HOUGHTON -- Storytime for the school year begins on Wednesday, Sept. 17, at the Portage Lake District Library and will be held every Wednesday and Thursday from 10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Young children are invited to come for stories, craft projects, occasional music, and lots of fun. Pre-registration is not required.
Storytime will also be held on the first and third Saturday of each month from 11 a.m. - 12 noon beginning Sept. 20 and will be presented by the Houghton High School Key Club.
During inclement weather, Storytimes will follow school closings. For Saturday programs, please call the library to check for cancellations.
Children are also encouraged to use the Children’s Listening Center at the library. Music, foreign languages, and stories on CDs are available for use during their visits to the library. Up to four people at a time can use the equipment, including parents who want to help their children learn another language or simply enjoy music or a good book together. Please ask a librarian to help you get started.
All library programs are free and everyone is welcome. For more information, please call the library at 482-4570 or visit www.pldl.org.
MTU offers computer help for beginners at Portage Library
Students from the Computer Science Department at Michigan Tech are providing free tutoring at the Portage Lake District Library for beginning computer users. These computer help sessions with individual tutors are held every Friday from 9 a.m. - 10 a.m. throughout the academic year except on days when Michigan Tech is not in session.
"Online at the Library: Help for Beginning Computer Users" will show participants how to use the internet to keep in touch with people, share pictures and letters, find information, solve computer problems, and much more. Tutors will help each participant with his or her own particular needs. People may attend as many of the sessions as they wish, and those who have laptops may bring them.
Library programs are free and everyone is welcome. For more information, please call the library at 482-4570 or visit www.pldl.org.