Tuesday, October 09, 2012

Portage Library to host stamp collecting workshop TONIGHT, Oct. 9

HOUGHTON -- The Portage Lake District Library will host the stamp collecting group, the Portage Lake Philatelists, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. TONIGHT, Tuesday, Oct. 9.

Ed and Liz Sheridan will present "Need a New Hobby? Try Stamp Collecting!" This workshop on stamp collecting for beginners will help people get started with what has been hailed as the most popular collecting hobby in the world. Topics include why people collect stamps, the categories of domestic, foreign and topical stamps, ways to get stamps, types of stamp albums that are available, and supplies and tools used by collectors. Handouts and resource materials will be available. The workshop will be held at the large table at the west end of the library.

Library programs are free and everyone is welcome. For more information, please call the library at 482-4570 or visit www.pldl.org.

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