Library event on Saturday, August 3 from 11AM-3PM.
In the best sense of the word, The Human Library is a library of people and their experiences with prejudice. However, instead of paperback books, actual people are on loan for conversations. The concept is about acknowledging and challenging prejudice that we all carry towards one another. For that reason, the Human Library creates a safe space for conversation where topics subject to taboo,...
Posted on Thursday, January 11, 2024 10:52 AM
Tween Section Coming to Children’s Area of Petoskey District Library
With the construction outside finishing up, the Petoskey District Library will be undergoing some other changes inside the building soon.
Beginning Monday, Jan. 15, the children’s area on the main floor of the library will be closed off to the public for a couple of days while a redesign of the space occurs. When the area reopens later that week, there will be a new “tween” section, specifically set up for ages 9-12.
Posted on Tuesday, October 24, 2023 11:47 AM
PDL Librarian Nisa Kesseler Recognized for Excellence in Service to Youth
Nisa Kesseler, teen services librarian at Petoskey District Library, was presented with the Frances H. Pletz Award for Excellence in Service to Youth during the Michigan Library Association’s annual awards ceremony on Wednesday evening.
The annual Pletz Award recognizes a Michigan library staff person who has shown outstanding contributions throughout their career to the field of library service for youth ages 0-18....
Posted on Sunday, August 27, 2023 02:47 PM
The Petoskey Film Series, which for years had provided free showings of movies at the Carnegie Building, is making a comeback starting in September!
“We are so thrilled to start up the Film Series after a long hiatus,” said Jodi Haven, Petoskey District Library Public Services Librarian. “The Library offers a variety of adult programming and the film series was always one of the most popular.”
Restarting the Film Series became a possibility when Bob Brill, executive director of the Little...
Posted on Thursday, June 01, 2023 02:35 PM
You can now add partner libraries to your Up North Digital Consortium account and get access to even more eBooks, magazines, and more on Libby! Once added, you can search for your desired item and Libby will automatically show the best available results across all the other libraries added, giving you access to more copies and shorter wait time. Borrow from any of these collections: • Great Lakes Digital Libraries• Download Destination• Midwest Collaborative for Library Services• Lakeland Digital...