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Lisa Cromell, Director
810 West M-28, Suite A
Munising, Michigan 49862
Phone: (906) 387-2125
Fax:    (906) 387-5179


MSPL Advisory Board Meetings are on the 2nd Tuesday at 12pm

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December Fun in the Library

December 9 ........All Day Maker Space -- Holiday Gift Tag Creation

December 13 ............. Teen Advisory Board -- Holiday Trivia and Games 3 pm

December 16 ............. All Day Maker Space -- Origami Ornament Day

December 19 ............. Annual Library Cookie Exchange 11 am

December 20 .............. Magic the Gathering -- Holiday Tournament 3 pm

December 23 .............. Tea and Cookies


Looking for A New Group? We have 'em!

AlgerWrites is looking for members! Do you want to join a writing group? Ready to write that novel or try your hand at poetry or non-fiction? The Library writing support group and will be participating in NANOWRIMO, the National Novel Writing Month in November. Bring your laptop (or use ours), find a comfy spot in the library and write! NANOWRIMO challenges you to write a novel in 30 days! We will put the coffee on for you! Call today for more information!

AlgerRoots needs members to get a genealogy group together. There are a wealth of free resources and Ancestry.com is free to use in the library! This group will help each other in finding out more about their personal family histories and work together to develop genealogy resources for the library and Alger County. With no genealogical society in Alger County, AlgerRoots is an important first step for those interested in helping build valuable resources for years to come. Ask how you can help!

AlgerTeens launched in November and it is teen driven. Activities include game playing, crafts, card leagues, maker days, contests, programs that appeal to teens, teen oriented book club and more. Meetings will be Mondays at 2:45 in the library.

AlgerReads is the new name of our long standing book club formerly known as Club Read. This lively group reads a book per month and holds a discussion/get together at the library on the 3rd Wednesday of the month. With a great selection of upcoming titles, you will never be without a fantastic read! To find out more and get your name on the list for the upcoming book, please call the library at 906-387-2125.


December Film Lineup - Holiday Theme

Tues. Nov. 29..................Michigan's Lumbering Days "When Big Trees Fell" (59 mins)

Thurs. Dec. 1...................How the Grinch Stole Christmas

Mon. Dec. 5......................Elf

Thurs. Dec. 8...................Christmas with the Kranks

Mon. Dec 12.....................A Christmas Story

Thurs. Dec. 15.................A Christmas Carol

Thurs. Dec. 22.................It's a Wonderful Life

All Films Start at 3 pm at the Library


Storytime for Preschoolers

TaleSpinners Storytime for pre-school aged children and their caregivers and will on select Monday mornings at 10 am. Join Mrs. Malone for great fun, stories, music and crafts. Programs run about 35-45 minutes.

DECEMBER STORYTIME DATES................................December 12 and Holiday Party December 19



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Searching for Ancestors? - AlgerRoots meets in Library---Alger Roots, a newly formed Geneological group is meeting each last Wednesday at 10:30 am in the Public Library. The group is comprised of many resourceful individuals, who are coming together to share their talents, and provide an avenue to learn more of the History and Families in the Alger County Area, and make information more readily available. Using Family Search to search for Ancestors usually gets results. There are many sites that have records, but Family Search is free. If you are inside the Library, you can use Ancestry.com free to search for your Family tree. Also check out our other links to genealogical research pages on the Internet by visiting the Geneological links Page which is being updated on a regular basis.


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AlgerReads --- Check out the addition to the AlgerReads corner on our website. Click here.


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Links of interest

Munising Public Schools
URL: http://www.munisingschools.com/
       Local School Website

Greater Munising Bay Partnership for Commerce Development
URL: http://www.greatermunisingbay.com
       Information on Area Tourism, Development, Commerce
City of Munising
URL: http://www.cityofmunising.org
       City of Munising Website - Ordinance / Zoning / Fee Schedule Information
Bay College Homepage
URL: http://www.baycollege.edu/
       Information about Bay College in Escanaba
Northern Michigan University Homepage
URL: http://www.nmu.edu
       Information about Northern Michigan University
The Upper Peninsula Directory
URL: http://www.december.com/places/up/all.html
       Links to maps, descriptions, city information, community events and commercial establishments of
       Michigan's Upper Peninsula.


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