Monday, July 30, 2012

Portage Library to host Stamp Collecting, Isle Royale Nature Program this week

HOUGHTON -- The Portage Lake District Library announces two events for Tuesday and Wednesday of this week:

Stamp Collecting Group to meet at Portage Library July 31

The Portage Lake District Library will host the stamp collecting group from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 31, in the community room.

Beginner and experienced stamp collectors as well as those who are curious about stamp collecting are welcome. People who want help organizing their loose stamps are invited to bring them to this meeting. This group is actively seeking people who are interested in learning the art of stamp collecting, and they are eager to share their knowledge about this hobby.

For more information, please call the library at 482-4570 or visit www.pldl.org.

Portage Library to host Isle Royale Nature Program for Kids Aug. 1

The Portage Lake District Library will host Isle Royale National Park Rangers Katie Donovan and Barb McTaggart as their series of naturalist programs for children continues.

From 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 1, kids will learn what they can do to keep wilderness wild. In this program Donovan, McTaggart, and the kids will talk trash and learn how to Leave No Trace in the big outdoors. Kids will learn six simple rules to become a responsible camper and use their new found skills to investigate the "Leave No Trace" crime scene.

The Isle Royale Summer Series for Kids is suitable for children of all ages, and groups are welcome to attend.

Library programs are free and open to all. For more information, please call the library at 482-4570 or visit www.pldl.org.

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